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East Jersey State Prison

East Jersey State Prison

Lock Bag R, Rahway, New Jersey 07065

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East Jersey State Prison Visiting Information:

Rules and regulations for visiting an offender are as follows:
1. The offender is responsible for submitting a list containing names and addresses of
potential visitors.
2. If you wish to be included on an offender's visit list, you must contact the offender in
writing. You must wait until the offender notifies you that you have been approved to
visit him/her.
3. The following persons may be approved to visit an offender:
- relatives;
- close friends;
- clergy; and
- persons who may have a constructive influence.
- Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to visit unless accompanied by an
4. Attorney visits require at least 24-hour advance notice to ensure the availability of
space, staff, and the offender.
5. Visiting and registration times for this facility are:
Saturday and Sunday
Period One 7:45 am - 9:00 am 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Period Two 11:45 am - 1:00 pm 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Period One 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Period Two 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
[Windows visits are one hour in duration. Each offender is permitted one
window visit per week.]
Thursday Evening 5:15 pm -6:30 pm 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday (effective April 30, 2011)
Period One 8:00 am – 9:30 am 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Period Two 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
6. Visitors must present photo identification. Acceptable forms of photo identification
- a current photo driver's license;
- a current photo Welfare/Medicaid card;
- an employment photo ID;
- a current passport; or
- Federal, State, County, City ID cardsVisit Procedures - EJSP (continued)
7. Space permitting, the maximum number of permissible visitors for an offender of this
facility is 6 adults and unlimited children.
8. Visitors may only bring a money order or certified check to the facility for deposit in
an offender's account. Cash and other gifts will not be accepted.
9. In accordance with NJAC 10A:18-6.14, all visitors, their belongings, and their
vehicles are subject to searches while on the premises.
10.Further visit information is posted at the facility. Complete policies and procedures
may be obtained through an Open Public Records Request

East Jersey State Prison Additional information:

Administrator:  Beverly Hastings
Year opened:  1901
Population as of 1/1/2013:  1,487

East Jersey State Prison, the state’s second-oldest institution, provides maximum, medium and minimum security programs for adult male offenders. Many motion pictures have been filmed at the facility due to its large dome and distinctive architecture and imposing metal gates.


No time limit unless space availability is limited.

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