All visitors at the Jackson County Detention Center are expected to comply with the following rules:
- 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 (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 check.
- 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.
- 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
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.
Prohibited Clothing & Jewelry
DRESS CODE FOR CONTACT AND NON-CONTACT VISITATION
All visitors are required to be appropriately dressed. Inappropriate dress includes, but is not limited to, any inflammatory words or imagery, sheer or see-through materials, exposed undergarments, or anything that may pose a safety or security risk or that may cause disruption to the order of the facility. Considerations of the risks posed by wardrobe will depend on the area of the facility the visitor will enter and the visit type (contact, non-contact, video). SHOES MUST BE WORN BY ALL VISITORS