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Blountsville Police Jail Information
171 Water Street
Blountsville, AL 35031-3045
Phone Number: 205-429-2407
The Blountsville Police Jail is located at 171 Water Street in Blountsville, AL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Blountsville Police Department.This site will tell you information about anything you might want to know about the Blountsville Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give you advice and information that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or feedback that could help other people in the same situation will be much appreciated.
Blountsville Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and don’t know how to find them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
To find out who’s in jail at the Blountsville Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Blountsville Police Jail Inmate List has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to get information for anybody booked or released in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find the information quicker if you’ve got the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.
Blountsville Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Blountsville Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some basic questions, like your full name, street address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will let you use the telephone to call 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 keep wearing street clothes, if not you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail will take from 10 minutes to many hours. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged can depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond or if a magistrate has to determine the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a discharge date, you should expect to get discharged in the morning.
Blountsville Police Jail Visitation
Inmates have to list each visitor’s name to the Blountsville Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be put into a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors has to provide identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Blountsville Police Jail change often, so call the jail at 205-429-2407 before you try to 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 Blountsville Police Jail you must first have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Blountsville Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can 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 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 Blountsville Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Blountsville 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 Blountsville Police Jail is:
Blountsville Police Jail
171 Water Street
Blountsville, AL 35031-3045
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Blountsville Police Jail
171 Water Street
Blountsville, AL 35031-3045
The Blountsville Police Jail mail policy can change, so we suggest that you check the site before you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Blountsville 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 Blountsville 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 are able to check the arrest warrants on the Blount County court website or you can call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Blount County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file containing a court docket and all filings and documents filed in the case. You can access court records online, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail could change, so double check the Blountsville Police Jail site when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Blountsville 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 Blountsville Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 205-429-2407 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 Blountsville Police Jail store. You can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products like 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 Blountsville Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Blountsville Police Jail phone number is: 205-429-2407
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Blountsville 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 decrease your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where 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 has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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