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Forest Grove Police Jail Information
2102 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, OR 97116-2446
The Forest Grove Police Jail is located at 2102 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove, OR and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Forest Grove Police Department.This page will tell you info about anything you might want to know about the Forest Grove Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Forest Grove Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you information and tips that you need to make helping someone get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, just ask it, and any comments or feedback that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Forest Grove Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is in jail and need to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find them?
To see who is in jail at the Forest Grove Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Forest Grove Police Jail Inmate List is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and schedule for visitation. You can find the same information on anybody arrested and processed or discharged within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to find their arrest information quicker if you have their full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Forest Grove Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Forest Grove Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer a number of questions, like your legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will then be allowed to use the phone to contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
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 post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail takes from 15 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get discharged from jail. It also can depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the judge still needs to determine the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a release date, expect to be released that morning.
Forest Grove Police Jail Visitation
Inmates must provide each visitor’s name to the Forest Grove Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will go in a Visiting log as an Authorized visit. Every visitor must provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies change often, so you should call the official Forest Grove Police Jail at 503-992-3260 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 Forest Grove Police Jail you must first be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones are allowed at Forest Grove Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons under must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 is related to the inmate, they will have to 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 Forest Grove Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Forest 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 Forest Grove Police Jail:
Forest Grove Police Jail
2102 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, OR 97116-2446
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Forest Grove Police Jail
2102 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, OR 97116-2446
The Forest Grove Police Jail inmate mail policy is always changing, so review the official website when 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 Forest 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 Forest 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 think you might have an outstanding warrant, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the Washington County jail website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Washington County jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file containing a docket and any of the documents and filings filed in your case. You are able to access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These state databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail at the Forest Grove Police Jail is likely to change, so you should check the Forest Grove Police Jail website when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Forest 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 Forest Grove Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 503-992-3260 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 Forest Grove Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary every day, 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 sufficient funds in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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
The only phone calls that Forest Grove Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. 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 that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges may be limited or forbidden.
The Forest Grove Police Jail phone number is: 503-992-3260
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each 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 from 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 Forest Grove Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 state prisons and local 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 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 prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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