Fremont County Jail – Lander, WY

Fremont County Jail is in Fremont County, WY and is the primary jail for the area. Do you know somebody in jail at Fremont County Jail? This site gives you info about anything related to Fremont County Jailsuch as the following: How to locate an inmate. Find mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. Posting bail. Booking and intake procedures. Fremont County court information. And much much more…

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The thought of going to jail is a scary and stressfull prospect, not only for the person who gets arrested, but also their friends and family. The goal of this guide is to give you all the advice and information that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that might be a benefit to others would be welcome.

General Information

Address

Fremont County Jail
460 Railroad Ave
Lander, WY 82520

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 307-332-1877
Fax:

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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and need to contact them?

Has someone that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?

To search who is in jail at Fremont County Jail you will have to navigate to their web site and do an inmate search.

Inmate Lookup

The Fremont County Jail Inmate Roster has information on persons who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, bail amount (if applicable), and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to get info for anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find their inmate information faster if you have your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.

If the inmate you are looking for might be in a different jail you will want to look here, too: List of all county jails in Wyoming


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a jail booking photo, is a photograph that the jail takes when you get booked into jail. They take one face photo and a side-view photo. Your full name and jail ID number will be in the photos, and they are kept on file.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of Fremont County Jail inmates are online, or you can see them in person at the Fremont County Jail. When you search for mugshots online you will need to enter the first and last name, and an arrest date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Do you want to have your mugshot taken down from the Fremont County Jail site? This will be difficult, as the mugshot is a public record. You will need to file a Petition to Expunge in court. This means that all of your arrest records will be sealed, so no one will be able to access them. 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 various websites with mugshots, and the mugshot removal websites: Mugshot Removal


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, once you are incarcerated, your primary thought is about how to get out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, your bail amount is decided either through a preset bail schedule or a magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this might mean that you will either be released on your ‘own recognizance’ until your court date, or you have to stay in jail until your trial.

If you do bail out you must promise to be there for your court date, and in the meantime you won’t be permitted to leave town.

Typically, prisoners will be given time off for good behavior if they respect the rules and don’t cause any problems while locked up.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you may be granted work release. Either you will have to stay jail at the end of the day when you’re finished with work, or you could have the chance to live in a halfway house instead of jail, so it is kind of like an early release.

Bail

Bail is how much money that you have to pay to the court system in order to be released from jail until your court date. The amount you will be required to pay is dictated by how serious your charges are. Someone will have to pay to the courts ten percent of the total set so you are able to be released. If you don’t go to your court date, the person that paid your bail will not get their 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 or the county courthouse. If you have all the person’s info, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll let you know the bail amount. Also, you can check their bail amount and status on the Fremont County Jail site.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to bail a friend or family member out of jail is never fun, but usually, its easy. First of all, you need to find out if it is a “Cash Bond Only” situation. If so, you won’t be able to use a Bail Bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – the jail won’t take checks. When you’ve paid bail, the person will be released to your care. If the conditions of bail are not violated, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If the bail amount is too high, or you just can’t afford to pay it, you should look into the services of a bail bondsman. Bondsmen will generally charge you a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set, and usually charge a minimum fee of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman is non-refundable and the bondsman only accepts cash. If the bail has been set really high, the bondsman may require that they use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral.

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

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

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


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake procedure includes each of these steps:

  • They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
  • The first step is that you will answer some basic questions, such as your legal name, home address, birth date and contact person.
  • They’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history.
  • You will be given an inmate number.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • 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.
  • They will allow you to make a telephone call to call a member of your family, friend, or bondsman to arrange bail.
  • If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.

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Discharge Procedures

When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process will take anywhere between 10 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will be released. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to decide on how much to set your bail at. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a discharge date, expect to get discharged between 9am and noon.

How To Turn Yourself In

If the sheriff has a, or if you need to start a jail sentence, it is highly recommended that you do the right thing and turn yourself into the authorities. If you have a warrant, go to the jail, in the reception area, and tell the intake officer that believe that there could be a warrant out for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if you do, they will ask that you surrender yourself and you will be taken into custody. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, report to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order states. Make sure that you are not late to report. Be sure to only bring approved items with you, such as a driver’s license or your ID, any prescription medication you might take, as well as the copy of the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will go into a log of approved visitors as an Authorized visit. Each visitor will have to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Fremont County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so you should check the jail site before go to the jail to visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are usually more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden completely.

