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Bennington Police Jail Information
118 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201-2244
Phone Number: 802-442-1030
The Bennington Police Jail is located at 118 South Street in Bennington, VT and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bennington Police Department.This site tells you all the information about everything a person needs to know about the Bennington Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Bennington Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give advice and information you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, just ask it, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Bennington Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and want to find them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To find out who’s in jail at the Bennington Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bennington Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to get information on anybody arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to locate their inmate information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Bennington Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Bennington Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some basic questions, like what is your legal name, home address, birth date and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to make a telephone call in order to contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process can take between 10 minutes to many hours. So, the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will be released. It also can depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the magistrate has to figure out how much to set your bail at. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the date of your release, plan to get discharged in the morning.
Bennington Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s full name to the Bennington Police Jail in advance. Your visitors will be entered into the visitors log as an Authorized visit. Every visitor is required to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
The Bennington Police Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so we suggest that you call the official Bennington Police Jail at 802-442-1030 before go to the jail 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|
To visit someone at the Bennington Police Jail you have to first be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Bennington Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the 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 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Bennington Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bennington 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 Bennington Police Jail:
Bennington Police Jail
118 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201-2244
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bennington Police Jail
118 South Street
Bennington, VT 05201-2244
The Bennington Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so it would be best to review the site 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 Bennington 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 Bennington 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check court records on the Bennington County jail website or you can call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Bennington County jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is in the public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that contains a docket and all of the documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access your court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates can change at any time, so double check the Bennington Police Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bennington 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 Bennington Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 802-442-1030 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 Bennington Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably want to buy things from 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 commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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 Bennington Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are a lot more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates 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 could be reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 802-442-1030
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all inmate phone calls 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 Bennington 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 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 a lot of money on calling 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 cases like this, the facility has set their phone rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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