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Kentucky Franklin 305
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
400 Coffee Tree Road
PO Box 4068
Frankfort, KY 40604
FAX
502-875-8713
ALL VISITS ARE MADE THROUGH SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS. FAMILIES CAN CALL 502-875-7398 MONDAY - THURSDAY FROM 08:00 AM -4:00 PM AND FRIDAY UNTIL NOON. EXCEPT ON HOLIDAYS. For more information go here.
 

Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail

The logistics of visiting an inmate who is incarcerated very far from where you live can be tricky. If the jail has very short visits or requires a specific visitation registration processes, it makes it even more difficult. Some jails make exceptions for those who must travel to visit the inmate. How Far is Far? […]

Parental Visitation: Know the keys to Helping Your Child Visit Their Parent in Jail

Children typically desire contact with their parents, even if a parent is incarcerated, so learn the ropes to keep the connection going: Keep it Simple Depending on the age of the child, you can explain without going into too much detail, why the parent is in jail. Preschool to elementary kids – Let them know […]

How Does a Bail Bond Process Work?

Many states allow defendants to be released from jail to wait for court by paying a percentage of the total bond amount. Percentages range from 10 to 20 percent depending on state law. Understand how the process works to help someone who's been arrested. What is a Bond? A bond is an amount of money […]

Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?

A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps. Find out the Rules Some jails will not allow anyone on probation or parole to […]

What Does a 15 Years to Life Sentence Mean?

A sentence of 15 years to life, 25 years to life or similar sounding words all mean the same thing. The only difference is the time frame. What the Number Means The number in the sentence indicates the minimum number of years the inmate must serve before he or she can be considered for parole. […]

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It is never a good idea to mail contraband to an inmate or to bring it on a visit. The consequences for such actions are serious not only for the inmate, but also for you. What is Contraband? Contraband is anything that inmates are not allowed to have in their possession. Obvious examples are weapons, […]

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The state of Alabama allows felons to have their voting rights restored under the following guidelines. You must have completed your entire sentence, including incarceration, probation, and parole, or community supervision. Once completed, you have three options: Contact your local parole or probation office Write to the Board of Pardons and Parole

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Decriminalizing Pot doesn't always mean it is completely legal. Here are some current guidelines. Possession Unlike several other states that chose an ounce as the cutoff for a civil penalty, Maine allows you to possess up to 2.5 ounces and still receive a civil ticket. The fine is a flat $600 regardless of the amount. […]

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Learn About Them Through friends. If you know someone who is incarcerated or has a family member incarcerated, ask for the name of an inmate who might like having a pen pal. This is an excellent way to meet pen pals because they can give a personal recommendation. Use Pen Pal Sites. There are several […]

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Georgia law is very clear on its position regarding convicted felons in that state owning or possessing firearms: It follows the federal law when it comes to guns and felons. The Basics: With the exception of a felony conviction that is non-violent and related exclusively to a business-related crime, if you have ever been convicted […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Massachusetts

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, but that right can be lost if you're a convicted felon. It's up to the each state to decide their laws about restoring rights. The laws for Massachusetts include: If You're Charged If you've been charged with a crime, but have not yet […]

Massachusetts Marijuana Laws

Decriminalizing Marijuana doesn't always mean it is completely legal. In some cases, such as in Massachusetts, possession of less than an ounce is no longer a crime but is now a civil offense. Possession It is a civil offense to possess one ounce or less of Marijuana. If found guilty the fine is $100. In […]

Can a Felon Own a Gun In New Mexico?

Generally speaking, federal law makes it a crime for a convicted felon to own or possess a gun or ammunition. If you were convicted of a federal felony crime, you must receive a presidential pardon if you are to ever own a firearm again. Some states, however, have specifically designed laws regarding felons convicted of […]

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  1. Ruthanne Gray Wed, Jan 23 2013 7:06 PM

    why dont they put howard lee jones and short bus joe smith and kenworth smith away too

  2. andy Fri, Aug 01 2014 5:42 PM

    is Marshall winkle in jail

  3. andy Fri, Aug 01 2014 5:45 PM

    we haven't heard from him in two weeks

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Visiting an Inmate in the Franklin County Regional Jail in Kentucky

All visits must be made through a scheduled appointment at the Franklin County Regional Jail. Families can call 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Thursday to schedule an appointment. On Friday calls can be made until noon. Calls cannot be made on holidays.

General population inmates are allowed two half hour visit each week. A visit can include two adults and three children (under 18 years old). Children must be in the presence of a parent and all visiting adults will be asked to show proper identification in order to visit.

General population visits are Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm with a two hour break where no visits are allowed between 10:30am and 12:30 pm. Sunday; general population visits are from 9 am to 11 am and 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Visitors who arrive late for visitation hours are allowed to remain for the remainder of the visit.

Dorm inmate visitation is Monday through Wednesday 3 pm to 4 pm and 4 pm to 5 pm. Saturday and Sunday 9:30 am to 10:30 am, 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm, 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm. Dorm inmates are allowed one visit during the week and one on weekends, this is a total of two visits each week. Visitors are limited to no more than 2 adults and three children.

Class C and D inmates who have not yet been written up within thirty days are allowed two half hour booth visits each week.

It is important that all visitors wear appropriate dress for visits. No halter tops, diving necklines, bare midriffs, short shorts, skirts or dresses and no clothing that can be seen through is allowed. If visitors arrive inadequately dressed they will be asked to leave and they will not be allowed to visit. Unruly, loud and disruptive visitors will be asked to leave.

Electronic devices are not permitted in the visitation facility. Visitors caught with such devices as cameras, cell phones, laptops etc. Will be removed from the premises and could risk losing their visiting privileges for thirty days.

Contact visits are merit based and are at the discretion of the Jailer or his designee.

General population inmates are not allowed to accept items or property dropped off for them. Restricted custody inmates may receive preapproved property that has been approved by the Class D. Coordinator.

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How to use the Inmate Search for Franklin County Regional Jail in Kentucky

[Article_Ad_2]Franklin County Jail website offers a full list of inmates who are currently housed at the facility. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. Information includes the first, last and middle name of the inmate s well as the booking date.

You can access the list here: http://franklincountyregionaljail.com/InmateRoster/FCRJ_inmatelist.html

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Franklin County Regional Jail in Kentucky

Only U.S. Postal money orders and approved photographs are acceptable through the U.S. Mail. Items mailed in violation will be returned to sender.

  • No items can be glued or affixed to the envelope or the contents of the letter.
  • Letters cannot be written in felt time pens, markers, crayons or colored pencils. Correspondence should be written in pencil or standard ink or they can be typewritten or computer generated.
  • Internet copies of jokes or e-mails are prohibited. Newspaper clippings and photocopies are also prohibited.
  • Sexually explicitly and sensitive material is prohibited.
  • Items and materials that are deemed detrimental and deleterious to the security of the facility or that facilitate criminal activity are prohibited.
  • Personal and payroll checks, blank paper, cards, and envelopes as well as Postage stamps are prohibited.
  • U.S. Postal money orders are the only money accepted and will be placed in the canteen for the designated inmate.
  • Foreign agents such as perfume, cologne and lipstick are permitted in or on mail items.
  • Standard photos no larger than 4” by 6” are allowed with a maximum of five photos for each inmate. Polaroid pictures are prohibited.
  • Items that violate the mail policy will be placed in the inmate’s property and will be returned to them when they are released.

Phones are accessible in the inmate living areas. They can call collect or they can purchase a calling card through the commissary.

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