Public Transportation information is located in the local telephone book under the heading "TAXICABS".
Prior to being granted access to the facility for visiting, each prospective visitor (with the exception fo the inmate's attorney or clergy person), shall apply for and actually be placed on inmate's visiting list.
All exceptions to this policy other than those already listed in this General Order must be approved by the Warden, one of the Deputy Wardens or the inmate's unit team when it is shown that such an exception would be in the best interest of the inmate and the facility.
Procedures for placing a prospective visitor's name on an inmate's list is outlined in General Order 16, 101, section V.
Visitors may be on the visiting list of one inmate only. The only exception to this policy shall be in the event more than one inmate and the prospective visitors are all member of the same immediate family.
ALL VISITORS MUST WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHING.
Each visitor shall present one item of positive identification at the time of each visit. This identification shall include a photograph of the visitor. Children over the age of sixteen years of age must also have a picture identification card.
VISITORS SHALL BE PERMITTED TO BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS INTO THE VISITING ROOM.
Visitors shall be permitted to accept inmate-fabricated goods and craft items. All such transfers of craft items shall be conducted persuant to General Order 9, 103.
The facility shall not accept monies in any form brought in by a visitor for deposit in an inmate account. Money orders or cashier checks payable to the Inmate's name and number may be mailed to the inmate for deposit to his account. (P.O. Box 2 - Lansing, KS 66043)
Due to limited waiting/visiting areas, visitors shall be urged not to bring non-visitors. Normally a visitor must have traveled a distance of 150 miles or more to be considered for a courtesy visit. Courtesy visits are one-time only and are for immediate family members only.
A member of the clergy, with an approved clergy visit application (Attachment D) for a specified inmate (and that inmate only) may visit for up to one hour during regular visiting hours consistent with the inmates security level without charge of visiting time for the inmate. If so requested by a clergy member, or by an other person having a statutory right to consult, the visit may take place in a private consultation room.
Volunteer participants in inmate activities programs may not participate in the inmate visitation program. Exceptions to this policy include public officials, M-2/W-2 sponsors, and members of the M-2/W-2 program staff. Ex-employees including contract employees shall not be permitted visits with any inmate, except n a professional capacity, for a minimum of two (2) years after such employment is terminated, and thereafter, shall have visitation strictly at the discretion of the Warden upon application of the former employee or inmate.
Minor children that are immediate family members of the inmate may also visit if accompanied by an adult on the inmate's visiting list who has been given the power of attorney by the parent of legal guardian and or a notarized letter vesting the person with authority to transport and supervise the minor child on the premises of the facility for the purpose of visiting an inmate, and in those instances where there is not a power of attorney, an adult who is temporary care giver of a minor child may authorize visits by the child after providing an affidavit as to their status and relationship to the child and inmate. The Warden or designee shall determine if the visit by the minor child will be permitted.
Visitors are responsible for supervising and controlling the behavior of their children. This means that children shall not be allowed to wander around the visiting room or make loud noise enough to disturb other visitors. Children who can not behave must be removed from the visiting room. Visiting officers will warn the visitors of disruptive children twice before asking the visitors to remove the children from the visiting room.
Children over the age of five shall not be allowed to sit on the inmate's knee or lap.
Ex-inmates are prohibited from visiting unless granted permission in advance by the Warden. Probationers and parolees may not visit unless granted permission by the Warden, and have written authorization from their supervising agent.
If an inmate refuses to see a visitor, that fact shall be stated in writing, and noted in the inmate's visiting record.
A visitor shall not be permitted to visit more than one inmate at any visitation time unless the visitor is a member of the immediate family of more than one inmate.
Once a person's name is removed at the inmate's or visitor's request, that person shall not be added to the same or another inmate's visiting lis for a minumum of 180 days.
On arrival and departure from the facility, all visitors shall sign the facility's visiting register. Visitors will be required to show ID upon arrival and departure.
All visitors are subject to search in accordance with IMPP 012-115. Visitors that refuse search may be subject to loss of visiting privileges.
All visitors shall secure personal articles prior to being granted access to the visiting areas.
Visitors for the maximum, medium and minumum security units shall secure personal articles in the lockers provided in the Visitors Reception area.
Visitors who visit at the medium or LCF-East shall secure personal items in their own vehicles if lockers are not available. Such visitors may retain their vehicle keys and required identification while in the visiting area.
Visitors may not return to thier lockers after their visit has started. Visitors will not be allowed to leave the Visiting Room or Reception to go to their vehicle unless they have authorization from the Visiting Officer in Charge.
Vending machines in the visiting room may be used by visitors.
The facility shall not provide change for use in these machines.
As these machines are the property of private vendors, the facility and the facility employees shall not be responsible for losses incurred due to mechanical malfunctions.
All losses shall be reported to the vendor.
Inmates can handle tokens.
Attorneys shall not be permitted to carry any items or papers into the visiting area unless:
They are the legal representative of the inmate they visit; and,
They have prior approval of the Deputy Warden for Programs on the advice of the facility's attorney.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.