Lamoure County Jail is located in La Moure County, North Dakota and is the primary correctional facility for this area. Are you looking for somebody incarcerated at Lamoure County Jail? This site gives you information about anything one might want to know about Lamoure County Jailsuch as the following: How to locate an inmate. Find mugshots. The jail’s phone number and address. Bailing out of jail. Booking and intake procedures. Court information and records. And more…
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The thought of getting arrested and going to jail is a daunting and scary prospect, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also that person’s family and friends. This guide is meant to give you all the advice and information you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have a question, just ask it, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others would be welcome.
Lamoure County Jail
309 2Nd Street Southeast
Lamoure, ND 58458
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and need to contact them?
Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to see who is in jail at Lamoure County Jail you will have to go to their web site and perform an inmate search.
The Lamoure County Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of persons who have been arrested, including current status, how much their bail is, and times you can visit. Also, you can get info on anybody booked or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can find the information quicker if you’ve got their name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
If your friend or loved one may be in another county jail you can check our guide to other North Dakota jails: North Dakota County Jails Directory
A mugshot, also known as a jail intake photo, is the picture taken by the police during jail intake processing. They take one full face and a side photo. Your name and intake number will appear on the photos, and they’re stored.
Mugshots of inmates can be seen on the Lamoure County Jail website, or you can see them in person at the Lamoure County Jail. When viewing mugshots online you will need to put in the full name, and an arrest date, if you have one.
How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Trying to figure out how to have your mugshot taken off of the Lamoure County Jail site? This may not be possible, because your mugshot is a matter of public record. You will need to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. Basically, this means that all of your arrest records would be sealed, so no one will be able to access them. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.
For a more in-depth article about removing your mugshot, the many different websites with mugshots, and the mugshot removal websites: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail
Obviously, if you’re arrested and put in jail, your primary thought is about when you get out. After you’ve gone through the booking process, bail will be determined either through a preset bail schedule or a magistrate. If no bail is set this may mean that you will either be free to go until your trial, or you must remain in jail until your trial.
If you are released from jail you will have to agree to go to your court date, and in the meantime you won’t be allowed to leave the county.
Usually, an inmate will earn time off for good behavior when they respect the rules and area a good inmate while in jail.
If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to do work release. Either you will have to go back to jail every day after work, or you could get to live in a halfway house instead of living at the jail.
Bail is the amount of money that you are required to pay in order to be released from jail until your court date. The amount you will have to pay depends on how serious your crime is. Someone will have to put up 10% of the amount set in order to be released. If you miss your court date, that person won’t get the bail money back.
Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is
To find out someone’s bail amount you will need to call the jail. If know the person’s information, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll let you know what their bail is set at. Also, you can find out how much their bail is on the jail website.
How To Bail Someone Out of Jail
Bailing out of jail is never fun, but usually, it’s easy. First of all, you have to find out if they have a Cash Only Bond. If so, you won’t be able to use a bondsman. Cash only – they can’t accept a check. Once you have paid the bond, the person will be released into your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get the bail money back.
If the amount of bail set is large, or you can’t afford it yourself, you should look into the services of a bail bondsman. Bondsmen usually charge you a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total bail amount, and in most cases charge a minimum charge of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman will not be returned to you and is typically cash only. If their bail has been set particularly high, the bail bondsman will in these cases use your assets as collateral for the bond in addition to whatever their charges are.
If you need a bail bondsman go to: Find a bail bondsman at Lamoure County Jail
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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail
- Time Off For Good Behavior
- Work Release Programs
- Get Out For Time Served
- Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
- House Arrest
- Get Released on Your Own Recognizance
Jail Policies and Procedures
Intake Procedures / Booking
The intake process includes each of the following steps:
- You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
- The first step is that you have to answer some questions, such as what is your full name, address, birth date and an emergency contact person.
- They’ll also ask about your medical and mental history.
- You’ll be given an inmate number.
- Your fingerprints will be taken.
- You will have a front and profile photo taken for your mugshot.
- Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
- You will get to use the telephone so you can contact family, friends, or bail bondsman.
- If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jail jumpsuit.
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Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process can take anywhere between 10 minutes to hours or even all day long. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will be released. It also depends on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if a magistrate needs to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the discharge date, plan to get released in the morning.
How To Turn Yourself In
issued for your arrest, or if you have to start a jail sentence, you should do the right thing and turn yourself in willingly. For a warrant, go down to the jail, and tell someone that think that there is a warrant for your arrest. They will check their system to see if there are any outstanding local, state or federal arrest warrants out for you, and if there is one, you will be taken into custody. If it is for a jail sentence, go down to the jail at the exact time and date that the sentence order requires you to. Ensure that you are not late to report. Make sure that you only bring things that are allowed when you go to jail, like your driver’s license or even photo ID, prescription medication, and a sentencing order.
In order to have visitors, inmates must list information about each visitor to the jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of visitors for the inmate. All visitors have to provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so it would be wise to check the official site before you try to visit an inmate.
