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How to Fill Out the Federal Visitation Form BP-A0629

Are any of your friends or family members facing imprisonment for the first time? The loss of privileges and some rights while serving time in large correctional facilities can be quite scary for the inmates and their loved ones. More so, when it is not clear on where or how the inmate spends their days […]

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How to Send Money to Inmate in Jail

Even though inmates are not allowed to have cash in their cells, they can have money in their accounts. The inmates receive receipts every time they receive funds into their accounts. Prisoners can use the money to buy some personal products and other items allowed in prison. Now that you know that it’s possible to […]

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Prison Commissary Guide

When you first enter your correctional facility for the first time, you’ll notice that you get told everything all at once. They inform you about visitation, schedules, rounds, telephone procedures, yard time, and the commissary. Most of the correctional facilities will hand you a little booklet with all of the information you’ll need to succeed […]

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How to Find Inmate ID Number

When looking into inmate locators, you may have found a spot that said prison inmate number. You are probably wondering what a prison inmate number is and how I know what my prison inmate number is. Well, today is your lucky day; we are going to dive deep into the topic of prison inmate ID […]

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How to Survive in Prison

Prison Break and all movies depicting life behind bars may be entertaining and frightening at the same time, but that’s far from reality. Life in prison is how you make it. Some of those scenes scare you out of your skin, and you don’t want to end up there. For some reason, perhaps a minor […]

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Prisoners’ Rights – What Are They?

Are you or your loved one facing serious charges that may lead to serving time? Do you know your prisoners’ rights? Well, the Bill of Rights guarantees civil rights and liberties to every American. They include freedom of religion, press, and speech.  You risk losing some of these rights when you go behind bars. So, […]

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Prison Visitation Guide

Whereas there is no law granting the federal constitutional right for inmate visitation, most prisons in the US permit relatives and friends to visit offenders serving time within their facilities. This step helps prisoners to maintain close ties with their close families and the outside community, hence, lowering the likelihood of recidivism. Then, are you […]

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Prison Security Levels

The Bureau of Prisons in the United States classifies each prison as per its security, medical, and mental health care levels. This classification facilitates the provision of services and safe interaction between inmates, staff, and visitors. In turn, each correctional facility classifies, assesses, and manages the prison population as per their assigned security, medical, and […]

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How to Get an Inmate Transferred?

If you never had anyone incarcerated or new to being a family of an inmate, you’ll be surprised to hear that the process that deals with transferring inmates are a messy one. Yeah, most people think that they stick an inmate in the first available bed, but that is far from the truth. The Admissions […]

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How to Find the Location of an Inmate

When this is your first time dealing with prison life, it can be terrifying, especially when you do not live close to the disciplinary building that your friend or family member is in. If this is the case, you are not alone. Many family and friends are going through the same thing. All you want […]

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