Visitation Rules

VISITATION GUIDELINES:

Our visitation schedule and rules are also available for download in .pdf format.  Download Here

 

  • All visitors must arrive at least fifteen (15) minutes prior to the visitation start time to sign-in and be screened.
  • Visitors arriving late will be denied visitation
  • There is a limit of four (4) visitors for each twenty/thirty (20/30) minute visit period. Two (2) visitors may visit at a time (A child is counted as one visitor)
  • All adults must present a valid photo ID (driver’s license/state ID) for visitation screening
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany all visitors under the age of 18 years of age
    • All visitors less than 18 years of age must present a birth certificate AND a social security card
    • Legal guardians must present proof of guardianship (ex. Certified copy of a journal entry ordering guardianship, etc.)
    • Only ONE child will be permitted to visit with a parent/legal guardian at one time
    • Children will not be disruptive in visitation or the lobby
    • Any child left sitting in the lobby MUST be supervised by an adult
    • No child can stand/or sit on the ledges/stools in visitation. All children are to sit on the stool or a parent/guardian’s lap during visitation
    • Any child not following these rules will not be permitted to return
  • All visitors shall be screened through a metal detector prior to entering the visitation area. A frisk (pat down) search may be conducted by Justice Center Staff if the metal detector is alarmed
  • All coats/jackets/purses/wallets/cell phones/electronic devices/card keys must either be secured in available lockers/coat rack in the Lobby or be stored in the visitor’s vehicle. The Justice Center will not be responsible for lost or stolen items. A locker key will be permitted in the booths.
  • Visitors are required to wear appropriate clothing. This will include, but not be limited to, having no exposed midriff’s/shoulders/cleavage. Shorts and Skirts are to extend to the knees when sitting.
  • Booth placement is at the discretion of staff per circumstance
  • Visitors who have been an inmate in the WCJC can NOT visit for 60 days after the date of release
  • Failure to follow any and all rules as posted or verbally issued of the Justice Center shall result in forfeiture of visitation privileges