Sullivan County Department Of Corrections – Claremont, NH

Sullivan County Department Of Corrections is located in Sullivan County, New Hampshire and is the jail for that area. Are you looking for someone locked up in Sullivan County Department Of Corrections? This page tells you info about everything related to Sullivan County Department Of Corrections,like: Learn how to locate an inmate. Find inmate mughsots. The jail’s address and phone number. Posting bail. Sullivan County Department Of Corrections intake procedures. Court information and records. And more…

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The prospect of going to jail is a scary idea, not only for the person who goes to jail, but also that person’s family, friends, and loved ones. The goal of this guide is to give information that you need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, just ask them, and any comments or feedback that would help other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.

General Information

Address

Sullivan County Department Of Corrections
103 County Farm Rd
Claremont, NH 3743

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 603-542-8717
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 want to contact them?

Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?

In order to see who is in jail at Sullivan County Department Of Corrections you will have to click on their web site and perform an inmate lookup.

Inmate Locator

The Sullivan County Department Of Corrections Inmate Lookup is a list of persons who were arrested and are now in jail, including custody status, bail amount (if applicable), and visiting hours. Also, you can find the same information about anybody who has been arrested or discharged within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to locate the information faster if you have their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.

If the person you’re searching for may be in another county jail you can look here: Other Jails in New Hampshire


Mugshots

A mugshot, or jail booking photograph, is the photo taken by the police during jail intake processing. They take one frontal photo and one profile photo. Your name and jail booking number will appear on the pictures, and they’re on file at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of Sullivan County Department Of Corrections inmates can be seen on the website, or you can see them at the Sullivan County Department Of Corrections. When you search for mugshots on the website you need to put in the name, and an arrest date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to have your mugshot taken off of the Sullivan County Department Of Corrections website? This will be difficult, as your mugshot is public record. To get your mugshot removed you have to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. What this means is that the record of your arrest will be sealed, so no one will be able to access them. Unfortunately, this happens very rarely.

To learn more about getting your mugshot removed, the different mugshot websites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: Mugshot Removal


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Naturally, once you’re in jail, your only thought is about getting out. After you’ve gone through the booking process, a bail amount is determined by the magistrate. In cases where 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 must agree to show up for court, and you are not permitted to leave the county.

In most cases, inmates will earn an early release in exchange for good behavior if they don’t break the rules and act right while they are in jail.

If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. Either you will have to go back to the jail at the end of the day when you’re finished working, or you could have the chance to live in a halfway house instead of living at the jail.

Bail

Bail is money that you have to pay to the court system to be released from jail until you go to court. The amount you have to pay is dictated by the seriousness of your charges. You will need to post 10 percent of the total amount set so you are able to be released from jail. If you don’t show up for your court appearance, whoever paid your bail won’t get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you must call the Sullivan County Department Of Corrections. If you have all the person’s information, like name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know how much their bail is. Also, you can see the bail amount on the jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to get someone out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but in some cases, it is really easy. First of all, find out if it is a Cash Only Bond. If so, you will not be able to get a Bail Bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – the jail will not accept checks. Once the cash bond has been paid, the person will be released into your care. If this person doesn’t violate any of the terms of their release, you’ll get your money back.

Bail Bondsman

If bail is set too high, or you can’t afford it, you should try a bail bondsman. Bondsmen will usually charge you a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the bail amount, and in most cases have a minimum of $100. This money will not be returned to you and must be paid in cash. If the bail is exceptionally high, the bondsman may require that they use your personal assets as collateral for the bond in addition to their charges.

To talk to a bail bondsman visit our page about: Bail bondsman

Have you ever used the services of bondsman for someone you know or yourself? If you have, post a comment below and tell about it, 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
  • Time Served
  • Pre-Trial Release Programs
  • Get Released on House Arrest
  • Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

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

  • You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
  • The first step is that you have to answer some questions, such as your full legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history.
  • You will be given an inmate number.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken.
  • You will have a front and profile photo taken for your mugshot.
  • Any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
  • You will then be allowed to make a telephone call in order to get in touch with a family member, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to wear your street clothes, if not you will be issued a jail jumpsuit.

Have you ever been arrested and gone through the jail intake procedure? If so, please share your experience. How long did you have to wait in the holding cell? How were you treated? Do you have any things that might help other people that get arrested make it through the procedure?

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Discharge Procedures

Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the quicker you will be released. How quickly you get discharged might depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to figure out the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, plan to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.

How To Turn Yourself In

for your arrest, or if you have to report to start a sentence, you should do the right thing and turn yourself into the authorities. If it is for a warrant, go down to the jail intake center, and tell an officer that you think there is a warrant for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if you do, they will take you into custody and begin the intake process. If you have a jail sentence to serve, report on the date and time that the sentence order states. Make sure that you aren’t late. Only bring things that are allowed when you go to jail, like a driver’s license or state issued ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, and a sentencing order from court.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate have to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the jail. Your visitor’s information will be put in a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. Each visitor will be required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Sullivan County Department Of Corrections are always changing, so we suggest that you double-check the official Sullivan County Department Of Corrections jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

All phone calls from jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are much more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or totally denied.

