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Adult Detention Center
Personal & Professional Visits to Inmates
As of 7-13-15 the Modular Building Video Visitations will be in the Central Building Lobby .
You must sign in at the Central Building Lobby during visitation hours.

Inmates are allowed one non contact visit per week. The visits are up to one hour depending on privilege level.

  • Maximum custody - 20 minutes
  • Medium and Minimum custody - 30 minutes
  • Inside and outside workers - one hour   


If inmate is assigned to the Main, Modular or Central buildings the first letter of the last name will determine the visiting day.  These visits will be done through video visitation only.

Each inmate establishes a list of up to six visitors depending on privilege level which can only be changed every 4 months.

Prior to visitation, photo identification is required. A parent or legal guardian must accompany children under the age of 18. Emancipated juveniles must show proof of emancipation. Those under the age of eighteen who are married to an inmate are not required to be accompanied by an adult, but proof of marriage must be shown. The following items are not permitted into the visiting areas of the Adult Detention Center: cameras, tobacco products, matches/lighters, food items/drinks, weapons, recording devices, handbags/purses and cellular devices.

Visitation can be denied for the following reasons:

  • Improper dress

CLOTHING MUST BE OF A CONSERVATIVE NATURE.  THE FOLLOWING IS NOT ALLOWED:

  • NO skirts/dresses shorter than 5' above the knee
  • NO see-through clothing (lace, sheer, etc.)
  • NO low-cut shirts, blouses or t-shirts, or shoulder less dresses
  • NO short shirts exposing the stomach or chest area( i.e. halters, back out shirts, spaghetti straps, camisoles, etc. with or without a cover-up)
  • NO short shorts or cut-off shorts - Shorts must be no shorter than 5" above the knee
  • NO high-splits (skirts, slacks or shirts)
  • NO clothing with racial contexts,  vulgarity, or profanity
  • NO pants/shorts below the waistline
  • Conduct

Visitors must remain seated during the visit.  Standing in the visitation booth or stacking chairs is prohibited.  No profanity is allowed. No food, drink or personal items (except eyeglasses/ID and keys) may be brought into the visitation area.  Children may not sit on the visitation window ledge.  Children must be supervised at all times.  If your child is disruptive, (i.e. crying, screaming, running, etc.), you will be asked to control the child or leave.  Children are not allowed to run or play within the visitation or lobby area.  Diaper changing in the visitation or lobby area is prohibited. Visitors are expected to behave in an appropriate manner during visitation (i.e. no exposure or offensive gestures towards inmates or other visitors).

  • Introduction of contraband or any breach of security
  • Visitors under the influence of drugs or alcohol

 

Those inmates who are housed in the disciplinary unit can not receive visits. Parents and guardians are expected to control young children.

Inmates will not receive visitation until they complete the classification process usually within the first 78 hours.

Remember that the Adult Detention Center is a non-smoking facility and all visitors are subject to search.

 

Professional Visits

Professional visits to inmates may take place any time except during these hours:

 

  • 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 a.m.
  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Inmates may not receive any items including paper clips or pens. Paper documents are acceptable.
In the event of an emergency follow the directions of Detention Center staff.
Remember that the Adult Detention Center is a non-smoking facility and that all visitors are subject to search.

 

Click the link to view Visiting Hours. Please Note, Visitation schedules have changed as of 7/31/15.

Click the link to view Frequently Asked Questions about the Adult Detention Center.

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