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Athens Police Jail Information
11 North College Street
Athens, OH 45701-2437
The Athens Police Jail is located at 11 North College Street in Athens, OH and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Athens City Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Athens Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and everything else.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and tips that you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or feedback that would be beneficial to others is welcome.
Athens Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and want to find them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
To see who is in jail at the Athens Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Athens Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes current status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can find the same information about anyone arrested and booked or discharged within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can find the information fast if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Athens Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Athens Police Jail takes you through these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to use the phone so you can call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail will take anywhere from 15 minutes to quite a few hours. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will get released. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if a judge needs to decide on how much to set your bail at. For lesser charges, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the release date, expect to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Athens Police Jail Visitation
The inmate have to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Athens Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of approved visitors as an Authorized visit. Each visitor will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures can change, so we suggest that you call the facility at 740-592-3315 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 someone at the Athens Police Jail you must have your name on their approved 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 without it.
No mobile phones at Athens Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 under the age of 18 and is not related to the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Athens Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Athens 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Athens Police Jail, use this address:
Athens Police Jail
11 North College Street
Athens, OH 45701-2437
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Athens Police Jail
11 North College Street
Athens, OH 45701-2437
The Athens Police Jail mail policy can change, so you should visit the site when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Athens 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 Athens 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 for your arrest, you can check arrest warrants on the Athens County court website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access court records on the website, or at the Athens County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Athens Police Jail might change, so we suggest that you visit the Athens Police Jail website before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Athens 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 Athens Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 740-592-3315 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 Athens Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products including 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 Athens Police Jail inmates are allowed to make 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 how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone calls may be limited or forbidden.
Phone Number: 740-592-3315
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the inmate phone calls 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 Athens Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 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 won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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