Carbon County Jail – Rawlins, WY

Carbon County Jail is located in Carbon County, Wyoming and is the jail for the area. Are you looking for someone incarcerated at Carbon County Jail? This guide gives you about everything you might need to know about Carbon County Jail: Learn how to locate an inmate. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. How to post bail. Carbon County Jail intake procedures. Court information and records. And much more…

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The chance of going to jail is a scary and daunting thought, not only for whoever is incarcerated, but also their family and friends. This guide is designed to offer advice and information you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and any tips or comments that could help others would be appreciated.

General Information

Address

Carbon County Jail
1302 East Daley St.
Rawlins, WY 82301

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone:
Fax:

Map and Directions


Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and want to find them?

Do you know a family member or friend who has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?

In order to search who is in jail at Carbon County Jail you have to visit their link and do an inmate search.

Inmate Lookup

The Carbon County Jail Inmate List is an online list of persons who have been arrested and are in custody, including current status, how much their bail is, and visiting schedule. You can find the same information about anyone processed or discharged within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can find their arrest information fast if you have their full name, birth date, or inmate ID.

If the person you are looking for is at a different jail you can look here: Wyoming Jails


Mugshots

A mugshot, also known as a booking photo, is a photograph that the police take during jail intake processing. A mugshot is actually two photos one face photo and a profile photo. Your name and intake number will appear on the pictures, and they’re on file.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of inmates can be seen online, or you can see them in person at the Carbon County Jail. When you search for mugshots online you have to enter the inmate’s name, and a booking date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Trying to figure out how to have your mugshot removed from the Carbon County Jail site? This will be difficult, since the mugshot is a public record. You need to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. Basically, this means that your arrest record will be sealed, so no one will be able to access them. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.

For a more indepth article about removing your mugshot, the different websites with mugshots, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Once you’re locked up, your primary thought is about how to get out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, your bail amount is determined by the magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this might mean that you will either be released, or you must remain in jail until your trial.

If you do bail out you are required to promise to be there for your court date, and until that day you must not travel out of the county.

Usually, a prisoner will earn an early release in exchange for good behavior when they respect the rules and area a good inmate while incarcerated.

If you do exhibit good behavior and the jail believes you can be trusted, you might be allowed to participate in work release. Either you will have to return to the jail at the end of the day when you’re finished with work, or you may be allowed to sleep in a halfway house when you are not working.

Bail

Bail is the amount of money that you have to pay in order to be released from jail pending trial. The amount you will be required to pay all depends on the seriousness of your crime. You or someone you know will have to put up 10 percent of the total amount that was determined before you can be released. If you don’t show up for your scheduled court date, that person will lose all of the bail money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

You will need to call the Carbon County Jail. If you’ve got the person’s info, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you how much their bail is. Also, you can find out how much their bail is on the jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Bailing out of jail is never fun, but usually, it is very simple to do. To start with, figure out if it is a Cash Only Bond situation. If this is the case, you will not be able to use the services of a bail bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – the jail can’t take checks. When you’ve paid bail, the person will be released into your care. If this person doesn’t violate any of the terms of their release, the bail money you posted will be returned to you.

Bail Bondsman

If the amount of bail set is large, or you just can’t afford it, you should try a bail bondsman. They usually charge a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set, and sometimes have a minimum fee of $100. This money will not be returned to you and must be paid in cash. If bail is very large, the bail bondsman will in most cases ask to use your personal assets as collateral for the bond.

If you need a bail bondsman go to: How to find a bail bondsman

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

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


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake process is made up of the following 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 have to answer some basic questions, such as what is your full name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact person.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history.
  • You will be issued an inmate ID.
  • You will be fingerprinted.
  • They will take your mugshot.
  • All personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are released.
  • You will be allowed to use the telephone so you can 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 keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail uniform.

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Discharge Procedures

When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process may take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you can get out of jail. It also can depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a judge has to decide on the bail amount. For minor charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the date of your release, expect to be released between 9am and noon.

How To Turn Yourself In

In the event there is a, or if you have to start your sentence, it is highly advisable that you do the right thing and turn yourself into the authorities. For a warrant, report to the jail, in the reception area, and tell someone that you think they might have an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. A record check will be run, and if so, you will be taken into custody. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, go down to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order requires you to. Ensure that you are not late to report. Make sure that you only bring approved items with you, such as a driver’s license or photo ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, as well as the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

Inmates have to list information about each visitor to the jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered into a log of approved visitors as an Authorized visit. Every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Carbon County Jail can change, so visit the jail site before you go.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are typically pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or forbidden completely.

The Carbon County Jail phone number is:

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate must be sent using the US Postal Service. You cannot use any other form of mail delivery. You have to write or type the person’s name, inmate ID, and the jail address on the letter that you send. Don’t mail anything in a package or box, envelope with padding, plastic bag, or an envelope containing metal parts. All mail that you send to inmates will be opened and examined by the jail administration, and will get returned if deemed inappropriate.

