Visitation Policy

We provide the following information in order for you, the family and friends of the inmates, to better understand the requirements and rules that regulate the visitation. If you have any questions or require clarification, please contact the jail staff at (785) 243-8164.

Visitation: Inmates are allowed personal visits by reservation only on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Appointments for visitation MUST BE MADE 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE and can be made by calling the jail (785-243-8164) or stopping by the Cloud County Sheriff Department during regular business hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, except during visitation hours, we will not make any visitation appointments from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.        

Inmates must be incarcerated at least ten (10) days to qualify for a visitation.

The visitation is limited to one (1) thirty (30) minute sessions per prisoner per week.

If more than one person wants to visit, it is the responsibility of the prisoner or visitor to limit/share their time so that all can visit. Each inmate is allowed no more than three (3) visitors per thirty (30) minute visit.

During visitation inmates may only receive money to be put on there books.

Inmates are not allowed to receive Magazines and Newspapers.

Paperback Books and Letters have to be sent through the mail. They can’t be handed to an inmate by a correction officer.

Smoking, eating or drinking during the visitation is prohibited.

We will refuse a visitation if visitors are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

We will not allow prisoners hospitalized in outside facilities a visitation.

Visitors must register, giving names, phone number and date of birth. Valid ID cards must be brought with the visitor to visitations.  Visitors must be at least 18 years of age. Visitors less than 18 must be the children of the inmate and be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

Special Visits: We will not schedule Special Visits to avoid or circumvent the regular visiting schedule. Special visit are limited to one (1) thirty (30) minute visit, but are limited to special circumstances, in case of a death or other major family emergency. All special visits have to be approved by the Cloud County Sheriff or Undersheriff. Special Visits must be made 24 hrs. in advance.