Logan County Detention Center – Russellville, KY

Logan County Detention Center is in Logan County, Kentucky and is the main correctional facility for the area. Know somebody at Logan County Detention Center? This page gives you information about anything you might need to know about Logan County Detention Center,like: Find out who’s in jail at Logan County Detention Center? How to view Logan County Detention Center mugshots. The jail’s phone number and address. How to post bail. Intake procedures and booking. Logan County court information. And much more…

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The chance of going to jail is a daunting and scary situation, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also that person’s family, friends, and loved ones. The goal of this guide is to give information and advice that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be welcome.

General Information

Address

Logan County Detention Center
304 West Third Street
Russellville, KY 42276

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 270-726-3696
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Map and Directions


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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and want to find out where they are?

Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?

To search who is in jail at Logan County Detention Center you should go to their link and do an inmate search.

Inmate Search

The Logan County Detention Center Inmate List has information on persons who are in jail, which includes current status, how much their bail is, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to find the same information about anybody arrested and booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information more quickly if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.

If your friend or family member could possibly be in a different jail you will want to look here, too: Other Jails in Kentucky


Mugshots

A mugshot, also known as a intake picture, is a photo taken by the police when you get booked into jail. They take one frontal photo and one profile photo. Your full name and jail ID number will appear on the pictures, and they’re kept on file.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of people who have been arrested can be searched on the Logan County Detention Center website, or you can see them at the Logan County Detention Center. When you search for mugshots online you have to enter the person’s full name, and the booking date, if you know it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Need to know how to have your mugshot erased from the Logan County Detention Center site? This will be difficult, since the mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot taken down you must file a Petition to Expunge in court. This means that all of your arrest records will be sealed, and unavailable to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

To learn more about getting your mugshot taken down, the many different websites with mugshots, and the mugshot removal websites: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, if you are in jail, your main thought is about getting out. After you’ve been booked, your bail amount will be decided using the bail schedule or the magistrate will decide it. If no bail is set this might mean that you will either be released, or you are kept in jail until your court date.

If you are are released you will have to agree to be in court on your court date, and until then you won’t be permitted to travel out of the county.

Typically, a prisoner will be given time off in exchange for good behavior when they don’t break the rules and don’t cause any problems while in jail.

If you do exhibit good behavior and the jail believes you can be trusted, you might be allowed to do work release. You will have to return to the jail every day when you’re finished at your job, or you could have the chance to sleep in a halfway house instead of the jail.

Bail

Your bail is how much money that you have to pay to the court system to be released from jail until your trial. Your bail amount is determined by the seriousness of your charges. You will have to post 10 percent of the total amount that was determined in order to bail out of jail. If you fail to show up for court, whoever put up your bail money won’t get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

You must call the Logan County Detention Center. If know the pertinent information, such as name, address and date of birth, they will let you know what their bail is set at. Also, you can find out how much their bail is online.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to get someone out of jail is never a fun thing, but thankfully, its really easy. First, figure out if their bail is a Cash Only Bond. If it is, you won’t be able to get a bail bondsman. They only accept cash at the jail, so you have to take cash – they will not accept checks. Once you have paid the bond, the prisoner will be released into your care. If this person doesn’t violate any of the terms of their release, you will get this money back.

Bail Bondsman

If the amount of bail set is large, of if you can’t pay it, you you should hire a bail bondsman. They generally charge you a fee of 10-15% of total bail, and usually with a minimum fee of $100. This will not be returned to you and has to be paid in cash. If the bail is extremely high, the bondsman will in these cases ask to use your personal assets as collateral in addition to the fee they charge.

If you need a bail bondsman visit our page about: Find a bail bondsman at Logan County Detention Center

Have you ever hired a Bail Bondsman for someone you know or yourself? If you have, leave a comment below and tell your story, and let us know how it worked out.

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Work Release Programs
  • Released For Time Served
  • Get Out on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Released On House Arrest
  • Be Released on Your Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake procedure is made up of these steps:

  • You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
  • Firstly, you will answer a number of questions, like what is your full name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact person.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history.
  • You’ll be given an inmate number.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken.
  • They will take your mugshot.
  • All personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
  • You will get to make a phone call to talk to a member of your family, friend, or bondsman to arrange bail.
  • If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.

Have you been arrested and gone through jail intake? If you have, please tell us how it happened. How long did you have to wait in the holding cell? How were you treated? Do you have any tips that might help other people make it through jail processing?

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Discharge Procedures

Once you are able to post bail, you will get released from jail. This process takes from 10 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will be released. It also will depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to figure out your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and know the release date, you should plan to be released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

warrant out for your arrest, or if you have to begin your sentence in jail, it is highly advisable that you follow the rules and turn yourself in willingly. If it is for a warrant, report to the jail processing area, and tell them that believe that there could be a warrant for your arrest. They will do a check to find out if there is an arrest warrant for you, and if they verify that there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody. If you have a jail sentence to serve, go to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order states. Ensure that you don’t show up late. Only bring required items with you, like a driver’s license or even photo ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, and the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate must provide information about each visitor to the jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered into a log of approved visitors as an approved visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies change often, so we suggest that you visit the official jail site before you try to visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or forbidden completely.

Phone Number: 270-726-3696

Sending Mail to Inmates

All inmate mail must be sent using the US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other form of mail delivery. You have to clearly print the inmate’s name, inmate ID, and the address of the jail on the outside of the letter that you send. Do not mail anything in a box or package, padded envelope, plastic bag, or an envelope with metal inside. All mail sent to inmates is opened and reviewed by the jail administration, and will be returned to the sender if it can’t be delivered.

