Yavapai County Jail - Camp Verde Detention Center Sending Money

Yavapai County Jail - Camp Verde Detention Center Sending Money

INMATE MONEY ACCOUNTS - DEPOSITS

SECURUS Technologies offers a deposit service for you to add money to an inmate’s trust fund account and/or your prepaid telephone account.

With several different deposit methods available, SECURUS Technologies is the quickest and most convenient option to fund your loved one’s account.

There are 3 ways to use SECURUS Technologies inmate trust fund services:

1.  Online: Click on this link and deposit online.

2.  Deposit money at Kiosks located at the Yavapai County Detention Center.

The Kiosk only accepts:

  • Cash ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100 bills)
  • Credit/Debit Cards (MasterCard or Visa only)

3.  By Phone: 24/7 Automated System – 800-574-5729 or live agents. English or Spanish.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can an Inmate Purchase through Commissary?

Items purchased from the inmate store include candy, snacks, toiletries, writing materials and stamps.

These items MUST be obtained through the jail for security reasons.

All clothing, footwear, hygiene items and linens are provided by the jail.

Who Can Put Money in an Inmate's Account?

Anybody can contribute to an inmate's books or commissary fund as long as there isn't a no-contact order in place.

Because of the ability for family members and friends to deposit money online using a credit or debit card, jail inmates can now receive funds from anywhere in the world.

WHY DOES AN INMATE NEED MONEY IN THEIR ACCOUNT AT THE Yavapai County Jail - Camp Verde Detention Center?

Since inmates are not allowed to possess cash money while in custody in the Yavapai County Jail - Camp Verde Detention Center, the jail maintains a 'bank account' for the inmate to purchase products and services from their commissary (canteen) store.

Commissary funds allow inmates to purchase items such as personal hygiene products, snacks and stationery supplies from the jail store.

Inmates can use money from their account to purchase phone time credits or prepaid phone cards in order to make outside phone calls to friends and family members.

Many jails also allow an inmate to bail himself out of jail if he has the funds in his account. The bail amount is typically 10-15% of the bond amount set by the court.

Inmate accounts are also used to pay the co-payment for medication and visits to the jail's medical clinic should they become ill.

Medical Copays, Jail Fees and other Inmate Expenses

Many jails debit (charge) an inmate's commissary accounts for medical visits, any medications including over-the-counter pain reliever, jail stay fees, restitution, etc.

Taking this into consideration when deciding how much to deposit will ensure the inmate gets the amount you wanted him to have after things are deducted.

A quick call to the Yavapai County Jail - Camp Verde Detention Center at 928-567-7734 will let you know how much is deducted from the books for each fee related to medical issues or other jail expenses.

Yavapai County Jail charges $2.00 per day for meals.

Important Tips

Often an inmate's commissary money is used to purchase items to pay gambling debts or purchase prescription medicine from another inmate. If your inmate is spending more than $10.00 a day on commissary items, you are most likely paying for him or her to gamble or buy drugs.

Some inmates, specifically those who are targeted for being weak or are in jail for rape or child molestation, are forced to relinquish their commissary to avoid regular beatings from other inmates.

If you think your inmate is being targeted for violence or having their commissary taken to avoid beatings, contact the Yavapai County Jail - Camp Verde Detention Center and ask to investigate. If an inmate is being targeted, most jails will intervene and have the victim placed in protective custody, away from the general population.

Put your financial needs first and the inmate's second. Don't forget, the inmate is getting three free 2,000 calorie meals a day. The food may not be of the highest quality, but the commissary food is generally much less nutritious.

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