Nemaha County Jail – Auburn, NE

Nemaha County Jail is in Nemaha County, Nebraska and is the primary jail for this county. Do you know somebody at Nemaha County Jail? This page tells you all about anything a person needs to know about Nemaha County Jail: Learn how to locate an inmate. How to view Nemaha County Jail mugshots. The jail’s phone number and address. Bailing out of jail. Nemaha County Jail intake procedures. Nemaha County court information. And everything else.

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The thought of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and stressfull idea, not only for whoever gets arrested, but also their family and friends. This guide is meant to give you information that you need to make getting locked up easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and any feedback or comments that could help other people in the same situation would be appreciated.

General Information

Address

Nemaha County Jail
1805 N Street
Auburn, NE 68305

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 402-274-3139
Fax Number:

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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 don’t know how to contact them?

Has a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you want to locate them?

In order to see who’s in jail at Nemaha County Jail you will need to go to their web site and perform an inmate lookup.

Inmate Search

The Nemaha County Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of people who have been arrested, which includes status, bail amount, and times you can visit. Also, you can find information for anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information quicker if you’ve got their name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.

If the inmate you are looking for is at another county jail you will want to look here, too: Other County Jails in Nebraska


Mugshots

A mugshot, also known as a booking photograph, is a photo that the police take during jail intake processing. A mugshot is make of one full face and one profile photo. Your name and booking number will be in the photos, and they’re stored at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshotes of Nemaha County Jail prisoners can be viewed online, or you can see them in person at the Nemaha County Jail. When you search for mugshots on the website you have to put in their full name, and the arrest date.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to figure out what to do in order to get your mugshot removed from the Nemaha County Jail site? This may not be possible, since the mugshot is a public record. You will need to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. Basically, this means that your arrest record will be sealed, and unavailable to the public. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.

Read our indepth tutorial about removing your mugshot, the various mugshot sites, and the mugshot removal services: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Naturally, once you are arrested and put in jail, your primary thought is about how to get out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, your bail is decided using the bail schedule or the magistrate will decide it. If there is no bail set this can mean that you will either be free to go until your court date, or you are kept in jail until your court date.

If you are are released you must agree to show up for court, and until then you will not be permitted to travel out of the county.

Usually, a prisoner at Nemaha County Jail will be given an early release in exchange for good behavior if they respect the rules and act right while incarcerated.

If you do exhibit good behavior and the jail believes you can be trusted, you may be allowed to do work release. Either you will have to return to jail at the end of the day when you’re finished with work, or you may get to move to a halfway house instead of jail, so it is kind of like an early release.

Bail

Your bail is money that you are required to pay to be released from jail pending trial. The amount of bail that is set is dictated by what crime you are charged with and how serious it is. You will have to pay 10 percent of the total amount set so you can get out of jail. If you miss your court appearance, the person that bailed you out of jail will lose all of the bail money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you have to call the jail or the county courthouse. If you have all the pertinent information, such as name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you the bail amount. Also, you can see the bail amount on the Nemaha County Jail site.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Bailing out of jail is no fun, but thankfully, its very simple to do. To start with, find out if they have a “Cash Bond Only”. If it is, you will not be able to get a Bail Bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – the jail can’t accept a check. Once you have paid the bond, the person will be discharged. If the conditions of bail are not violated, you’ll get your money back.

Bail Bondsman

If the bail amount is too high, of if you can’t pay it, you should look into the services of a bail bondsman. They will generally charge you a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set by the magistrate, and sometimes with a minimum charge of $100. This is non-refundable and bondsmen usually only accept cash. If the bail has been set really high, the bondsman will in these cases use your personal assets as collateral in addition to the fee they charge.

To find a bail bondsman go to: Find a bail bondsman

Have you ever used a bondsman because you or someone you know got arrested? If you have, please leave a comment below and tell about your experience, and let us know how it worked out for you.

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

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


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake procedure is made up of the following steps:

  • They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
  • You must answer a number of questions, like your full name, your address, birthdate and contact person.
  • You will also be asked about your mental and medical history.
  • You will be issued an inmate ID number.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • They will take your mugshot.
  • All of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
  • They will allow you to use the telephone so you can get in touch with family, friends, or bail bondsman.
  • If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform.

Have you ever been booked into jail? If you have, you should tell your story so other people can learn from your experience. How long did it take to get through intake? Were you treated fairly? Do you have any things that will help other people to get through jail processing?

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Discharge Procedures

When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process takes anywhere from 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond or if a judge must decide on your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a discharge date, you should plan to get discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

for your arrest, or if you must start a jail sentence, you really should follow the law and turn yourself in willingly. If it is for a warrant, report to the jail reception area, and let them know that you think they might have an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. They will check to see if you have a warrant, and if they verify that there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, report to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Be very careful that you are not late. Just bring approved items with you, such as your drivers license or ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, as well as the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

To have visitors, you must list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail. Your visitor’s names will go in the visitors log as an Authorized visit. All visitors will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Nemaha County Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so you should visit the official jail site before you go to the jail to visit.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

All phone calls from jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are a lot more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden.

