Visitation : Jackson County Jail near Kansas City MO


General Rules


All visitors at the Jackson County Detention Center are expected to comply with the following rules:

  • jackson-county-jail-visitsFollow the instructions of Correctional Officers.
  • Visitation will be prohibited if the inmate has a pre-scheduled program, clinic or professional appointment.
  • Individuals under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for visitation privileges.
  • All adult visitors must have either a valid driver’s license, state-approved identification card, U.S. Passport, U.S. Military Service Card or Green Card. No exceptions! Fake, altered or misrepresented identifications will be confiscated.
  • Outer garments (coats, jackets, “hoodies,” sweaters, hats, etc.) must be removed prior to visiting. Lockers are available.

Facility Rules

  • Restrooms are provided on the first floor and in the Bond Lobby in the Annex.
  • Visitors appearing or suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to visit.
  • Personal effects (watches, jewelry, purses, keys, money, etc.) must be removed prior to visitation. Only 1 plastic baby bottle, 1 diaper and 1 small baby blanket are permissible.
  • Early departures will end the visitation period. You may not return to the floor if you have to leave to use the restroom.
  • Visitation areas are accessible to persons with disabilities. (Staff assistance will be provided where appropriate.)
  • Children must be under your direct supervision at all times while in the facility. They are not to run around or climb on seating in any Visitation Reception Area.
  • Conversation must be in normal tones. Profanity or obscene words and/or gestures are prohibited.
  • Inappropriate behavior or disobeying staff are grounds for denying or terminating the visit.
  • Visitors cannot pass anything to the inmate. Violations of this rule may result in the visitor being arrested or barred from visitation.
  • Visitors are subject to a police records cheek.
  • Visitors must pass through a weapons metal detector and/or be frisk searched in order to visit. Visitors who cannot clear the security check or who are uncooperative will be denied access into the facility.
  • The Department of Corrections reserves the right to refuse, cancel or terminate any visit without notice.
  • All persons and property are subject to search.
  • Visitors must arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled visitation time to receive their schedule visit. All visits are limited to 30 minutes.

Special Visits
A Special Visit is defined as:

  • Out of Town (traveling an excess of 75 miles)
  • Questionable Visits
  • Hardship Cases

All “Special Visits” must be approved by the Shift Administrator or designee. A Special Visit is a consideration, not a mandatory requirement. Therefore, all Special Visits, if approved, will be:

  • Limited to once per month
  • Limited to a maximum number of 3 total Special Visits allowed.
  • When attaining the maximum number of allowed Special Visits the visitor will only be allowed to visit per the department’s visitation schedule.

Clothing & Attire
The Department recommends that visitors wear conservative clothing. A visit will be canceled if clothing is too revealing. The Correctional Officer will make this determination.

Female visitors are required to wear a brassiere and all appropriate under garments without exceptions (brassieres with under-wires are not acceptable as this will activate the metal detector).

Prohibited Clothing & Jewelry
Visits are not allowed to wear the following items:

  • No Headwear (hats, caps, scarves, head wraps, shoes, no athletic wear, etc.)
  • No Jewelry (necklaces, earrings, watches, chokers, danging earrings, bracelets, bangles, rings, etc.)
  • No revealing or layered clothing
    – Tank tops
    – Sleeveless
    – Back outs
    – Off the shoulder
    – See-thru
    – Hooded shirts
    – Strapless
    – Tube tops
    – No holes in the clothing
    – Fish nets
    – etc.
  • No short shorts
  • No short dresses or skirts (knee length only)
  • No spandex
  • No leggings
  • No jeggings
  • No sweatpants
  • No jogging suits
  • No sweat shorts/capris
  • No cut-ups or cut-off
  • No stretch-type bottoms
  • No jackets (coats, button-ups, zip-ups, shawls, shrugs, hooded shirts, hoodies, pullovers, sweaters, etc.)


Monday – Friday

Living Areas Start Times
6F Module 6 and 8:20 p.m.
B – Pod 8:10 a.m., 7:25 and 9 p.m.
5B Module 8:10 a.m. and 7:40 p.m.
5C Module 8:50 a.m. and 3 p.m.
7B Module 8:10 a.m. and 7:40 p.m.

Tuesday – Friday

Living Areas Start Times
6G Module Noon and 4:10 p.m.

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

Living Areas Start Times
A Modules 7:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
B Modules 8:10 a.m. and 7:40 p.m.
C Modules 8:50 a.m. and 3 p.m.
D Modules 9:30 a.m. and 3:40 p.m.
E Modules 11 a.m. and 5:20 p.m.
F Modules 1 and 8:30 p.m.
G Modules 1:40 and 6:20 p.m.
H Modules 2:20 and 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday

Living Areas Start Times
6E Module 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
6H Module 8:10 a.m. and 7:25 p.m.
A-Pod Cells (01-24) 10:10 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.
A-Pod Cells (25-48) 9:30 a.m. and 3:40 p.m.
8N 1-25 (6th Floor Visitation) 1 and 3 p.m.
8N 26-50 (6th Floor Visitation) 1:40 and 6:40 p.m.
2nd Floor (A, B, H) 8 a.m. and Noon
2nd Floor (C, D, E, F, G, and Medical Housing) 10:10 a.m. and 4:20 p.m.
C-Pod 11:20 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
D and E Pods 10:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.
F-Pod Cells (01-20) 1 and 6:20 p.m.
F-Pod Cells (21-40) 1:40 and 8:20 p.m.