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Blacksburg Police Jail Information
101 South Shelby Street
Blacksburg, SC 29702-1539
The Blacksburg Police Jail is located at 101 South Shelby Street in Blacksburg, SC and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Blacksburg Police Department.This guide will tell you info about everything related to the Blacksburg Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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This guide is designed to give information and advice that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have a question, please feel free to ask them, and any tips or comments that would be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Blacksburg Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Blacksburg Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Blacksburg Police Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of people currently in custody, including current status, and times you can visit. You can also find information about anybody arrested and processed or released in the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to find the information more quickly if you’ve got their name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Blacksburg Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Blacksburg Police Jail takes you through these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer some questions, like what is your full legal name, street address, birthdate and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. 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 in order to call family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process can take anywhere from 15 minutes to quite a few hours. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will get let go. Also, it will depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond or if the magistrate still needs to determine your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a release date, plan to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Blacksburg Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Blacksburg Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be put in the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor will be required to provide identification. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so make sure that you call the official Blacksburg Police Jail at 864-839-2331 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 Blacksburg Police Jail you have to have your name on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones are allowed at Blacksburg Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 Blacksburg Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg Police Jail:
Blacksburg Police Jail
101 South Shelby Street
Blacksburg, SC 29702-1539
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Blacksburg Police Jail
101 South Shelby Street
Blacksburg, SC 29702-1539
The Blacksburg Police Jail mail policy can change, so we suggest that you double check the the Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the court records on the website or you can call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Cherokee County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a case file that includes a docket sheet and all documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. Go to the Cherokee County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to Blacksburg Police Jail inmates are always changing, so we suggest that you review the Blacksburg Police Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 864-839-2331 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 Blacksburg Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as hygiene products like 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Blacksburg Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are a lot more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone privileges might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Blacksburg Police Jail phone number is: 864-839-2331
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits off of all of the 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 Blacksburg 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 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 finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, we won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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