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Before you Visit

  • You must register for inmate visits on-line through the web (Online Visitation Registration) or at the Visitation Kiosk located in the main lobby
  • The person visiting must be at least 18 years of age (See Children's Visitation Rules)
  • All visitors are subject to a criminal history check
  • Visitors will be notified by email of your application status
  • Approved visitors may add inmates to the Manage Inmate section of their account, each inmate request is subject to DCDC approval
  • Questions about the registration process should be directed to the Lobby during visitation hours at 402-599-2230 

Visiting Hours

All times are subject to change and not all times may be available.

Monday through Friday

7:30 AM to 10:30 PM Central

     Doors open at 7:15 AM; the first visit begins at 7:30 AM

     Doors close at 10:15 PM; the last visit ends at 10:25 PM

     Certain hours may be unavailable

Saturday and Sunday

3:00 PM to 6:30 PM Central

     Doors open at 3:00 PM; the first visit begins at 3:30 PM

     Doors close at 6:15 PM; the last visit ends at 6:25 PM

 

Personal Visits

  • All visits must be scheduled by midnight the night before the requested time
  • Remote internet visitors may not check in sooner than fifteen minutes before the visit is scheduled.  On-site visitors may check in any time before the visit is scheduled.  If not checked in within fifteen minutes after start time, the visit will be canceled
  • All scheduled visitors will need to check in prior to the start of their visit to receive the full time allotted. A late check in will result in a shorter visit and counts against the inmates number of visits allowed
  • Visits are a maximum of twenty-five minutes in length and will terminate when the scheduled time has elapsed
  • Inmates are authorized four personal on site visits and six personal remote visits via the internet per week including special visits
  • On-site visits are free of charge but remote internet visits are available for a fee, at a rate of $0.40/minute or $10 for the 25 minute time block

Clergy Visits

  • Must complete online registration through the Visitor's Web (Online Visit Registration) and contact the lobby staff to be approved as a professional visitor
  • Inmates are authorized two Clergy visits per week
  • Clergy members must be on the approved Clergy visitation list
  • Clergy member who is a member of an inmate's family may not have contact visitation but are welcome to video visitation personal visits

Professional Visits

  • Must complete online registration through the Visitor's Web (Online Visit Registration) and contact the lobby staff to be approved as a professional visitor
  • There is no limit to the amount of professional visits
  • Attorney's require a current bar card
  • Law Enforcement need to provide proper identification

Holidays

Visitation hours on holidays will be at the discretion of the Director and are subject to change.  Hours will be posted in the main lobby.

Conduct During Visit

  • Lobby Officers will monitor all visiting sessions
  • Lewd conduct or the attempt to expose the breast(s), buttocks or genital area, by either the inmate or visitor, will result in the immediate suspension of the visit and may result in the denial of future visitation privileges
  • Remote internet visits will be conducted on a laptop or home computer with a camera, microphone and speakers (or headsets). No other electronic equipment such as mobile devices or tablets will be allowed to conduct the visit
    • If using a laptop, the laptop and its camera must remain stationary (no panning of the room allowed)

Authorized Personal Property

Family and Friends – Valid photo identification (driver’s license, Government Issue photo id) must be provided

  • All personal property must be secured in a locker or in your vehicle. The Lockers are available just inside the lobby entrance for $.25. The money is returned when the key is returned. Personal property includes but is not limited to the following:
      • Headgear (hats, caps, sun visors, sweatbands, bandannas, etc)
      • Jackets or coat
      • Key
      • Electronic devices (cell phones, cameras, games, etc.
      • Purses and Wallet
      • Food or Drink
      • Tobacco, tobacco products, lighters or matche
      • Illegal substances or drug
      • Firearms, knives or other weapons
  • Religious headgear such as a kuffe, yarmulke/skull cap, or khimar (Arabic headscarf) is permitted
  • An ATM card may be brought in to use the ATM machine in the visitation area
  • Medically authorized prosthetic appliances, such as wheelchairs, crutches, canes, hearing aids, or artificial limbs are permitted
  • Prescription medication that may be needed immediately (nitroglycerine or prescribed asthma inhaler) will be allowed but must be in its original container
  • Visitors with children may bring the additional items.
      • One (1) Baby Bottle (no sippy cups)
      • One (1) pacifier
      • One (1) simple, non-weapon toy
      • Infant carriers (no strollers)
      • One (1) Baby Blanket
      • One (1) spit towel

Attorney, Clergy, and Professional Visitors – Must be on the approved visitation list and have a valid bar card

  • Personal property included in the list above is prohibited
  • Attorney, Clergy and Professional visitors shall secure their belongings in designated lockers prior to leaving the lobby to go to Attorney Clergy visitation area
  • No electronic devices (i.e. cell phones, tape recorders or computers) are allowed unless authorized through the Lobby Supervisor or designee
  • Brief cases, legal documents, and writing instruments are authorized but will be searched prior to entry into the facility

Law Enforcement Personnel

  • Firearms, other weapons, OC spray, restraints or keys are not permitted in the facility
  • Secure lockers are provided in a locked room. The Lobby Sergeant can assist with the access to these lockers
  • A clearing barrel has been provided

See the Douglas County Department of Corrections Visitation Policy for complete details regarding all visitation regulations

 


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