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The Breckinridge County Detention Center in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, 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 Breckinridge County Detention Center 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 Breckinridge County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Breckinridge 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 Kentucky Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Breckinridge County Detention Center 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.

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



Breckinridge County Detention Center Inmate Search

Breckinridge Sheriff | Hardinsburg Police

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Kentucky Breckinridge 200
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
500 Glen Nash Road
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
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Inmate's first and last name
Breckinridge County Detention Center
500 Glen Nash Road
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
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FAX NUMBERS
Jail (Main): 270-756-6355
Sheriff: 270-756-5444
Hardinsburg Police: 270-756-2029
 

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  1. Kimberly Hafley Sat, Sep 13 2014 1:44 PM

    I would very much like to see my son Jason Hafley. I'm his mother and I have driven 2100 miles to see him and help his family and for them to help me because I am disabled and need help doing many things. I have just recently been discharged from the nursing home in Hardinsburg I have not seen my son in 15 years and I need to see my s, I have missed him so much and have not been able to be there for him in the past. I'm not on his paper work because we didn't know if I could get here from Washington state Thank you for your consideration, Kim Hafley

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Visiting an Inmate in the Breckinridge County Detention Center in Kentucky

Breckinridge County, KY has one main detention center in the area and it is called the Breckinridge County Detention Center. Located in Hardinsburg, Kentucky, the Breckinridge County Detention Center is located at 500 Glen Nash Road, Hardinsburg, Kentucky.

Visiting Rules

Visiting rules for the Breckinridge County Detention Center are as follows: every visitor must sign in at the beginning of their visitation appointment using their photo identification card. The Breckinridge County Detention Center has many strict rules and regulations for visitation and every visitor and inmate must follow them completely. For visitation, each visitor must first be approved by the Breckinridge County Detention Center and the information is provided by the inmate. The inmate must give the Breckinridge County Detention Center the visitor’s date of birth and name. Each visitor will be entered in the visitation notations at the Breckinridge County Detention Center. No one that has not been approved first by the Breckinridge County Detention Center will be admitted into visitation.

  • Visitors must first be approved by the Breckinridge County Detention Center
  • Visitors must provide a photo identification card when visiting the detention center
  • Each visitors name and date and birth must be provided in advance by the inmate
  • Visitors as well as inmates must follow all rules and regulations set by the staff
  • Every visitor to the Breckinridge County Detention Center must be properly dressed
  • No visitor without a photo identification card will be allowed into visitation

The visiting rules and regulations change on a regular basis. If you are looking for the most updated information on the Breckinridge County Detention Center, please visit their website at www.breckinridgecountydetention.com

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How to use the Inmate Search for Breckinridge County Detention Center in Kentucky

For the ease of inmate’s loved ones and friends, the Breckinridge County Detention Center provides a simple inmate list located directly from their website. The link is at the bottom of the home page to the Breckinridge County Detention Center website. The inmate search link is provided by the jail tracker database which provides each inmate’s name along with other pertinent information regarding the inmate.

[Article_Ad_2]If you are interested in using the jail tracker inmate search system for the Breckinridge County Detention Center, then you will first need to visit the Breckinridge County Detention Center website at www.breckinridgecountydetention.com and click on the search for inmates “here” link at the bottom of the home page. This link will take you directly to the inmate search option for the Breckinridge County Detention Center. The inmate search tool can be utilized by name (first or last). The inmate search list is also in alphabetical order if you wish to search through the pages one by one.

The jail tracker option for the Breckinridge County Detention Center inmate search provides the following information about every inmate:

  • name
  • age
  • weight
  • height
  • hair color
  • eye color
  • mugshot
  • race
  • sex
  • booking date
  • arresting officer
  • badge
  • arresting agency
  • arresting date
  • address
  • zip code
  • inmate classification

The Breckinridge County Detention Center coupled with the jail tracker database provides all the information needed in order for loved ones and friends to find an inmate at the detention center. The jail tracker database can be accessed 24 hours a day and is free to use. The direct link to the jail tracker database for the Breckinridge County Detention Center is: http://www.breckinridgecountydetention.com/Breckinridge_inmatelist.html

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Breckinridge County Detention Center in Kentucky

The Breckinridge County Detention Center provides many options for communication between the inmates and the outside world of their family and friends. The easiest communication for many inmates happens to be the privilege of using the telephone at the Breckinridge County Detention Center. The other options for communication include mail and visitation.

Telephone

Telephones are provided to each inmate at the Breckinridge County Detention Center. Telephone privileges can be revoked at any time for bad behavior. Inmates must purchase a pre-paid telephone card at the Breckinridge County Detention Center. Friends and family members may deposit money into the inmate’s account at the Breckinridge County Detention Center ensuring the inmates will be able to purchase pre-paid phone cards and other items at the Breckinridge County Detention Center commissary.

Friends and family members may also send a money order, cash or a check to the Breckinridge County Detention Center in order for the inmate to purchase a pre-paid phone card. No inmate is allowed more than $290 in their account at one time. The Breckinridge County Detention Center provides no time limits for inmates that want to use the telephone, but the inmate must keep in mind that other inmates could be waiting in line to use the telephone as well. If an inmate does not utilize good behavior while using the telephone at the Breckinridge County Detention Center, their telephone privileges could be suspended or taken away altogether.

The phone number for the Breckinridge County Detention Center is: (270) 756-2361

Mail

The Breckinridge County Detention Center makes it easy for friends and family members to send mail items to inmates. In regards to mail items sent to inmates, it is vital that each sender provide the inmate name and the inmate ID directly on the front of the envelope to ensure that the correct mail item gets to the correct inmate. There are no drop-off mail options allowed at the Breckinridge County Detention Center. Each mail item must be mailed via the United States Postal Service (USPS). Along with the name of the inmate and the ID of the inmate, the Breckinridge County Detention Center address must be clearly written on the front of the envelope as well. Each mail item will be examined by the Breckinridge County Detention Center staff and if any mail item is deemed inappropriate, the mail will be sent back immediately.

The rules and regulations for mail items are as follows:

  • Mail must not contain any type of metal
  • Mail must not be in a box
  • Mail must not come with padded packaging
  • Mail must not be in a bag
  • Mail must include the inmate name, inmate ID and jail address written on the front
  • Mail must come only in an unpadded envelope

Breckinridge County Detention Center Mailing Address:

Breckinridge County Jail
PO Box 127
Hardinsburg, KY 40143

Visitation

Visitation is provided at the Breckinridge County Detention Center. Each visitor must first be approved by the Breckinridge County Detention Center staff. The inmate must provide the Breckinridge County Detention Center with each visitors name and their birth date before the visitation process. Strict rules and regulations enforced by the Breckinridge County Detention Center must be followed by all visitors as well as the inmates themselves.

For more information regarding updated visitation rules, please visit the Breckinridge County Detention Center at www.breckinridgecountydetention.com

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