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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

4 Things to Avoid During An Arrest

Only an attorney should advise you of your individual arrest situation but in general, these four suggestions may help stabilize your situation. Don't try and argue your way out. In most cases, by the time the cuffs come out, there is no turning back. Arguing, negotiating, and continuing to try to avoid arrest will do […]

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 […]

Consequences of Providing Contraband to an Inmate

It is never a good idea to mail contraband to an inmate or to bring it on a visit. The consequences for such actions are serious not only for the inmate, but also for you. What is Contraband? Contraband is anything that inmates are not allowed to have in their possession. Obvious examples are weapons, […]

Inmate Mail: How to Get an Envelope or Post Card Pre-Metered

If the facility that your inmate is in will only accept pre-metered mail, it is important to know how to get that done. Sticking a regular stamp on it and sending it will only get it sent back or discarded. Your inmate will never see it. You have several options: Get it Pre-Metered at the […]

Maine Marijuana Laws: Decriminalized but Still Tricky

Decriminalizing Pot doesn't always mean it is completely legal. Here are some current guidelines. Possession Unlike several other states that chose an ounce as the cutoff for a civil penalty, Maine allows you to possess up to 2.5 ounces and still receive a civil ticket. The fine is a flat $600 regardless of the amount. […]

He is a Drug Addict, but he Keeps Passing Drug Tests – How?

The probation department has the ability to send a test off to be examined for tampering, but you don't have those same connections. Understanding how they can be cheated will help you test him more effectively. Related: How do America's drug courts work? The Houdini switch Drug users have this down to a science. Everyone […]

The Truth about Prison Phone Calls

Your inmate needs to stay connected to friends and family. While lots of information can be shared on the phone, precautions must be taken so that everyone involved can avoid having future problems. Phone Calls are Recorded If your inmate wants to discuss the case with you by phone, use extreme caution going forward. The […]

5 Facts About Your Supplemental Security Income Payments While You Are Incarcerated

In many cases, you don't have control over the number of days you spend in jail, but if you are planning on not bonding out in the hopes of building time on a future sentence or getting a time served release, be sure to watch the calendar so you do not get your payments suspended. […]

What Happens When an Illegal Immigrant Commits a Crime?

If and undocumented immigrant is charged with committing a crime, there can be three different legal outcomes. 1. ICE Gets Involved The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enter information about an arrested immigrant into a database that is monitored. This department has the authority to take custody of the immigrant, investigate his standing

Pregnant and Imprisoned

My name is Ashley. My probation officer violated me and had me sent to jail for three months. I was four months pregnant at the time. When I got to the jail, I told them I was pregnant, and they had me see a nurse practitioner right away who set up an appointment for an […]

Drastically Reduce the Cost of Calls from Your Out of State Inmate

Most facilities contract with a third-party company so you can fund prepaid calls, but if those calls are long distance, it can become cost-prohibitive. Luckily there is a way to pay local call rates for long-distance calls on a prepaid service. First, Do Some Very Basic Research Find out the area code for the jail […]

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 […]

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The Clermont County Jail in Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio, 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 Clermont 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 Clermont County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Clermont 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 Ohio Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Clermont 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. In addition, Clermont County houses the following juvenile facility: Clermont County Juvenile Detention Center.

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



Clermont County Jail Inmate Search

Clermont County Sheriff

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Ohio Clermont 334
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
4700 E. Filager Road
Batavia, OH 45103
FAX
(513) 732-7541
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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 […]

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 […]

Deciding How Much Money to Put on the Books

What does the inmate need? Contact the jail and ask what basics are supplied. Most jails give the inmates toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap and toilet paper. Ask them what happens if the inmate runs out of something. is it replaced right away or do they have to wait a week or longer for new supplies […]

Parents in Jail: Getting a Preschool-aged Child Ready to Visit

Preschool-aged children are very attached to their parents. If one of them is suddenly arrested and incarcerated it can cause lots of anxiety. Allowing the child to visit the parent can help alleviate those fears but it is important to explain what's coming with age-appropriate discussions. Talk it over immediately Waiting too long to explain […]

5 Things Not to Talk About During Jail Calls

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Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Colorado?

Colorado law allows certain 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 allow it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter but the basics of Colorado's laws […]

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 […]

What Info Can I Get From An Inmate Search?

Nothing is scarier than a missing person. You're frantic to find out what happened. Then it hits you: Maybe your loved one got arrested. Many jails have websites that allow you to look up inmates currently in custody. Some even list those who were booked and recently released. But an inmate search can tell you […]

Checking In To Prison – Aaron's Story

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How I Overcame Fear in Jail

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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 […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Illinois

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 Illinois include: If You've Been Charged Until you are convicted of a felony and incarcerated […]

Why Doesn't An Addict Get Clean After Overdosing?

As told by an addict who overdosed and almost died twice before giving up drugs. How often did you get high before you overdosed? By the time I overdosed the first time, I was getting high on a daily basis. I no longer took drugs to enjoy a high. I took them to avoid being […]

What if an Inmate Becomes Terminally Ill?

