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Burnsville Police Jail Information
2 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714-2912
The Burnsville Police Jail is located at 2 Town Square in Burnsville, NC and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Burnsville Police Department.This site will tell you all the information about everything related to the Burnsville Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Burnsville Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Yancey County court records, and much much more.
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This guide is meant to give information and advice you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and also any comments or tips that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation is welcome.
Burnsville Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and need to locate them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you want to find them?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Burnsville Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Burnsville Police Jail Inmate List is an online list of people who were arrested and are now in jail, including custody status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to find info about anybody arrested and booked or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Burnsville Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Burnsville Police Jail includes the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You have to answer a bunch of questions, like your full name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call in order 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 shortly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged takes from 30 minutes to many hours. So, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get released. Also, it will depend on if you’ve got a bond amount or if a judge needs to decide on the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a discharge date, expect to get released that morning.
Burnsville Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Burnsville Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will go in a log of visitors for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone showing up late or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so make sure that you call the official Burnsville Police Jail at 828-682-4683 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Burnsville Police Jail you must first have your name on their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones at Burnsville Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Burnsville Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Burnsville 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 mailing address for the Burnsville Police Jail is:
Burnsville Police Jail
2 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714-2912
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Burnsville Police Jail
2 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714-2912
The inmate mail policy at the Burnsville Police Jail can change, so we suggest that you visit the official Burnsville Police Jail site 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 Burnsville 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 Burnsville 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 might have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Yancey County court website or you can call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Yancey County jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a court case file that contains a docket and any filings and documents filed in the case. You are able to access court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to courthouse and check in person, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Burnsville Police Jail inmates are always changing, so it would be best to visit the Burnsville Police Jail site before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Burnsville 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 Burnsville Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 828-682-4683 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 Burnsville Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind 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 a selection of different products 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, 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 Burnsville Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, 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 rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Burnsville Police Jail phone number is: 828-682-4683
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all of the 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 Burnsville Police Jail. The rates 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 state prisons and local jails finding out 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. 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 has set their calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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