McLean County Detention Center Inmate Visitation

Video Visitation - Information, Schedules, Duration and Cost

McLean County Detention Center uses IC Solutions for their Remote Video Visitation services.



In order to visit with your inmate online, you must first register with IC Solutions.
There are three ways to visit remotely with your inmate:
1.    Using your personal computer.
2.    Using the IC Solutions iphone or Android app.
3.    Using the IC Solutions visitation kiosk in the jail lobby.

How it Works
Register or Log in here. 

  • Once you are logged into your existing IC Solutions account or have created a new account and are logged in, you must select Register for Video and enter the facility name.
  • Select your Inmate.
  • Fund your account using either a Visa, Mastercard credit or debit card.
  • Schedule a Visit.

Registering and Scheduling Video Visits Instructions

'Understanding IC Solutions Video Visits' Instructions

Remote Visitation using the IC Solutions app
Download your phone app:
iphone
Android
Instruction for using the IC Solutions app 

Cost of a Remote Video Visit

  • The cost for a remote video visit ranges from $7-10 for 20-25 minute visit. Rates are subject to change.

Video Visitation Rules
Understanding the rules completely are the responsibility of both you and your inmate. Not knowing the rules will NOT be accepted as an excuse if you make a mistake and violate them. Disobeying them could result in being banned from have future visits.
•    Any inmate or visitor whose behavior is disruptive during a visit may have his/her visiting privileges suspended/terminated.
•    All visits are subject to monitoring and recording.
•    All visits must be scheduled 6 hours prior to the appointment or up to 13 days in advance.
•    You must check-in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit.
•    Valid picture identification (e.g., driver's license, State I.D., or Military I.D. with picture) is required of all visitors, with the exception of children under the age of 17.  
•    Visitors under the age of 17 must be accompanied and supervised by an authorized adult visitor.
•    Visitors who 'arrive' after the scheduled start time may not be allowed to visit.
•    Clothing must cover all private/sensitive body areas.
•    The visitation schedule may be canceled or altered on holidays or for safety/security reasons.
•    McLean County Detention Center can disconnect, deny, change, or cancel a visit at any time.
•    Internet connectivity issues during offsite visits will NOT be refunded.
•    Each visitation session will show a timer to display elapsed time.
•    After your visit has ended your connection will be terminated automatically.

IC Solutions Video Visitation Schedules

The available McLean County Detention Center Video Visitation Schedules will be presented to you once you sign up for IC Solutions Video Visits, and select your inmate.

Visitation Options, Hours, Schedules & Rules

Visitation times and schedules for remote visitation with GettingOut are available to you after logging in and selecting the inmate you wish to visit with.

Visitation schedules are subject to change.

The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

Whether or not there are restrictions in place due to COVID or other factors such as security issues.

The day of the week.

Where the inmate is housed.

The inmate's sex.

Whether or not it is a Holiday.

Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.

If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, McLean County Detention Center may allow you an extended visitation. Call 309-888-5065 to ask for special consideration.

Call 309-888-5065 to ask about normal visiting hours at the jail, and procedures for scheduling a visit other than video visitation.

McLean County Detention Center Visitation Application Process

When registering with IC Solutions for Remote Video Visitation, all of the required fields must be completed. You as the visitor must define the inmate you want to visit and you must also define your relationship to your inmate. Visitors will only be able to visit with an inmate who is on your approved inmate list.

At Home Video Visitation

McLean County Detention Center uses IC Solutions for their Remote Video Visitation services.

In order to visit with your inmate online, you must first register with IC Solutions.
There are three ways to visit remotely with your inmate:
1.    Using your personal computer.
2.    Using the IC Solutions iphone or Android app.
3.    Using the IC Solutions visitation kiosk in the jail lobby

Who can Visit an Inmate at McLean County Detention Center

Anyone over the age of 18, who isn't on felony probation and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.

Visitation applicants for McLean County Detention Center must sometimes submit to a background check. Those with warrants are denied visitation or if allowed to visit, will be arrested at the jail.

Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

It is likely that the McLean County Detention Center will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status. Call 309-888-5065 prior to arriving for the specific jail guideline regarding your legal status.

If you are a co-defendant with the inmate in a pending case, your visit will be denied.

If you and the inmate are under a court order to have no contact with each other, your visit will be denied.

The McLean County Detention Center reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail (or take part in remote video visits), and for any reason.

McLean County Detention Center Visitation Dress Code

The McLean County Detention Center staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.

The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time. 

Remote Video visitation is no different. If you are not dressed discretely, your visit will be terminated. Future visits could also be affected.

  • Wear clothes that are not revealing.
  • Don't wear see-through material.
  • Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.
  • Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.
  • Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

The following types of clothing are also prohibited:

  • Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
  • Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
  • Clothing depicting anything obscene.

Visitation Tips and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or remotely, either from home or on-site at McLean County Detention Center.

All video visits are both monitored in real time and are recorded. Whatever you talk about, can and will be used against your inmate in court. Never discuss their pending criminal case!

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.

If you are visiting on-site at the jail, leave all personal belongings (including your phone), except for your state ID, in your vehicle or in a locker (if one is provided).

At the jail, children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.

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