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Fun Ideas for Inmate Mail

Writing to your inmate is an invaluable way to communicate. You'll have your share of serious life issues letters, but here are some fun ways to entertain each other through letters. These can be done on postcards, too. Top 5 + 5 = 10 Each of you make a list of your favorite five things […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Georgia?

Georgia law is very clear on its position regarding convicted felons in that state owning or possessing firearms: It follows the federal law when it comes to guns and felons. The Basics: With the exception of a felony conviction that is non-violent and related exclusively to a business-related crime, if you have ever been convicted […]

Visiting jail for the first time? Here's what to expect.

Visiting an inmate in jail for the first time is like waiting to see a dentist. The anticipation and worry constantly increases until you are there and you realize it was not as bad as you thought it would be. Knowing what to expect before that first jail visit will reduce your anxiety. Expect to […]

Consequences of Introducing Contraband

It might be tempting to bring your inmate something from the outside, but doing so can have very serious consequences. If your inmate asks you to bring something illegal into the facility, he or she is not thinking clearly, therefore, it is up to you to be strong and not get the both of you […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Michigan

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Michigan include: Pending Cases If you are charged with a crime, but have not yet […]

Can Inmates Receive Visitors While they are in the Hospital?

Most inmate medical needs are taken care of at the county jail through a doctor and nursing staff. Sometimes a health condition arises that requires hospitalization. Hospital visitation rules depend on several factors: Jail rules: Some jails have a non-negotiable rule that inmates in the hospital cannot receive visitors. They consider it a security

Are Penalties Stiffer For Selling Drugs in a Drug-Free School Zone?

Being accused of dealing drugs or having enough in your possession for resale is a serious situation, but many states have also implemented additional penalties for drug situations near a school. Each state sets its own rules about this, but in most cases it is a higher grade of felony with longer sentences. What is […]

Can a Felon Own a Gun In West Virginia?

West Virginia still requires you to receive a pardon from the governor's office before you can own/possess a gun in that state. Obtaining a pardon in West Virginia is very difficult. Over a recent period of nine different governors, only 131 pardons were granted out of all that applied. An attorney experienced in obtaining felony […]

A Bath Salt Addict Describes Why She Gave Them Up

How did you discover bath salts? I was on probation and my probation officer was giving me random drug tests. A friend told me that the current drug screens being used in my county didn't check for bath salts so it would be a high that I couldn't be violated for. I decided to try […]

An Inmate Must Communicate With the Jail Nurses for Good Care

Due to HIPPA laws, most nurses will refuse to discuss your inmate's medical condition with you unless the inmate provides prior written permission. It will be up to the inmate to work the system from inside. These steps will guide both the inmate and his family on the best way to get medical care while […]

Time Inmate Visitation So it Works

Many jails provide a variety of visitation options during the week and you should take advantage of this if you can. Though your inmate will be thrilled to see you at any time, strategic scheduling can make a big difference in the quality of the visit. Time of Day Choose a time that he or […]

Average Prison Sentence Per Offense

The one thing that is consistent about US prison sentences is their inconsistency. Each state sets its own rules to use for each criminal offense. The more serious crimes, called felonies, are typically given longer sentences, while less serious crimes, called misdemeanors have shorter sentences. Taking a life — A premeditated murder can result

Why Can't I Put a Three-Way Call Through for an Inmate?

Your inmate might ask you to put a telephone call of his through to another person by using the three-way system. Most cell phones and landlines are set up so that three people can converse on one phone call. Jails around the country typically don't allow this. Here are some of the facts. Why Do […]

Pregnant and in Prison – Now What?

Going to prison or jail while you are pregnant sometimes can't be helped, but you will need to be sure you get the proper treatment and medical care while incarcerated. You'll also need to make arrangements for the baby after he or she is born. Banking on the belief you will be released before your […]

How to Get Your Visitation Suspension Lifted

The hardest part of having your jail visits suspended indefinitely is not having any idea when or if you are going to be able to visit your inmate again. In most cases, visits are suspended due to the visitor violating visitation rules. There are things you can do to try and those visits reinstated. Get […]

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The Muscogee County Jail in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Muscogee County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Muscogee County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Muscogee County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Georgia Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Muscogee County Jail are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facility in Muscogee County, Georgia is: Muscogee County Prison & Correctional Institution. In addition, Muscogee County houses the following juvenile facilities: A. Cohn Reg. Youth Detention Ctr., Muscogee Youth Development Campus.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Muscogee County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Muscogee County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Muscogee County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Muscogee County Jail Inmate Search

Muscogee County Sheriff

Muscogee County Criminal Court

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Georgia Muscogee 800
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
700 10th Street
Columbus, GA 31901-2899
FAX NUMBERS
Muscogee County Prison: 706-653-4977
Sheriff: 706-225-4563

VISITATION SCHEDULE:

Monday to Friday - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Monday to Friday - 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday - 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Visitors must be on the inmate's approved visitor list and must schedule a visit at least one day in advance. Appointments can be made on the phone by calling 706-225-4563 or in person at the jail M-F - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM or 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM weekends.

