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Ocean View Police Jail Information
201 Central Avenue
Ocean View, DE 19970
The Ocean View Police Jail is located at 201 Central Avenue in Ocean View, DE and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ocean View Police Department.This guide will tell you info about anything related to the Ocean View Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Ocean View Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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This guide is designed to offer information that you need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that could help others is appreciated.
Ocean View Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is in jail and want to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you need to find them?
To see who’s in jail at the Ocean View Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ocean View Police Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of people who were arrested and are now in jail, including status, and times you can visit. You can also get info for anyone booked or released within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find the information faster if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Ocean View Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Ocean View Police Jail is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will answer some basic questions, like what is your legal name, home address, birth date and contact person, and you will also be asked 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 be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will be allowed to make a phone call so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process takes anywhere from 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the faster you can post bail, the quicker you can get released from jail. It also will depend on whether or not you have a cash bond or if the magistrate must decide on your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a discharge date, you should expect to get discharged that morning.
Ocean View Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s name to the Ocean View Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into a Visiting log as an Authorized visit. Each and every visitor has to provide identification. Visitors showing up late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so make sure that you call the facility at 302-539-1111 before you try to go to visitation.
|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 Ocean View Police Jail you have to be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones are allowed at Ocean View Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Ocean View Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ocean View 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Ocean View Police Jail, use this address:
Ocean View Police Jail
201 Central Avenue
Ocean View, DE 19970
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ocean View Police Jail
201 Central Avenue
Ocean View, DE 19970
The inmate mail policy at the Ocean View Police Jail changes, so you should check the official website when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Ocean View 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 Ocean View 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 check court records on the Sussex County court website or call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Sussex County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file that includes a court docket and any of the filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access court records on the website, or at the Sussex County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of a person’s criminal background. These databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to people in jail is likely to change, so double check the Ocean View Police Jail website when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ocean View 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 Ocean View Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 302-539-1111 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 Ocean View Police Jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as 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 an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that Ocean View Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 302-539-1111
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each 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 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 Ocean View 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 is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling 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 phone call rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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