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Monroe County Jail Information
130 Plymouth Avenue
South Rochester, NY 14614
Phone Number: (585) 428-5243
The Monroe County Jail is located at 130 Plymouth Avenue in South Rochester, NY and is a medium security county jail operated by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you information about anything related to the Monroe County Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Monroe County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give you advice and information that you need to make going to jail easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask it, and any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be welcome.
Monroe County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and need to find them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
To see who is in jail at the Monroe County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Monroe County Jail Inmate Search has information about people who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes status, and times you can visit. Also, you can find the same information about anybody arrested and processed or discharged in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get the information fast if you enter their name, birth date, or arrest number.
Monroe County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Monroe County Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
You will answer some questions, like what is your legal name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
They will allow you to use the phone so you can contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to wear your own clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail will take anywhere from 10 minutes to all day. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will get out of jail. Also, it might depend on whether or not you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate must figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a date of your release, plan to be released in the morning.
Monroe County Jail Visitation
The inmate have to list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Monroe County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Monroe County Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so call the jail at (585) 428-5243 before you go to the jail to visit.
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|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
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|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
Before you can visit someone at the Monroe County Jail you have to be on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Monroe County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Persons under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to the inmate, they will have to be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If a visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, this visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Monroe County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Monroe County Jail is always searched and inspected for contraband that might threaten the security, safety or well-being of the facility, its staff, and inmates. Inmates can only receive metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4″ x 6″ as mail. The writing on the postcard has to be in pencil or blue or black ink. If it has a stamp on it, it will get returned. If you write in green ink, then it will get returned. If you send any other kind of mail will be returned to the sender. If there is no return address on it, then the unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate’s locker until the inmate gets release.
Do not include any of these things in the mail that you send to an inmate: any kind of threat to jail order, any description of the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape; do not encourage or advocate any kind of violence, hate speech, or racial or ethnic supremacy. Inmates are not allowed to write to other inmates.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Monroe County Jail, use this address:
Monroe County Jail
130 Plymouth Avenue
South Rochester, NY 14614
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Monroe County Jail
130 Plymouth Avenue
South Rochester, NY 14614
The inmate mail policy at the Monroe County Jail changes, so you should review the the Monroe County Jail website before you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Monroe County Jail. This includes sending money for to spend in the commissary, sending regular mail or photos, sending money for phone calls, and even postcards.
This page covers everthing you need to know about the Monroe County Jail to help you follow these procedures and guidelines. If you have questions, or there is something that you were looking for, but did not find, please contact us using the contact link in the site menu.
If you think you have an outstanding warrant, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Monroe County court website or you can call the jail. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is in the public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a court case file that includes a court docket and all documents filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records on the website, or at the Monroe County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal past. These databases are all linked so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any of the following crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to Monroe County Jail inmates is likely to change, so we suggest that you double check the Monroe County Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Monroe County Jail
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
Guidelines For Sending Money To An Inmate
Before you send any money you should find out what online money transfer companies the jail your inmate is incarcerated in uses. The exact method that the Monroe County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (585) 428-5243 to get the current payment method.
You may be required to be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to send them money, and be aware that they may have a limit on how much you deposit at one time, like $200-300 at a time, or a limit on how much money may be in the inmate’s account at one time.
Some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities include JPay, MoneyGram, AccessCorrections, OffenderConnect, Touchpayonline, JailATM, WU, smartdeposit, and tigercommissary.
If an inmate has fines or are required to pay restitution then they will be subject to garnishment of their commissary/trust account. If the inmate has a garnishment, then money to pay them will be taken from the inmateâ€™s bank account. In some cases it may be a percentage or the entire amount of the obligation, but the actual percentage depends on the circumstances. We recommend that inmates talk to the counselor at their facility and try to find out. You can also try to make an arrangement so that only a percentage of your commissary funds are taken, instead of all your funds take at one time.
The commissary is the Monroe County Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products including soap, shampoo, and disposable razors for shaving. The commissary also sells other things like books and magazines, televisions and radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, and electronic tablets. They also sell everything need to write home to family, friends, and loved ones: paper, envelopes, and stamps. If an inmate is indigent and cannot afford paper and stamps, the jail will provide these things to an inmate who has not had any money in their commissary account for at least 30 days.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Monroe County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are typically more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden completely.
The Monroe County Jail phone number is: (585) 428-5243
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from all phone calls that inmates make are split with the facility, so there is no incentive for the jail or the counselors at the facility to show inmates or their family how to save money on inmate phone calls at the Monroe County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These three things will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: Where you are located; Where your inmate is located, What type of phone number you have.
For example, if your inmate is in federal prison, if you get a new local number then this will decrease your inmate’s phone call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute.
For the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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