Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center

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Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center Information

The Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center is a 40 bed jail in the city of Appomattox, Appomattox County, Virginia. Offenders arrested for misdemeanors and felonies in this county are brought here for booking and processing, and if their crime requires it, are incarcerated until they either get bail or are released from custody on their own recognizance.

Those who are found guilty and sentenced to a term of less than one year, will do their time in this county. Those sentenced to longer terms will be sent to either the Virginia State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, or by calling the facility at 434-528-3160, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, receiving phone calls from an inmate, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.

It's always a good idea to find out and save the inmate's jail ID number or booking number as you may need this for sending mail or other communication needs. If you can't locate it online, you can call the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center at 434-528-3160 to get it.

Phone: 434-528-3160

Physical Address:
179 Morton Lane
Appomattox, VA 24522

Other Jails and Prisons

How Do You Find Someone in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center?

To search for an inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 434-528-3160 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up Appomattox County Criminal Court Cases, as well as Virginia Criminal Court cases online for every other county, and daily court dockets for each of the state's courts. If you are not sure what court your inmate is to appear in, this is a list of all the courts in Virginia, broken down by each court circuit.

Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center Inmate Search

The Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center maintains an average of 40 offenders in custody on any given day. The Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Appomattox County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 9,360 offenders.

The following charts of Appomattox County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.

The information is compiled from the Appomattox County Corrections Department, the state of Virginia Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Appomattox County.

For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Appomattox County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.

We also provide photos of the jail that we have collected over the years.

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About the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center
Known as the city for love, Appomattox is located within the county named after it, and both have their inmates housed at the Amherst County Adult Detention Center. By using this alternative facility, the area law enforcement are able to make the most of their budget, access high security beds for their inmates, and provide the best results to their community. While housed in this facility inmates will have access to all the same services and amenities that other inmates are, including educational courses, addictions treatments, laundry and food services, phone calls to friend and family, commissary purchases, and regular visits. Mail is sent to a third party for processing and can be addressed to the jail, with the full name and booking ID number for the receiving inmate and will then be scanned and electronically delivered. This system limits any contraband getting into the jail by removing the chance of it being mailed in and allows the inmates access to their mail sooner. They are also permitted to make phone calls each day, and these can be collect calls that are billed to the receiver, or they may be prepaid through connectnetwork.com. For an in person visit it is necessary to book in advance, and ensure the schedule remains unchanged. Visiting hours for this location are Tuesday through Friday from 9am until 11am, and work release inmates will have visits on Saturdays from 9am until 11am to accommodate their work schedule.
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Recent Bookings & Arrests

How do I find out if someone has been arrested and booked into the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center?

To find out if someone you know has been recently arrested and booked into the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center, call the jail’s booking line at 434-528-3160.

There may be an automated method of looking them up by their name over the phone, or you may be directed to speak to someone at the jail. Sometimes the jail staff may ask you the offender’s date of birth to ensure privacy of the offender’s status.

Keep in mind that after an arrest, the information on an offender may not be publicly available for several hours.

If you don’t want to check up on an offender by calling the jail, you can also try looking up people recently booked online.

Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center Booking Roster

What happens during booking in Appomattox County?

After being arrested and taken into custody, and after being read their Miranda Rights, an offender will next be transported to the local police or department or the Sheriff’s Department in Appomattox County for booking.

Booking is very involved and requires multiple steps in the process, however, keep in mind that most attorneys will advise that an offender remain silent and not offer any additional information about the crime they have been arrested for because anything they do say may be recorded and may very well be used against them in court.

What is the booking process like at the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center?

Booking includes having their photo (mugshot) and fingerprints taken, as well as being asked a lot of questions about their personal history and state of mind. If it’s a serious felony, their DNA may also be taken. They will also be checked for warrants in Appomattox County and other Virginia and USA jurisdictions.

If the offender was arrested for a DUI offense, and has refused a breathalyzer test, they may also be forced to have blood drawn by a doctor or nurse.

It is also very likely that the offender will undergo a humiliating full body search while in the nude. This includes bending over, spreading their cheeks in the direction of an officer, and coughing. They will also be walked through a metal detector or x-ray machine, like those used at an airport.

What kind of questions are asked during booking?

