Jail Inmate Visiting Rules
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Livingston County Sheriff
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Howell, MI 48843
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Jail Inmate Visiting Rules

Jail visiting room
  • All visits are subject to monitoring and recording
  • Visits are on a first come, first served basis but must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Visits will last 20 minutes.
  • Inmates are allowed 2 video visits per week.
  • Visitors should arrive 15 minutes prior to the appointment to check in. As a courtesy to on-going visits, visitors arriving more than five (5) minutes after scheduled start time will have their visit cancelled.  No exceptions!
  • All visitors must be registered/scheduled. Visitors not registered/scheduled will not be allowed to visit.
  • All visitors must possess a valid government issued photo ID, such as a driver's license, State ID card, or Military issued ID.
  • A total of 3 visitors (adults and/or children) will be allowed per visit. Children under the age of 4 will not count against the visitor number.
  • All children (under 18 years of age) must be accompanied by an adult and must possess a copy of the child's birth certificate.
  • Visitors may also be asked to provide proof of relationship to an inmate. This can be done with a birth certificate, marriage license, adoption papers, or other legal documents.
  • Appropriate dress is required at all times.
    • Skin tight/Form fitting clothes are not allowed.
    • Any clothing or other items displayed gang-related symbols, themes or colors are prohibited.
    • Any clothing containing vulgar or objectionable language or images are prohibited.
    • All visitors must wear undergarments at all times.
    • No hats are allowed.
    • No see through clothing allowed.
  • Visitors and inmates must remain seated at all times during the visitation session. Small children, five (5) years old and younger, must remain on the visitors lap at all times.
  • Any inappropriate activity will result in termination of your session.
  • Visitors involved in the following will be placed on permanent visiting restrictions:
    • Visitors that create a disturbance or disruption of the visiting process.
    • Visitors under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
    • Visitors that refuse to show sufficient identification.
  • The visitation schedule may be cancelled or altered on county appointed holidays or for safety/security reasons.
  • Staff can deny, change, or cancel a visit at any time at their discretion.
  • Cell phones are prohibited and the use of a cell phone for any reason during a visit will result in cancellation of the visit.