The Fremont County Jail phone number is: 307-332-1877

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mail is required to be sent using US Postal Service. You cannot use any other type of mail delivery. You have to clearly write the name, inmate ID number, and the jail address on the outside of the letter that you send. Don’t send a package or box, envelope with padding, bag, or an envelope with metal inside. All mail will be opened and inspected and read by staff, and the mail will get sent back to the person who mailed it if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

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

Fremont County Jail
460 Railroad Ave
Lander, WY 82520

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Fremont County Jail
460 Railroad Ave
Lander, WY 82520


The inmate mail policy at Fremont County Jail changes frequently, so you should visit the official Fremont County Jail site before send a letter to someone in jail there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you get arrested, you have rights, one of these being the right to request an attorney. You are only allowed to make so many phone calls in jail, so it is important to have a friend or family member locate an attorney when you call. You may be asking yourself ‘but do I really need an attorney’ You can represent yourself if you reall want to, but, a criminal defense lawyer can advise you of your rights, protect your interests and help you find your way 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 your chances.

For more information on how to find an attorney, read: Find a Lawyer

Public Defender

If you’ve been arrested and cannot afford a lawyer, you will be given a public defender for a lawyer. Also, the Public Defender Office is staffed by independent investigators, crime scene and forensics experts as well as social workers. You will be reassured to know that Public Defenders are bona-fide attorneys who are admitted to the Wyoming State Bar Association and are fully licensed to practice law and represent you in court.

Have you or someone you know used a Public Defender or court appointed attorney? Are you happy with how they handled your case?

Court Records

All court records are a matter of public record. They are comprised of a case file with a docket sheet and every motions, documents, and evidence that have been filed in your case. You, and anyone else, can access your court case records via the Fremont County website, or at the Clerk’s office of the Court.

Clerk of Court

A Clerk of Court is an officer of the court that maintains the records. They also administer the oath for anyone testifying in court, and read the verdict when decided by the jury. All court records from your court case are held at Clerk of Court’s office.

Fees

Court costs and court fees are the costs from your court case, such as for example filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you cannot afford these fees and have a court appointed attorney, you may not have to pay them.

Magistrate

The Fremont County magistrate is the judge that rules over your court case. Magistrates are judges that do several different things, which include setting bail, issuing warrants, and presiding over preliminary court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is prepared to include information about your background and as much detail about the defendant’s life history, which the judge will review and take into consideration when determining your sentence. Information will be solicited from the person on trial, their family, and in some circumstances the victim in the crime. Be sure to remember that you can ask to see a copy of the pre-sentencing report before you are sentenced, and correct any inaccurate information.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. There are several different options for sentencing, including 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 could be taken into custody immediately, or you could receive a date that you are supposed to to surrender and report to jail to serve your jail time according to your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

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

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

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

If you think this person is 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 can access court records on the Fremont County jail website or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is in the public record and these records are accessible by the public.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when someone has been served with papers, like a court order. You can find these by going to the Fremont County Sheriff’s office, by phone or online.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

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

Court Records

Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal background. These databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. Go to the Fremont County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.

A criminal history search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes, which can include:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
  • Drug crimes.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes.
  • Theft, breaking and entering.

During a criminal records search, you will not be able to see if that person has had any:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Traffic accidents.
  • Other moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find driving records, you must do a driving history search.

    Have you ever needed to find criminal records? Was it a difficult process? Did you search online or did you have to make a phone call to the jail? Did you get information that was correct? There are plenty of reasons that people search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your story could make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    On a Federal level, the FBI has a listing of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Fremont County,The Sheriff’s Department keeps their own list of most wanted criminals and fugitives.

    FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Just the thought of spending time in Fremont County Jail is quite unpleasant, in time you will get used to the daily routine there. Expect a wake-up alarm each morning at 6am, and then you’ll have roll call. You will then eat breakfast. Following breakfast you will be required 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 Fremont 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 Fremont 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 process for sending money to Fremont County Jail inmates might change, so visit the site 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 Fremont County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Fremont 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 Fremont 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 in Fremont County Jail? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever visited an inmate at Fremont County Jail?

    If you have, then please write your review about it. Tell us about your jail experience because others will know what to expect.

    Things you can put in the review:

    • Conditions in Fremont County Jail.
    • Jail and pod layout and facility
    • Guards and jail staff
    • Commissary and food
    • Having Visitors
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Jail gangs
    • Programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Everbody that’s been incarcerated has some stories about their time ‘inside’. Why’d you get arrested? Were you fairly treated? What happened to you while you were locked up? What about the other inmates? How did it affect you to go to jail?

    Tell Your Story About Fremont County Jail

    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Want to talk to somebody you met when you were locked up? Throw a shout out to them here.

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