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Montpelier Police Jail Information
1 Pitkin Court
Montpelier, VT 05602-3583
Phone Number: 802-223-3445
The Montpelier Police Jail is located at 1 Pitkin Court in Montpelier, VT and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Montpelier Police Department.This site tells you information about everything related to the Montpelier Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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This guide is meant to give you all the information and tips that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have a question, just ask them, and also any tips or comments that might be a benefit to others would be welcome.
Montpelier Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Montpelier Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Montpelier Police Jail Inmate List has information about individuals who are in jail, including current status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can get info about anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information more quickly if you have their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Montpelier Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Montpelier 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.
You must answer some basic questions, such as your full legal name, your address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone to contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process may take between 30 minutes to all day long. So, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get out of jail. Also, it will depend on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge still needs to determine how much to set your bail at. For lesser charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the discharge date, expect to be discharged in the morning.
Montpelier Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Montpelier Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be put into the log for the requesting inmate. All visitors has to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so you should call the facility at 802-223-3445 before you try to 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Montpelier Police Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Montpelier Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody parole, probation, or other 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 normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 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 Montpelier Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Montpelier 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Montpelier Police Jail:
Montpelier Police Jail
1 Pitkin Court
Montpelier, VT 05602-3583
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Montpelier Police Jail
1 Pitkin Court
Montpelier, VT 05602-3583
The mail policy at the Montpelier Police Jail changes, so visit the official website when you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Montpelier 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 Montpelier 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 for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants on the Washington County jail website 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. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Washington County jail, by phone, in person, or find out online. An arrest is in the public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at the Washington County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of people’s criminal past. These online databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to the Washington County Courthouse and inquire, or 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 might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for crimes, which include, drug offenses, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates at the Montpelier Police Jail is likely to change, so be sure to visit the Montpelier Police Jail website before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Montpelier 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 Montpelier Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 802-223-3445 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 Montpelier Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from 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 buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Montpelier Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are a lot pricier than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Montpelier Police Jail phone number is: 802-223-3445
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make from all phone calls that inmates make 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 Montpelier Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges is 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 inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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