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Cedar Rapids Police Jail Information
505 1St Street Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2103
The Cedar Rapids Police Jail is located at 505 1St Street Southwest in Cedar Rapids, IA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Cedar Rapids Police Department.This page will tell you all the information about everything you might want to know about the Cedar Rapids Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Cedar Rapids Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and much more.
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This guide is designed to offer info you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Cedar Rapids Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
To search who’s in jail at the Cedar Rapids Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cedar Rapids Police Jail Inmate Search is a roster of people currently in custody, including status, and visiting hours. You can find information about anybody arrested and processed or discharged in the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can find the information quicker if you have the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Cedar Rapids Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Cedar Rapids Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some basic questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to make a telephone call in order to call family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process takes anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will be freed. Also, how fast you get released might depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a judge has to figure out your bail amount. For minor charges, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and have a release date, you should expect to be released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Cedar Rapids Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Cedar Rapids Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be entered in the visitors log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide identification. Any visitors arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so it would be wise to call the jail at 319-286-5378 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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|
Before you can visit someone at the Cedar Rapids Police Jail you have to first be on their visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Cedar Rapids Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the 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 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 Cedar Rapids Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids Police Jail:
Cedar Rapids Police Jail
505 1St Street Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2103
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cedar Rapids Police Jail
505 1St Street Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2103
The mail policy at the Cedar Rapids Police Jail changes, so it would be best to visit the site when 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 Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids 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 an outstanding warrant, you can check arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Linn County jail, either by phone, in person, or find out online. An arrest is in the public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket sheet and all documents filed in your court case. You can access court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DUI, drug offenses, 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 money to someone in jail at the Cedar Rapids Police Jail could change, so it would be best to visit the Cedar Rapids Police Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 319-286-5378 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 Cedar Rapids Police Jail store. You can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products such as 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 Cedar Rapids Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are a lot pricier than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Cedar Rapids Police Jail phone number is: 319-286-5378
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 the prices. 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 Cedar Rapids Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These three things 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 state prisons and local jails learning 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their phone rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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