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Attorney Visitation Hours

Visitation hours for attorney and clients

Monday through Friday

8:30am – 11:30am

1:00pm – 4:30pm

Monday through Friday*

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday and Sunday*

8:30am – 11:30am

1:00pm – 4:30pm

7:00pm – 10:00pm

*With permission and scheduling through the Captain or Lieutenant of the jail, you may visit after hours and weekends.

 

Attorney Visits will primarily be conducted on the second floor, behind Judge Johnson’s Courtroom in the hallway visitation rooms.  Two rooms have been cleared of all items except for chairs and a desk.

  • Inmates will be escorted to the room when called and secured to a bull ring in the wall.
  • Securing the inmate is a security protocol for the safety and security of the facility and all persons in the facility.

To be permitted a visit with your client in one of the visiting rooms you must:

  1. Enter the Judicial Building at the front door and announce to the Campus Security Deputies your intentions and whom you wish to visit.
  2. The Campus Security Deputy will escort you to one of the visitation rooms if they are not being used.
    • You may have to wait for a room to become available if other attorneys are using them.
    • In the event both attorney-client visitation rooms are occupied you may ask to use the public visitation room.
      • This room is located on the west side of the Judicial Building across from the VFW.
      • This will be a non-Contact visit, using a phone and looking through a glass window.
      • There will be no way to pass paperwork to your client.
      • Only to be used when an officer from the jail is available to assist you.
      • To use this room, you must contact the jail by phone and or at the front window.
  • When the jail is busy, and this room cannot be used, the booking area in the jail has one room set up for visitation.
  • You can either visit through the glass using the phone or you may come into the facility to have face to face with your client.
  • The booking room visitation room is small and may not be suited for all visits.
  • This room will be on a first come first served basis.

If you wish to receive a phone call from your client, you may call and leave a message with the booking desk. Your message should consist only of your phone number and name.

  • Your client will be escorted to the booking desk and will contact you by using a non-recorded line at the booking desk.
  • This is not a secluded area, and there will be other inmates and officers in the area during the phone call.

Security Measures:

  • The Christian County Jail is a lock down facility.
  • If emergencies arise, you may be asked to leave and or have your visit canceled.
  • You and any property brought into the facility is subject to search and seizure.
  • Inmates are not permitted to receive any items other than legal material. All paper clips and staples must be removed.

Lock Down Procedures: During lockdown procedures; all attorneys will be asked to end the visit and leave the building.

Electronic Devices: No cell phones or electronic devices will be permitted into any visitation room unless used for the purpose of the visit.

Prohibited Items: There will never be any weapons, knives, fingernail files, fingernail clippers, mace or any other items usable as a weapon permitted into the facility. Further items not allowed into the facility are chewing gum, tobacco products, and lighters.

Photography: Photographs of the facility are strictly forbidden and a security violation. If you have been found of taking photographs in/of the facility, your phone may be confiscated, and your further access denied.

 

 

 

Campus Security can be reached at (417) 582-5690