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Pike County Jail Information
100 South 4th Street
Petersburg, IN 47567
Phone: (812) 354-6024
The Pike County Jail is located at 100 South 4th Street in Petersburg, IN and is a medium security county jail operated by the Pike County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you information about everything one might want to know about the Pike County Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Pike County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find Pike County court records, and much much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer advice and information that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask them, and also any comments or feedback that would be beneficial to others will be much appreciated.
Pike County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and need to locate them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
To find out who’s in jail at the Pike County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Pike County Jail Inmate List is a list of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including current status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can find info about anybody arrested and booked or released in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information faster if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Pike County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Pike County Jail takes you through the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
You have to answer some questions, such as what is your full name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to use the telephone so you can contact family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged takes from 10 minutes to many hours. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you can get out of jail. Also, it depends on if you have a cash bond or if a magistrate must decide on your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should plan to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Pike County Jail Visitation
The inmate have to list each visitor’s full name to the Pike County Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered into the log for the requesting inmate. Each visitor will be required to provide proof of identification. Visitors showing up late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Pike County Jail are always changing, so it would be wise to call the facility at (812) 354-6024 before you go to visitation.
|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|
In order to visit someone at the Pike County Jail you must first be on their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Pike County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons currently on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of the inmate, they must 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 related to the inmate, this visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Pike County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Pike 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Pike County Jail:
Pike County Jail
100 South 4th Street
Petersburg, IN 47567
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Pike County Jail
100 South 4th Street
Petersburg, IN 47567
The Pike County Jail mail policy can change, so you should check the 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 Pike 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 Pike 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 have a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry online or you can call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. 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 first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are in the public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and all documents and filings filed in your case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of a person’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates at the Pike County Jail might change, so be sure to check the Pike County Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Pike 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 Pike County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (812) 354-6024 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 Pike County Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
All phone calls from the Pike County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, your ability to use the phone may be limited or totally denied.
Phone Number: (812) 354-6024
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make 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 Pike County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 figuring out how to decrease 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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