Inmate Visitor Information Guide
Visitation Rules & Regulations
- Visitors must be checked in completely 30 minutes prior to their scheduled visit. If the visitor arrives late for a visit they will not be allowed in for that visitation period.
- Visitors will be required to be screened by electronic devices prior to and after visitation. Visitors may be required to consent to a pat-down frisk and comply with other staff requests if legitimate suspicion is raised by staff during visitor processing or as a result of other provided information and evidence.
- Visitors will place all personal property, (i.e. money, wallets and purses) in the public lockers located in the Visitation Lobby area.
- Loud talking, excessive emotionalism or any other type of disruptive behavior will not be allowed in the visitation area.
- No photographs will be allowed in the visitation area. Photographs will only be allowed through the mail not passed from visitor to inmate.
- No radios, tape recorders or electronic devices will be allowed into the visitation area.
- No items will be passed between inmates and visitors.
- Visitors and inmates are expected to follow all staff instructions and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with common decency.
- Physical embracing (hugging) is only allowed upon greeting and saying good-bye.
- Hand holding is permissible during visitation. (no petting will be allowed) No other personal contact will be allowed during the visit.
- Inmates and visitors are required to remain seated during visitation. Small children must remain seated and supervised.
- Infants and small children may be held by inmates during visitation. (They must also remain seated and not allowed to wander throughout the visitation room.)
- If you are admitted to a Hospital, visitation dates and times will be the same as the facility visitation. Appointments must be made by inmates using normal visitation request procedures.
- In the event an inmate is confined to a Hospital Intensive or Coronary Care Unit the hospitals visitation rules and hours will be observed.
- In the event a female inmate is admitted to the Maternity Unit they will be permitted a one hour daily visit during their hospitalization. Only two persons per visitation period will be allowed.
- Visits to "Terminally Ill" hospitalized inmates will be conducted according to hospital rules.
- Inmates will be required to wear full uniform to visitation. No personal clothing, shower shoes or jail shorts will be worn.
- The dress code for all visitors is that they wear the proper clothing. The following items will not be permitted. Short shorts, mini-skirts, tube tops, tank tops, low cut tops, see-through fabrics, hats or headgear, hooded clothing, coats and jackets, swimwear (bikinis, etc).
- Visitors under 16 years of age must bring a signed and notarized copy of the facility's Minor Consent Form. They must also be accompanied by their parent or guardian.
- Visitors between the ages of 16 and 18 must also have a signed and notarized copy of the facilities Minor Consent Form and be accompanied by an adult or a parent/guardian. Written requests for a waiver of this requirement, (example a 17 year old spouse) may be made to the Chief of Corrections. A birth certificate must also be provided for visitors under the age of 18.
- Each visitor who arrives at the facility shall be required to enter in a facility visitors log the following information:
- His/her name
- His/her address
- The date
- The time of entry
- The name of the inmate to be visited
- The time of exit
Visitors suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs shall not be admitted into visitation
- When are the visitation days and times?
- How do I schedule a visit?
- How many visits am I allowed?
- Who can visit an inmate?
- How do I obtain contact visitation privileges with an inmate?
- What property, packages, accounts, and deposits are allowable for inmates?
- What if I come to visit an inmate who has just arrived?
- What rules and regulations am I expected to follow during a contact visit?