VINELink Inmate Searches – The largest Free Integrated Inmate Search in the United States

Other than the complete Directory of every free Inmate Search on JAILexchange.com, the best kept secret for free, nationwide, Inmate Searches is VINELink.com. This Article will explain what VINELink is and it will instruct you on how to use it. Read more

Is a Criminal Defense Lawyer Really Necessary?

If you found the Jail Exchange Prison and County Inmate search website you most likely have some legal questions you need answered. We hope this brief bit of information will help you understand the importance of talking to a criminal defense lawyer the moment you find out you are either under investigation or have been arrested..

States have created laws, sometimes… Read more

What are Bail and Bonds and How does it Work?

When you get arrested for a crime and are booked into jail, one of three things will happen next:

  • You will be released on your own recognizance with your promise to show up for court
  • You will be held in jail until your court date and/or trial
  • You will be released by posting a certain amount of money, agreeing that if you do not show up

When you are in Jail, Can you get in trouble for Hurting Someone in a Fight?

The issue of ‘stand your ground’ laws has come to the forefront in light of the Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin incident in Sanford, Florida. But what about if it happens in jail? When you get in a fight in jail, can you get in trouble… especially if the ‘other guy’ gets hurt and he was the one that started it?

The answer is both YES and NO… Read more

How Many DUI’s Can I Get Before I Go To Prison?

A lot of people are getting DUI’s and some are going to jail for a 30-60 day punishment, but how many are actually going to prison… and for how long?

In order to go to prison for a DUI, a person has to have had multiple offenses… three or more. Many states have toughened up on offenders and now require they serve some jail time, even for a second… Read more

Top 6 Juvenile Detention Centers in America – What Makes a Juvenile Jail the Best?

There are 1,315 County Juvenile Detention Centers in America serving 3,210 counties.  On any given day they are holding for trial or incarceration for a year or less at least 15,000 children and young adults 17 years of age or younger. Do they actually help our troubled children?

We want to stress that there is no ideal way to judge how… Read more

Ever Been Arrested? – The Fear and Confusion of an Inmate When He Finds Himself in Jail – Part 1

For those of you who have never been arrested and booked into a jail, it is nearly impossible to fully understand the trauma that an inmate has to deal with. This Article will attempt to provide you with a clear picture of the horror and stress an inmate deals with as their drama unfolds. Read more

Ever Been Arrested? – The Fear and Confusion of an Inmate in Jail – But, What About You? Part 2

For those of you who have never been arrested and spent time in a jail, it is nearly impossible to fully understand the trauma that an inmate has to deal with. This Article, the second in a series, will attempt to provide you with a clear picture of the horror and stress an inmate deals with as the days turn into weeks, the weeks into months. Read more