Visitations: Charlotte County Jail near Port Charlotte FL

On January 6, 2016, the new Video Visitation System with GTL went live. The public can register and schedule visits online at https://charlottefl.gtlvisitme.com or call 1-855-208-7349. If you wish to visit a detainee and have not registered please do so. We currently have pamphlets with information regarding the new visitation system located at the visitation building at the jail on Airport Road. You may also go the above website to receive information about the new system.

Thank you for your patience during this process. We apologize for any delays that may be caused. Missed visits due to outages will be rescheduled and will not count against any inmates.

ccso starThe open hours of Visitation for Monday-Friday Onsite Visitation will be limited to the following times:

  • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  •   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  •   3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  •   5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday visitation hours will include:

  •   7:00 am –   8:00 am
  •   8:30 am –   9:30 am
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • 12:30 pm –   1:30 pm
  •   2:00 pm –   3:00 pm
  •   3:30 pm –   4:30 pm
  •   5:00 pm –   6:00 pm

What this means to you:

  1. Professional Visitors that require access to the inmate population during hours that the Visitation building is not operational will need to report to the Main Lobby for assistance.

Visitation Conduct and Scheduling

  • Visitation is a privilege. Visits may be denied, revoked or limited when the visit would threaten safety, security or good order of the facility or when visitation rules are not followed.Privileges may be suspended or terminated for inappropriate behavior or misuse of the visitation system. Visitation (with exception of privileged) will be monitored by Detention personnel. Violations of Law will be investigated and may be prosecuted. No video or audio recordings of video visitation are permitted.
  • Visitors are responsible for arranging social visits by calling 1-855-208-7346 or by going online to https://charlottefl.gtlvisitme.com. Visits may also be scheduled on a Kiosk in the visitation building at the end of each visitation period.
    • Monday through Friday between 12:30PM to 5:00PM
    • Saturday and Sunday between 7:00AM to 11:00AM or 1:30PM to 5:00PM.
  • Visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. If a date and time are not available, the Visitor will be provided alternative visiting times. If the visitor fails to show up, you will lose the slot as if the visit took place.
  • On Site Visitation is limited to 2 times per week.
  • A one hour visit may be one of the following: One Adult for an hour visit or One Adult with One minor child for an hour visit, or two adults (only) may split the hour. No more than one adult may actively visit the inmate at any time. All minor children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Minor children will not be left unattended on the premises while an adult visits. Handicap and special needs visitation is accommodated by request from the inmate in accordance with the rules of the facility.
  • Visitors must present government issued photo identification. Minor children may be admitted on the basis of the adult’s identification i.e. Driver’s License, Passport, Military ID, State Issued ID Card).
  • Attorneys and other professional visitors (including clergy and religious advisors) may schedule visits by either calling or appearing in person at the Visiting Desk in the Lobby. They will be required to produce proper identification and credentials.
  • If you bring weapons, contraband, drugs, or any other illegal items into the facility, you are subject to arrest

MANDATORY DRESS CODE

  • NO swim wear, halter tops, tube tops, or tank tops are allowed.
  • NO hats or head gear will be worn unless medically necessary.
  • Shoes & shirts will be worn.
  • NO bare midriffs.
  • Sleeveless shirts are allowed when cuffed at the shoulder.
  • The appropriate length of shorts, skirts, dresses, skorts will be no shorter than the tip of the middle finger when standing with arm down to side of leg.
  • Dresses with spaghetti straps are not allowed.
  • NO loose pants. Neither underwear nor buttocks may be visible.

Visitors will abide by the dress code or visitation will be denied.

DO NOT BRING PERSONAL PROPERTY TO DROP OFF FOR THE INMATE. It will not be accepted.