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Fenwick Island Police Jail Information
800 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
Phone Number: 302-539-2000
The Fenwick Island Police Jail is located at 800 Coastal Highway in Fenwick Island, DE and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Fenwick Island Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about everything you might want to know about the Fenwick Island Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Fenwick Island Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Sussex County court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to give advice and information that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, just ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others will be appreciated.
Fenwick Island Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
To find out who is in jail at the Fenwick Island Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Fenwick Island Police Jail Inmate List is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. You can also find info about anyone processed or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Fenwick Island Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Fenwick Island Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will have to answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will allow you to make a phone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the quicker you can get out of jail. It also will depend on whether or not you’ve got a bond amount or if a judge still needs to determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and know the release date, plan to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Fenwick Island Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list information about each visitor to the Fenwick Island Police Jail in advance. Your visitors will be put in the visitation log for the inmate. Each and every visitor has to provide proof of identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so it would be wise to call the official Fenwick Island Police Jail at 302-539-2000 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 an inmate at the Fenwick Island Police Jail you must be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Fenwick Island Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Such visitation is not normally 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 magazines to an inmate at the Fenwick Island Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Fenwick Island 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 someone incarcerated at Fenwick Island Police Jail:
Fenwick Island Police Jail
800 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Fenwick Island Police Jail
800 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
The mail policy at the Fenwick Island Police Jail changes frequently, so review the site before 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 Fenwick Island 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 Fenwick Island 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 have an outstanding warrant, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the Sussex County court website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Sussex County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a court case file that contains a court docket and all filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of a person’s criminal past. These state databases are connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to the Sussex County Courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail at the Fenwick Island Police Jail are always changing, so you should check the Fenwick Island Police Jail website when you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Fenwick Island 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 Fenwick Island Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 302-539-2000 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 Fenwick Island Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Fenwick Island Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 302-539-2000
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits from all 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 Fenwick Island Police 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone call rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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