Justice Center Visitation Information

Jail Direct Line: 419-424-7202

Please Read Visitation Requirements BEORE Visiting


  • Items Accepted for Prisoners HOURS Change

  • Items for prisoners are accepted ONLY as listed below
  • Mondays 6pm - 7pm
  • Thursday 6pm - 7pm
  • Saturdays 8am - 9am

Inmate Worker Program

Prisoner Visitation Schedule

Day Female Male
Tuesday 5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Violation of Facility Rules may result in suspension of Prisoner privileges

Items Accepted For Prisoners

Females 1 Bible
5 Pair WHITE Panites
5 Pair WHITE socks
1 set (top and bottom) Thermal Underwear
Males 1 Bible
5 Pair WHITE Briefs
5 Pair WHITE socks
5 WHITE T-Shirts
1 set (top and bottom) Thermal Underwear
All other items may be purchased through the commissary in the facility
Approved items will only be accepted prior to or after visitation hours until February 1, 2015.
Effective 02/01/2015 acceptance hours will be
Mondays 6pm-7pm
Thursdays 6pm-7pm
Saturdays 8am-9am

Visitation Requirements

It is the intent of the Hancock County Justice Center to provide prisoners the opportunity to maintain ties with their family and friends through the visitation program. Visitors are responsible for following the visitation policy and regulations of this facility.

Introduction of Contraband into a Jail Facility is a CRIME
and is Punishable by Law

Requirements for Entry into the Facility

IDENTIFICATION Visitors must be 18 years of age and provide a valid State or Federal issued picture identification. e.g. Driver's License, State Identification card, School Identificcation card, Passport
Visitors under the age of 18 must be family, directly related by ancestry or marriage and accompanied by an adult.
A birth certificate is required for identifcation of children.
REGISTRATION Visitors must be on the prisoner's approved visitors list.
Only persons on the prisoner's list will be allowed to visit - NO EXCEPTIONS.
Visitors are required to register on the Visitor Sign-In Form providing name, address, and prisoner relationship .
Visitors that choose to exit the building and are not present for their assigned time or when their group is called will forfeit their visit.
Entrance may be denied to disorderly or intoxicated persons.
Failure to provide proper identification or failure to secure belongins in the visitor's lockers located in the lobby may also cause entrance to be denied.
Visitors must be properly attired to gain entry - shoes or sandals are required.
Visitors wearing transparent, low-cut, and/or revealing clothing, shorts/cut-offs shorter than three (3) inches above the knees, halter tops/tube topes will not be allowed to visit.
Visitors whose attire is deemed inappropriate by the reception officer will be denied visiting privileges.
PERSONAL BELONGINGS No personal items, such as handbags, umbrellas, packages, hats, coats, cell phones, etc. are permitted in the visiting room.
Visitors are requested to leave personal belongings at home, in their vehicle, or lock them in the lockers located in the lobby.
The lockers require 25. Insert the quarter in the coin slot, unlock the locker, open door, secure items, then remove key. When you leave, the 25 will be returned to you. Reinsert the key in the locker.
No food or beverages are allowed in the lobby.
LENGTH OF VISIT Each prisoner will be allowed a maximum of two (2) visitors per visitation period of two (2) times per week.
Duration of each visitation period shall not exceed thirty (30) minutes.
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied in the visiting room by an adult.
Children not entering the visiting room must remain in the lobby and be watched by a responsible person.
Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. Any person determined to be disruptive to the orderly operation of the Justice Center will be asked to leave the premises.
SEARCH All visitors and their personal belongings are subject to search.
No knives, firearms or other dangerous weapons are allowed in the Hancock County Justice Center