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Phillips County Jail Information
205 Perry Street
Helena, AR 72342
Phone Number: (870) 338-5560
The Phillips County Jail is located at 205 Perry Street in Helena, AR and is a medium security county jail operated by the Phillips County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything a person needs to know about the Phillips County Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Phillips County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and everything else.
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The goal of this guide is to give you info that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Phillips County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and need to find them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Phillips County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Phillips County Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals currently in custody, which includes current status, and visiting schedule. You can also find information on anyone booked or released within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find their inmate information faster if you have the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Phillips County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Phillips County Jail takes you through these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you must answer some simple questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. 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 so you can call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
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 be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process may take anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. So, the faster you can post bail, the faster you will get let go. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the release date, you should expect to get discharged in the morning.
Phillips County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list information about each visitor to the Phillips County Jail before anyone can visit them. This information will be put in the log for the requesting inmate. Every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies change often, so we suggest that you call the official Phillips County Jail at (870) 338-5560 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|
In order to visit someone at the Phillips County Jail you must have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Phillips County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 is related to 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 under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, this 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 magazines to an inmate at the Phillips County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Phillips 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 Phillips County Jail, use this address:
Phillips County Jail
205 Perry Street
Helena, AR 72342
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Phillips County Jail
205 Perry Street
Helena, AR 72342
The inmate mail policy at the Phillips County Jail can change, so you should review the the Phillips County Jail 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 Phillips 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 Phillips 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, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the Phillips County court website or call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, 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, in person, or find out online. An arrest is public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file that includes a docket sheet and all of the documents and filings filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. Go to the Phillips County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Phillips County Jail inmates are always changing, so check the Phillips County Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Phillips 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 Phillips County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (870) 338-5560 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 Phillips County Jail store. An inmate can buy different 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 get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have enough money in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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 Phillips County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are generally pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or totally denied.
The Phillips County Jail phone number is: (870) 338-5560
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from all of the 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 Phillips County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors 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 figuring out how to decrease your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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