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Cedar Bluff Police Jail Information
3420 Spring Street
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
Phone Number: 256-779-6835
The Cedar Bluff Police Jail is located at 3420 Spring Street in Cedar Bluff, AL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Cedar Bluff Police Department.This page tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Cedar Bluff Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and lots more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you advice and information that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, just ask them, and please leave any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Cedar Bluff Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and want to contact them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
To look up who’s in jail at the Cedar Bluff Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cedar Bluff Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get the same information on anyone booked or discharged within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to find the information faster if you have your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Cedar Bluff Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Cedar Bluff Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some basic questions, such as your full name, home address, birth date and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will let you make a phone call to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process may take between 15 minutes to all day. So, the faster you can post bail, the faster you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether or not you have a bond amount or if a magistrate needs to determine the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and know the date of your release, plan to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Cedar Bluff Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list each visitor’s name to the Cedar Bluff Police Jail in advance. Your visitors will be entered into the visitors log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so make sure that you call the jail at 256-779-6835 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Cedar Bluff Police Jail you have to first be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Be 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 phones at Cedar Bluff Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anybody under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Such visitation is not approved.
If a 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 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 Bluff Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cedar Bluff 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 Cedar Bluff Police Jail is:
Cedar Bluff Police Jail
3420 Spring Street
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cedar Bluff Police Jail
3420 Spring Street
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
The mail policy at the Cedar Bluff Police Jail is always changing, so you should review the the Cedar Bluff Police Jail website 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 Cedar Bluff 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 Bluff 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 believe you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants on the website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file containing a docket sheet and any filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the Cherokee County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of people’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates change frequently, so be sure to check the Cedar Bluff Police Jail site when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cedar Bluff 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 Bluff Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 256-779-6835 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 Bluff Police Jail store. You can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, 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 money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Cedar Bluff Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are much more costly than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep 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, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 256-779-6835
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all 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 Cedar Bluff 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you any money, 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 can save you money.
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