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Professional Visits

Professional Visits

All professional visitors seeking entry to the facility to meet with inmates are subject to a background screening and approval process PRIOR to entry. This includes attorneys, clergy, mental health and competency evaluators, private investigators, paralegals, social workers, and case workers. Family members and friends of inmates must utilize video visitation services.

Visitation hours are seven days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Required Documentation for Professionals

  • Attorneys:
    • Valid government-issued photo identification
    • Active bar registration card
    • Letter of introduction
  • Paralegals, Private Investigators, Social Workers, and Case Workers:
    • Valid government-issued photo identification
    • Applicable licenses (if required by your profession)
    • Letter of introduction authored by supervising attorney
  • Medical, Mental Health, and Competency Evaluators:
    • Valid government-issued photo identification
    • Applicable licenses
    • Letter of introduction authored by supervising attorney OR court order
  • Department of Human Services (DHS) Personnel:
    • Valid government-issued photo identification
    • County/agency ID
    • Letter of introduction authored by supervisor
    • Court order and/or D&N case number inmate is party to
  • Clergy:
    • Valid government-issued photo identification
    • Applicable licenses (if required by your denomination)
    • Letter of introduction (see additional requirements Inmate Requests below)
    • Inmate request(s) (see below regarding the Inmate Requests)


Submission Process

All required documentation can be submitted either in person at the Detention Lobby or via email to jailcall@dcsheriff.net. Please allow 1-3 business days for processing and approval.

Inmate Requests for Clergy Visits

Inmates must initiate a request to visit with a religious leader who aligns with their religious preference. This can include priests, pastors, ministers, rabbis, or similar functions of recognized denominations. In-person visits are granted on a case-by-case basis and require prior approval. Video visits are always an option.

Interview Rooms

For approved professional visitors, the jail offers contact and non-contact interview rooms subject to availability and security restrictions.

  • Non-contact rooms: Parties are separated by a glass partition and communicate via handset.
  • Contact rooms: Open interview rooms with no physical contact permitted.


Please note:
This notice is for informational purposes only. Specific procedures may vary. Please contact the Detention Lobby at 303-814-7045 to learn more.