Polk County Jail

February 9, 2017

Looking for Polk County Jail? There are actually six Polk County Jail facilities in the United States; they are located in Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, Iowa, Arkansas, and North Carolina. Polk County Jail, Florida Polk County, Florida actually maintains two separate jail facilities: the Central County Jail Facility, which is located at 2390 Bob Phillips Road,… Contine Reading

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Misdemeanors

February 9, 2017

  In the American criminal justice system, there are three types of laws: felonies, misdemeanors and lesser laws that might be known as ordinances or infractions.  These laws are differentiated by several factors, including the severity of the offense.  Generally, ordinances or infractions are the least serious type, misdemeanors are the second most serious type… Contine Reading

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Felonies

February 9, 2017

  A felony is defined as a crime which usually involves violence and is normally punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or in extreme cases by the death penalty. As explained in our article about misdemeanors, there are three main types of laws in the American criminal justice system: ordinances or infractions, misdemeanors,… Contine Reading

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Palm Beach County Jail Inmate Search

October 13, 2016

If you have a family member or friend that is currently incarcerated in one of the Palm Beach County Jails, this is the resource you need to conduct an inmate search, schedule a visitation, find out bail information, jail data or statistics, and more. The first step you will need to do to locate an inmate… Contine Reading

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Jail Data

October 10, 2016

It is common knowledge that the United States incarcerates more of its civilians than any other first-world nation in the world.  In fact, our incarceration rates are so high that they exceed the rates in many third-world nations and approach or exceed the incarceration rates in countries with governments that the United States has labeled… Contine Reading

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Department of Corrections

September 30, 2016

Introduction A department of corrections is a governmental agency responsible for overseeing the incarceration, release, and rehabilitation of persons convicted of crimes within the jurisdiction.[i]  These departments oversee the entire penal and rehabilitative aspects of the criminal justice system for their jurisdiction, and manage inmates at multiple prisons, jails, and other facilities within their systems…. Contine Reading

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Inmate Search

September 29, 2016

Introduction You have heard the term inmate search before, but not many families and friends know how to utilize this important tool when trying to find someone currently incarcerated. What many people do not realize until they are facing incarceration or have an incarcerated family member or loved one is that it can be difficult… Contine Reading

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Federal Bureau of Prisons

July 1, 2016

  In 1930, Congress established the Federal Bureau of Prisons by passing Pub. L. No. 71-218, 46 Stat. 325 (1930).  While there had been federal prisons prior to the passage of this act, the act allowed the federal government to organize and manage its prison system in a way that was not possible prior to… Contine Reading

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