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The Baytown Police Jail, is a municipal police jail facility in Baytown, Texas. Baytown is located in Harris County and Chambers County, and is frequently considered a suburb city of Houston, Texas. It is operated by the Baytown Police Department. The Baytown Police Department is run by the Administrative Bureau, which consists of a Chief of Police, an Administrative Assistant, and a Legal Adviser. The Administrative Bureau works together with Bureau Commanders to run the police department. Bureaus include: community services, investigations, patrol, and support services. The Support Bureau houses the jail, as well as police records, support service, and property. The Jail holds all of the arrestees in Baytown until they are released or transferred to the Harris County Jail.
When a person is arrested by the Baytown Police, he is taken to the Baytown Jail, where he is turned over to a City Jailer. The City Jailer inventories the person’s personal property and takes it into custody for safekeeping before booking the person into the jail. The booking process usually begins about 45 minutes after an arrest. Booking includes fingerprinting and photographing an incoming jail resident.
Prisoners at the Baytown Police Jail can earn “jail credit” for some offenses. If a defendant has a City of Baytown Class C misdemeanor ticket or warrant, then they may be required to pay a fine. Instead of paying the fine, a person can opt to serve jail time. The jail credit is determined by a municipal judge, in accordance with state law and in accordance with the city’s guidelines for the monetary value of the time served. Jail Credit is not applied to all arrests, only to some Class C Misdemeanors.
When looking at an inmate’s booking data, you may see that the inmate has been arrested on one of two types of warrants. An arrest warrant is a warrant where no plea has been entered. Inmates who have been arrested on an arrest warrant are able to post bond, either personally or through a bail bond company or attorney, to pay for this type of warrant. The purpose of the bond is to ensure that the person will appear in court. A capias warrant is a warrant in a situation where a plea has been entered and the prisoner did not follow through with the court’s agreement. A capias warrant can only be resolved by paying the fine in full or serving time until enough jail credit has been earned to pay off any fines.
Some inmates taken into custody by the Baytown Police may be transferred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody. The Baytown Jail does not have information on prisoners who have been transferred into ICE’s custody.
Baytown Police Jail
3100 North Main
Baytown, TX 77521
Baytown Police Jail
3100 N. Main
Baytown, TX 77521
Baytown Police Jail
3100 N. Main
Baytown, TX 77521
Prisoners are only kept in the Baytown Police Jail for very short periods of time. Therefore, while prisoners can receive mail, mail may not be the best way to communicate with inmates.
You cannot bring personal convenience items or money to be placed in the prisoner’s property. However, if a prisoner is on prescription medication, it can be brought to the jail and will be dispensed to the prisoner in the prescribed manner.
Prisoner property will not be released unless the prisoner has granted written permission authorizing the release of the property. In order to claim the property, you must present a driver’s license or other type of a government-issued identification card, then sign the property release form.
As with other jail facilities, the Baytown Jail does not allow prisoners to receive certain items. While they do not publish a list of contraband, some of the items that are usually considered contraband include: tobacco products; stamps; drugs; unknown substances on paper, envelopes, or photos; alcohol; lipstick, perfume, cologne, or scented items; inflammatory materials including racist or religiously bigoted materials; stickers; sexually explicit photos; string; gang-related materials; ribbon; food items; tape; cardstock; confetti; post-it notes or other sticky notes; money; musical cards; books; glitter; labels; magazines; plastic; glitter pens; laminated objects; white-out; metal objects; paint; Polaroid pictures; nude or semi-nude photos; cardboard; or construction papers.
The Baytown Police Jail’s main information number is 281-422-8371. You can contact that number to find out information about the jail, including information about inmates. Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls, and the jail will not take messages for inmates. However, if there is a verifiable emergency, the jail may have the inmate return your call.
