To provide a more safe and secure environment for the inmate population and their visitors, the Lancaster County Prison will go to a 100% NON-CONTACT visitation effective at 1:00PM on Monday August 14, 2017.
All visitation sessions will remain the same as posted on the visitation schedule. All visitation rules and regulations will remain unchanged at this time.
Thank you for your cooperation as we work towards the betterment of the Lancaster County Prison.
A consent form will be distributed to all inmates in the next 7 days. Anyone refusing to sign the consent form will not be eligible for visitation.
A. Professional visitation is granted to individuals such as attorneys, probation officers, police officers, and clergy (approved through the Chaplain).
1. Inmate and visitor are subject to all prison regulations and visitation rules.
2. The professional visitor is not to give the inmate any material.
3. Smoking is not permitted.
4. All visitors must sign the prison register and produce identification. These persons must also wear a prison I.D. tag or Lancaster County issued ID.
B. Professional Visitation Hours: Monday - Sunday
7AM - 9PM / (7 DAYS A WEEK)
ALL PROFESSIONAL VISITORS HAVE BEEN INFORMED TO EXPECT DELAYS,
DURING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INMATE MEAL PERIODS/INMATE SECURITY
COUNT TIMES/INMATES INVOLVED IN PROGRAMMING AND EMERGENCY
An inmate who cannot have visitation on an ongoing basis with family members because of distance, work requirements, special commitments etc., may submit a request for consideration of a special visit to the Shift Commander. Reasons for the special visit must be outlined in sufficient detail so a reasonable determination can be made on approving or disapproving the request.