Yell County Juvenile Detention Center is located in Yell County, Arkansas and is the primary jail for that area. Know someone in jail at Yell County Juvenile Detention Center? This page gives you info about everything a person needs to know about Yell County Juvenile Detention Center,like the following: How to do a jail inmate search. How to view Yell County Juvenile Detention Center mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. How to post bail. Booking and intake procedures. Yell County court information. And much much more…
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The prospect of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and daunting thought, not only for the person who gets locked up, but also that person’s friends and family. The purpose of this guide is to offer information and tips 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, just ask them, and also any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Yell County Juvenile Detention Center
4Th & Atlanta
Danville, AR 72833
Phone Number and Fax Number
Phone Number: 479-495-7739
Map and Directions
Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail
Do you know someone that is locked up and want to find out where they are?
Has someone who has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to find out who is in jail at Yell County Juvenile Detention Center you should navigate to their link and do an inmate lookup.
The Yell County Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Locator is an online list of persons who have been arrested, which includes custody status, bail amount (if applicable), and schedule for visitation. Also, you can get information on anybody arrested and booked or released in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find the information quicker if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
If the person you are looking for is at another jail you can look here: Arkansas County Jails Directory
A mugshot, also called a booking picture, is the photograph taken by the police during jail intake processing. They take one and a profile picture. Your name and intake number will appear on the photos, and they are stored at the jail.
Mugshots of Yell County Juvenile Detention Center inmates can be viewed on the website, or you can view them at the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center. When viewing mugshots online you need to put in their legal name, and a booking date, if you have one.
How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Trying to figure out how to get your mugshot erased from the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center website? This can be tricky, because the mugshot is a public record. You must file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. This means that all of your arrest records would be sealed, and will not be available to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.
Read our indepth tutorial about getting your mugshot removed, the different websites with mugshots, and the mugshot removal websites: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail
Naturally, if you are arrested and put in jail, your primary thought is about when you get out. After you’ve gone through booking, a bail amount will be decided either through a preset bail schedule or a magistrate. If there is no bail set this might mean that you will either be free to go until your trial, or you have to stay in jail until your trial.
If you are are released you must promise to be there for your court date, and until that date you won’t be allowed to leave town.
Typically, prisoners are given time off for good behavior when they follow the rules and area a good inmate while they’re in jail.
If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will either have to return to jail every day when you’re finished at your job, or you might get to move to a halfway house instead of jail.
Your bail is how much money that you are required to pay in order to be released from jail until you go to court. The amount you have to pay is determined by the seriousness of your crime. Someone will have to put up 10% of the amount that was determined in order to get out of jail. If you don’t show up for your scheduled court date, the person that bailed you out of jail will lose that bail money.
Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is
To find out someone’s bail amount you must call the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center or the County Courthouse. If you’ve got the person’s information, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know how much their bail is. You can also see the bail amount online.
How To Bail Someone Out of Jail
Having to bail a friend or family member out of jail is no fun, but fortunately, it’s really easy. To start with, you have to find out if their bail is a Cash Only Bond. If it is, you can’t get a Bail Bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – they won’t accept checks. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the person will be released to your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you will get this money back.
If the bail amount is too high, or you just don’t have the money, you should try a bail bondsman. Bondsmen will generally charge you a fee of 10-15% of the bail amount, and in most cases charge a minimum of $100. The amount you pay to the bondsman is non-refundable and has to be paid in cash. If bail is very large, the bondsman will in most cases require that they use your assets as collateral.
To talk to a local bail bondsman visit our page about: 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
- Get Out on a Pre-Trial Release Program
- Get Released on House Arrest
- Get Released on Your Own Recognizance
Jail Policies and Procedures
Intake Procedures / Booking
The jail intake process is made up of each of the following steps:
- You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
- Firstly, you will have to answer some questions, like what is your full legal name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact.
- You will also be asked about your medical and psychological history.
- You will be given an inmate ID number.
- You will get fingerprinted.
- They will take your mugshot.
- All personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
- They will let you use the telephone so you can get in touch with family, friends, or bail bondsman.
- If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
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Once bail has been posted, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail will take between 15 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a judge still needs to decide on the bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the discharge date, plan to be released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
How To Turn Yourself In
If you have a, or if you must start a jail sentence, you really should do the right thing and turn yourself in willingly. For a warrant, report to the jail intake center, and tell someone that you think they might have an outstanding warrant for your arrest. The officer will verify that you have an outstanding arrest warrant, and if they verify that you have one, you will be taken into jail custody. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, report at the exact time and date that the sentence order lists. Ensure that you don’t show up late. Only bring necessary items when you go to jail, for example a driver’s license or your ID, prescription medication, and the copy of the sentencing order.
In order to have visitors, inmates have to list information about each visitor to the jail in advance. This information will be put in a Visiting log for the requesting inmate. All visitors is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
The Yell County Juvenile Detention Center visitation procedures can change, so review the jail site before you try to visit an inmate.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
All phone calls from jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are usually more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone calls may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 479-495-7739
Sending Mail to Inmates
All inmate mail must be sent via the US Postal Service. You can’t use any other method of mail or package delivery. You must write the name, inmate number, and the address of the jail on the letter. Don’t send anything in a box or package, envelope with padding or insulation, plastic bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. Any mail is opened and examined by the jail staff, and will be returned if they decide it is inappropriate.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at Yell County Juvenile Detention Center is:
Yell County Juvenile Detention Center
4Th & Atlanta
Danville, AR 72833
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Yell County Juvenile Detention Center
4Th & Atlanta
Danville, AR 72833
The Yell County Juvenile Detention Center inmate mail policy changes, so we suggest that you double check the the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center website when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Get A Lawyer
If you get arrested, you still have rights, the first of which is that you have the right to request an attorney. You are only allowed to make so many phone calls in jail, so make sure to have a friend or relative locate a lawyer when you call them. You may be thinking ‘why do I need a lawyer?’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, a criminal attorney will advise you about your rights, look after your best interests and help you navigate through the complicated court system. The quicker you hire an attorney to represent you and work on your criminal case, the better your chances.
