We are committed to enhancing public safety by controlling and managing offenders in a safe, humane and cost-efficient manner consistent with sound correctional principles and constitutional standards. For detailed information please click here to review our strategic plan. Each year, more than 42,000 men and women will move through the facilities. They will interact with a well-trained staff committed to excellence. Inmates housed in Metro Corrections facilities have many program opportunities which include Work Release, Home Incarceration, Substance Abuse Counseling, Domestic Violence Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, GED Classes, Religious Programs and more. The goal is to assess an offender's needs and provide services that assist that offender in the transition and reintegration back into the community.
As with telephone calls and letters, another great way to keep the lines of communication open between friends and family members during a period of incarceration is by visitations. The Louisville Community Correctional Center allows visitations seven days a week, but the schedules vary. The complete table of visitation times can be found here. However, this does not apply to those housed at the Louisville Community Correctional Center. All visits for that place are held on Wednesdays and Sundays only, and located on the south side of the jail, which is located at 316 East Chestnut Street. Depending on whether or not they are work-release inmates, the times of visitations vary slightly, and they are allowed one 20-minute visit per day.
Visitations are very much encouraged by the Corrections personnel in Louisville, but they are also obligated to impose rules on visitations as to keep a sense of order and balance. First and foremost, you need a valid ID to be able to visit if you are over the age of 16. All visits are conducted on a first come first served basis and they will adhere to the schedule as much as possible. Visits may be canceled by the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections due to failure to comply with visitation guidelines, or if they feel they have to at their discretion, so please behave yourself. ... continue here
The Louisville Community Correctional Center has 400 beds, and a revolving door of people who get locked up. Chances are you may have a family, friend, client, or loved one currently in custody. If someone you know has been arrested in the Louisville area, you can look them up through an online search database. Read below for instructions on how to look someone up.
First, you would have to log on to this website, and go to the "Jefferson County Inmate Search" link located on the left hand side of the screen. From there, you will be directed to a brief visual tutorial on how to look up an inmate. After that, go here and complete the search for your inmate. ... continue here
Louisville is a beautiful city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky which has experienced a major boom in population in the last decade. No doubt, with this boom (due to a city-county merger), there are way more people to keep track of, and as a result, more crime. If you know someone who is currently incarcerated in the Louisville Community Correctional Center, contact with them is encouraged so long as both of you use common sense and don't cause a disruption. However, it may cost you a little bit. Read below on how.
The best way to contact an inmate is through the time-honored tradition of writing letters. Be sure to obtain the inmate's CIN # and whatever you do, do NOT send contraband items! Mail is inspected for such. ... continue here