Children under 17 may only visit (with parent or guardian) after 5:00 PM weekdays or any time on weekends.

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Inmate deposits can be done at the kiosk in the jail lobby. You can also send the inmate a money order by mail.

Muscogee County Jail - Georgia


The Muscogee County Jail's Inmate Search only allows you to look up one inmate name at a time. However, you can open a list of all Muscogee County Jail inmates, their criminal charges and bail amounts by going here:

1. Click on Start Button

2. Choose Georgia.

3. Choose Muscogee County

4. Enter Inmate's name, then click Next.

If you want to see all of the inmates in the Muscogee County Jail, you can see a list of everyone by entering the letter ‘A’ in the field for the 'Last Name' and then clicking 'Next'.

You can also call the Jail for information - 706-653-4258 or call the Sheriff's office at 706-653-4225.
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Can a Felon Possess a Gun In California?

California law allows some convicted felons to own or possess guns. Federal law still makes it a crime to do so, and in some cases the feds have pursued prosecution of those who possess guns in states that permit it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter, but the basics of California laws […]

Will They Let Me Drive an Inmate to the Doctor?

For the most part, any time a county jail inmate leaves a jail, official personnel transport him to medical appointments, but in some counties, depending on the circumstances, family members are allowed to provide the transportation. Each jail sets the rules. Here are some general guidelines: The severity of the crime comes into play. Obviously, […]

Caring for an Inmate, Even If You Can't Visit the Jail or Prison

Visits are a lifeline for most inmates, but if his jail is very far away, or there are other reasons that make it impossible for you to visit, there are other steps you can take to let him know he is not alone. Lots of mail: Even if you can't write a letter each day […]

When 12-Step Programs Don't Work For You

The 12-Step program is not the only method used in rehabs to assist addicts in getting clean and living sober lifestyles. Some rehabs accomplish the same goals through the following means: Medication Medications are available to assist with addiction. For Opiate addicts, the medication blocks Opiate cravings and in some cases will cause you to […]

Support for Inmates with Chronic Health Issues

Various services are offered to inmates who have sicknesses that require attention, but it's important to establish the needed Medications: Your inmate should receive medication for chronic health conditions with two exceptions. • Narcotics will not be given. Instead, a non-narcotic substitute will be used • Regardless of what prescriptions your inmate

5 Steps to Mailing Commissary Money to a Federal Inmate

In addition to these five steps below, keep in mind that when you mail the commissary funds, they must go through the United States Postal Service. You cannot use Federal Express, United Parcel or other similar services. Step 1 Know where to send it. All federal commissary money must be sent to a central post […]

Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?

A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps. Find out the Rules Some jails will not allow anyone on probation or parole to […]

Prison Skills Applied After Release

Getting out of prison and starting over is not easy, but with a little creative thinking, you can use the abilities you learned while incarcerated into useful tools for life. Organization – Almost everyone who goes into prison comes out much more organized in all aspects of life. Whether it has to do with keeping […]

Five Fun Photo Ideas to Send Pictures to Your Inmate

Face it. You can only send so many selfies, family group shots or photos of the dog on the couch to your inmate before it becomes boring for both of you. Try these ideas to spice up the fun! Have a party for the inmate Gather friends and family together and have a party. Choose […]

Staying Fit in County Jail: Walking and Jogging in the POD

When you're locked up, your diet is not going to be the best when it comes to healthy, low-fat foods. This translates to weight gain unless you take steps to counteract the food's effect on your body. While state prisons often have outdoor yards that contain exercise equipment, many county jails don't even let the […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Michigan

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Michigan include: Pending Cases If you are charged with a crime, but have not yet […]

5 Things Not to Talk About During Jail Calls

When he calls, it is a natural instinct to talk to him about what's going on in your life, but be careful. Never lie to him, but be smart about what topics you bring up to speak about. These 5 things should probably wait for an in person visit or for when he comes home. […]

Inmate Visitation Suggestions

You have to schedule inmate visits into all of the other things going on in your life. To an inmate, your visit is the highlight of his week. You know that, but you also have a lot going on in your life. Make sure your time is well spent by reviewing these guidelines. Always be […]

Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail

The logistics of visiting an inmate who is incarcerated very far from where you live can be tricky. If the jail has very short visits or requires a specific visitation registration processes, it makes it even more difficult. Some jails make exceptions for those who must travel to visit the inmate. How Far is Far? […]

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  1. cecil terry Sun, Apr 03 2011 3:09 AM

    Cecil Terry

  2. Margie Moore Wed, May 02 2012 10:13 AM

    To whom it may concern, I am trying to find out when my son Brandon Griffin goes to court.He is in jail for violation of probation and I want to be in court when he goes and I can't find out anything.His probation officer want tell me and I want to be there so if theres any way someone can find out and please let me know i would greatly appreciate it.Thanks Margie Moore

  3. MICHEAL PERKINS Thu, Feb 28 2013 12:59 PM

    I WOULD JUST LIKE TO SAY IF YOU HAVE A SON, UNCLE, FATHER, BROTHER, OR ANYONE LOCKED UP AT THIS JAIL YOU NEED TO START A RALLY TO GET THIS JAIL TO REVISE ALOT OF THEIR RULES THAT GOVERN THESE INMATES AT THIS JAIL. BEING THAT THEY EVEN HOUSE COUNTY JAIL INMATES AT THIS JAIL, WHEN YOU HAVE THE MAJORITY OF THE INMATES HERE DOING STATE TIME. I THOUGHT THIS WAS ILLEGAL, WHEN IT'S A CONFLICT OF INTEREST TO HOUSE THESE INMATES TOGETHER. THE GUILTY AND THE NOT GUILTY. ALSO THEY CLAIM THAT THE INMATES, STATE, RECIEVES 8 DOLLARS A DAY, WHEN THEY HAVE BEEN EMBEZZELING MONEY AND GIVING THE INMATES 3 DOLLARS A DAY. THEY HAD FIRED NUMEROUS AMOUNTS OF PEOPLE FOR THIS, BUT THE CONDITIONS THAT THE INMATES LIVE UNDER ARE OBTROCIOUS AND UNSANITARY. THEY EVEN HAVE RODENTS AND ROACHES IN THEIR KITCHEN STILL FEEDING INMATES. THEY WORK EVERYDAY AND DONT EVEN WANT TO GIVE THESE INMATES A COUPLE OF HOT MEALS A DAY!! THEY DON'T SERVE ANY REAL MEAT TO KEEP UP WITH THE BODY SYSTEM, SO IF THE BODY IS NOT FUNCTIONONG RIGHT THEN AN INMATE CAN BECOME SICK. THEY ALSO STICK YOU IN ISOLATION IF YOU ARE SICK OR JUST CAN'T MAKE IT TO WORK THAT DAY. THEY USED TO BEAT UP THE INMATES A LOT, BUT THEY STOPPED DUE TO SOME NEW WARDEN THAT PROMISED ALOT AND DID NOT DELIVER. WARDEN ANDERSON AND DEPUTY WARDEN BOONE TORE THAT JAIL APRT. THEY ONLY CAN WATCH 4 CHANNELS ON THE T.V. WHEN THEY SAVE COLUMBUS GEORGIA MILLIONS OF DOLLARS EVRY MONTH!!!??/ THIS IS A JAIL THAT NEEDS HELP AND THE STAFF NEEDS TO BE FIRED FROM THEIR DUTIES TO PUT PEOPLE IN THEIR POSTIONS THAT CARE FOR THE INMATES. THEY SAY CARE, CUSTODY, AND CONTROL, BUT ALL I HAVE SEEN IS CONTROL. STEALING MONEY IS A FEDERAL OFFENSE. THE FEDERAL PEOPLE NEED TO CLOSE THIS JAIL AND RUN IT BETTER. THERE ARE PEOPLE THERE THAT ARE LOVED AND MISSED DEARLY. YES, THEY ARE THERE FOR CRIMES COMMITTED, BUT WHEN DOES THE REAL REHABILITATION COMES IN AT??? YOU TELL ME.....

  4. MICHEAL PERKINS Thu, Feb 28 2013 1:02 PM

    OH, YES, THE COMMENTS I JUST MADE REFERS TO MUSCOGEE COUNTY JAIL. PLEASE PEOPLE LOOK ALIVE AND GET SOMETHING DONE ABOUT THIS JAIL, BECAUSE IT IS TIME FOR CHANGES TO BE MADE TO THIS CORRUPT FACILITY. PLEASE...

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