Mailing Address

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

Carbon County Jail
1302 East Daley St.
Rawlins, WY 82301

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Carbon County Jail
1302 East Daley St.
Rawlins, WY 82301


The inmate mail policy at Carbon County Jail can change, so be sure to check the official Carbon County Jail site when you send a letter to an inmate.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you get arrested, you still have certain rights, one of these is that you have the right to request an attorney. Remember that you may be limited to the amount of phone calls you can make, so make sure to ask a friend or family member to find an attorney when you call them. I know you’re probably asking yourself right now ‘I don’t need a lawyer – I can just represent myself’ You’re not required to have an attorney in all cases, a criminal defense lawyer will advise you about your rights, look after your best interests and help you find your way through the criminal justice system in your county. The faster you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your charges, the better.

To read more about this subject, read: How to Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you cannot afford an attorney, a Public Defender will be assigned to you. The Public Defender Office has access to investigators, experts in forensics and social workers. You will be reassured to know that Public Defenders are full-fledged attorneys that are admitted to the State Bar and are legally licensed to practice law as an agent of the court.

Have you or someone you know used a Public Defender? What was your experience?

Court Records

Court records are a matter of public record. They contain a case file containing a docket sheet and every documents and motions that have been filed. You have the ability to access your court case records via the Carbon County website, or by going to the Clerk of Court’s office.

Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is an officer and clerk of the court who maintains court records and controls access to them. They also administer the oath for any court participant who must be under oath, and read the verdict when the jury makes their final decision. All records, documents, and evidence from your court case are kept at Carbon County Clerk of Court office.

Fees

Court fees and costs are all costs from your case, such as filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have court appointed legal counsel or a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees.

Magistrate

The magistrate is the person that presides on your case. Magistrates are judges that do many different things, which include setting your bail amount, issuing warrants, and overseeing first court appearances and detention hearings.

Pre-Sentencing

A pre-sentencing report is put together with your background information and information about the defendant’s life and history, which the judge will consider when determining the sentence. Information, details, and character witnesses will be solicited from the person on trial, the defendant’s family, and in some circumstances the victim of the crime. Be sure to remember you are able to request to get your own copy of the pre-sentencing report prior to sentencing, so you can review it and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

After being convicted of a crime, you will be sentenced. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, including community service, house arrest, and probation, to incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on sentencing guidelines and the severity of your crime, you might get taken into custody immediately, or you could receive a date to report to jail to serve out your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you need to find out if someone is locked up, or has ever been in jail?

This is pretty simple to do, just you will have to go to the jail’s website, and search using:

  • Name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their booking date if you know it.
  • or jail ID.

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

Warrant Inquiry

If you believe you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the court records on the website or you can call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are accessible to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

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

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All people registered as sex offenders have to be listed and registered on the sex offender databases required by the area they live in. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex offense. You can access these listings on the internet, but you should know that you will not be able to see the precise address, rather the neighborhood block of the address that they registered.

Court Records

Court Records are public records. These records include a case file that contains a court docket and any of the documents filed in the court case. You are able to access your court records via the internet, or at the Carbon County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These online databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from any other state. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.

A search of someone’s criminal history you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for these crimes:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug crimes like possession or trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
  • Theft.

When you do a criminal history search, in most cases will not find out if that person has had any moving violations, like:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Drivers license revoked or suspended.
  • Accidents.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find this kind of information, you have to do a search for their driving record.

    Have you ever tried to search for someone’s criminal records? How easy was it? Was your search online or did you have to call the courthouse? Was it correct? There are plenty of reasons that folks search for criminal records, and your account may make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    The FBI has their list of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Carbon County,the Carbon County Sheriff’s Department has a list of most wanted criminals, too.


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Just the thought of serving a jail sentence in Carbon County Jail is something you wish you could avoid, you will soon settle into the routine that is set for you. You will get a wake-up alarm at 6:00am, and then roll call. After roll call you will have breakfast. After breakfast, participate 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 Carbon 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 Carbon 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 process for sending funds to inmates can change, so it would be best to visit the site when you send funds to an inmate.

    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 Carbon County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Carbon 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 Carbon County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to 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 been locked up at this jail? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever visited an inmate at this jail?

    If you have, then we would like you to leave a comment below about it. Write about your jail experience so other people can learn what to expect.

    What to include in your review:

    • Conditions in Carbon County Jail.
    • Jail, yard and pod facility and layout
    • Jail staff and Guards
    • Commissary and food
    • Visitation
    • Other Inmates.
    • Prisoner safety
    • Jail gangs
    • Prisoner programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Everybody who’s been arrested and thrown in jail has at least one story to tell about it. How’d you get locked up? Did you experience fair treatment? How was day to day life at Carbon County Jail? How did you get along with the other inmates? How did it affect you to go to jail?

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