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Baton Rouge Police Jail Information
704 Mayflower Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-6423
The Baton Rouge Police Jail is located at 704 Mayflower Street in Baton Rouge, LA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Baton Rouge Police Department.This page tells you info about everything you might want to know about the Baton Rouge Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find East Baton Rouge Parish court records, and much, much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give info you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have questions, just ask them, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be much appreciated.
Baton Rouge Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To search who’s in jail at the Baton Rouge Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Baton Rouge Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of people who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes current status, and times you can visit. You can also get info on anybody arrested and booked or released in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information more quickly if you have the arrestee’s name, birth date, or arrest number.
Baton Rouge Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Baton Rouge Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
First, you have to answer some simple questions, such as what is your full legal name, street address, birthdate and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to make a phone call so you can get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process can take anywhere from 10 minutes to hours or even all day long. So, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get discharged from jail. Also, it will depend on whether or not you have a cash bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to decide on how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a release date, plan to get released in the morning.
Baton Rouge Police Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide each visitor’s full name to the Baton Rouge Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will be put into a log of approved visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors will be required to provide proof of identification. Anyone showing up late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
The Baton Rouge Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so make sure that you call the facility at 225-389-3800 before you visit an inmate.
|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 Baton Rouge Police Jail you have to be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Baton Rouge Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a 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 the visitor is under the age of 18 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Baton Rouge Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge Police Jail, use this address:
Baton Rouge Police Jail
704 Mayflower Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-6423
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Baton Rouge Police Jail
704 Mayflower Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-6423
The Baton Rouge Police Jail mail policy changes, so it would be best to review the the Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge 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 the court records on the East Baton Rouge Parish jail website or you can call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a case file that contains a docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access court records on the website, or at the East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are linked together and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to the East Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you are 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 including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail at the Baton Rouge Police Jail is likely to change, so it would be best to review the Baton Rouge Police Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 225-389-3800 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 Baton Rouge Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Baton Rouge Police Jail 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 at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Baton Rouge Police Jail phone number is: 225-389-3800
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money 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 Baton Rouge Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 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 significantly on calling your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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