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Juvenile Detention Visitation Rules

Guideline for visitors to the juvenile detention center. Please note: we reserve the right to deny anyone access to visitation for failure to adhere to our visitation guidelines. Visitation is by appointment only. Please call 785-331-1300

Visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

Visit times:

  • Monday through Friday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Weekends and Holidays 8:00 am to 8:00 p

It depends on what level the youth is on in detention (See Youth Manual)

  • Level 1 = 30 minutes
  • Level 2= 45 minutes
  • Level 3= 1 hour
  • Level 4= 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Level 5= 1 hour 30 minutes

Please note: if you are traveling from a distance please let staff know.

  • Leave your things in a locker or in your car. No Cell phones, purses, car keys etc. are allowed in visitation
  • No cameras or video equipment allowed, unless approved by Administration in advance
  • No pocket knives or weapons of any kind
  • No chewing tobacco, cigarettes, rolling papers or lighters
  • No tops that expose the breast, including cleavage, the torso or back
  • No see through or revealing clothing
  • No low cut necklines
  • No spaghetti straps
  • No tank tops
  • No halter tops
  • No skirts, shorts or skorts that are shorter than three inches above the back of the knee
  • No gang affiliated attire
  • No drug or alcohol related attire
  • No anti-social messages
  • Inappropriate or offensive tattoos must be covered
  • Shoes must be worn at all times
  • Please do not wear a lot of jewelry.
  • No food
  • No drink
  • No gum
  • All visitors must sign in prior to every visit
  • All visitors must provide a picture ID
  • All visitors will be scanned by the metal detector

All commissary money and hygiene products for residents must be given to staff before the visit begins.