For more information about this, read: How to Find a Lawyer
If you’ve been arrested and cannot afford an attorney, the courts will assign you a public defender, which is a free lawyer. In addition, the Public Defender is staffed by independent investigators, crime scene and forensics experts and social workers. Public Defenders are actual lawyers that are members of the Arkansas State Bar and are legally licensed to practice law and represent you in court.
Have you or someone you know used a court appointed attorney or Public Defender? What was your experience?
All court records are are public records and are available upon request. Court records have a court case file containing a docket and all of the documents and motions that have been filed in the case. You have the ability to access the records and documents in your court case with the internet service, or at the Yell County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Clerk of Court
A Clerk of Court is an officer of the court that maintains court records and controls access to them. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath during court cases, and also read the verdict when delivered by the jury. All court records related to your court case are maintained at Clerk of Court’s office.
Court fees and costs are the fees and charges associated with your case, for example filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you cannot afford these fees and have a Public Defender, you may get out of having to pay them.
The Yell County court magistrate is the judge that presides over your court case. Magistrates do a number of things, like deciding a bail amount, issuing arrest warrants, and acting as the presiding judge over preliminary court appearances and detention proceedings.
Your pre-sentencing report is prepared to include information about the arrestee’s background and information about the defendant’s life, which the magistrate will take into consideration when determining a sentence. Information and personal details will be collected from the person on trial, his or her family members, and in some cases the victim. Bear in mind you are allowed to ask to get a copy of your pre-sentencing report prior to sentencing, and make sure that you correct any mistakes that it contains.
When you are convicted of a crime, you will be given a sentence for your crime. There are a number of different options, ranging from community service to probation, to even incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on the severity of the crime, you will either be immediately taken into custody, or you could get a date to to surrender and report to jail to do your time.
Do you need to find out if somebody you know is locked up, or has been an inmate in the past?
To find this out you will have to go to the jail’s website, and do a search using:
- The inmate’s name.
- Date of birth.
- Their approximate booking date.
- and their jail ID.
If you think this person is in jail, you should call the jail to find out.
If you think you have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the court records on the Yell County court website or call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
A Civil Process is when when you are served with legal papers, which can be court orders. You can find these civil process orders by going to the Yell County Sheriff’s office, online or by phone.
Sex Offender Search / Lookup
All people registered as sex offenders are required to be registered on the sex offender databases required by the area they live in. The people listed on these databases have been convicted in a court of law of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access these listings on the internet, but bear in mind that you can’t get the actual address, but only the neighborhood block they live on.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file that contains a court docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You can access the court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of someone’s criminal history. These databases are linked together and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include:
- DUI or DWI.
- Drug offenses.
- Rape or other sexual assault.
- Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
- Breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
If you do a criminal records check, usually will not be able to see if someone has had any:
- Tickets for speeding.
- Drivers license revoked or suspended.
- Been in a traffic accident.
- Minor infractions or moving violations.
- Parking Tickets.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Conditions at the jail.
- Jail, yard and pod facility and layout
- Staff and guards
- Commissary and food
- Having Visitors
- The other inmates.
- Inmate safety
- Jail gangs
- Prisoner programs and activities
To search for this information, you have to do a driving history search.
Have you ever tried to search for someone’s criminal records? Was it an easy process? Did you search online or did you make a phone call to the Yell County courthouse? Was it correct? There are plenty of reasons that people look up criminal records and backgrounds, and your comments may help other people that are in the same situation.
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Everyone knows that the FBI has a list of the Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Yell County,the Sheriff keeps their own list of most wanted criminals and fugitives.
FBI Top Ten Most Wanted List: Link
Life In Jail / What Its Like
While the prospect of spending time in the Yell County jail is something you wish you could avoid, eventually you will settle into the daily routine there. All inmates get a wake-up alarm at about six in the morning, and next you’ll have roll call. Next, you will get breakfast. When you finish eating breakfast you will 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 Yell County Juvenile Detention Center, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.
When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.
How To Send Money to an Inmate
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
The process for sending money to inmates at Yell County Juvenile Detention Center could change, so check the the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center website before you send any funds.
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.
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.
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.
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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Types of Jobs at Yell County Juvenile Detention Center
The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Yell County Juvenile Detention Center, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.
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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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Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.
The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:
The definition of victim includes:
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.
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.
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.
Reviews of this Jail
Have you ever been incarcerated in Yell County Juvenile Detention Center? Do you have a friend or family member there? Have you ever visited an inmate at this jail?
If so, then we would like you to tell us about it. Tell us about your experience so other people will know what to expect.
Things you might want to include in what you write:
Tell Your Story
Everbody that’s been incarcerated has some stories about their time ‘inside’. How’d you end up in jail? Did you experience fair treatment? How was life in jail? Tell us about the other inmates. How has this experience impacted your life?
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Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate
Did you meet some cool folks in jail? Do you want to find an inmate you met while you were incarcerated? Throw a shout out to them here.
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