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Bellefontaine Police Jail Information
135 North Detroit Street
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-1463
Phone Number: 937-599-1010
The Bellefontaine Police Jail is located at 135 North Detroit Street in Bellefontaine, OH and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bellefontaine Police Department.This page will tell you info about anything you might want to know about the Bellefontaine Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Bellefontaine Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Logan County court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the information you need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have a question, please feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Bellefontaine Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and don’t know how to find them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Bellefontaine Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bellefontaine Police Jail Inmate Roster is a list of people who have been arrested, including status, and visiting hours. You can find information about anyone who has been arrested or released in the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can get the information faster if you’ve got their name, birth date, or arrest number.
Bellefontaine Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Bellefontaine Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You have to answer some questions, such as 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’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will let you use the phone in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process takes anywhere between 30 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get released. Also, how fast you get released might depend on if you’ve been given a bond amount or if a magistrate must determine your bail amount. For minor charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a date of your release, you should expect to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Bellefontaine Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give each visitor’s name to the Bellefontaine Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will go in a log of approved visitors as an authorized visitor. Every visitor will be required to provide proof of identification. Anyone arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Bellefontaine Police Jail are always changing, so call the jail at 937-599-1010 before you 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 someone at the Bellefontaine Police Jail you have to be on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Bellefontaine Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision 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 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 the visitor is under the age of 18 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 Bellefontaine Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bellefontaine 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 Bellefontaine Police Jail is:
Bellefontaine Police Jail
135 North Detroit Street
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-1463
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bellefontaine Police Jail
135 North Detroit Street
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-1463
The inmate mail policy at the Bellefontaine Police Jail changes, so visit the official website 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 Bellefontaine 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 Bellefontaine 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 have a warrant out for your arrest, you can access court records on the Logan County court website or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Logan County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a docket and any of the filings and documents filed in your case. You are able to access your court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are all linked so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to the Logan County Courthouse and check in person, 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 completely different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for crimes, which include, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates at the Bellefontaine Police Jail is likely to change, so we suggest that you visit the Bellefontaine Police Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bellefontaine 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 Bellefontaine Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 937-599-1010 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 Bellefontaine Police Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely 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 products that inmates can purchase if they have money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Bellefontaine Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are typically more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when and 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 disciplined for an infraction, phone calls may be limited or totally denied.
The Bellefontaine Police Jail phone number is: 937-599-1010
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits from all 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 Bellefontaine Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These three factors 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 figuring 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where 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 these cases, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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