Lincoln County Jail – Davenport, WA

Lincoln County Jail is in Lincoln County and is the primary correctional facility for this area. Do you know somebody locked up at Lincoln County Jail? This page tells you info about everything you might need to know about Lincoln County Jailsuch as the following: How to locate an inmate at Lincoln County Jail. Find mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. Bailing out of jail. Booking and intake procedures. Court records. And lots more.

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The thought of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary idea, not only for whoever is incarcerated, but also that person’s family, friends, and loved ones. This guide is designed to offer information and advice that you’ll need to make the process easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or feedback that would be a benefit to others would be much appreciated.

General Information

Address

Lincoln County Jail
404 Sinclair Street
Davenport, WA 99122

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 509-725-3501
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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 don’t know how to contact them?

Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you need to find them?

In order to see who is in jail at Lincoln County Jail you will have to visit their website and perform an inmate search.

Inmate Locator

The Lincoln County Jail Inmate Search is an online list of people who have been arrested, including status, bail amount, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also find the same information for anybody booked or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get their arrest information more quickly if you have the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID.

If your friend or family member might be in another county jail you will want to look here: Washington County Jails Listing


Mugshots

A mugshot, or intake picture, is the picture that the jail takes when you get processed at jail intake. A mugshot is actually two photos one and a profile photo. Your full name and booking number will appear on the mugshot, and they are stored.

View Mugshots

Mugshots can be viewed on the Lincoln County Jail website, or you can see them in person at the Lincoln County Jail. When viewing online you have to input the full name, and a booking date, if you know it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to get your mugshot erased from the Lincoln County Jail website? This may not be possible, because the mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot taken down you have to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. This means that all of your arrest records would be sealed, and unavailable to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

For a more indepth article about getting your mugshot removed, the many different mugshot websites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

If you’re incarcerated, your main thought is about how to get out. After you’ve gone through booking, your bail is determined either through a preset bail schedule or a magistrate. If no bail is set this may mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you are kept in jail until your court date.

If you are are released you will have to promise to be there for your court date, and until that date you won’t be allowed to travel out of the county.

Typically, inmates will be given time off in exchange for good behavior if they follow the rules and don’t cause any problems while they are in jail.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will be required to return to the jail at the end of the day after work, or you might be permitted 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 you will have to pay depends on the seriousness of your charges. You will have to pay 10% of the amount that was determined so you are able to be released from jail. If you miss your court appearance, whoever paid your bail won’t get the bail money back.

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. If you’ve got the person’s info, such as name, address and date of birth, they’ll let you know what their bail is set at. You can also check their bail amount and status on the jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to bail someone out of jail is no fun, but in some cases, it’s very simple to do. To start with, find out if it is a Cash Only Bond situation. If it is, you won’t be able to use the services of a Bail Bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – the jail can’t accept a check. 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 their bail has been set too high, or you can’t afford it, you should look into the services of a bail bondsman. Bail bondsmen will usually charge you a fee of 10-15% of total bail, and sometimes with a minimum charge of $100. This is non-refundable and the bondsman only accepts cash. If bail is very large, the bail bondsman will request to use your personal assets as collateral for the bond in addition to their charges.

To talk to a bail bondsman go to: Find a bail bondsman at Lincoln County Jail

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Early Release For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Released For Time Served
  • Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Released On House Arrest
  • Get Released on Your 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. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
  • You will answer some simple questions, like your full legal name, address, date of birth and contact person.
  • They’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history.
  • You will be given an inmate number.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken.
  • You will have your mugshot taken.
  • All personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
  • You will be allowed to use the phone so you can contact family, friends, or bail bondsman.
  • If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.

Have you ever been arrested and gone through the jail intake procedure? If you have, please tell our readers about your experience. How long did it take to get through intake? How did the guards treat you? Can you share any tips that will help other people that get arrested to get through jail intake?

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Discharge Procedures

When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail will take anywhere from 10 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether or not you have a cash bond or if a judge needs to figure out the bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should plan to get discharged in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

If you have a, or if you have to begin your jail sentence, you should follow the law and turn yourself in. If it is for a warrant, report to the jail, and tell someone that believe that there could be an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. They will do a check to find out if there is an arrest warrant for you, and if there is one, you will be taken into custody. If you have a jail sentence to serve, go down to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order lists. Make sure that you aren’t late. Just bring things that are allowed when you turn yourself in, such as a driver’s license or state issued ID, prescription medication, as well as the sentencing order from court.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate must list each visitor’s full name to the jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered into the log as an approved visitor. Every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so it would be wise to double-check the jail site before you visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are typically more expensive than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to 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 under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or cut altogether.

Phone Number: 509-725-3501

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mail has to be sent via the actual US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other form of mail or package delivery. You should write the inmate’s name, inmate ID number, and the jail address on the letter that you send. Do not send anything in a box or package, envelope with padding, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope containing metal parts. Any mail will be opened and read by staff, and will be returned to the sender if it can’t be delivered.

