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INMATE INFORMATION


Inmate Visiting Hours

                        Monday                        Tuesday                   Saturday

 Males            5:45 PM-7:15 PM            1PM-2:30 PM                12N-2:00 PM

Females        7:30 PM-8:30 PM            11:45 AM-12:45 PM        9:30 AM-10:30 AM     

Inmates are permitted a maximum of 30 minutes of visitation time each week, starting on Monday and ending on Saturday.  

Inmates serving a sentence of less than six (6) consecutive days do not receive visitation privileges.  

All visitation is a non-contact visit by use of an intercom system with a window.

All adult visitors must have photo ID to be admitted.  Only one adult visitor at a time per inmate.  No person under the age of eighteen (18) may visit an inmate unless accompanied by a person eighteen (18) years of age or older, who is related to the person under the age of eighteen (18) (mother, father, wife, husband, sister, brother, grandparent or child’s legal guardian.

No more than two minors with one adult visitor at a time.

You may visit with more than one inmate but must leave the visitation room and go to the end of the line after a single visit.

No purses, packages, bags, etc are permitted past the security door from the public lobby.  You should leave these types of items with another person or in your vehicle.  

Inmates are not permitted to receive any items from family or friends during visitation or at any other time.


Money

Inmates are not permitted to possess money while incarcerated.  For each inmate with money at the time of booking, or who receives money while incarcerated, an inmate account will be established.  Inmates may use their account to order items from our commissary menu twice per week.  Inmates are not permitted to obtain items by any other means.

How to send money to an inmate:   All funds must be in the form of a money order or certified check made payable to the inmate and sent via the US Postal Service.  We do not accept cash or personnel checks.   Upon receipt of a money order or certified check, it will be credited to the inmate's account and a receipt provided to the inmate.

Upon release, a check will be issued for any balance due the inmate.  Checks are only issued during business hours of Monday through Friday between 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.  When an inmate is released outside business hours,  a check will be mailed to the inmate.   

Inmates are not permitted to release any funds from their account without approval.

NEW--The HCJC now provides two additional ways for persons to place money on an inmate's commissary account.

Western Union Quick Collect Service  (there is a fee charged by Western Union)

At an Agent location 

By phone using a credit/debit card by calling 1-800634-3422 (press option #2)

Online using a credit/debit card by visiting www.westernunion.com

For any of these transactions, you must have the following information:

Pay To:   SSC

Code city and state:  COBRACASH/FL

Account number:  HOC + INMATE ID# + Last Name

Government Payment Services  (they also charge a fee for the service)

Using a credit/debit card by phone at 1-888-277-2535 (24 hrs/day). 

Visit their website at www.govpaynow.com  

Following information is needed:

Pay Location Code:  5500

Inmate's Name and Inmate's ID Number

Facility Code:  HOC


Correspondence

You may write to an inmate by addressing your letter to the inmate, c/o Highland County Justice Center, 130 Homestead Avenue, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.  All mail is opened and inspected for contraband by jail staff prior to delivering it to the inmates.  Any money orders or certified checks are removed and credited to the inmate's account.  All correspondence must be sent via the US Postal Service.

Inmates are permitted to purchase paper, pencils and stamped envelope through commissary to send mail.  Any inmate determined to be indigent is permitted to receive one stationary kit per week.  Each kit contains one pencil, four sheets of paper and two stamped envelope.  A charge is placed against the inmate's account and the amount is collected should the inmate receive any funds in the future.


Telephone Calls

The Highland County Justice Center maintains a phone in each housing pod. The inmates have access to the phones to make collect calls to persons of their choice.  Inmates may also purchase Inmate Calling Cards through commissary which allows the inmate to call directly without any charge to the person being called.   No other types of calling cards are permitted.  A computerized record is maintained of every phone call made and all phone calls are recorded.  Incoming calls are not accepted nor are messages given to inmates to make phone calls.


Commissary

The Justice Center operates an inmate commissary from which inmates may order items that include hygiene articles, candy, chips, snacks, pop, stamped envelopes, powdered drinks, coffee, greeting cards and other select items.  All commissary items must be ordered here.  No outside food items are permitted to be brought in.

We do receive certain items as donations for use of all inmates.  This includes paperback books and board games.  Board games must be ones not sold through our commissary, new and sealed in the box and are subject to inspection and approval.  Donated items become the property of the Justice Center. 

Inmates determined to be indigent are provided necessary hygiene items, such as soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc., during their term of incarceration.  A charge is placed against their inmate account and the money collected should the inmate receive any funds.


Clothing

The Justice Center provides all clothing to inmates including pants, shirt, briefs, panties, socks, sports bra and footwear.  Inmates are prohibited from wearing personal clothing items during their incarceration.


Inmates sentenced to prison

We do not accept items for inmates to take to prison.  This includes but is not limited to:

Tobacco products, food, candy, clothing, hygiene items, stationary, stamps, etc.  If these type of items are mailed/shipped to an inmate, we will not keep them.  These items will be destroyed.

All personal items must be picked up by family/friends within five (5) days of the inmate being transported to prison.  Any item not picked up will be destroyed.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitations and Corrections has changed their policy and do not permit any item to be brought with a prisoner. (2007)

                                                                                                                            Rev 12/23/03

 

 

 
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