The Baytown Police Jail maintains an inmate roster on the city of Baytown’s website. This jail occupancy data on this website comes directly from the Police Department’s Jail Computer, and is obtained from inmates during the booking process. The information included on this inmate roster includes the inmate’s name, date of birth, arrest date, arrest time, and the charges against the inmate. There is no additional information available online, but you can contact the jail by phone to find out more information about each inmate. The jail’s phone number is 281-422-8371.
While the Baytown Police Jail does not maintain a list specifically dedicated to recent arrests, its inmate roster could serve that function. That is because the Baytown Jail is a temporary holding facility, dedicated to holding inmates for relatively brief periods of time; inmates who will be incarcerated for longer periods of time are transferred to the Harris County Jail.
There is no online database of booking photos/mugshots for the Baytown Police Jail. However, prisoners are photographed at booking.
The Baytown Police Jail offers visitation for prisoners who are incarcerated in the facility. Jail visiting hours are separated by gender. Visitation is daily. Visitation for male inmates is 8am to 11am (you must arrive by 10:45am to have visitation that day). Visitation for female inmates is 2pm to 5pm (you must arrive by 4:45pm to visitation that day). Visit for inmates in segregation, both male and female, is 6pm to 8pm (you must arrive by 7:45pm to have visitation that day).
The Baytown Police Jail’s visitation requirements are relatively lax when compared to visitation at other facilities:
Visits are limited to 20 minutes per each visitation period.
Prisoners may have only one visitor at a time.
Visitors must be appropriately dressed. While the Baytown Police Jail does not have a published dress code, the following dress code applies to most jail facilities: no tank tops, no spaghetti straps, no crop-tops, no short-shorts, no mini-skirts, no see through clothing, no mesh clothing, no profane statements on the clothing, and all visitors should wear appropriate undergarments.
Visitors must be at least 17 years of age.
Prisoners must present a state-issued driver’s license or ID card, or other government issued ID. These ID’s must have a photo, last name, first name, and date-of-birth.
All visitors will be checked for outstanding warrants.
All visitors are subject to search prior to entering the visitation room.
After booking, inmates receive a single free phone call to notify someone that they have been booked and are in jail. After that point, inmates are permitted to make phone calls, but all phone calls must be collect calls. The Baytown Police Jail does not have a contract with any phone services and prisoners do not have a phone service. They can only make collect calls. Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls.
Many jail facilities offer commissary or canteen services for inmates. In those facilities, inmates have inmate trust accounts, which may also be known as commissary accounts or canteen accounts. The purpose of these accounts is to give inmates an opportunity to purchase items that are not provided by the jail. These items generally include things like hygiene items, recreational items, writing materials, snacks, and sometimes over-the-counter medications. In facilities that offer commissary or canteen services, prisoners generally have to place their orders several days in advance of delivery.
The Baytown Police Jail does not have inmate trust accounts. They do not have commissary services like you might find at a longer-term incarceration facility. This is due to the fact that inmates are generally in the facility for very short periods of time.
In addition, inmates cannot receive money or personal items of convenience to be put in the prisoner’s property. They will allow you to bring prescription medication for the prisoner to use, and it will be dispensed to them in the prescribed manner.
Prisoners can release their property to others. To give the property to others, a prisoner needs to grant written permission authorizing the release of that property. In order to claim the property, a person must present a driver’s license or other government-issued identification, and sign the property release form.
The Baytown Police Jail police roster does not have information about an inmate’s bail. You can find out information about an inmate’s bail at the arraignment. An arraignment is a formal meeting between the prisoner and the judge, where the judge informs the prisoner of the charges against him, reads the prisoner his rights, and advises the prisoner of the bond amounts. Arraignments are held daily during the week, generally around 10am. There are also once-daily arraignments on the weekend.
The Baytown Police Jail only accepts payments for a prisoner’s Class C misdemeanor charges. To pay for a prisoner’s Class C charges, you can bring a money order made out to the Baytown Municipal Court for the full amount of the fine that is owed. You can contact the jail beforehand and find out the amount that is due before obtaining a money order.
