Carlisle County Jail – Bardwell, KY

Carlisle County Jail is in Carlisle County and is the main correctional facility for that region. Know someone locked up at Carlisle County Jail? This guide will tell you all about anything related to Carlisle County Jail: Find out who’s in jail at Carlisle County Jail? Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. Bailing out of jail. Intake procedures. Carlisle County court information. And much more…

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The thought of going to jail is a daunting and scary thought, not only for whoever gets arrested, but also that person’s family, friends, and loved ones. The goal of this guide is to give you all the information that you need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any feedback or comments that might be beneficial to others will be welcome.

General Information

Address

Carlisle County Jail
P.O. Box 487
Bardwell, KY 42023

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (270) 628-3377
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and need to locate them?

Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?

To search who’s in jail at Carlisle County Jail you should navigate to their website and do an inmate lookup.

Inmate Search

The Carlisle County Jail Inmate List is an online list of people who are in jail, which includes current status, bail amount, and schedule for visitation. You can also find information for anyone processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to get their inmate information more quickly if you have their name, date of birth, or arrest number.

If your friend or loved one may be locked up at a different jail you should look here, too: Kentucky Jails


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a jail booking photo, is the photograph that the police take when you get booked into jail. A mugshot is make of one full face and a profile photo. Your full name and jail booking number will appear on the photos, and they are kept on file.

View Mugshots

Mugshotes of Carlisle County Jail prisoners can be found on the Carlisle County Jail website, or you can see them at the Carlisle County Jail. When viewing online you will need to enter the prisoner’s legal name, and the booking date.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Trying to figure out how to get your mugshot erased from the Carlisle County Jail site? This can be tricky, because the mugshot is public record. To get your mugshot taken down you will need to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. Basically, this means that the record of your arrest would be sealed, and unavailable to the public. Unfortunately, this happens very rarely.

Read our indepth tutorial about getting your mugshot removed, the various mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal websites: How To Remove Your Mugshot from the Internet


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Naturally, if you’re incarcerated, your primary thought is when and how to get out. After you’ve gone through booking, bail is decided either by bail schedule or magistrate. In cases where no bail is set this can mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you are kept in jail until your court date.

If you are released from jail you will have to promise to be in court on your court date, and in the meantime you are required not to leave town.

In most cases, prisoners are given an early release in exchange for good behavior when they don’t break the rules and act right while they are in jail.

If you follow the rules, you might be given work release detail. Either you will have to go back to jail at the end of the day when you’re finished with work, or you may be allowed to sleep in a halfway house instead of living at the jail.

Bail

Your bail is the amount of money that you are required to pay to get out of jail until your court date. The amount you will have to pay is determined by how serious your charges are. You or someone you know will have to post 10 percent of the total that was determined so you can be released. If you don’t go to your scheduled court date, whoever posted your bail will not get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

You must call the Carlisle County Jail. If you’ve got the person’s info, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you how much their bail is. Also, you can check their bail amount and status on the Carlisle County Jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Needing to bail someone out of jail is never a fun thing, but in some cases, it’s really easy. First, figure out if their bail is a Cash Only Bond. If so, you won’t be able to use the services of a bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – they can’t accept checks. When you’ve paid bail, the person will be released to your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get your money back.

Bail Bondsman

If their bail has been set too high, or you just don’t have the money, you you should hire a bail bondsman. Bondsmen usually charge a fee of 10-15% of the total bail amount, and sometimes have a minimum of $100. The amount you pay to the bondsman will not be returned to you and bondsmen usually only accept cash. If the bail is exceptionally high, the bondsman might ask to use assets as collateral.

To talk to a bail bondsman click here: Find a Bail Bondsman in Carlisle County

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Early Release For Good Behavior
  • Work Release Programs
  • Released For Time Served
  • Pre-Trial Release Programs
  • Get Out on House Arrest
  • Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake process takes you through each of these steps:

  • You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
  • The first step is that you will have to answer some simple questions, such as your full legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact person.
  • You will also be asked about your mental and medical history.
  • You will be given an inmate number.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • You will have your mugshot taken.
  • Any property you have will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
  • They will allow you to make a phone call to get in touch with family, friends, or bail bondsman.
  • If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jail uniform.

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Discharge Procedures

Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged will take anywhere between 10 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the faster you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether or not you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate must decide on your bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a discharge date, you should expect to get discharged that morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

warrant out for your arrest, or if you need to begin your sentence in jail, it is recommended that you follow the law and turn yourself in willingly. In the case of an outstanding warrant, go down to the jail intake area, and tell someone that you think they might have a warrant out for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if they verify that you have one, you will be taken into jail custody. If you have a jail sentence to serve, go down to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Make sure that you get don’t get there late, or they may decide to arrest you. Make sure that you only bring things that are allowed when you go to jail, such as your drivers license or even photo ID, prescription medication, as well as the sentencing order from court.

Visitation Procedures

In order to have visitors, inmates have to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered into the visitation log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
The Carlisle County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so make sure that you double-check the official Carlisle County Jail jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone calls might get reduced or forbidden.

