The information below provides complete instructions regarding Lake County Jail Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Crown Point, Indiana.
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 (219) 755-3421 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.
Ask your inmate to be sure your name is on the visitation list.
Schedule a visit by registering here, signing on and choosing the visit time and length.
Arrive 15 minutes early and sign in for your visit. Show a valid, government-issued photo ID.
Anyone over the age of 18, who is on the inmate’s approved visitor list, can show a valid, government-issued photo ID and can pay for a visit may visit an inmate at this facility.
Visitation applicants in Lake 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.
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.
Call (219) 755-3421 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.
If you are on probation or parole you must check with your probation or parole officer before attempting to schedule a visit with an inmate at this facility. Failure to do so could cause you to be violated by your supervising officer.
The Lake County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.
Lake County Jail requires you to be placed on the inmate’s visitation list and to register with an account at “GetOut” to be able to visit.
Click here to go to the jail's website for more information about the registration process.
Visits are 30, 60 and 90 minutes long, depending on which length you purchase. You will choose from the currently available time slots at the time you schedule your visit. During holidays there is an option for a two hour visit.
Visiting hours seven days a week are:
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Each inmate is allowed one visit per visitation day.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Lake County Jail may allow you an extended visitation. Call (219) 755-3421 to ask for special consideration.
Call (219) 755-3421 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.
The Lake County Jail 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 (219) 755-3421 to ask specific questions about the Lake County Jail Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.
Jail visits are conducted on a televised screen.
The length of the visit depends on which package your purchase when you schedule the visit. Visits must be paid for with a credit or debit card and are non-refundable if you miss the visit.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.
Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.
Call (219) 755-3421 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Lake County Jail visitation.
You may visit your inmate from home on your computer or anywhere you have your mobile device such as a smart phone or tablet).
There is a charge for each visit and you must agree to the terms and conditions set by the jail before you can participate in at-home visitation.
Click here to register for your account and view the home visitation schedule and prices.