According to Wichita County Sheriff’s Deputy Melvin Joyner, visitation will start back up on Monday, December 13.
Visitation hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and will follow a schedule.
The schedule is:
- MONDAYS: All females
- TUESDAYS: Males A-G
- WEDNESDAYS: Males H-O
- THURSDAYS: Males P-Z
- FRIDAYS: SHU/Medical visits
Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Visitation Rules:
- Absolutely NO CELL PHONES to include ALL electronic devices allowed in the visitation areas; this includes the lobby waiting areas. Possession of a cell phone will result in the termination of the visit and can result in the visitor being barred from visitation for a length of time to be determined by the Command Staff.
- You may only bring your ID card and car keys into the Law Enforcement Center. All other items shall remain in your vehicle.
- Any person 17 years of age or older is authorized a 20 minute visit per inmate, twice during a one week period. Limit of two visitors per inmate per week.
- Each visitor must show a current valid picture identification (state or military-issued) to be approved by the jailer on duty before being admitted to visit.
- Children 16 years of age or under are allowed to visit provided they are accompanied by an adult. A limit of one child per adult is imposed. Unless one child is an infant (NOT WALKING). It is the visitor’s responsibility to have adult supervision for children not visiting. Children are not allowed to be left alone without adult supervision.
- Stay in the waiting room until the officer tells you to enter the visitation area.
- Use only the phone assigned to you. Do not change phones unless given permission from a jailer. Do not use more than one phone.
- Only one visitor at a time can visit an inmate. Unless given permission by the supervisor in charge.
- Inmate activities will not be interrupted; the visitor will be notified when the inmate is available.
- All visitors who have signed up at least 60 minutes prior to the close of visitation are permitted to complete a full visit, regardless of the time visitation ends.
- Persons who have been incarcerated in the Wichita County Jail are not permitted to visit any inmate until 90 days have passed since being released.
- Visitors are to be properly clothed, including shirts and shoes. No tank tops, halter tops, see through blouses, short-shorts or skirts, or other revealing clothing will be allowed.
- No smoking, food or drinks are allowed in the visitation area.
- Loud or abusive talking, failure to supervise/control children, slamming the phone receiver, or inappropriate behavior are grounds for terminating your visit.