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Brownsville Police Jail Information
118 North Lafayette Avenue
Brownsville, TN 38012-2551
The Brownsville Police Jail is located at 118 North Lafayette Avenue in Brownsville, TN and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Brownsville Police Department.This guide tells you all the information about everything you might want to know about the Brownsville Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find Haywood County court records, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give information you need to make the process easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and also any comments or feedback that could be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Brownsville Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and want to locate them? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Brownsville Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Brownsville Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and visiting hours. You can find information on anybody processed or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find the information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Brownsville Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Brownsville Police Jail takes you through these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will have to answer some simple questions, such as your legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will allow you to make a phone call in order to get in touch with family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process can take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster bail is posted, the faster you can get released from jail. How quickly you get discharged might depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond or if the judge needs to determine how much to set your bail at. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a discharge date, expect to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Brownsville Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list each visitor’s full name to the Brownsville Police Jail in advance. Your visitors will go in a Visiting log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor has to provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to call the facility at 731-772-1260 before you go.
|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 an inmate at the Brownsville Police Jail you must first have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Brownsville Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Persons on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation 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 old 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Brownsville Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Brownsville 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 Brownsville Police Jail is:
Brownsville Police Jail
118 North Lafayette Avenue
Brownsville, TN 38012-2551
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Brownsville Police Jail
118 North Lafayette Avenue
Brownsville, TN 38012-2551
The Brownsville Police Jail inmate mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you visit the the Brownsville Police Jail website before 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 Brownsville 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 Brownsville 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 find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Haywood County jail website or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file containing a docket and all of the documents filed in your case. You can access court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal past. These state databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to inmates can change at any time, so review the Brownsville Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Brownsville 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 Brownsville Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 731-772-1260 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 Brownsville Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
All phone calls from the Brownsville Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are much more expensive than phone calls made at home. 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 break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden.
The Brownsville Police Jail phone number is: 731-772-1260
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of all of the inmate phone calls 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 Brownsville 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 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. In some cases, 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 these cases, the facility has set their phone call rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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