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Cottage Grove Police Jail Information
400 Main Street
Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2034
Phone Number: 541-942-9145
The Cottage Grove Police Jail is located at 400 Main Street in Cottage Grove, OR and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Cottage Grove Police Department.This guide will tell you information about everything you might need to know about the Cottage Grove Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Lane County court records, and much much more.
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This guide is designed to offer information and tips you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that might help other people in the same situation will be much appreciated.
Cottage Grove Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and want to locate them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Cottage Grove Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cottage Grove Police Jail Inmate List has information about people who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to get info on anybody arrested and processed or released in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can locate their inmate information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Cottage Grove Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Cottage Grove Police Jail includes each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will answer a number of questions, like your full name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will be allowed to use the phone in order to contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail takes from 15 minutes to all day. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get released. Also, it will depend on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge has to determine the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the discharge date, expect to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Cottage Grove Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to give information about each visitor to the Cottage Grove Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will go in the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so we suggest that you call the official Cottage Grove Police Jail at 541-942-9145 before you go to visitation.
|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 Cottage Grove Police Jail you have to have your name on their approved 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 Cottage Grove Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the 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 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 Cottage Grove Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove Police Jail:
Cottage Grove Police Jail
400 Main Street
Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2034
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cottage Grove Police Jail
400 Main Street
Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2034
The mail policy at the Cottage Grove Police Jail is always changing, so we suggest that you visit the official website 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 Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove 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 find out by checking the court records on the Lane County court website or you are able to call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Lane County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or check online. Arrest records are in the public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file containing a docket sheet and all documents filed in the case. You are able to access court records on the website, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. Go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you can get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DWI or DUI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail can change at any time, so be sure to visit the Cottage Grove Police Jail site before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 541-942-9145 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 Cottage Grove Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need 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 the inmate can buy if they have money in their trust account. These products 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Cottage Grove Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are much pricier than regular phone calls. 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 that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, phone calls might get cut back or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 541-942-9145
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make off of all inmate phone calls 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 Cottage Grove 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 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 learning how to lower your inmates phone charges can be 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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