RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR INMATE VISITATION
Effective April 4th 2022
The Franklin County Regional Jail will be doing a soft opening of inmate in person visitation. We will begin scheduling for the week every Monday morning at 8:00am. We are allowing one adult visitor with 1 one child per visit, one visitation per week. You are required to wear a mask while in the Lobby of the jail and strongly recommended to wear the mask for the duration of your visit inside the visitation booth.
You will be screened upon entering the jail. We will check your temperature and ask you a series of covid related questions so please arrive early.
This is subject to change at any time
Please refer to www.franklincountyregionaljail.com for visitation rules.
ALL VISITS ARE MADE THROUGH SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS. FAMILIES CAN CALL MONDAY - THURSDAY FROM 08:00 AM -4:00 PM AND FRIDAY UNTIL NOON. EXCEPT ON HOLIDAYS.
GENERAL POPULATION INMATES MAY HAVE TWO (2) THIRTY (30) MINUTE VISITS PER WEEK. EACH VISIT MAY CONSIST OF (TWO) 2 ADULTS AND (THREE) 3 CHILDREN. A CHILD IS ANYONE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE. CHILDREN MUST BE IN THE PRESENCE OF A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN. VISITORS WILL BE ASKED TO PRESENT I.D BEFORE ENTERING THE VISIT.
GENERAL POPULATION VISITING DAYS ARE: TUE AND WED AT 09:00AM -10:30AM AND 12:30 PM-3:00 PM AND SUN AT 09:00 AM-11:00 AM AND 1:30 PM-2:30 PM IN THIRTY(30) MINUTE VISITS. IF VISITORS ARRIVE LATER THAN 15 MINUTES THEY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED THE REMAINDER OF THE VISIT.
DORM INMATES CAN HAVE TWO(2) THIRTY (30) MINUTE VISITS PER WEEK. VISITS DAYS ARE MONDAY 3:15,4:00PM WEDENSDAY 3:30,4:15 PM. SATURDAY 9:OOAM , 10:00AM 1:00PM, 2:00 PM. IF THE VISITORS ARE LATE THEY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO VISIT. THEY MUST BE ON TIME.
APPROPRIATE DRESS IS REQUIRED. NO HALTER TOPS, PLUNGING NECKLlNES, BARE STOMACH, SHORT SHORTS,SKIRTS,DRESSES OR SEE THROUGH CLOTHING WILL BE ALLOWED, NO PAJAMAS, CLOTHING WITH OFFENSIVE LOGOS OR SYMBOLS, OR PANTS WITH HOLES ABOVE THE KNEE, OR TIGHT OR REVEALING CLOTHING INCLUDING LEGGINS. IF VISITORS ARRIVE DRESSED INAPPROPRIATELY THEY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO VISIT. DETERMINATION WILL BE AT THE DISCRETION OF STAFF.
THERE ARE NO ELECTRONICS ALLOWED IN THE FACLITY (I.E. RECORDING DEVICES, CAMERAS,CELLPHONES,LAPTOPS,ETC.) ANY VISITOR CAUGHT WITH OR USING THE ABOVE WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE AND WILL LOSE THEIR VISITING PRIVLEDGES.
THERE ARE NO PURSES OR DIAPER BAGS ALLOWED IN THE VISITATION AREA.
FORMER INMATES THAT HAVE BEEN RELEASED MUST WAIT 30 DAYS TO HAVE AN APPROVED VISIT. VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FACILITY WILL ONLY BE ALLOWED TO VISIT AN IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER. ANY VOLUNTEER THAT VIOLATES THE FACILITY'S CODE OF ETHICS OR VIOLATES THE LAW MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RETURN FOR 30 DAYS OR LONGER DEPENDING UPON THE INFRACTION. UNRULY OR DISRUPTIVE VISITORS AND! OR CHILDREN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO LEAVE AND MAY NOT BE ALLOWED BACK 30 DAYS OR LONGER DEPENDING UPON THE VISITOR'S BEHAVIOR AND INFRACTION.
INTRODUCTION OF CONTRABAND ON THE FACILITY PROPERTY SHALL RESULT IN CRIMINAL CHARGES. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEARCH VEHICLES, VISITORS, AND THEIR BELONGINGS IF NECESSARY. POSTED SIGNS UPON ENTRY TO THE PROPERTY FURTHER EXPLAIN THESE CONDITIONS
Effective March 16th 2022
Contact Attorney visits will be returning for the secure side of the facility. All attorneys will be required to wear a mask while in the facility. This decision was made after consulting with the local Health Department, Changes may be made as our counties Covid-19 numbers change.
Attorneys may visit their clients at any reasonable time with proper identification (driver's license and bar card). We ask that you do not visit during meal times and after 9 p.m.
The Jailer or his designee shall ensure the right of the inmates to confidential access to their attorney as long as said access does not endanger the safety and security of the facility and the persons therein.
Every reasonable attempt shall be made by the Franklin County Regional Jail to facilitate the free exercise of religious beliefs by inmates. The exercise of religious beliefs shall be limited only by legitimate security and operational considerations.
Clergy may visit inmates at any reasonable time with proper identification (ordination certificate, driver's license and or Jail Ministries identification card.) We ask that you do not visit during meal times and after 9 p.m.
Inmates shall not be required to attend or participate in religious services or discussions.