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Southampton County Jail Information
22336 Main Street
Courtland, VA 23837
Phone: (757) 653-2157
The Southampton County Jail is located at 22336 Main Street in Courtland, VA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Southampton County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you all the information about everything you might want to know about the Southampton County Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give advice and information you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, just ask them, and any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation is welcome.
Southampton County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and need to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you need to locate them?
To search who’s in jail at the Southampton County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Southampton County Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals who have been arrested, which includes status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can get information for anybody who has been arrested or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can get the information fast if you have the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Southampton County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Southampton County Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some basic questions, like what is your full name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will allow you to use the phone to talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process may take anywhere between 30 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will be freed. It also will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if the judge has 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 know the release date, expect to be discharged that morning.
Southampton County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must provide information about each visitor to the Southampton County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be put in the log for the inmate. All visitors is required to provide proof of identification. Any visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so call the facility at (757) 653-2157 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Southampton County Jail you must be added to their visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Southampton County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 magazines to an inmate at the Southampton County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Southampton 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 Southampton County Jail:
Southampton County Jail
22336 Main Street
Courtland, VA 23837
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Southampton County Jail
22336 Main Street
Courtland, VA 23837
The mail policy at the Southampton County Jail can change, so it would be best to check the official website when you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Southampton 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 Southampton 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 an outstanding warrant, you can check the arrest warrants on the Southampton County jail website or call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Southampton County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket sheet and all of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You can access your court records via the internet, or at the Southampton County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These online databases are connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. Go to the Southampton County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Southampton County Jail inmates is likely to change, so you should visit the Southampton County Jail website before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Southampton 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 Southampton County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (757) 653-2157 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 Southampton County Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, 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 money in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products like 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 Southampton County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden.
The Southampton County Jail phone number is: (757) 653-2157
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all inmate phone calls are shared 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 Southampton County Jail. The prices 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 state prisons and local jails finding 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 calling 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 will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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