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East Helena Police Jail Information
316 East Main Street
East Helena, MT 59635
Phone Number: 406-227-8686
The East Helena Police Jail is located at 316 East Main Street in East Helena, MT and is a medium security police department jail operated by the East Helena City Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything one might want to know about the East Helena Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Lewis And Clark County court records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you information and tips that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, just ask it, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others will be much appreciated.
East Helena Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and need to find out where they are? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
To search who is in jail at the East Helena Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The East Helena Police Jail Inmate Roster has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can find the same information on anyone processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate the information quicker if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
East Helena Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the East Helena Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you will answer some simple questions, such as what is your full name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process may take between 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether you have a bond amount or if a judge must decide on your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and are given a release date, expect to be released in the morning.
East Helena Police Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide information about each visitor to the East Helena Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be put in the visitors log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor is required to provide proof of identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at East Helena Police Jail frequently change, so it would be wise to call the official East Helena Police Jail at 406-227-8686 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|
To visit an inmate at the East Helena Police Jail you have to first be on their visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones are allowed at East Helena Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a 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 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 East Helena Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the East Helena 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.
The mailing address for the East Helena Police Jail is:
East Helena Police Jail
316 East Main Street
East Helena, MT 59635
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
East Helena Police Jail
316 East Main Street
East Helena, MT 59635
The East Helena Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so you should double check the site when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the East Helena 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 East Helena 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 think you might have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Lewis And Clark County court website or you are able to call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. You should be clear 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 Lewis And Clark County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file that contains a docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access court records on the internet, or at the Lewis And Clark County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal histories from any other state. Go to courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail at the East Helena Police Jail is likely to change, so be sure to double check the East Helena Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at East Helena 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 East Helena Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 406-227-8686 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 East Helena Police Jail store. You can buy several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that East Helena Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are generally more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 406-227-8686
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 they control 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 East Helena Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning how to lower your inmates phone charges is 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, 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 inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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