Jasper County Jail – Monticello, GA

Jasper County Jail is in Jasper County and is the jail for the area. Looking for someone in Jasper County Jail? This site gives you information about anything one might want to know about Jasper County Jailsuch as the following: How to do a jail inmate search. Find inmate mughsots. The jail’s phone number and address. Bail and how to get out of jail. Jasper County Jail intake procedures. Jasper County court information. And much more…

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The prospect of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and daunting idea, not only for whoever gets locked up, but also their family and friends. The purpose of this guide is to offer info that you need to make the process less stressfull. If you have questions, feel free to ask it, and any tips or comments that would be a benefit to others would be welcome.

General Information

Address

Jasper County Jail
1551 Hwy 212 West
Monticello, GA 31064

Phone Number and Fax Number

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Map and Directions


Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone in jail and want to find out where they are?

Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you need to find them?

To look up who is in jail at Jasper County Jail you need to visit their link and use the inmate search.

Inmate Locator

The Jasper County Jail Inmate List has information on people who are in jail, which includes status, bail amount (if applicable), and visiting hours. You can also find info for anybody arrested and processed or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to find their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.

If your friend or family member may be at another county jail you should check our Georgia county jail guide: Other County Jails in Georgia


Mugshots

A mugshot, also known as a jail booking photo, is a photograph that the jail takes when you are processed at the jail intake. A mugshot is actually one full face and a side photo. Your full name and intake number will be on the mugshot, and they will be on file at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of inmates can be seen online, or you can see them in person at the Jasper County Jail. When viewing online you have to put in the name, and the booking date, if you have it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Need to know how to have your mugshot taken down from the Jasper County Jail website? This is difficult, since your mugshot is public record. To get your mugshot removed you must file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. Basically, this means that all of your arrest records would be sealed, and will not be available to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

For a more indepth article about removing your mugshot, the various mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal services: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, if you are arrested and put in jail, your primary thought is about when and how you will get out. After you’ve been booked, your bail is decided either through a preset bail schedule or a magistrate. If there is no bail set this might mean that you will either be free to go until your court date, or you don’t get released while you wait for your court date.

If you are released from jail you will have to promise to be there for your court date, and until that day you are not allowed to travel out of the county.

In most cases, prisoners can earn time off in exchange for good behavior when they follow the rules and don’t cause any problems while they’re in jail.

If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will be required to return to jail every day when you’re finished working, or you could be allowed to live in a halfway house instead of living at the jail.

Bail

Your bail is money that you have to pay to the court system in order to be released from jail pending trial. The amount of bail that is set all depends on what crime you are charged with and how serious it is. You or someone you know will have to pay 10 percent of the total amount set in order for you to be released from jail. If you don’t go to your court date, that person will lose that money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

You will have to call the Jasper County Jail or the County Courthouse. If know the pertinent information, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you how much their bail is. You can also find out how much their bail is on the Jasper County Jail site.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Posting bail to get out of jail is never a fun thing, but most of the time, its easy if you have the money. To start with, you need to know if their bail is a Cash Only Bond. If this is the case, you won’t be able to use the services of a bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – the jail won’t accept checks. Once the cash bond has been paid, the inmate will be discharged. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If the bail amount is too high, or you can’t afford it yourself, you you should hire a bail bondsman. Bail bondsmen will generally have a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set by the magistrate, and sometimes have a minimum of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman is non-refundable and the bondsman only accepts cash. If the bail has been set really high, the bail bondsman may use assets as collateral.

If you need a bail bondsman go to: Find a bail bondsman

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Released For Time Served
  • Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Released On House Arrest
  • Get Released on Your Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The intake process takes you through the following steps:

  • You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
  • Firstly, you have to answer a bunch of questions, like what is your legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact.
  • They’ll also ask about your medical and mental history.
  • You’ll be given an inmate ID number.
  • You will be fingerprinted.
  • They will take your mugshot.
  • All personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
  • They will let you make a telephone call to call a member of your family, friend, or bondsman to arrange bail.
  • If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jumpsuit.

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Discharge Procedures

When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged takes between 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the quicker you post bail, the quicker you will get let go. It also can depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if the judge needs to figure out the bail amount. For a minor charge, 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 date of your release, you should expect to be released that morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

out against you, or if you have to begin your sentence in jail, it is recommended that you follow the rules and turn yourself in willingly. If you have a warrant, go down to the jail reception area, and tell someone that you think there may be a warrant for your arrest. They will check to see if you have a warrant, and if they verify that you have one, they will take you into custody and begin the intake process. When reporting to serve a sentence, go to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Be sure that you don’t show up late. Make sure that you only bring allowed items when you turn yourself in, for example a driver’s license or even photo ID, any prescription medication you might take, as well as the official sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate have to provide each visitor’s name to the jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be put in the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor is required to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will be turned away.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so it would be wise to visit the official Jasper County Jail jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

All phone calls from jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are typically more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when and 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 are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or cut altogether.