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 usually pricier than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 701-883-5301
Sending Mail to Inmates
All mall sent to inmates is required to be sent via the US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other form of mail delivery. You have to print the person’s name, inmate ID, and jail address on the letter that you send. Do not mail a box, envelope with padding or insulation, plastic bag, or an envelope with metal inside. All mail received by the jail gets opened and examined by staff, and the mail will be returned if it can’t be delivered.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at Lamoure County Jail is:
Lamoure County Jail
309 2Nd Street Southeast
Lamoure, ND 58458
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Lamoure County Jail
309 2Nd Street Southeast
Lamoure, ND 58458
The mail policy at Lamoure County Jail changes often, so be sure to visit the official website when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Get A Lawyer
If you get arrested, you should know you still have rights, the most important of which is the right to request a lawyer. 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 may be asking yourself ‘do I really need an attorney?’ While you are not required to have one, a criminal attorney will advise you about your rights, help protect your interests and help you navigate through the complicated court system that you are now faced with. The sooner you get a lawyer involved with your case, the better.
For more information about the benefits of and how to hire an attorney, go to: Find a Lawyer
If you’ve been arrested and don’t have the money to hire an attorney, the courts will assign you a public defender, which is a free lawyer. Also, the Public Defender Office has a number of staff such as independent investigators, crime scene and forensics experts and social case workers. Public Defenders are licensed attorneys, members of the North Dakota State Bar and are legally licensed to represent you in court and practice law.
Have you ever had to use a court appointed attorney? Do you think that they did a good job of defending you?
Court records are public record and are available upon request to anyone who requests them – not just the person who they pertain to. Court records include a case file with a docket and all documents and motions that have been filed in your case. You are able to access the records and documents in your court case using the internet service, or by going to the Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Clerk of Court
A Clerk of Court is a member of the court who manages court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath when court is in session, and also read the verdict when the jury makes their final decision. All records, documents, and evidence from your court case are maintained at Clerk of Court’s office.
Court fees are the fees and charges from your case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you are low income and have court appointed legal counsel or a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees and won’t have to pay them.
The La Moure County magistrate acts as the judge that will preside on your case. Magistrates do a number of things, such as deciding a bail amount, issuing arrest warrants, and presiding over initial court appearances and detention hearings.
Your pre-sentencing report is prepared to include the defendant’s background information and information about the arrestee’s life and history, which the judge will take into consideration when deciding on the sentence. Information will be solicited from the defendant, his or her family, and, if applicable, the victim of the crime. Keep in mind that you should ask to see a copy of your pre-sentencing report prior to sentencing, and correct any inaccurate information.
After being convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, including community service to probation, to even prison or jail time. Depending on how serious your crime was, you will either be locked up immediately, or given a date to surrender and report to jail to do your time.
Do you need to find out if someone is currently in jail, or has ever been in jail?
To do this, you need to go to the jail website and do an inmate search, and search by:
- Their name.
- Date of birth.
- Their approximate booking date.
- or jail ID.
If you’re not sure if your friend or family member is in jail, you can also call the jail to find out.
If you believe you have an outstanding warrant, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the La Moure County court website or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or check online. Arrest records are in the public record and this is freely available.
A Civil Process is when you get served with papers, like court orders. You can access civil process orders by going to the La Moure County Sheriff’s office, online or by phone.
Sex Offender Search / Lookup
All people registered as sex offenders have to be registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people listed on these databases have been convicted of a sex crime. You can access sex offenders on the website, but you should know that you will not find the actual address, but rather the address block of the address that they registered.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at the La Moure County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal past. These databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes, which can include:
- DUI or DWI.
- Drug Possession.
- Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
- Violent crimes like assault or murder.
- Property crimes like theft or larceny.
When you do a criminal history search, in most cases will not find if they have had any infractions like moving violations:
- 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 Driver’s License
- An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.
- You have the right to protection from the accused.
- You have the right to notification.
- You have the right to attend proceedings.
- You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
- You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
- You have the right to restitution.
- You have the right to a speedy trial.
- You have 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 and pod facility and layout
- Jail staff and Guards
- Commissary and food
- Visitation Days
- Jail gangs
- Prisoner programs and activities
To get driving histories, you will have to do a search for their driving history.
Have you ever had to search for criminal records of someone you know? Was it easy? Was your search online or did you call the La Moure County courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are plenty of reasons that people look up criminal records and backgrounds, and your story may make it easier for others.
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On a Federal level, the FBI has a listing of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In La Moure County,The Sheriff’s Department maintains their own list of the top most wanted criminals in the county.
Life In Jail / What Its Like
Just the thought of getting locked up in the La Moure County jail is quite unpleasant, soon you will get accustomed to the routine that is set for you in jail. All inmates get an alarm to wake up at 6:00 AM, and then you’ll have roll call. Then you will eat breakfast. After breakfast, you will work 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 Lamoure County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.
When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Lamoure 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 people in jail changes, so we suggest that you check the site before you send any money.
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 Lamoure County Jail
The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Lamoure 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.
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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 locked up in Lamoure County Jail? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner in this jail?
If yes, then you should write a review about it. Write about your experience so others will know what to expect.
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Tell Your Story
Everybody who’s been arrested and thrown in jail has a story to tell. How’d you end up in jail? Did you experience fair treatment? What was it like in jail? How did you get along with the other inmates? How did it affect you to go to jail?
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Send a Message to Your Cell Mate
Make some good friends in jail? Do you want to say wassup to someone from jail? Leave a message for them here.
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