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Cottageville Police Jail Information
10913 Cottageville Highway
Cottageville, SC 29435-5299
The Cottageville Police Jail is located at 10913 Cottageville Highway in Cottageville, SC and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Cottageville Police Department.This guide tells you info about anything you might need to know about the Cottageville Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Colleton County court records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give information you need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that could help others would be welcome.
Cottageville Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and need to contact them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To search who’s in jail at the Cottageville Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cottageville Police Jail Inmate Locator has information about individuals currently in custody, which includes status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get info on anybody arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get their arrest information faster if you have your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Cottageville Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Cottageville Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you must answer a bunch of questions, like your full name, your address, birthdate and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate number 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 be allowed to make a phone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will get released from jail. The discharge process will take between 15 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get discharged. Also, it will depend on whether you have a cash bond or if the judge needs to figure out how much to set your bail at. For a minor charge, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a date of your release, you should plan to be discharged that morning.
Cottageville Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Cottageville Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be put in a log of visitors as an approved visitor. All visitors will have to provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors showing up late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so we suggest that you call the official Cottageville Police Jail at 843-835-8655 before you go.
|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 Cottageville Police Jail you must have your name on this person’s 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 mobile phones at Cottageville Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 of age and is not a family member of the inmate, this visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Cottageville Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cottageville 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 Cottageville Police Jail:
Cottageville Police Jail
10913 Cottageville Highway
Cottageville, SC 29435-5299
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cottageville Police Jail
10913 Cottageville Highway
Cottageville, SC 29435-5299
The Cottageville Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so review the site before you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Cottageville 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 Cottageville 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, you can check arrest warrants on the Colleton County court website or call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. 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 the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. Arrest records are public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file that includes a docket sheet and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at the Colleton County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of people’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal convictions from another state. Go to the Colleton County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to people in jail are always changing, so be sure to double check the Cottageville Police Jail site when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cottageville 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 Cottageville Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 843-835-8655 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 Cottageville Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have money in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Cottageville Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are much more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges could be reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 843-835-8655
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Cottageville Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of 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 can be 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 inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails 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 cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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