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Allen County Jail General Information

Jail Rules

Allen County Jail   417 South Calhoun ST  Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Victim Information, Notification Everyday                                                                                 The Indiana VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Indiana VINE system is 1-866-959-VINE (866-959-8463).  This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.

MAIL
Mail delivery for the inmates is between 2:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Pictures, cards, photographs or graphics of any kind are not accepted at the Jail and are returned to sender whenever possible. Letters or messages brought directly to the jail will not be delivered. Mail is always checked for contraband, but will not be censored. Indigent inmates are provided with materials and postage for two letters per week free of charge. Click the link below for full Mail rules:

http://www.allencountysheriff.org/pio/press.html?ID=press_releases1265999694

TELEPHONE
Telephones are available in the general population cellblocks and can be used from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. This privilege may be denied and is not available for inmates serving disciplinary time. All local calls are charged to the called party at the rate of $1.95 for the first fifteen minutes.

COMMISSARY
Smoking is not allowed at the Jail, however, inmates are allowed to purchase writing materials, personal hygiene and food items from the Jail Commissary.

HEALTH AND MEDICATION
Sick call is held daily at the Jail and inmates are required to pay a minimum fee for services and prescriptions. Indigent inmates will not be withheld treatment, however, a negative balance will be held against their account. Indigent inmates will be provided with the minimum necessary healthcare items weekly. Only prescription medication that has not been opened will be accepted at the Jail. It will be given to the Jail medical staff for confirmation with the attending physician and dispensed accordingly.

FINANCIAL TRANSCATIONS
Currency in a cellblock is considered to be contraband, but inmates are allowed to keep money on an account at the Jail. This money may be used to pay fines or bond, and may only be dispensed outside of the Jail to the inmate’s attorney. No personal checks will be accepted. Only U.S. Postal money orders will be accepted for deposit on an inmate’s account.

CLOTHING
One set of clothes may be delivered for an inmate if they are scheduled for a jury trial one day prior to scheduled trial date.

MEALS
Inmates are served meals 3 times a day including weekends and holidays. A menu utilized that meets the registered daily allowance for those leading a moderately active lifestyle. The daily average calorie count for the menu is not less than 2,800 calories. Meals are never withheld as a disciplinary measure.

READING MATERIAL
Inmates are provided reading material from a library maintained by the Allen County Jail Chaplaincy Board. Volunteers visit each cellblock weekly with a book cart from this library. Inmates are not allowed books from outside the Jail with the exception of those mailed in as softbound legal material.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES
The Allen County Jail Chaplaincy Board has renovated a portion of the Jail to the used as a chapel for religious services. Two services are held two nights a week. Due to the high population, inmate church services rotate through a two-week schedule according to block assignment. Pastoral visits for inmates are scheduled upon request.

INMATE CLASSIFICATION & HOUSING

JAIL BLOCKS AND CLASSIFICATION

VISITIATION POLICY:

Each inmate is allowed two (2) twenty minute visits. There will be a maximum of three visitors per inmate per day. There will only be two visitors allowed in the visitation area at one time.

All visitors MUST have a valid ID. No on under the age of eighteen is allowed in the lobby during visitation hours. Dress code is strictly enforced for jail visitation. Visitors are not allowed to wear shorts, skirts, sleeveless shirts, middrift shirts, sleepwear, hats, scarves or any other clothing the visitation staff deems inappropriate for the environment, Visitors are not allowed to bring in any weapons, smoking material, electronic device, purse, backpack, books or any other prohibited item.

Visitation schedule is as follows:

SUNDAY:                                                                TUESDAY:

I Block 5:45pm                                                       A-Block 5:45pm

6A-Block 5:45pm                                                   B-Block 6:30pm

J-Block 6:00pm                                                     6C-Block 5:45pm

L-Block 6:15pm

M-Block 6:30pm

S-Block 6:45pm

U-Block 7:00pm

WEDNESDAY:                                                           THURSDAY:

Recieving/6B-Block 5:45pm                                  P/6F-Blocks 5:45pm

N-Block 6:00pm                                                        Q-Block 6:00pm

O-Block 6:15pm                                                        X-Block 6:15pm

H-Block 6:30pm                                                        Y-Block 6:30pm

K-Block 6:45pm                                                        S-Block 6:45pm

                                                                                      U-Block 7:00pm

FRIDAY:

6D-Block 5:45pm

C-Block 5:45pm

D-Block 6:30pm

Level 2 Inmates are only allowed one visit each month

 

PRIVLEGES AND PROGRAMS

HIGH LEVEL 1

No in-house program participation. Only restricted commissary. No phone or TV privileges. Visitation limited to legal counsel only. Only religious reading material. One hour out-of-cell activity per day, if no serious security concerns present.

