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.     

WARNING - KANSAS STATUTE 21-3826

21-5914.   Traffic in contraband in a correctional institution. (a) Traffic in contraband in a correctional institution is introducing or attempting to introduce into or upon the grounds of any correctional institution or taking, sending, attempting to take or attempting to send from any correctional institution or any unauthorized possession while in any correctional institution or distributing within any correctional institution, any item without the consent of the administrator of the correctional institution.
(b)   For purposes of this section, "correctional institution" means any state correctional institution or facility, conservation camp, state security hospital, juvenile correctional facility, community correction center or facility for detention or confinement, juvenile detention facility or jail.
(c)  Traffic in contraband in a correctional institution of firearms, ammunition, explosives or a controlled substance which is defined in subsection (e) of K.S.A. 21-5914, and amendments thereto, is a severity level 5, nonperson felony.
(2)   Traffic in any contraband, as defined by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary, in a correctional institution by an employee of a correctional institution is a severity level 5, nonperson felony.

VISITATION: 

AS OF DECEMBER 26th, 2012, THE SALINE COUNTY JAIL WILL ONLY OFFER VIDEO VISITATION

Visits must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance and may be scheduled by using the kiosk in the jail lobby or by visiting www.securustech.net/VideoVisitation

This visitation can be achieved by coming to the jail (ON-SITE) or remotely (OFF-SITE).

Each inmate will receive two free visits weekly in the jail lobby. Additional visits are available for $20 for a 20 minute visitation service charge. All off-site visits are subject to the visitation service charge.

Please read the following information carefully.

ON-SITE VISITATION

1.    On-Site visits may be scheduled in advance by the visitor from the Securus Video Visitation Website www.securustech.net/videovisitation or scheduled at the Facility by use of the Kiosk in the Jail Lobby.

2.    The duration of each visit is 20 minutes and will be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

     3.    No more than 2 visitors present for each visit.

     4.    All visits are recorded and subject to electronic monitoring.

     5.    Every visitor that scheduled their visit in advance must show up at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled visit.

     6.    No NUDITY, provocative clothing, or tight fitting clothing will be allowed during the visit. Violators will be barred from visitation.

     7.    During a visit, the visitor is required to remain at the visitation booth. If the visitor leaves the visitation booth, the visit will be cancelled.

     8.    Visitors appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, will not be permitted into the video visitation area and their visit
           will be cancelled.

     9.    Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Children are not to be left unattended in the lobby.

     10. Use of cell phones or any other electronic devices are prohibited.

     11. Loud talking, excessive emotionalism, or any type of disruptive behavior will not be permitted.

     12. Do not damage or deface the visitation equipment. If you damage or deface the equipment, you will be prosecuted.

Saline County Jail reserves the right to deny, cancel or terminate a video visit prior to or during a video session based upon visitor or inmate misconduct. Saline County Sheriff’s Office also reserves the right to restrict a visitor from participating in all future use of the system.

OFF-SITE VISITATION

1.    Off-Site visits may be scheduled in advance by the visitor from the Securus Video Visitation Website www.securustech.net/videovisitation from any computer equipped with a computer, web camera and high-speed internet or scheduled at the Facility by use of the Kiosk in the Jail Lobby.  

2.    The duration of each visit is 20 minutes and will be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

3.    All visits are recorded and subject to electronic monitoring.

4.    No NUDITY, provocative clothing, or tight fitting clothing will be allowed during the visit. Violators will be barred from future visitation.

5.    Visitors appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will have their visitation terminated and may have visitation rights revoked for a certain amount of time.

6.    Visitors under the age of 18 must have an adult present.

7.    Use of cell phones or any other electronic devices are prohibited.

8.    Loud talking, excessive emotionalism, or any type of disruptive behavior will not be permitted.  Visitation may be terminated or revocation of future visitation privileges may result.

Saline County Jail reserves the right to deny, cancel or terminate a video visit prior to or during a video session based upon visitor or inmate misconduct. Saline County Sheriff’s Office also reserves the right to restrict a visitor from participating in all future use of the system.

Visitors are required to properly identify themselves with a picture ID issued by a government agency
1) Driver's License
2) Kansas I.D. Card
3) Military I.D.
4) Student I.D.
5) Employee I.D. Card

No one under eighteen (18) years of age shall be allowed to visit on-site unless they are:
1) The child, step-child, grandchild, step-grandchild, sibling, half-sibling, or step-sibling of an inmate, and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
2) All children of the inmate must have a certified birth certificate with the inmates name as a parent.

VISITING RULES

The following rules shall be followed by all visitors. Violation of any rules may result in termination of the visit or suspension of visiting privileges or both.
A) Visitors shall leave promptly at the end of each visiting period.
B) Visitors will leave promptly if their visit is disapproved or terminated.
C) No visitors shall remain the jail lobby if not participating in an approved visit.
D) Visitors shall not bring anything into the visiting area
E) Visitors shall supervise their children. Visits may be terminated because of poor conduct of children.
F) Visitors shall use the seating provided
G) No visitor shall sit or lay on the tabletops, floors, or other pieces of furniture NOT designed for sitting.
H) Visitors will not leave any property for any inmate; money may be left at the kiosk provided in the jail lobby.
I) Cell phones are prohibited in visitation

Visits may be denied or terminated by the shift supervisor on duty for any of the following reasons:
1) Visitors under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
2) Refusal or failure to provide sufficient identification or falsifying information;
3) Violation of facility rules;
4) Failure to properly supervise children;
5) Reasons necessary to preserve security of the facility and reasonable order in the visiting area;
6) Visitor or visitor’s child becomes ill.
7) Visits shall be conducted in a quiet and orderly manner

Failure to comply with visiting rules and regulations may result in an immediate termination of the visit and/or suspension of future visiting privileges.

If you are on probation/parole and have an immediate family member incarcerated in the Saline County Jail (i.e. brother, sister, son, daughter, mother, father), you will be allowed to visit after receiving permission from your probation/parole officer and the Jail Administrator.

Unauthorized visitors shall not be permitted to remain on County property.