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Bell Gardens Police Jail Information
7100 Garfield Avenue
Bell Gardens, CA 90201-3253
Phone Number: 562-806-7600
The Bell Gardens Police Jail is located at 7100 Garfield Avenue in Bell Gardens, CA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bell Gardens Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about anything you might need to know about the Bell Gardens Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer info you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask them, and also any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Bell Gardens Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
To find out who is in jail at the Bell Gardens Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bell Gardens Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. You can get information on anyone arrested and booked or released within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can get their inmate information fast if you enter their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Bell Gardens Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Bell Gardens Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First, you have to answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will let you make a telephone call so you can get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you wear your street clothes, if not you you will be given a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 15 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the quicker you will get released. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether or not you have a bond amount or if a judge has to decide on how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to be discharged that morning.
Bell Gardens Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to give each visitor’s name to the Bell Gardens Police Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be put in a Visiting log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies change often, so call the jail at 562-806-7600 before you 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 someone at the Bell Gardens Police Jail you have to first be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Bell Gardens Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 Bell Gardens Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bell Gardens 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 Bell Gardens Police Jail is:
Bell Gardens Police Jail
7100 Garfield Avenue
Bell Gardens, CA 90201-3253
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bell Gardens Police Jail
7100 Garfield Avenue
Bell Gardens, CA 90201-3253
The inmate mail policy at the Bell Gardens Police Jail changes, so it would be best to double check the the Bell Gardens Police Jail 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 Bell Gardens 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 Bell Gardens 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 an outstanding warrant, you can access court records online or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a court case file containing a court docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Los Angeles County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. You are able to go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to someone in jail at the Bell Gardens Police Jail could change, so we suggest that you visit the Bell Gardens Police Jail site when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bell Gardens 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 Bell Gardens Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 562-806-7600 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 Bell Gardens Police Jail store. You can buy several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. 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 inmates can buy if they have money in their trust 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 Bell Gardens Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are much more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must 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 may be limited or cut altogether.
The Bell Gardens Police Jail phone number is: 562-806-7600
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies 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 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 Bell Gardens Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of 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 finding out 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on inmate phone calls. In some cases, 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 cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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