Dixon Correctional Institute Visiting Information:
When a visitor arrives at the prison they are to park in the front parking lot located in front of the Visiting Processing Center outside the prison gate. Anyone not visiting must leave the prison grounds. THERE WILL BE NO LOITERING IN THE PARKING LOT OR ON THE GROUNDS.
Facilities are available for handicapped persons and, if needed, the prison will provide transportation from the Visiting Processing Center to the sallyports for visiting.
An approved visitor is required to furnish positive picture identification each time they visit. This requirement must be met by anyone 15 years of age or older. If any approved visitor (one who is on an offender’s visiting list) cannot furnish positive photo identification, the Security Shift Supervisor or Duty Officer may approve entrance into the Visiting Room provided that some other means of positive identification is met.
Visitors are allowed to bring only the following items into the Visiting Room:
cash money for vending machines*NOTE: Cash money, money orders (bank or postal) or cashier’s checks for deposit into an offender’s account will only be accepted at the Visiting Processing Center located at the Front Gate. Money in the excess of $500.00 shall not be accepted at the Visiting Processing Center.
Emergency medications such as nitroglycerin must be left with the Visiting Desk Officer during visiting.
ALL OTHER ITEMS MUST BE LOCKED IN THE VISITOR’S VEHICLE.
SEARCHES OF VISITORS: ALL VISITORS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH.
Introduction of contraband, drugs, alcohol, or weapons into the prison is a felony for which you will be prosecuted under L.R.S. 14:402. Refusal to submit to search will result in denial of visit.
Any individual (including minors) entering any Department of Public Safety and Corrections prison is subject to searches of their property, automobile, and person. Searches include, but are not limited to, visual inspection of person or property, electronic searches of persons for narcotics, pat-down searches of your person, inspection of person or property by dogs trained to detect drugs, weapons and other contraband, strip searches of your body, and searches of your body cavities.
A visitor who is discovered introducing contraband into DCI will be subject to indefinite suspension of visiting privileges and being criminally charged. Offender visitors will not be allowed to bring weapons onto institution grounds including all parking lots. A visitor will not be permitted into this institution when the odor or effects of alcoholic beverage are present.
VISITOR DRESS CODE:
A. Visitors shall be properly dressed. Individuals are considered improperly dressed when attired in any of the following:
halter tops, tank tops, and sleeveless shirts of any type
low-cut articles of clothing exposing the upper torso
blue chambray shirts
blue jean overalls
gray or white sweatshirts
All shorts must be hemmed and must be no shorter than one (1) inch above the knee
No T-shirts – may be worn: A T-shirt is defined as a shirt without a collar or buttons with the following exceptions. Visitors under the age of 15 may be allowed to wear T-shirts that are not revealing or containing logos which are sexual or racial.
Males in shorts
B. Female visitors may wear culottes and skorts; however, they must be no shorter than 3" above the knee. No form of seductive garment shall be allowed, and appropriate undergarments (bra and panties) must be worn. If a dress is “see-through” a slip must be worn.
C. Male and female visitors will be allowed to wear blue jeans.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.