Mailing Address

If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Logan County Detention Center, use this address:

Logan County Detention Center
304 West Third Street
Russellville, KY 42276

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Logan County Detention Center
304 West Third Street
Russellville, KY 42276


The Logan County Detention Center mail policy is always changing, so it would be best to check the official Logan County Detention Center site when you send a letter to an inmate.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you get arrested, you have particular rights, the most important of which is that you have the right to request an attorney. You are only allowed to make so many phone calls in jail, so make sure you ask a friend or family member to locate a lawyer when you call them. You’re probably asking yourself ‘why do I need a lawyer?’ While you are not required to have one, a criminal defense attorney will advise you about your rights, help protect your interests and show you the way through the complicated legal system that you are now faced with. The quicker you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your criminal case, the better your chances.

To read more about this subject, go to: How to Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you’ve been arrested and don’t have the money to hire an attorney, the courts will assign you a public defender, which is a free lawyer. In addition, the Public Defender has a number of staff such as investigators, forensics experts and social workers. You should be reassured that Public Defenders are bona-fide attorneys that are admitted to the Kentucky State Bar Association and are licensed to practice law in Kentucky.

Have you ever had to use a Public Defender or court appointed attorney? Do you think that they did a good job of defending you?

Court Records

All court records are a matter of public record. They include a file with a docket and every documents filed during your court case. You are able to access court records using the internet service, or by going to the Clerk of Court where the case was filed.

Clerk of Court

The Logan County Clerk of Court is a member of the court who maintains the records. They also administer the oath for any court participant who must be under oath, and also read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All records and documents related to your court case are kept and available to you at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court fees are the charges and fees from your case, which include filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you are low income and have a court appointed attorney, you will not be responsible for these fees.

Magistrate

The Logan County magistrate is the person that presides on your case in court. Magistrates are judges that do many different things, like setting bail amounts, writing arrest warrants, and presiding over first court appearances and detention hearings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is completed with your background information and details of the defendant’s life and public history, which the magistrate judge will take into account when determining a sentence. Information will be solicited from the defendant, their family, and in some cases the victim of the crime. Be sure to remember you are able to ask to receive your own copy of the pre-sentencing report prior to sentencing, so you can review it and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

After being convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, ranging from community service to probation, to even incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on how serious your crime was, you will either be immediately taken into custody, or you could get a date that you must turn yourself into jail to serve out your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Are you trying to find out if a family member of friend is incarcerated, or has been an inmate in the past?

This is pretty simple to do, just you should access the Logan County jail website, and do a search using:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Birthdate.
  • Their booking date if you know it.
  • or inmate ID.

If you’re not sure if this person is in jail or not, you should call the jail get confirmation.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Logan County jail website or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you have a first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this is accessible by the public.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when someone has been served with papers, like court orders. You can find these by contacting the Sheriff’s office, by phone or online.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All people registered as sex offenders are registered on a sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You are able to view these offenders on the website, but you should know that you won’t get the actual address, just the neighborhood block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file that includes a court docket and all of the documents filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet, or at the Logan County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal history. These databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.

When you look up someone’s criminal record you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
  • Drug offenses such as possession or trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
  • Breaking and entering, theft, larceny.

If you do a criminal records check, you will not be able to see if that person had:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Drivers license revoked or suspended.
  • Accidents.
  • Other moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find driving records, you have to do a driving history search.

    Have you ever searched for criminal records? Was it an easy process? Dis you do your search online or did you have to make a phone call to the courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are lots of reasons that folks look up criminal records, and your comments may make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    The FBI has their list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Logan County,The Sheriff’s Department has a list of most wanted criminals, too.

    FBI Top Ten Most Wanted List

    Logan County Sheriff’s Department Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that getting locked up in the Logan County jail is very scary, eventually you will settle into the routine that is set for you in jail. Inmates get an alarm to wake up each morning at 6:00AM, and next they’ll do roll call. You will then get breakfast. When you finish breakfast participate in the work program or other activity that you are assigned. 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 Logan County Detention Center, 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 Logan County Detention Center 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 Logan County Detention Center inmates is likely to change, so it would be best to review the site when you send money to an inmate.

    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

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Logan County Detention Center

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Logan County Detention Center, 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 Logan County Detention Center

    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:

    • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
    • Victims have the right to notification.
    • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • Victims have the right to restitution.
    • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
    • Victims have 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 incarcerated at this jail? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at this jail?

    If your answer is yes, then please tell us about it. Write down your jail experience because other people will know what to expect.

    What to put in your comment:

    • Conditions at the jail.
    • Jail and pod layout and facility
    • Jail staff and Guards
    • Food and commissary
    • Visitors
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gang activity
    • Prisoner activities and programs


    Speak Your Mind

    Tell Your Story

    Anybody that’s ever been locked up has a story about it. How’d you end up in jail? Did you experience fair treatment? What was your daily routine in jail? How did you get along with the other inmates? How has this experience impacted your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Need to get in touch with someone you met in jail? Throw a shout out to them here.

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    Links and Resources

    Main Logan County Detention Center Website
    Logan County Detention Center Inmate Search
    Logan County Detention Center Mugshots
    Logan County Detention Center Bail Amount Link

    Logan County Detention Center Visitation Policy Link
    Logan County Detention Center Mail Policy
    Find an inmate at Logan County Detention Center
    Logan County Detention Center Warrant Inquiry
    Logan County Detention Center Arrest Lookup
    Logan County Detention Center Send Money Procedure
    Logan County Detention Center Employment


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