You were handling your husband's incarceration by visiting once a month, writing constantly, and hearing him out during phone calls. Recently he was declared terminally ill, and all you want now is to spend his last few months with him, and you're hoping he can pass surrounded by family. In some states this is becoming […]

4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

While your husband is incarcerated, your children will want to know what has happened. These four things can ease their mind without burdening them. Explain why he went. Without being specific about the exact crime he is accused of, you can tell the children that the judge thinks their dad broke the law and he […]

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Visiting an Inmate in the Clermont County Jail in Ohio

At Clermont County Jail, Ohio, there is no open visitation to the public. A particular inmate's visitation day vary by the housing assignment. There is also no ability for jail staff to tell you an inmate's visitation schedule. The inmate must get in contact with you, to tell you their visitation schedule, and to arrange with you the best day and time according to their timetable.

So there is no specific availability or days for you to follow – get in touch with the Jail, who can put you in touch with the inmate, and it can be arranged from there.

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How to use the Inmate Search for Clermont County Jail in Ohio

Though there are no search functions on the website of Clermont County Jail, there is a detailed list of every single inmate that is spending time at Clermont County Jail, and this is updated automatically every single hour of the day, so you can be sure that the information is as up to date as possible;

You can search the records here by:

  • Common Pleas
  • Probate / Juvenile
  • Municipal

[Article_Ad_21]Seen as this is a jail, not a prison, people move very quickly out of the jail and therefore it is important that you keep track of them so you can see where they are going next. Each inmate, listed by Surname alphabetically, there is a lot of information for each inmate, such as:

  • Date of Birth
  • Booking Number
  • Booking Date
  • The Crime they are accused of
  • Bond cost
  • Bond type
  • Case Number
  • Judge

This gives you all the information you need to find each inmate you are looking for. Simply use the Search function on your Web Browser(File/Options > Find, this may vary so please check your Web Browsers website to find more definite details) to find the information that you know about the inmate.

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Clermont County Jail in Ohio

You can contact an in-mate using the U.S. Postal Service:

Clermont Country Jail
(Inmate Name)
4700 East Filager Rd
Batavia, OH 45103

Please remember to leave a return address on the letter itself, not the envelope.

Also please know that you CANNOT phone the Jail to speak to the inmate, under the illusion it is a family emergency. If you call to report a family emergency, it must be verifiable, it must have proof to come along with it, only then will your message ba passed on.

Fantasy attempts to contact inmates can result in disciplinary action against the inmate.

You can prevent an inmate from getting in touch with you by contacting Combined Public Communications at 859-441-5554 or go to www.combinedpublic.com.

If the inmate is moved to a state institution – you will be contacted to collect any personal belongings that are in the jail. You are not allowed to bring them personal property to take to the state institution.

How can the inmate contact me?

An inmate will be allowed two free phone calls. In addition, they can purchase writing material and envelopes to send you a letter from the jail directly. There are also call lines where the inmate can be collected to answer the phone – so you can call up and speak to them directly, to arrange such meetings.

How can I contact the inmate?

You can call directly to the jail too to speak to inmates at a fixed rate of $2.00 for a 30 minute phone call. Pre-paid phone calls using the cards that you buy at the jail and use there are $1.50 for a 30 minute phone call. There are also long-distance calls that work as:

  • Pre-paid long distance calls - $1.50 connection fee, $0.25/minute for a maximum of 30 minutes.
  • Collect and Direct Pay Toll Calls - $2.50 connection fee, $0.28/minute for a maximum of 30 minutes.
  • Collect and Direct Pay Long Distance Calls(State to State) - $3.95 connection fee, $0.50/minute, for a maximum of 30 minutes.
  • If you have any issues regarding the quality of service or the billing of our phone calls, please get in touch with Combined Public Communications at 859-441-5554 or at www.combinedpublic.com.

You can find out when an inmate is going to be released by contacting the Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) at 800-770-0192, or at www.vinelink.com.

Please note that if you bring an inmate items, the following is the list of items that we can accept:

  • Prescription medicine which is clearly labelled, in the original container.
  • Any medical device – glasses, inhalers, prosthetic limbs etc.
  • A maximum of 2 bra's – they must have no underwire or metal – this is for female inmates only.

There are no items that you are required to send somebody who is in Clermont County Jail, they will provide food, clothing, hygiene and other needed items like toiletries. You can also send them money which will be added to their account, so that they can buy phone credit to get in touch with you and others, snacks, and magazines.

Though the Jail staff are not permitted to accept cash to give to inmates, we have ways for you to put money into their account:

  • Online, using a debit or credit card at http://www.accesscorrections.com
  • Deposit money into their account by calling Access Corrections at 1-866-345-1884.
  • Use the kiosk in the Jail lobby, this accepts deposits in cash or debit/credit card.
  • Send money via U.S. Postal Service to the inmate. Place the inmates name on the order, and mail it to:

Clermont Country Jail
(Inmate Name)
4700 East Filager Rd
Batavia, OH 45103

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