Mailing Address

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

Lincoln County Jail
404 Sinclair Street
Davenport, WA 99122

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Lincoln County Jail
404 Sinclair Street
Davenport, WA 99122


The mail policy changes often, so be sure to visit the official website when you send a letter to an inmate.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

Even if you’ve been arrested, you have rights, and an important one is the right to request an attorney. You are only allowed to make so many phone calls in jail, so it is a good idea to have a friend or family member find a lawyer when you talk to them. You might be asking yourself ‘I don’t have to get a lawyer – I can just represent myself’ While you are not required to have one, an attorney will make sure you know your rights, help protect your interests and help you understand the complicated legal system that you are now faced with. The sooner you get an attorney working on your case, the better off you’ll be.

For more information on this subject, read our guide: How to Find a Lawyer in Lincoln County

Public Defender

If you are in trouble, but can’t afford an attorney, you will be given a public defender for a lawyer. In addition, the Public Defender’s Office has access to investigators, forensics experts as well as case workers. Public Defenders are full-fledged attorneys who are admitted to the Washington State Bar Association and are licensed to practice law as an agent of the court.

Have you or someone you know used a Public Defender or court appointed attorney? Do you think that they did a good job of defending you?

Court Records

Lincoln County court records are public records. They have a case file with a sheet called a docket sheet and each of the documents that have been filed in your case. You have the ability to access the records and documents in your court case using the online service, or at the Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

A Clerk of Court is an official part of the court who maintains court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath in a court case, and also read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All records related to your court case are kept and available to you at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court fees are the costs from your case, such as for example filing fees, motion fees and various court charges. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have been assigned a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees.

Magistrate

The magistrate is the judge that will preside on your court case. They do different tasks, such as deciding a bail amount, issuing arrest warrants, and presiding over preliminary and procedural court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is prepared to include background information and details of the arrestee’s life and public history, which the magistrate will take into consideration when determining the sentence. Information and personal details will be gathered from the defendant, his or her family members, and if necessary the victim. Bear in mind that you should request to see a copy of this report prior to sentencing, so you can review it for accuracy and completeness, and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime, you will be sentenced. The presiding judge in your case will weigh several options when determining your sentence, ranging from community service to probation, to even incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on how serious your crime was, you could be immediately taken into custody, or you could be given a date that you are required to go to jail to serve your jail time according to your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Are you trying to find out if a family member of friend is currently in jail, or has gone to jail in the past?

This is pretty simple to do, just just go to the jail website and do an inmate search, and search using:

  • Their name.
  • Birthdate.
  • Their approximate booking date.
  • or jail ID.

If you’re not sure if this person is in jail, you can also call the jail confirm whether they’ve been arrested or not.

Warrant Inquiry

If you think you might have an outstanding warrant, you can check arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. Bear in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and the information is accessible by the public.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when when you are served with legal papers, like a court order. You can find these by getting in touch with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office, online or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All convicted sex offenders are required to be registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people listed on these databases have been convicted in a court of law of a sex or kidnapping crime. You are able to see these offenders on the internet, but bear in mind that you will not be able to see the precise address, just the neighborhood block they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a case file that includes a court docket and all documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access your court records on the website, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each and every state keeps a record of people’s criminal history. These online databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.

A criminal history search you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for the following crimes:

  • DUI or DWI.
  • Drug Possession of Drug Trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes like assault or murder.
  • Theft, breaking and entering.

But, when you do a criminal records check, you will not learn if that person has had any:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Traffic accidents.
  • Moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To get this information, you must do a search for their driving record.

    Have you ever searched for criminal records? How easy was it? Dis you do your search online or did you make a phone call to the jail? Was the information correct? There are lots of reasons that folks search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your comments might help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    Everyone knows that the FBI maintains a list of the Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Lincoln County,the Lincoln County Sheriff keeps their own list of most wanted criminals and fugitives.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that spending time in Lincoln County Jail is very scary, you will soon get accustomed to the routine that is set for you in jail. Prisoners get an alarm for wake-up at about 6:00am, and next you’ll have roll call. Next, you will eat breakfast. When you finish eating breakfast you will have to work in the work program that you’ve been assigned to. 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 rules for sending money to someone in jail is always changing, so it would be best to review the official website before you send money 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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    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Lincoln County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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:

    • 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 in Lincoln County Jail? Do you know someone that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this jail?

    If you have, then we would like you to leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so others can learn what to expect.

    What to write in your comment:

    • Conditions in Lincoln County Jail.
    • Jail, yard and pod layout and facility
    • Guards and staff
    • Commissary and food
    • Visitors
    • The other inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gangs
    • Prisoner activities and programs


    Speak Your Mind

    Tell Your Story

    Anybody that’s ever been locked up has at least one story to tell about it. Why’d you end up in jail? Did you get fair treatment? What was your daily routine in jail? What about the other inmates? Did going to jail affect your life? How?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you meet some cool folks in jail? Are you trying to talk to someone from jail? Then send them a message by posting a comment below.

    Throw a shoutout to people still locked up at Lincoln County Jail


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