What Are the Rules for Visiting the Jackson County Jail?


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Individuals visiting Jackson County Jail must carry proper identification, be appropriately dressed, display appropriate behavior and submit to a search of their person and belongings, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's office. Unless otherwise approved by the watch commander, the jail limits visitors to three 25-minute visits in a week. Those not on the inmate visitation list must make a request to the classification unit before they can see inmates.

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Visitors to the Jackson County Jail must check in at the reception desk and present state issued or military identification cards, passports or any other approved form of identification if they are 16 years or older, states the Jackson County Sheriff's office. Visitors must adhere to the visitation schedule and procedures displayed in the jail lobby. Only two adult visitors can see an inmate at a time. Visitors must leave their personal belongings in their vehicles or in the care of people not visiting.

Visitors may not wear revealing clothing, such as see through dresses, tank tops, or short skirts and shorts, advises the Jackson County Sheriff's office. The jail does not permit visitors who appear to be unruly or intoxicated to enter the visitation area. Adults must accompany and supervise children under the age of 17 years who wish to visit inmates.

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