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Belle Plaine Police Jail Information
1207 8Th Avenue
Belle Plaine, IA 52208-1755
Phone Number: 319-444-2200
The Belle Plaine Police Jail is located at 1207 8Th Avenue in Belle Plaine, IA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Belle Plaine Police Department.This page tells you all the information about everything related to the Belle Plaine Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Belle Plaine Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and lots more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the information that you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask them, and also any comments or feedback that might help other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Belle Plaine Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to search who is in jail at the Belle Plaine Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Belle Plaine Police Jail Inmate Lookup has information about people currently in custody, including custody status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get info for anyone processed or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to get their arrest information faster if you have their first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Belle Plaine Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Belle Plaine Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You will have to answer some questions, like your legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to make a phone call to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail will take anywhere from 15 minutes to many hours. So, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get discharged from jail. Also, how fast you get released depends on if you have a cash bond or if a magistrate must determine the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a release date, you should expect to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Belle Plaine Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must give each visitor’s name to the Belle Plaine Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be entered into the visitation log for the inmate. Each visitor must provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies can change, so you should call the official Belle Plaine Police Jail at 319-444-2200 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 Belle Plaine Police Jail you must first be added to their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Belle Plaine Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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, 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 Belle Plaine Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Belle Plaine 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Belle Plaine Police Jail is:
Belle Plaine Police Jail
1207 8Th Avenue
Belle Plaine, IA 52208-1755
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Belle Plaine Police Jail
1207 8Th Avenue
Belle Plaine, IA 52208-1755
The mail policy at the Belle Plaine Police Jail changes often, so it would be best to review the official website when 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 Belle Plaine 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 Belle Plaine 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the court records on the Benton County jail website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. 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 first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Benton County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. They include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and all documents filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet, or at the Benton County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to the Benton County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to Belle Plaine Police Jail jail inmates can change at any time, so it would be best to visit the Belle Plaine Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Belle Plaine 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 Belle Plaine Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 319-444-2200 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 Belle Plaine Police Jail store. Inmates can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want to use 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 purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Belle Plaine Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted 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 break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 319-444-2200
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 these phone service providers make off of all phone calls that inmates make 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 Belle Plaine Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on inmate phone calls. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their phone call rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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