The Jasper County Jail phone number is:

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mail has to be sent using US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other type of mail or package delivery. You must write or type the inmate’s name, inmate ID, and the address of the jail on the outside of the letter that you send. Do not mail anything in a box or package, envelope with padding or insulation, bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. All mail that you send to inmates gets opened and inspected and read by the staff, and the mail will be sent back if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Jasper County Jail:

Jasper County Jail
1551 Hwy 212 West
Monticello, GA 31064

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Jasper County Jail
1551 Hwy 212 West
Monticello, GA 31064


The Jasper County Jail mail policy changes frequently, so you should visit the official website before you send a letter to an inmate there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you have been arrested, you still have certain rights, and an important one is your right to request an attorney. You won’t get many phone calls in jail, so it is a good idea to ask a friend or family member to locate an attorney for you. You might be asking yourself ‘do I really need an attorney?’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, an attorney will make sure you know your rights, look after your best interests and help you through the complicated court system in Jasper County. The quicker you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your situation, the better off you’ll be.

For more information on this subject, click: Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you’ve been arrested and cannot afford a lawyer, you will get a public defender. Also, the Public Defender has access to private investigators, crime scene and forensics experts and case workers. You will be reassured to know that Public Defenders are full-fledged attorneys, admitted to the State Bar and are licensed to practice law and represent you in court.

Have you or someone you know had to use the services of a Public Defender? How did they do?

Court Records

Jasper County court records are are public records and are available upon request. Court records contain a court case file containing a sheet called a docket sheet and every documents and motions that have been filed. You have the ability to access your court records via the website, or at the Clerk of Court’s office.

Clerk of Court

The Jasper County Clerk of Court is a member of the court who maintains court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath for anyone testifying in court, and also read the jury’s verdict. All records, documents, and evidence related to your case are kept at the Jasper County Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court costs and court fees are all costs associated with your court case, such as for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you cannot afford these fees and have been assigned a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees and won’t have to pay them.

Magistrate

The Jasper County magistrate acts as the judge that will preside on your court case. Magistrates are judges that do a number of different things, like determing how much your bail will be, writing arrest warrants, and overseeing preliminary court proceedings and detention hearings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is prepared with background information and information about the defendant’s life and public history, which the magistrate judge will review and take into consideration when determining your sentence. Information, details, and character witnesses will be gathered from the person on trial, his or her family, and in some circumstances the victim. Keep in mind that you can request to see a copy of this report before you are sentenced, so you have the opportunity to correct any mistakes that it contains.

Sentencing

After being convicted of a crime, you will be sentenced. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, ranging from community service and probation, to incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on the severity of the crime, you might get taken into custody, right there in court, or you could receive a date that you are required to go to jail to serve out your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Want to find out if someone is in jail, or has ever been in jail?

To do so, you should access the Jasper County jail website and do an inmate search lookup, and search by:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their approximate booking date.
  • and their jail ID.

If you’re not sure if this person is in jail or not, you can also call the jail confirm whether they’ve been arrested or not.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have an outstanding warrant, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Jasper County court website or you can call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Jasper County jail, by phone, in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and the information is accessible by the public.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when you get served with papers, which can be, subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can find these by getting in touch with the Jasper County Sheriff’s office, online or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All convicted sex offenders have to be listed and registered on a sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex offense. You are able to view these offenders on the website, but you should know that you can’t see the exact address, but rather the neighborhood block they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records. These records include a case file that contains a court docket and all of the documents filed in your case. You can access court records on the website, or at the Jasper County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are all linked so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to the Jasper County Courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.

A criminal history search you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for these crimes:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug Possession.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes like assault or murder.
  • Theft.

When you do a criminal history search, in most cases won’t be able to find out if someone has had any infractions like moving violations:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Drivers license suspended or revoked.
  • Accidents.
  • Moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To get driving histories, you have to do a search for their driving history.

    Have you ever had to search for criminal records of someone you know? Was it a difficult process? Did you search online or did you call the courthouse? was the information you recieved correct? There are plenty of reasons that folks look up criminal backgrounds and records, and your story could help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    On a Federal level, the FBI has a listing of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Jasper County,the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department keeps their own list of most wanted criminals and fugitives.

    FBI Top Ten Most Wanted List:

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Department Ten Most Wanted List:


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    While the prospect of serving a jail sentence in Jasper County Jail is no fun, you will soon get used to the daily routine there. You will get a wake-up alarm each morning at six in the morning, and then roll call. You will then eat breakfast. When you finish breakfast you will have to work in the work program or other activity that you are assigned. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Jasper County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Jasper County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    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.

    The procedure to send money to someone in jail at Jasper County Jail can change, so be sure to review the official website when you send any money.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Jasper County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Jasper County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Jasper County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You must be over the age of 21.
    • You must possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You must be a US Citizen.
    • You must pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You must pass a drug test.
    • You must have a good level of fitness.
    • You must be in good health.
    • You must have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever spent any time in this jail? Do you know someone there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate in this jail?

    If yes, then you should tell us about it. Write down your experience so that other people will know what to expect.

    Things you might want to include in your comment:

    • Conditions in Jasper County Jail.
    • Jail, yard and pod layout and facility
    • Guards and staff
    • Food and commissary
    • Visitation Days
    • The other inmates.
    • Prisoner safety
    • Gang activity
    • Activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Everybody who’s been arrested and thrown in jail has a story to tell. Why’d you get arrested? Did you experience fair treatment? What was it like in jail? Were the other inmates cool? How did it affect you to go to jail?

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