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Blue Grass Police Jail Information
202 Valley Drive
Blue Grass, IA 52726-9624
Phone Number: 563-381-1485
The Blue Grass Police Jail is located at 202 Valley Drive in Blue Grass, IA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Blue Grass Police Department.This guide tells you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Blue Grass Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information and advice that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask them, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Blue Grass Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Blue Grass Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Blue Grass Police Jail Inmate Locator is a list of people who have been arrested, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can find info about anybody arrested and processed or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate the information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Blue Grass Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Blue Grass Police Jail takes you through these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you will answer some questions, like what is your full name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will 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 they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day long. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged can depend on if you have a cash bond or if a judge must figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a release date, expect to be discharged that morning.
Blue Grass Police Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide information about each visitor to the Blue Grass Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered in the visitors log as an authorized visitor. Each visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
The Blue Grass Police Jail visitation procedures can change, so you should call the jail at 563-381-1485 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 an inmate at the Blue Grass Police Jail you must have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones are allowed at Blue Grass Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody under must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 is related to 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Blue Grass Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Blue Grass 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 Blue Grass Police Jail is:
Blue Grass Police Jail
202 Valley Drive
Blue Grass, IA 52726-9624
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Blue Grass Police Jail
202 Valley Drive
Blue Grass, IA 52726-9624
The mail policy at the Blue Grass Police Jail changes often, so it would be best to review the site when 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 Blue Grass 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 Blue Grass 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 an outstanding warrant, you can access arrest warrants on the website or 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. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Scott County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any of the documents filed in the case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of people’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected and you can track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes, which can include, drug offenses, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail can change at any time, so we suggest that you visit the Blue Grass Police Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Blue Grass 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 Blue Grass Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 563-381-1485 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 Blue Grass Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely need 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 the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Blue Grass Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are typically more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or forbidden completely.
The Blue Grass Police Jail phone number is: 563-381-1485
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 get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all phone calls that inmates make 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 Blue Grass Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 figuring 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 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. 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 in a way that nobody can save you money.
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