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(a) Jail kiosks will accept inmate property (including currency) at Booking/Intake and add funds to an inmate's account without charge. For each additional deposit, fees will be assessed as listed under Deposits.
(b) For each credit or debit card transaction, an additional charge of 3.5% of the deposit amount will be assessed.
Telephone (IVR), Web or Countertop Terminal
(c) If an inmate requests messaging services, fees will be assessed as listed under Optional Messaging Services.
OPTIONAL MESSAGING SERVICES
Voice Alert Messaging service for predetermined messages to specific phone numbers. Fee is either deducted from inmate property at intake, or by sender credit card.
$2.00 per message
Canned messaging for senders to send predetermined text message to specific inmate in conjunction with deposit to inmate
$1.00 per message
(d) For all transactions made through the Sheriff's Commissary website
(http://www.sdsheriffcommissary.com), including deposits to an inmate account, gift packs, and telephone time purchases, a fee of $3.25 per transaction will be assessed. This fee will be deposited in the Sheriff's Jail Store Enterprise Fund.
(e) Fees associated with issued pre-paid debit cards to inmates upon release from custody. There is no charge to issue the debit card or for the inmate to withdraw their balance by using the card to make a purchase and selecting the option for cash back (Cash Back Point of Sale), transferring their funds from the card and into their bank account (Card to Bank Funds Sharing), or through a Bank cash advance, provided the transactions are initiated within five days of the debit card's issuance. Fees will be assessed as listed under Pre-Paid Debit Cards.
PRE-PAID DEBIT CARDS
Administrative Fees (a)
Monthly account maintenance (if funds are not withdrawn within 5 days)
Paper statement (c)
Card balance refund fee- Paper Check (c)
Administrative- Services without Fees
Weekly account maintenance
Spending and Getting Cash (a)
Decline of transaction
ATM (additional ATM surcharge fee may also apply)
ATM- International (additional ATM surcharge fee may also apply)
ATM- balance inquiry
ATM- balance inquiry international
Declined ATM transaction
Foreign Transaction Fee (b)
Spending and Getting Cash- Services without Fees
PIN Point of Sale (POS) Purchase
ATM (MoneyPass) at surcharge FREE ATM
Cash Back at POS
Card to Bank Funds Sharing
Bank over the counter withdrawal (cash advance)
Card to card transfer
Stop payment fee for ACH Debit
ACH Debit Decline Fee
(a) all fees are payable directly by customer to the vendor
(b) fee is assessed as a percentage of total amount of the charge
(c) fee is charged if the inmate requests the service
(Added by Ord. No. 10489 (N.S.), effective 7-27-17; amended by Ord. No. 10644 (N.S.), effective 2-13-20)