Visiting an Inmate in the Franklin County Regional Jail in Kentucky
All visits must be made through a scheduled appointment at the Franklin County Regional Jail. Families can call 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Thursday to schedule an appointment. On Friday calls can be made until noon. Calls cannot be made on holidays.
General population inmates are allowed two half hour visit each week. A visit can include two adults and three children (under 18 years old). Children must be in the presence of a parent and all visiting adults will be asked to show proper identification in order to visit.
General population visits are Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm with a two hour break where no visits are allowed between 10:30am and 12:30 pm. Sunday; general population visits are from 9 am to 11 am and 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Visitors who arrive late for visitation hours are allowed to remain for the remainder of the visit.
Dorm inmate visitation is Monday through Wednesday 3 pm to 4 pm and 4 pm to 5 pm. Saturday and Sunday 9:30 am to 10:30 am, 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm, 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm. Dorm inmates are allowed one visit during the week and one on weekends, this is a total of two visits each week. Visitors are limited to no more than 2 adults and three children.
Class C and D inmates who have not yet been written up within thirty days are allowed two half hour booth visits each week.
It is important that all visitors wear appropriate dress for visits. No halter tops, diving necklines, bare midriffs, short shorts, skirts or dresses and no clothing that can be seen through is allowed. If visitors arrive inadequately dressed they will be asked to leave and they will not be allowed to visit. Unruly, loud and disruptive visitors will be asked to leave.
Electronic devices are not permitted in the visitation facility. Visitors caught with such devices as cameras, cell phones, laptops etc. Will be removed from the premises and could risk losing their visiting privileges for thirty days.
Contact visits are merit based and are at the discretion of the Jailer or his designee.
General population inmates are not allowed to accept items or property dropped off for them. Restricted custody inmates may receive preapproved property that has been approved by the Class D. Coordinator.
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