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Pettis County Jail Information
319 South Lamine Avenue
Sedalia, MO 65301
Phone Number: (660) 827-0056
The Pettis County Jail is located at 319 South Lamine Avenue in Sedalia, MO and is a medium security county jail operated by the Pettis County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you info about everything you might want to know about the Pettis County Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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This guide is designed to give you information and tips you need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it, and also any comments or tips that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Pettis County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know a family member or friend who has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to see who is in jail at the Pettis County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Pettis County Jail Inmate List is a list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes status, and times you can visit. Also, you can get info on anyone processed or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to find the information more quickly if you have their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Pettis County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Pettis County Jail includes these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will answer some questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, birth date and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will get to make a phone call to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process will take from 15 minutes to all day long. In other words the faster you post bail, the faster you will be released. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if the judge still needs to figure out how much to set your bail at. For lesser charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a date of your release, you should expect to get discharged that morning.
Pettis County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must list information about each visitor to the Pettis County Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will go into a log of visitors for the inmate. Every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Pettis County Jail frequently change, so we suggest that you call the jail at (660) 827-0056 before you visit an inmate.
|Monday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
To visit someone at the Pettis County Jail you must have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Pettis County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not related to the inmate, the minor 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Pettis County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Pettis 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 Pettis County Jail, use this address:
Pettis County Jail
319 South Lamine Avenue
Sedalia, MO 65301
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Pettis County Jail
319 South Lamine Avenue
Sedalia, MO 65301
The Pettis County Jail mail policy changes frequently, so you should double check the official Pettis County Jail site before you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Pettis 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 Pettis 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 can check arrest warrants inquiry on the Pettis County court website or call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Pettis County jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file that includes a docket sheet and all documents filed in your case. You are able to access your court records online, or at the Pettis County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal past. These state databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to the Pettis County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to Pettis County Jail inmates is likely to change, so double check the Pettis County Jail site before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Pettis 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 Pettis County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (660) 827-0056 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 Pettis County Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products such as 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
All phone calls from the Pettis County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are typically more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: (660) 827-0056
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits from all of the 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 Pettis 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 the cost of an inmate phone call: 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 learning how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on inmate phone calls. In some cases, we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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