- Follow 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.
- 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.
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
– Back outs
– Off the shoulder
– Hooded shirts
– Tube tops
– No holes in the clothing
– Fish nets
- 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.)