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Jackson County Jail Information
396 Lafever Street
Phone: (970) 723-4242
The Jackson County Jail is located at 396 Lafever Street in Walden, CO and is a medium security county jail operated by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you information about anything one might want to know about the Jackson County Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Jackson County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much more.
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This guide is designed to give you advice and information that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that would help other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Jackson County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is in jail and don’t know how to find them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you need to find them?
In order to search who is in jail at the Jackson County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Jackson County Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of people who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes custody status, and visiting schedule. You can get information for anyone arrested and booked or released in the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to locate the information quicker if you enter the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Jackson County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Jackson County Jail is made up of the following 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.
You will answer some questions, such as your legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to make a phone call to talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail takes between 15 minutes to all day long. So, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get released. It also depends on whether you have a bond amount or if a magistrate needs to decide on how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the release date, plan to get discharged in the morning.
Jackson County Jail Visitation
The inmate must give each visitor’s name to the Jackson County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be entered in a Visiting log as an Authorized visit. Each and every visitor is required to provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Jackson County Jail change often, so call the facility at (970) 723-4242 before you try to 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 Jackson County Jail you must first be on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Jackson County Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Persons under must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Such visitation is not 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 a 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Jackson County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Jackson 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.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Jackson County Jail is:
Jackson County Jail
396 Lafever Street
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Jackson County Jail
396 Lafever Street
The Jackson County Jail mail policy changes frequently, so check the site when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Jackson 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 Jackson 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 court records online or you can call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. 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 first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Jackson County jail, by phone, in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file that includes a docket and any of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records online, or at the Jackson County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of people’s criminal past. These online databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for the following crimes, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to people in jail are always changing, so be sure to check the Jackson County Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Jackson 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 Jackson County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (970) 723-4242 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 Jackson County Jail store. Inmates can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from 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 purchase if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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 Jackson County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are a lot more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden.
The Jackson County Jail phone number is: (970) 723-4242
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of 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 Jackson County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different 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 state prisons and local 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 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 therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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