The Sullivan County Department Of Corrections phone number is: 603-542-8717

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate must be sent using the US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other method of mail or package delivery. You have to clearly print the person’s name, prisoner number, and the jail address on the envelope. Don’t mail a box or package, padded envelope, bag, or an envelope with metal inside. All mail sent to inmates will be opened and reviewed by the officers at the jail, and will be sent back to the person who mailed it if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Sullivan County Department Of Corrections, use this address:

Sullivan County Department Of Corrections
103 County Farm Rd
Claremont, NH 3743

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Sullivan County Department Of Corrections
103 County Farm Rd
Claremont, NH 3743


The Sullivan County Department Of Corrections inmate mail policy can change, so be sure to review the official website before you send a letter to an inmate.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you get arrested, you still have certain rights, the first of which is that you have the right to request a lawyer. You won’t get many phone calls in jail, so you would be wise to get a friend or family member to locate an attorney when you call them. You may be thinking ‘I don’t need a lawyer – I can just represent myself’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, a lawyer will make sure you know your rights, help protect your best interests and show you the way through the complicated legal system in Sullivan County. The sooner you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your charges, the better your chances.

For more information about how to find a lawyer, click: How to Find a Lawyer in Sullivan County

Public Defender

If you are in trouble, but can’t afford a lawyer, you will get a public defender. In addition, the Public Defender Office is staffed by private investigators, crime scene and forensics experts and social case workers. All Public Defenders are actual attorneys who are members of the New Hampshire State Bar and are fully licensed to practice law and represent you in court.

Have you or someone you know used a Public Defender? How did they do?

Court Records

Sullivan County court records are a matter of public record. They have a case file containing a docket sheet and all of the motions, documents, and evidence that have been filed in the case. You can access the records and documents in your court case with the internet service, or at the Sullivan County Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is an official part of the court who maintains the records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath during court cases, and read the verdict when delivered by the jury. All court records related to your court case are held at Sullivan County Clerk of Court office.

Fees

Court fees and costs are the fees and charges associated with your case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you are low income and have a Public Defender, you will not be responsible for these fees.

Magistrate

A Magistrate is the judge that rules on your case. Magistrates do several different things, which include deciding a bail amount, issuing warrants for arrest, and overseeing preliminary and procedural court proceedings and detention hearings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is prepared to include background information and as much detail about the arrestee’s life history, which the judge will take into consideration when determining the sentence. Information, details, and character witnesses will be collected from the defendant, the defendant’s family, and, if applicable, the victim. Be sure to remember you are allowed to request to see your own copy of the pre-sentencing report before 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 presiding judge in your case will weigh several options when determining your sentence, ranging from community service to probation, to prison or jail time. Depending on how serious your crime was, you might get immediately taken into custody, or given a date to go to jail to serve out your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you want to find out if somebody you know is incarcerated in jail, or has gone to jail in the past?

You can you should visit the Sullivan County jail website and do an inmate search lookup, and do a search using:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Birth date.
  • Approximate booking date.
  • or inmate 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the court records on the Sullivan County court website or call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind 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, as well as their arrest date, contact the Sullivan County jail, either by phone, in person, or check online. Arrest records are public record and this information is accessible by the public.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when you get served with papers, like court orders. You can find these by getting in touch with the Sheriff’s office, on their website or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered and listed on either a national or state sex offender database. The people listed on these databases have been tried by jury and convicted in a court of law of a sex or kidnapping crime. You are able to see these offenders on the internet, but keep in mind that you will not be able to find the precise address, but only the address block of the address that they registered.

Court Records

Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that includes a court docket and any documents and filings filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Sullivan County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are all connected so you can track criminal histories from other states. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.

A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any of the following crimes:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug Possession of Drug Trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes.
  • Breaking and entering, theft, larceny.

But, when you do a criminal records check, in most cases won’t be able to see if they has had any moving violations, like:

  • Speeding or wreckless driving.
  • Drivers license revoked or suspended.
  • Any accidents.
  • Moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To get driving histories, you will have to do a driving records search.

    Have you ever had to search for criminal records of someone you know? Was it an easy process? Dis you do your search online or did you have to call the courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are plenty of reasons that people search for criminal records, and your story could help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    The FBI has their list of the Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Sullivan County,the Sullivan County Sheriff has a list of most wanted criminals, too.

    FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    While the prospect of being incarcerated in Sullivan County Department Of Corrections is no fun, in time you will get used to the daily routine. You will get a wake-up alarm at 6:00am, and then roll call. After roll call you will have breakfast. After 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 Sullivan County Department Of Corrections, 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 Sullivan County Department Of Corrections 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 process for sending funds to someone in jail can change, so review the official website before 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 Sullivan County Department Of Corrections

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Sullivan County Department Of Corrections, 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 Sullivan County Department Of Corrections

    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 in Sullivan County Department Of Corrections? Do you know anybody there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate there?

    If yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write about what you experienced because others will know what to expect.

    Things you could put in your comment:

    • Conditions at the jail.
    • Jail facility and layout
    • Guards and jail staff
    • Commissary and food
    • Visitors
    • Inmates.
    • Inmate safety
    • Jail gangs
    • Programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Everyone’s who has been put in jail has a story to tell. Why were you locked up? Were you mistreated? How was day to day life at Sullivan County Department Of Corrections? Were the other inmates cool? How did getting locked up affect your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Do you want to find out how to get in touch with somebody you met when you were locked up? Say wassup here, just leave a message below.

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