The arresting jurisdiction will ask about gang affiliations, tattoos, medical conditions, prescribed medication they are taking, recreational drugs they are on or addicted to, allergies, if they are suicidal, and other relevant information that will help with determining their cell assignment and special needs.

What happens to an offender’s personal property during booking?

During the arrest and booking process an offender will also have all their personal property confiscated and held for either their release from jail, or with the offender’s approval, released to a friend or family member.

Personal property includes the clothing they are wearing, money, wallets, purses, cell phones, jewelry, body rings, earrings, watches, and even glasses if they are deemed a security risk. If they are allowed to keep their shoes or sneakers, the laces are removed.

What happens after booking?

At this point the offender will be allowed to make a free phone call to a person of their choice to notify them of their arrest, and/or arrange a bond or bail for their release.

If the offender is being detained and housed while awaiting arraignment, the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center will provide a jail garment and slip-on shoes, a blanket, sheets, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a towel.

Often, before they are dressed in the jail outfit and brought to their housing location, they will be forced to take a shower and undergo a disinfectant treatment for body and hair lice, scabies or other pests that may be residing on their person.

How long does the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center Booking process take?

Booking can take anywhere from an hour to 24 hours or more. It all depends on the number of people that are awaiting processing, the number of staff on duty at the time, and the behavior of the offender.

If the offender is heavily intoxicated and/or violent, the Booking Officer may decide to stick the offender in a holding cell for several hours until they become more manageable.

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Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center? What is the Schedule?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Inmate Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Remote Video Visitation

Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Video Remote Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Inmate Money Accounts

How Do You Deposit Money for an Inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Inmate Money and Trust Fund Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center?

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Appomattox County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Appomattox County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Inmate Phone Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Mailing an Inmate

How do I Mail an Inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center, and what can I send them?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Inmate Mail Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Inmate Commissary

Can I purchase Commissary Online for an Inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center, and what can I purchase?

Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center contracts with Oasis Commissary (aka jailcanteen.com) for the online ordering of snacks and other foods, hygiene products, letter writing materials, clothing and reading glasses.



Family members and friends can go to their website, order for their inmate and have it delivered directly to Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center.

Instructions
1.     Register here first.    
2.    Confirm registration in your email.
3.    Select Virginia, then Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center, then input your inmate’s name.
4.    Shop… then pay using a Visa, MC or Discover credit or debit card.

Useful Information
1.     Each order incurs a $5.95 processing fee.
2.    Orders are delivered once a week.
3.    There is no limit to the number of orders you can place each week.
4.    You can purchase orders for multiple inmates and/or at multiple jails.
5.    Orders are processed weekly. The cutoff time is on Sunday at 11:59 PM.
6.    Orders are delivered to the jail within ten days.
7.    Returns incur a 20% restocking fee.

Resources
Frequently Asked Questions.  
Check the Status of your order here.  
Online Contact Form.

Oasis is now offering tablets for inmates to use for easy ordering of commissary of products. They can be used for free for 15 minutes at a time.  If an inmate wishes to use on a reguar basis for education, entertainment or programming, they can be rented for a small monthly fee.

Customer Service Contact
Call 800-956-2747 Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST. 
Email: [email protected].

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Appomattox County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Select Virginia, then select Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with My Care Pack, also known as Access Securepak, for Appomattox County.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Appomattox County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Appomattox County.

Customer Service Contact
Call 800-956-2747 Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST. 
Email: [email protected].

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Commissary Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Texting and Emailing an Inmate

How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center using an Online Messaging Service?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Text and Email Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Inmate Tablets

Do Inmates in the Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center have Access to Tablets or Computers?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center’s Tablet Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-528-3160 for further assistance.

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Other Jails in Appomattox County

What are the other City and County Jails in Appomattox County?

Appomattox County County Jails
Appomattox County Juvenile Facilities
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Other Jails Nearby

What are the other Jails in the Neighboring Counties surrounding Appomattox County?

Appomattox Amherst Nelson Buckingham Campbell Prince Edward Charlotte
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Search for an Inmate in Appomattox County

This facility, known as "Appomattox County Inmates are housed in the Amherst County Adult Detention Center" is also known as Appomattox County Jail & Sheriff, Amherst County Adult Detention Center.