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Best Days for Inmate Phone Calls

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Franklin County Regional Jail Inmate Search

Franklin County Sheriff

STATE COUNTY BEDS
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.
 

What Does a 15 Years to Life Sentence Mean?

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How Can a County Inmate Get Released Early?

Most inmates in county jail have the chance to shave some time off of their time. Different counties have different rules, but here are some of the ways that it can happen. Two for Ones: Many jails have programs that give certain inmates two days jail credit for each day they serve. This is typically […]

Why do Inmates get Put In the Hole?

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Support for Inmates with Chronic Health Issues

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Caring for an Inmate, Even If You Can't Visit the Jail or Prison

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Cost Effective Ways to Visit an Inmate

The expenses of traveling to visit your inmate can add up quickly. These cost saving measures will make it less painful for your budget. Traveling by car Gas up early Gas up on a weekday. Many gas stations raise the price of a gallon shortly before the weekend. Filling up the tank on a weekday, […]

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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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