Phone Number: 402-274-3139

Sending Mail to Inmates

All inmate mail has to be sent using the actual US Postal Service, and not courier or delivery, or hand delivered. You cannot use any other form of mail delivery. You have to clearly print the person’s name, prisoner number, and jail address on the outside of the letter that you send. Do not send anything in a box or package, padded envelope, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. All mail gets opened and read and inspected by the jail administration, and will get returned if the jail decides it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Nemaha County Jail:

Nemaha County Jail
1805 N Street
Auburn, NE 68305

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Nemaha County Jail
1805 N Street
Auburn, NE 68305


The inmate mail policy at Nemaha County Jail changes frequently, so visit the official Nemaha County Jail site before you send a letter.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you have been arrested, you have certain rights, one of these being your right to request an attorney. You are only allowed to make so many phone calls in jail, so make sure to have a friend or relative find a lawyer when you call. You might be asking yourself ‘do I really need an attorney?’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, a lawyer can advise you of your rights, help protect your best interests and guide you through the legal system that you are now faced with. The faster you hire an attorney to represent you and work on your charges, the better.

For more information about the benefits of and how to hire an attorney, visit: How to Find a Lawyer in Nemaha County

Public Defender

If you can’t afford an attorney, the courts will assign you a public defender, which is a free lawyer. The Public Defender Office has a number of staff such as investigators, forensics experts and social workers. You will be reassured to know that Public Defenders are real attorneys that are admitted to the Nebraska State Bar Association and are fully licensed to represent you in court and practice law.

Have you or someone you know had to use a court appointed attorney? What was your experience?

Court Records

Nemaha County court records are are public and available to anyone who requests them. They contain a court case file with a docket sheet and all of the documents and motions that have been filed in the case. You are able to access your court case records with the Nemaha County website, or at the Clerk of Court where the case was filed.

Clerk of Court

The Nemaha County Clerk of Court is an official part of the court that manages court records. They also administer the oath for any court participant who must be under oath, and read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All records, documents, and evidence from your case are kept and available to you at Nemaha County Clerk of Court office.

Fees

Court fees are the charges from your case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you can’t afford to pay these fees and have a court appointed attorney, you may not have to pay the fees.

Magistrate

The Nemaha County court magistrate is the judge that rules over your case in court. Magistrates do different functions, which include setting your bail amount, writing arrest warrants, and overseeing initial court appearances and detention hearings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is completed with information about the defendant’s background and as much detail about the arrestee’s life and public history, which the magistrate judge will review and take into consideration when deciding on the sentence. Information will be gathered from the person on trial, his or her family members, and in some cases the victim of the crime. Be sure to remember you can ask to receive your own copy of the pre-sentencing report prior to sentencing, so you have the opportunity to go over it and correct any mistakes in it.

Sentencing

When you are convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, which include community service and probation, to even prison or jail time. Depending on the particulars of your trial, the severity of your crime, and any sentencing guidelines that they judge will use, you may be locked up immediately, or given a date that you are supposed to turn yourself into jail to do your time.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Want to find out if someone is currently in jail, or has been an inmate in the past?

You can just visit the jail website and do an inmate search, and do a search using:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their booking date.
  • or jail ID.

If you’re not sure if your friend or family member is in jail, you can call the jail to find out.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Nemaha County jail website or you can call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you have a first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when when you get served with legal papers, like warrants. You can find these by going to the Nemaha County Sheriff’s office, on their website or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

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

Court Records

Court Records are public records. These records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all of the filings and documents filed in your case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at the Nemaha County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each and every state maintains records of people’s criminal history. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to the Nemaha County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.

When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any crimes, which can include:

  • DUI or DWI.
  • Drug Possession of Drug Trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes.
  • Property crimes like theft or larceny.

If you do a criminal records check, usually won’t be able to see if that person has had any:

  • Tickets for speeding.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Any accidents.
  • Moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To search for driving records, you have to do a search for their driving history.

    Have you ever tried to search for someone’s criminal records? Was it an easy process? Did you search online or did you have to make a phone call to the local courthouse? was the information you recieved correct? There are many reasons that folks search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your comments might make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    The FBI has a list of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Nemaha County,The Sheriff’s Department maintains their own list of the top most wanted criminals in the county.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that spending time in Nemaha County Jail is something you wish you could avoid, soon you will become accustomed to the daily routine there. Inmates get an alarm to wake up every morning at 6:00am, and next you’ll have roll call. After roll call you will have breakfast. When you finish breakfast you will have to work 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 Nemaha 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 Nemaha 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 funds to people in jail could change, so it would be best to double check the official 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

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Nemaha County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Nemaha 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 Nemaha County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to 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 a prisoner at this jail? Do you have a friend or family member that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited a prisoner in this jail?

    If yes, then you should leave a comment below about it. Write down your jail experience because other people can learn what to expect.

    Things you can include in the review:

    • Jail conditions.
    • Jail facility and layout
    • Staff and guards
    • Food and commissary
    • Visitation Days
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Jail gangs
    • Activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Anyone who’s been in jail has at least one story to tell about it. How’d you get locked up? How did the guards treat you? What was it like in jail? Were the other inmates cool? Did going to jail affect your life? How?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Are you trying to get in touch with somebody you met when you were locked up? Then send them a message by posting a comment below.

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