Prisoners who have City of Baytown Class C misdemeanor warrants can resolve them with cash, credit card (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover), jail credit, or a combination of jail credit and payment
Jail credit refers to a way for inmates to earn credit towards any fines due for Class C misdemeanors. This refers to serving time in lieu of paying a fine. The municipal judge, state law, and the city of Baytown’s guidelines allow for certain time in jail to count as an amount of a fine. Jail Credit cannot be applied to all arrests, only to some Class C Misdemeanors. Furthermore, judges must approve a prisoner for jail credit.
Prisoners cannot resolve Class C misdemeanor warrants from other cities at the Baytown Police Jail. Instead, they must contact the issuing city directly. The City of Baytown will not accept bonds or fine amounts for another jurisdiction. In addition, most county agencies will not allow cities like Baytown to accept bonds or fines for the county agency; payment must be made to the issuing agency.
Inmates who are arrested for a felony or misdemeanor (other than Class C misdemeanors) can bond out of jail. To handle bond, you should contact an attorney or a bail bond company. The Baytown Municipal Court and the Baytown Jail do not accept bonds of fines for these charges; they only accept payments for charges originating in the Baytown Municipal Court.
Neither the jail nor city employees can recommend a bail bond company or an attorney. However, bail bond companies and attorneys may be found in the Yellow Pages, on the internet, or using directory assistance.
If a prisoner had a vehicle impounded at the time of arrest, you can contact the Baytown Police Department to find out how to get the vehicle. You will need the vehicle’s make, model, and license plate number.
Prisoners who are released from the Baytown City Jail can be picked up in the jail’s lobby. The jail’s address is 3100 North Main, Baytown, Texas 77521.
The Baytown Police Jail is the local jail facility for Baytown, Texas. The Baytown Police Jail is located at 3100 North Main, Baytown, TX 77521. You can reach the Baytown Police Jail’s by phone during both normal operating hours and after regular house, at the main information number, which is 281-422-8371.
Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls at the jail. However, if you believe that someone you know is incarcerated at the jail, you can contact the jail at that number to find out information about the inmate. If you plan on paying for an inmate’s Class C misdemeanor warrants that were issued by the City of Baytown, please contact the jail beforehand in order to make sure you have the correct amount of the warrants.
Inmates who are brought to the Baytown City Jail, is brought to the City Jailer, where processing begins. Inmates are booked into the jail, a process that includes fingerprinting and mugshots/booking photos. However, the Baytown City Jail does not provide a database of those mugshots.
Generally, inmates detained at the Baytown Police Jail are there for one of two reasons: arrested on an arrest warrant or arrested, or detained on a capias warrant. The type of warrant is important because it helps determine whether or not an inmate will be allowed to post bail. An arrest warrant is a warrant that is issued before a defendant has appeared before the judge, where no plea has been entered. Defendants arrested on arrest warrants are able to post bond, either personally or through a bail bond company or attorney, to pay for this type of warrant. (This is true unless the defendant is facing charges in addition to the Class C misdemeanors charged by the city; inmates may not be eligible for bond on all charges). Under these circumstances, the bond is to help ensure that the person will appear in court. However, when a capias warrant is issued, the defendant has already been given the opportunity to post bond, but has failed to follow through with the terms of his or her bond agreement. Therefore, when a defendant is arrested on a capias warrant, he or she cannot bond out of jail. Instead, these warrants can only be resolved The purpose of the bond is to ensure that the person will appear in court. A capias warrant is a warrant in a situation where a plea has been entered and the prisoner did not follow through with the court’s agreement. A capias warrant can only be resolved by paying the fine in full or serving time until enough jail credit has been earned to pay off any fines. One way defendants can pay off their fines is by serving jail credit, which is translated into a monetary amount to pay for fines.
Warden or Supervisor: Chief C. Keith Dougherty Daily Inmate Count: 17 Security Level(s): minimum
3100 N Main St
Baytown, TX 77521, USA
3100 N Main St
Baytown, TX 77521, USA
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