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Brownstown Police Jail Information
200 West Walnut Street
Brownstown, IN 47220-1445
Phone Number: 812-358-2345
The Brownstown Police Jail is located at 200 West Walnut Street in Brownstown, IN and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Brownstown Police Department.This site tells you all the information about anything you might need to know about the Brownstown Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Jackson County court records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you advice and information you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that would help other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Brownstown Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and want to locate 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?
To see who is in jail at the Brownstown Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Brownstown Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of people who were arrested and are now in jail, including custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to get information on anybody arrested and booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Brownstown Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Brownstown Police Jail includes each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some simple questions, like what is your full legal name, address, birth date and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will then be allowed to use the phone so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you wear your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail can take between 30 minutes to all day. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge has to determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the discharge date, plan to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Brownstown Police Jail Visitation
Inmates must provide each visitor’s name to the Brownstown Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into a log of approved visitors as an authorized visitor. All visitors is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so you should call the official Brownstown Police Jail at 812-358-2345 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|
In order to visit someone at the Brownstown Police Jail you must be on this person’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 without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Brownstown Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not going to be 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 younger than 18 years of age and is not related to the inmate, this 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 Brownstown Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Brownstown 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Brownstown Police Jail is:
Brownstown Police Jail
200 West Walnut Street
Brownstown, IN 47220-1445
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Brownstown Police Jail
200 West Walnut Street
Brownstown, IN 47220-1445
The Brownstown Police Jail mail policy changes often, so review the site 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 Brownstown 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 Brownstown 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 are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Jackson County court website or call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you 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 accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file containing a docket sheet and any documents filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to the Jackson County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail can change at any time, so it would be best to double check the Brownstown Police Jail website before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Brownstown 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 Brownstown Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 812-358-2345 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 Brownstown Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. 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 an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items 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 Brownstown Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: 812-358-2345
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of 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 Brownstown Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 learning 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 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 jail or prison has set their phone call rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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