ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

VISITOR GUIDELINES

Effective (April 21, 2008)

The following information is intended to serve as a guideline to assist you when visiting an inmate and is not all-inclusive. Complete rules and regulations are listed in Arizona Department of Corrections Department Order #911, Inmate Visitation, which may be accessed through the Department=s Web Site at www.azcorrrections.gov or in the Public Access Manual available in the Prison Administration area, Monday through Friday (holidays excluded), from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additionally, excerpts of the Department Order are posted at the prison entrance and in the Unit Visitation Areas.

GENERAL INFORMATION

All persons, their personal belongings, and vehicles are subject to search while on Department property. Persons refusing to submit to any search will be denied visitation and required to leave Department property immediately and are subject to subsequent suspension. Contraband is not allowed on State property, including but not limited to: weapons or ammunition of any type, illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia, alcoholic beverages (empty or full), ladders, rope, cable, power tools, wire cutters, rakes, etc. Visitors must present photo identification (ID) upon entering the visitation checkpoint. Acceptable forms of ID are: a valid driver=s license, a military identification card, a passport, a official photo identification card of any state or federal agency, or Immigration and Naturalization documentation.

DRESS CODE

 

ALLOWABLE PROPERTY

 

VISITATION CONDUCT

The Department recognizes the importance of and encourages maintaining relationships while a person is incarcerated. We ask for and expect your full cooperation in following the above-established visitation rules in order that visitation is a positive and pleasant experience for all concerned.

If you need assistance or clarification pertaining to the Visitation program during your visit, please contact a staff member for assistance.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT.