Usually, you can't bring anything in with you to a visit, but some prisons...
Locate the state, then the city or county where you think they are being held.
You are usually required to bring nothing in to a visit with you when visiting an inmate in a jail. Some prisons allow a small, see-through wallet to hold money for vending machines, however the amount of money allowed is regulated.
For security purposes the purse size has to be small and unable to hide or contain contraband.
To find out how to visit someone you know, begin your search for an inmate or arrestee here:
To find your jail or prison visitation policies, begin by finding the facility or prison system here: