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Johnson County Jail Information
301 Porter Industrial Road
Clarksville, AR 72830
Phone Number: (479) 754-2200
The Johnson County Jail is located at 301 Porter Industrial Road in Clarksville, AR and is a medium security county jail operated by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you information about anything you might need to know about the Johnson County Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Johnson County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to offer information that you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have a question, just ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that could help others will be appreciated.
Johnson County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and need to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to see who is in jail at the Johnson County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Johnson County Jail Inmate Locator is a list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes status, and visiting hours. You can get the same information on anyone booked or released in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information quicker if you enter their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Johnson County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Johnson County Jail includes these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will have to answer some questions, such as your legal name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to make a phone call so you can contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take between 30 minutes to all day. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you can get released from jail. Also, it depends on whether or not you have a bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and know the release date, expect to get discharged in the morning.
Johnson County Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide each visitor’s name to the Johnson County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will go into a Visiting log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor is required to provide identification. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Johnson County Jail visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the official Johnson County Jail at (479) 754-2200 before you try to 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 Johnson County Jail you have to have your name on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to take 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 mobile phones are allowed at Johnson County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a 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 the visitor is under the age of 18 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 Johnson County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Johnson 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 Johnson County Jail is:
Johnson County Jail
301 Porter Industrial Road
Clarksville, AR 72830
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Johnson County Jail
301 Porter Industrial Road
Clarksville, AR 72830
The mail policy at the Johnson County Jail can change, so you should review the official Johnson County Jail site before 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 Johnson 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 Johnson 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 might have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check court records online or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file containing a court docket and any of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You can access court records on their website, or at the Johnson County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You are able to go to county courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for these crimes, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail at the Johnson County Jail could change, so it would be best to visit the Johnson County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Johnson 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 Johnson County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (479) 754-2200 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 Johnson County Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, like 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 get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Johnson County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are typically pricier than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the jail rules, phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden.
The Johnson County Jail phone number is: (479) 754-2200
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make 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 Johnson County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 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 calling 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 these cases, the facility has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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