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Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule


1800 St. Mary Avenue
Pensacola,
Florida
32501
Santa Rosa County
Main Phone: 850-595-8820
Beds: 50
The information below provides complete instructions regarding Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Pensacola, Florida.

Following these instructions exactly will enhance your chances of getting official approval to visit an inmate.

It is highly recommended that prior to an inmate visit you call the jail at 850-595-8820 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Santa Rosa County Juvenile 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 in Santa Rosa County must sometimes submit to a background check. Those with warrants are denied visitation or if allowed to visit, will be arrested at the jail.

Jails limit the number of people that can visit an inmate to two adults each visit.

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

Call 850-595-8820 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.

It is likely that the Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status. Call 850-595-8820 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 Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.



Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center Visitation Application Process

Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center requires all visitors to fill out an application prior to your visiting an inmate.

Carefully fill out the application. Incomplete paperwork is cause for denial.

Honesty, especially regarding past criminal convictions, probation etc., is important. These things will most likely show up on the background check – which if lied about on the application, will cause visits to be denied.

Call 850-595-8820 to ask specific questions about the application.

Click here to go to the jail's website for more information about the application process. 



Visiting Hours in Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center

The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

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, Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center may allow you an extended visitation. Call 850-595-8820 to ask for special consideration.

Call 850-595-8820 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.



Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center Visitation Dress Code

The Santa Rosa County Juvenile 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. 

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.

Call 850-595-8820 to ask specific questions about the Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.



Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or on a televised screen from another location.

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

Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle or in a locker (if one is provided).

Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.

Call 850-595-8820 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center visitation.



'At Home' Video Visitation

Many jails are implementing video visits. These visits are conducted via the Internet on computers, IPADS and Smart phones.

Video visits allow the visit to take place in the privacy of your own home. Some family members 'take their inmate with them' to church, the park, the doctor or anywhere else simply by signing in and bringing the device along.

Video visits save you from having to get your children ready, drive to the jail, wait in long lines and go through security checkpoints just to see the inmate.

Video visitation is slowly gaining favor with all jails in America as jail management realizes the financial savings and reduced security risks involved with remote visitation.

Click here to see if video visitation is now available at Santa Rosa County Juvenile Detention Center – as well as to view the complete set of rules, the cost to you and how to get set up online.

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