The Carlisle County Jail phone number is: (270) 628-3377

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mall sent to inmates has to be sent using the US Postal Service. You must not use any other type of delivery. Clearly print the person’s name, inmate ID number, and jail address on the envelope. Do not mail a box or package, envelope with padding, plastic bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. All mail that you send to inmates is opened and read and inspected by the jail staff, and the mail will get sent back if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Carlisle County Jail:

Carlisle County Jail
P.O. Box 487
Bardwell, KY 42023

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Carlisle County Jail
P.O. Box 487
Bardwell, KY 42023


The mail policy changes frequently, so we suggest that you review the official website when you send a letter.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you have been arrested, you have particular rights, the most important of which is your right to request a lawyer. You don’t get to make many phone calls when you get arrested, so make sure to have a friend or family member find an attorney when you call. You might be thinking ‘do I really need a lawyer?’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, a criminal attorney will advise you about your rights, protect your interests and help you navigate the complicated legal system that you are now faced with. The sooner you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your case, the better your chances.

For more info on the benefits of and how to hire an attorney, visit: How to Find a Lawyer in Carlisle County

Public Defender

If you need an attorney, but can’t afford an attorney, you will be given a public defender for a lawyer. Also, the Public Defender Office has a number of staff such as investigators, forensics experts and social workers. Public Defenders are bona-fide attorneys, members of the Kentucky State Bar and are completely licensed to practice law as an agent of the court.

Have you or someone you know used a court appointed attorney? Do you think they properly handled your case?

Court Records

Court records are a matter of public record. Court records contain a case file containing a sheet called a docket sheet and all motions, documents, and evidence in your case. You have the ability to access your court records using the online service, or by going to the Carlisle County Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is an official part of the court who maintains court records. They also administer the oath for all court participants, and also read the verdict when delivered by the jury. All records, documents, and evidence relating to your case are kept at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court fees and costs are all costs from your court case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have a court appointed attorney, you can get a waiver for these fees.

Magistrate

A Magistrate is the person that rules over your court case. They do several different things, such as deciding a bail amount, issuing warrants for arrest, and presiding over preliminary and procedural court proceedings and detention hearings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is put together with your background information and as much detail about the arrestee’s life and history, which the magistrate judge will review and take into consideration when determining a sentence. Information and personal details will be requested from the person on trial, his or her family, and if necessary the victim in the crime. Don’t forget you can ask to get a copy of this report prior to sentencing, so you get the chance to go over it and correct any mistakes in it.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime during your trial, you will then get sentenced. There are several different options for sentencing, ranging from community service to probation, to incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on how serious your crime was, you may be locked up immediately, or given a date that you are required to report to jail to serve your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Are you trying to find out if somebody you know is in jail, or has been an inmate in the past?

This is pretty easy to do, simply just access the jail’s website, and search by:

  • Name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their approximate booking date.
  • or jail ID.

If you think that they are currently in jail, you can also call the jail confirm whether they’ve been arrested or not.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry online or you are able to call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this is available to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when when you get served with legal papers, such as , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can find these by getting in touch with the Carlisle County Sheriff’s office, by phone or online.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All convicted sex offenders are listed and registered on a sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access sex offenders online, but remember that you will not get the exact address, but only the block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a court case file containing a court docket and any of the documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access the court records on their website, or at the Carlisle County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to the Carlisle County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more intensive search.

A criminal records search you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for these crimes:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug offenses such as possession or trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
  • Violent crimes like assault or murder.
  • Property crimes like theft or larceny.

When you do a criminal history search, you generally will not be able to see if they has had:

  • Speeding or wreckless driving.
  • Drivers license suspended or revoked.
  • Any accidents.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find this kind of information, you will have to do a driving records search.

    Have you ever had to search for criminal records of someone you know? How easy was it? Did you search online or did you make a phone call to the Carlisle County courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are many reasons that folks look up criminal backgrounds and records, and your feedback might help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    For Federal crimes, the FBI maintains a list of the Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Carlisle County,the Sheriff has a list of most wanted criminals, too.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List

    Carlisle County Top Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that serving a jail sentence in the Carlisle County jail is no fun, soon you will become accustomed to the routine that is set for you. Prisoners get an alarm for wake-up at about 6:00AM, and then you’ll have roll call. After roll call you will eat breakfast. After breakfast, participate in the program that has been assigned to you. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Carlisle County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Carlisle County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.

    The procedure to send money to Carlisle County Jail inmates might change, so visit the the Carlisle County Jail website when you send funds to an inmate there.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Carlisle County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Carlisle County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Carlisle County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You must be over the age of 21.
    • You must possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You must be a US Citizen.
    • You must pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You must pass a drug test.
    • You must have a good level of fitness.
    • You must be in good health.
    • You must have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been locked up in Carlisle County Jail? Do you have a friend or family member that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate at this jail?

    If yes, then you should tell us about it. Write down your experience so that other people can learn what to expect.

    Things you might want to include in the review:

    • Jail conditions.
    • Jail layout and facility
    • Staff and guards
    • Commissary and food
    • Visitation Days
    • The other inmates – what are they like?
    • Prisoner safety
    • Gang activity
    • Prisoner activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Everbody that’s been incarcerated has at least one story to tell about it. How’d you get locked up? Did you get fair treatment? What happened to you while you were locked up? Tell us about the other inmates. Did going to jail affect your life? How?

    Click here to tell your story about Carlisle County Jail

    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Make some good friends in jail? Do you want to get in touch with somebody you met in jail? Throw a shout out to them here.

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    Links and Resources

    Main Carlisle County Jail Link
    Carlisle County Jail Inmate Search Link
    View Carlisle County Jail Mugshots
    Carlisle County Jail Bail Amount Link

    Carlisle County Jail Visitation Policy Link
    Carlisle County Jail Mail Policy
    Find an inmate at Carlisle County Jail
    Carlisle County Warrant Inquiry
    Carlisle County Jail Arrest Inquiry
    Carlisle County Jail Send Money Procedure
    Carlisle County Jail Employment


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