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Fairmount Heights Police Jail Information
6100 Jost Street
Fairmount Heights, MD 20743-1449
Phone Number: 301-883-9472
The Fairmount Heights Police Jail is located at 6100 Jost Street in Fairmount Heights, MD and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Fairmount Heights Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything you might want to know about the Fairmount Heights Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Fairmount Heights Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information, and lots more.
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This guide is meant to offer information and tips that you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have questions, just ask it, and any comments or tips that might help other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.
Fairmount Heights Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and want to locate them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Fairmount Heights Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Fairmount Heights Police Jail Inmate Search is an online list of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and visiting hours. You can also get information for anyone arrested and processed or discharged in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate the information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Fairmount Heights Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Fairmount Heights Police Jail includes each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First you must answer some simple questions, like what is your full name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will allow you to make a phone call in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process can take anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. In other words the faster bail is posted, the quicker you will get let go. It also will depend on if you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a magistrate must decide on the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a date of your release, plan to get discharged that morning.
Fairmount Heights Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to provide information about each visitor to the Fairmount Heights Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be put into the log as an authorized visitor. Each visitor will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Fairmount Heights Police Jail visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the official Fairmount Heights Police Jail at 301-883-9472 before go to the jail 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Fairmount Heights Police Jail you must have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Fairmount Heights Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Persons currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. 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 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 younger than 18 years old and is not related to 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 Fairmount Heights Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Fairmount Heights Police 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 an inmate at Fairmount Heights Police Jail:
Fairmount Heights Police Jail
6100 Jost Street
Fairmount Heights, MD 20743-1449
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Fairmount Heights Police Jail
6100 Jost Street
Fairmount Heights, MD 20743-1449
The Fairmount Heights Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so we suggest that you review the official Fairmount Heights Police Jail site before 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 Fairmount Heights Police 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 Fairmount Heights Police 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the website or you can call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any filings and documents filed in your case. You can access court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal past. These online databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal histories from another state. Go to county courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Fairmount Heights Police Jail jail inmates can change at any time, so we suggest that you visit the Fairmount Heights Police Jail website when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Fairmount Heights Police 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 Fairmount Heights Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 301-883-9472 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 Fairmount Heights Police Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably want 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 items that inmates can buy if they have money 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 Fairmount Heights Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are generally more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, phone privileges might get reduced or cut altogether.
The Fairmount Heights Police Jail phone number is: 301-883-9472
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of 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 Fairmount Heights Police 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 the cost of an inmate phone call: 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 learning how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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