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Damariscotta Police Jail Information
21 School Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543-4615
The Damariscotta Police Jail is located at 21 School Street in Damariscotta, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Damariscotta Police Department.This guide tells you all the information about anything you might want to know about the Damariscotta Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Damariscotta Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer info that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any tips or comments that could help others will be much appreciated.
Damariscotta Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and need to contact them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Damariscotta Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Damariscotta Police Jail Inmate Search is a list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you can get information on anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to locate the information faster if you have the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Damariscotta Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Damariscotta Police Jail includes these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some questions, like your legal name, address, date of birth and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the phone so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. The discharge process takes between 15 minutes to all day long. So, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get out of jail. Also, it depends on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond or if a judge still needs to figure out your bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a discharge date, you should expect to be discharged that morning.
Damariscotta Police Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Damariscotta Police Jail in advance of any visit. This information will go in a Visiting log as an authorized visitor. All visitors has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Damariscotta Police Jail are always changing, so it would be wise to call the official Damariscotta Police Jail at 207-563-1909 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|
In order to visit someone at the Damariscotta Police Jail you have to first be on this person’s 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 cellphones at Damariscotta Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 the 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Damariscotta Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Damariscotta 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 Damariscotta Police Jail is:
Damariscotta Police Jail
21 School Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543-4615
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Damariscotta Police Jail
21 School Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543-4615
The inmate mail policy at the Damariscotta Police Jail can change, so it would be best to double check the official Damariscotta Police Jail site before 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 Damariscotta 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 Damariscotta 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 arrest warrants inquiry on the Lincoln County jail website or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Bear in mind 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 have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and all filings and documents filed in your case. You are able to access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Lincoln County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Damariscotta Police Jail could change, so we suggest that you double check the Damariscotta Police Jail website before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Damariscotta 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 Damariscotta Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-563-1909 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 Damariscotta Police Jail store. You can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Damariscotta Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are much more costly than regular phone calls. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep 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 calls could be reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 207-563-1909
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all of the 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 Damariscotta 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 state prisons and local jails figuring out 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 calling 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 cases like this, the jail has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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