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Average Prison Sentence Per Offense

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Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Louisiana

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Visiting jail for the first time? Here's what to expect.

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A Guide to Inmate Visitation Online

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+ Lincoln County Law Breakers

The Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Elizabethtown, Lincoln County, Kentucky, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Lincoln County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Kentucky Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facility in Lincoln County, Kentucky is: Lincoln County Regional Jail.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Lincoln County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Lincoln County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.

Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center

Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice

Kentucky Lincoln 35
820 New Glendale Rd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42702

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Massachusetts Marijuana Laws

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Fun Ideas for Inmate Mail

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Pregnant and in Prison – Now What?

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What Type of Arrest Warrants Will Cause Social Security Benefits to Stop?

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

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Voting Rights for Felons in Alabama

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What is an Interstate Compact Agreement for a Felon?

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Can a Felon Own a Gun In New Mexico?

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Pregnant and Imprisoned

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When Your Online Search Doesn't Find Your Inmate

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  1. evasion whitehead Thu, Jan 06 2011 9:31 PM

    hey im a 15 year old girl n ive been n trouble and all but ive never been to jail and dont even want to go there but i have alot of ppl in there that i know and r yuor all mean in there??? do yall really break kids arms?

  2. young savage Wed, Jan 26 2011 2:53 PM

    they dont break peoples arms they dont even put your hands on you unless you fuck up bad which not to many people do

  3. Kim Goff Thu, Mar 03 2011 6:22 PM

    My daughter is in this place & I have known other children thats been sent to this horrible jail also, you people treat these children like ANIMALS they have to ask for permission to scratch their head,nose etc.you put them down verbally the entire time these children are in your posession & I think it's pathetic as adults & as professionals the way you treat these kids.Some of them are there for simply being Tardy or absent from school & do NOT deserve the mental abuse caused by you people !!

  4. Kathy Sat, Apr 09 2011 6:52 PM

    Mrs goff every place has rules and if they don't like them then maybe they will stay out of places like this they can't follow rules on the outside

  5. josh Mon, Apr 18 2011 12:55 AM

    i hate that place it sucks they dont know how to treat kids thats why we go back because they treat us like shit and it just makes us worse

  6. josh Mon, Apr 18 2011 1:09 AM

    and mrs goff i have u back all the way they dont how to treat kids at all and they talk all the other jails but look at them

  7. courtney Wed, Aug 31 2011 12:50 PM

    i have went here for a weekend and it was the worst weekend in my life. the food that they feed us is terrible, i was sick for literally 3 days after i ate chicken sandwich. they leave the lights on when you sleep, how do you they expect you to even sleep? i would advise to people to stay away from this place. i would much rather go to the big boy jail then back to the village.

  8. YOU WONT DO ME LIKE THAT NOW! Fri, Sep 30 2011 8:18 AM

    The only rightful staff in there is mr. jones, jarbo, and porter. MR. Halt is a big punk that looks like a cat fish and tries to bully us around he would say the most screwed up stuff to us but thats ok if thats what makes him feel as big as he looks pickin on lil kids then so be it cause ill die before i go back.

  9. alisha Taylor Sat, Dec 10 2011 11:04 AM

    My son is in there his been in trouble since he has went there and has been enabled to make calls are get visits . I don't know much about the place but what i have read the staff talk down on tour children . And my son was not sent there to be made worse. He was sent to be helped, i don't like the fact that his been down there almost 2mos and i haven't been able to see him. I think them worker need to respect them as they would they own children . If you wouldn't speak to your that why don't trea t other peoples children bad. True enough the are there because they have issues but it still doesn't mean you have to miss treat them if you there for a pay check only you are there for all the wrong reason and i think you would find a new job.

  10. Faye B. Thu, Jan 05 2012 10:50 PM

    People that send our kids there like the courts systems the DJJ workers and the social workers Their kids need to be put in there and maybe get the feeling all of us parents have so they woukdnt send them their. There should be some agency that goes and inspects the way the staff is at this lincoln village& someone should do something about this. If anyone has information about something i could do please post something back. Their kids not animals&they shouldnt be treated liked this! Thanks.

