How does the Inmate Phone System Work?

The inmate telephone system is contracted through Securus Technologies. This system has the ability to automatically record telephone conversations. All parties involved are advised prior to the call acceptance that their conversation will be recorded. Inmates are now able to be left voice-mail messages. These messages are subject to a fee. Set up a phone account to leave voice-mails by calling: 360-355-3331. Inmates have daily access to phones that allow them to place calls and check for voice-mail. Jail staff will not pass notes or messages to inmates. Money on an inmate account can be applied to a "phone debit" that is used like a phone card, which will allow them to make non-collect phone calls. If the inmate is indigent, only collect phone calls are available. Set up a phone account by calling: 360-355-3331 For more information please contact: Friends & Family Support - Correctional Billing Services Consumer Customer Sales and Support 1-800-844-6591 E-mail:

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1. How can an inmate recieve money, and/or how do inmate accounts work?
2. What is the mailing address of the jail?
3. How does the Inmate Phone System Work?
4. May I send mail to an inmate?
5. What type of property may be brought to an inmate?
6. What type of property can an inmate have while incarcerated?
7. When can an inmate release property to the public?
8. When can inmates buy items from the commissary?
9. When can inmates release money from their accounts to the public?
10. When an inmate is released, in what form will his/her account be returned?
11. Where will an individual be booked after his/her arrest?
12. How can someone that has just been arrested be released without first appearing in court?
13. How do I post an inmate's bail or fine?
14. Who determines if an individual can be released on bond prior to appearing in court?
15. What forms of payment will the Jail accept?
16. What is the deadline to post a bond for someone who has not appeared in court yet during a court day?
17. After an inmate is sentenced, who calculates the release date?
18. What time of day are inmates released after they are finished with their sentence?
19. How are Inmate Meals prepared?
20. Who is contracted for Inmate Medical Care?
21. Are Inmates allowed to buy items from a commissary service?
22. Can I volunteer to help inmates that are currently detained?
23. How can an inmate (or soon to be inmate) be assigned to Work Crew, or Electronic Home Monitoring?
24. Can inmates get haircuts while in jail?
25. Prison Information
26. Is there a question that wasn't answered, or did you find an error?
27. How do I request Work Crew to clean up an area?
28. When and how can I serve an inmate Civil Legal papers?