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Why Commissary is Important

Commissary funds are deposited to an inmate's account so he or she can purchase personal hygiene items, stationery supplies and snacks. Some lists also offer clothing, electronics, books and phone cards, among other things. A Relief from Hunger Inmates are typically fed two to three meals a day. The ingredients are high in calorie and […]

When Your Online Search Doesn't Find Your Inmate

Many jails have online databases listing those who have been arrested. In some cases, the database is updated every few minutes. If you do a search but nothing comes up, it doesn't necessarily mean your loved one is not incarcerated. There are several reasons an inmate can be in jail but not showing up in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

When the Newness of Sobriety Wears Off

Sobriety is like a love relationship. When you start out, everything is exciting and new. When I first got clean, everything I read, saw and heard about sobriety was very attractive to me. I spent my free time getting to know it in the same way I would get to know a new woman. The […]

How I Overcame Fear in Jail

Anyone sentenced to jail or prison for the first time is scared. If they tell you otherwise they are either lying or they're mentally ill. Your imagination runs wild and every jailhouse show you have ever seen comes to mind. The first time I went to jail I was only 18, and I went for […]

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 […]

Should I Tell My Kids I am an Addict?

If your children are over the age of six or seven they should be told if you are addicted to drugs. Children aren't stupid, and no matter how much you think you are keeping the big secret, they know something is wrong. Their imagination is going to run wild until you give them some information. […]

Three Ways to Make Jail Calls Cheaper

Telephone calls are a lifeline between inmates and their families. Just hearing each other's voices helps ease the tension and anxiety surrounding incarceration. As nice as it is to get those calls, they can get expensive. The following three ideas can make the calls fit your budget better. Avoid Peak Hours for Collect Calls Many […]

Notorious Female Criminals in the United States Infographic

For decades, the number of women being convicted of felonies has been rising. The rate is not only changing, but it's changing fast. Are women racing to prison? Is this a competition to see who's the most badass? Females have been linked to the criminal justice system throughout history, but it's clear that they are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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
 

What Does a 15 Years to Life Sentence Mean?

A sentence of 15 years to life, 25 years to life or similar sounding words all mean the same thing. The only difference is the time frame. What the Number Means The number in the sentence indicates the minimum number of years the inmate must serve before he or she can be considered for parole. […]

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

What is an Interstate Compact Agreement for a Felon?

An Interstate Compact request made while you are on probation or parole can take a long time, but there is no other way to have your supervision transferred from one state to another without it. Here are some of the basics that apply to most cases. Your probation/parole officer does not have to agree to […]

Voting Rights for Felons in Alabama

The state of Alabama allows felons to have their voting rights restored under the following guidelines. You must have completed your entire sentence, including incarceration, probation, and parole, or community supervision. Once completed, you have three options: Contact your local parole or probation office Write to the Board of Pardons and Parole

What to do if a Family Member Goes Missing

When a family member goes missing, it strikes fear in the heart of loved ones but panicking will not help the situation. The following steps can narrow the search and if authorities become involved will help them streamline the process. Contact authorities. Tell them you do not wish to wait 24 hours because your family […]

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 […]

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 […]

Three Ways to Make Jail Calls Cheaper

Telephone calls are a lifeline between inmates and their families. Just hearing each other's voices helps ease the tension and anxiety surrounding incarceration. As nice as it is to get those calls, they can get expensive. The following three ideas can make the calls fit your budget better. Avoid Peak Hours for Collect Calls Many […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Type of Arrest Warrants Will Cause Social Security Benefits to Stop?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) can only stop your benefits if the arrest warrant is for a fleeing crime. If there is a warrant for something other than fleeing, it does not qualify for benefit cut off or forced repayment. Historically, the SSA stopped benefits for anyone who had an arrest warrant for any reason. […]

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 […]

Coordinating Inmate Visitation To Minimize Conflicts

Most jails allow three to five visitors to see an inmate at the same time. Problems can come about when too many people want to be there simultaneously. Managing the visitation schedule will reduce stress and insure that your inmate gets to see everyone. Check Visitation Rules Some jails will allow people to split visits […]

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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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