Visitors’ Dress Code (effective March 2, 2011)
To provide for the safety and security of Department staff, inmates and visitors and to maintain a family-friendly environment, visitors must wear appropriate clothing to visit inmates. Overly suggestive clothing and clothing in which contraband and non-permissible items can be hidden are not permitted. When meeting with an inmate, visitors may only wear a single layer of clothing (except those visitors required to wear a cover-up garment) and NO ACCESSORIES.
Visitors WILL NOT be permitted onto the visit floor of a jail if they are wearing any of the following:
- Clothing with holes or rips that are located more than three inches above the knee
- Hooded garments
- Hats and head coverings (excluding religious head coverings)
- Clothing identifying a specific gang by name or logo
- Clothing that makes explicit reference to obscene language, drugs, sex or violence
- Swimming attire
- See-through garments
- Jewelry (excluding a wedding ring and one religious medal no more than two inches in diameter hung on chain of one quarter-inch or less in diameter and no longer than 24 inches
- Tops, including dresses, which expose the chest, stomach or back
- Shorts, skirts or dresses the hem of which is more than three inches above the knee
- Spandex leggings unless covered by tops, shorts, skirts or dresses the hem of which is no more than three inches above the knee
- Outer garments including coats, shawls, ponchos, jackets, vests, gloves, or over-boots or overshoes (outer boots or shoes that slip over other shoes)
Visitors must wear undergarments.
Visitors whose attire violates the dress code will be permitted a contact visit if they agree to wear a cover-up garment provided by the Department. Visitors who refuse to wear a cover-up garment provided by the Department will be denied a visit.