  11. Concerned Thu, Jan 05 2012 10:57 PM

    somebody should be checking the school systems by the way they lie about things to get these poor kids in trouble. Instead of ruinig kids lifes like they have been doing. Sending kids to this place isnt going to help them one bit by the way people talk about this place. Its ridicious! & ssomething should be done! I hope the people that sent these poor kids there get whats comming to them because God himself said "You don't mistreat his children." & karma will come back on these horrible people.

  12. Faye B. Thu, Jan 05 2012 10:58 PM

    People that send our kids there like the courts systems the DJJ workers and the social workers Their kids need to be put in there and maybe get the feeling all of us parents have so they woukdnt send them their. There should be some agency that goes and inspects the way the staff is at this lincoln village& someone should do something about this. If anyone has information about something i could do please post something back. Their kids not animals&they shouldnt be treated liked this! Thanks.

  13. Mel Sun, Mar 25 2012 6:25 PM

    I thnk my son will be attending this place and I am scarded to death! I want him to learn a lesson. not come out worse. He is into drugs, and refusing school. So if they have rules there then maybe he will come home and appricate what he does have and not go back.. I just hope that they have counselors that can help him figure out why he lives this way...All I want is for him to get help and find peace with him self. I would love to learn more about this place from the workers... please advise me on how your place works. Thank you

  14. Adrie Tue, May 15 2012 5:43 PM

    Im looking to intern here in the near future, about 4 months out. I think it would be a great experience.

  15. Shelly Sun, Oct 21 2012 10:20 PM

    Can you write letters here??

  16. Mentor&Coach Thu, Dec 20 2012 8:33 AM

    I called the Lincoln Village inquiring as to visiting procedures and communicating with a young man that was sent therel. The individual answering the telephone was rude, abrasive and to say the least didn't sound very smart. I asked questions and he only kept saying parents and legal gardians. I have heard of various kinds of abuse from the staff of this institution and I actually plan on writing to the the Kentucky Department of Corrections and have some type of investigation started. The children that are forced to have to go to this Juvenile facility are grossly misunderstood for the most part and need someone to talk to them as opposed to talking at them. There is a difference. One of the parents of the young man I was inquiring about went there to get information on her sons condition and what she as a parent needs to do and was treated really bad. Public etiquette is a must in every sector of society and when you have to deal with the public there should be rules that all have to abide by. I hope the treatment of the children sent to this institution is mad public real soon so that the state will start monitoring them and make them act like adults and nots more childish than those they are hired to look after.

  17. Cant Say Sat, Jul 13 2013 10:46 PM

    evasion whitehead. i kno u we went to school together. and this place is trash but its better then were i came from and were im moving back to im 16 grew up in the streets of Atlanta Zone 3 east point and its a war zone right now people shot up my house and i wasnt there to do any thing but my people did the unthinkable and now hes in a fucking body bag so if u look at it from my perspective by going to jail i get to live another day.

  18. disgusted Fri, Jul 26 2013 1:42 AM

    If you all are so knowledgeable about how to properly discipline and care for children, then why are your children being locked up. When kids don't get consequences at home, they usually do end up in a facility. Most of the time it's not just the kids' fault, it has a lot to do with the parenting, or lack thereof, that they receive. Discipline your kids at home and they won't have to go there. If they're out of control to where you can't, then they need to be someplace that will teach them to respect authority and the rules. I hear a lot of making excuses for their poor behavior and I'm sure that's a big reason they are in trouble now. If you make your bed, you better be prepared to lie in it!!

  19. badboy Tue, Oct 07 2014 12:37 PM

    The village is a very fucked up place. The staff treat us like shit, and the food fucking sucks. I believe that the place needs to be shut down. I was sent there for a week, for running away from foothills academy. Both, of these places suck. They are all the time picking on kids. All I got to say to them all is "sick my dick"

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