CLOSE LEVEL 2

May participate in in-house programs decided on a case by case basis. Commissary limited to maximum $10 per order with limited items. TV and phone limited to 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon. Dayroom access only during that time. Visitation limited to once every 4 weeks. No recreation time.

MEDIUM LEVEL 3 & 4

May participate in all in-house programs. Standard access to dayroom, phones and TV. Visitation once every other week. No limit on standard commissary items not exceeding $15 per order. Recreation time as scheduled.

MEDIUM LEVEL 5

Same privileges as Level 3 & 4. May be considered for trustee program or pre-trial release program. Commissary not exceeding $20 per order.

MINIMUM LEVEL 6

Same privileges like Level 5 plus additional commissary items with a limit of $30 per order. Extra time for TV and use of phones. Extra recreational time. Maybe b considered for trustee program.

MINIMUM LEVEL 7-9

May have all the privileges of Level 6 and may participate in work release program. May be considered for all alternatives to incarceration programs.

JAIL BLOCKS AND CLASSIFICATION

6a bLOCK

lEVEL 4

6b bLOCK

lEVEL 4

6c bLOCK

LEVEL 3-5

6d BLOCK

LEVEL 3-5

A BLOCK

LEVEL 3

B BLOCK

LEVEL 3

C BLOCK

LEVEL 5

D BLOCK

LEVEL 5

E BLOCK

DISCIPLINE

NO VISITATION

F BLOCK

DISCIPLINE

NO VISITATION

G BLOCK

DISCIPLINE

NO VISITATION

W BLOCK

DISCIPLINE

NO VISITATION

H BLOCK

LEVEL 1

VISITATION RESTRICTED TO LEGAL COUNSEL ONLY

LEVEL 2

VISTATION ONCE EVERY 4 WEEKS

K BLOCK

LEVEL 2

VISITATION ONCE EVERY 4 WEEKS

L BLOCK

PROTECTIVE CUSTODY

MAJOR

M BLOCK

PROTECTIVE CUSTODY

MINOR

N BLOCK

LEVEL 6-9

O BLOCK

LEVEL 6-9

S BLOCK

LEVEL 6-9

U BLOCK

TRUSTEES

I BLOCK

SPECIAL NEEDS

J BLOCK

SPECIAL NEEDS

P BLOCK

LEVEL 3-5

FEMALE

Q BLOCK

LEVEL 3-5

FEMALE

Y BLOCK

PROTECTIVE CUSTODY

FEMALE

X BLOCK

DISCIPLINE

NO VISITATION\\

LEVEL 1

VISITATION RESTRICTED TO LEGAL COUNSEL ONLY

LEVEL 2

VISITATION ONCE EVERY 4 WEEKS

FEMALE

Z BLOCK

LEVEL 3-5

FEMALE

6F BLOCK

LEVEL 3-5

FEMALE

ALLEN COUNTY JAIL VISITATION RULES

Visitors must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid photo ID. No firearms, pocket knives, lighters, no unattended children are allowed in the Jail lobby. No purses, handbags, cellular telephones or electronic equipment will be allowed in the visitation area. All visitors are subjected to search at any time. All visitors are “non-contact.”

DRESS CODE:
Females – No shorts, short dresses, halter tops, sleeveless blouses, t-shirts or bare midriff type clothing.
Males – No shorts or tank tops.

Shoes must be worn at all times and all hats must be removed when entering the building.

MAKE PAYMENTS TO INMATE ACCOUNTS

 

COMMISSARY

To add money into an Inmate’s Trust account

 

TELEPHONE

To add money into an Inmate’s account to call numbers that do not allow collect calls

 

 

FUNDS AVAILABLE WITHIN 24 HOURS!

24-HOUR/7 DAYS A WEEK ACCOUNT FUNDING

Debit/Credit Card-Cash at Kiosk-Cash with Green Dot Money Pak

 

TELEPHONE:

Toll-Free 1-866-232-1899

 

ONLINE:

www.touchpaydirect.com

 

KIOSK:

Located in the Jail Lobby

You must have the information below to fund an account

 

Allen County, IN

Facility Locator: 246801

Inmate Name:_________

Inmate ID#:___________

THERE IS A CONVENIENCE FEE TO USE THIS SYSTEM