New visitors applying for on-going visitation of an offender housed within a privately operated prison, a Visitor Application needs to be completed and mailed to the Private Prisons Monitoring Unit at the address below, with the exception of offenders housed at the Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center in which case the application is sent directly to the facility at the address listed below.
One-time or infrequent visitors (i.e., one to two times per year), a Special Visitation Application (pdf) is an option in lieu of the on-going CDOC visitor application listed above. The special visiting application and Form 300-01J Authorization for Minor Child Visitation (when applicable) needs to be completed and mailed to the Private Prisons Monitoring Unit (or Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center if applicable) at the address listed below. If you need further assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please call PPMU at (719) 226-4929.
Private Prisons Monitoring Unit2862 South Circle DriveColorado Springs, CO 80906Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry2925 E. Las Vegas StreetColorado Springs, CO 80906The number of visitors an offender may receive and the length of visits may be limited only by the facility's schedule, space, and personnel constraints. The intended visitor must complete the Visitor Application (Attachment "A") and return the completed, signed form to the facility where the offender is housed. Incomplete applications may be rejected. Upon being received by the DOC, DC Form 300-01A, Visitor Application (Attachment "A") will be available at the facility visiting area or from designated facility staff. Minor children must be named on DC Form 300-01A, Visitor Application, but will not be counted toward the eleven (11) approved visitors. Only one (1) adult name per application will be permitted. Minors must be listed on the application of the legal guardian or immediate family member that will accompany the minor on the visit.
The Administrative Head is the assigned authority to approve, deny, or delete names of visitors on visiting lists. An offender's visiting list shall be subject to the following restrictions:
No person will be allowed to socially visit more than one (1) offender unless the person is a member of the immediate family of each offender being visited.
Approval for a person to change from the visiting list of one offender to another offender will only be considered if the visitor applicant has been placed on inactive status with the original party for a period of at least one (1) year.
Any person representing any potential health hazards to offenders, staff or other visitors will not be approved for visits, until the health hazard is cured (i.e., communicable disease). Staff medical practitioners will render final decisions in such matters.
Any other person(s) who have become acquainted with an offender in any manner during the course of the offender's incarceration WILL NOT be allowed to visit.
Should the offender be transferred to a new facility, a new visitor application must be submitted to the new facility's Administrative Head who may or may not approve the new request.
Persons, including immediate family members, who are on active parole, probation or other forms of conditional release, e.g., community programs, furloughs from custody, etc., or who have a felony record within the past three (3) years, will not ordinarily be approved for visits.
Any victim of the offender who wishes to visit the offender must submit such request in writing to the Administrative Head seeking authorization to visit. The Administrative Head will respond to the victim indicating the decision within thirty (30) days from the receipt of such letter.
If it is determined that an individual is likely to have a detrimental effect on the offender, or present a security threat, he/she will not be approved for visits.
All visitors under age 18 must be listed on the Visitor Application (DC Form 300-01A) and be accompanied by at least one adult who is identified as legal guardian or immediate family member authorized to accompany those specific minors listed on their application. Exceptions will be made for emancipated minors.
The approved visitor application and subsequent changes will be entered into the Department of Corrections Information System (DCIS) visiting computer system for system-wide utilization and access during the course of the offender's incarceration.
An approval to visit an offender may be revoked when information which would have resulted in denial of visits becomes known after an approval to visit has been granted. Revocation and/or suspension of visits may be ordered by the Administrative Head for any activity or event occurring subsequent to the approval for visits (See Section IV.L.). All revocations and/or suspensions with beginning and ending dates will be entered into the DCIS visiting computer system.
An individual may be listed on the approved visitor list as a "spouse" only if a legal marriage is established. A marriage may be validated by presentation of a recorded Certificate of Marriage; recorded License to Marry; recorded Marriage by Proxy; or established and recognized Common-Law Marriage. The burden of proof documenting a legal marriage is the responsibility of the offender.
An official valid document with the visitor's photograph secured thereupon (driver's license, student identification card, etc.) is necessary to establish visitor identification.
An individual who is listed on the approved visitor list, but has never visited that person for one (1) year will be placed on inactive visitor status in the DCIS visiting computer system. Information Systems staff will automatically review visitor status quarterly. The offender may request activation of an inactive visitor deactivated for such a reason during the 90 day intervals without requiring a new application.
Limon Correctional Facility Additional information:
LCF is a Level IV mixed custody facility which houses 953 male offenders and operates with a staff of 350 correctional and support personnel. LCF is committed to "Correctional Excellence." We have knowledgeable, dedicated and loyal staff who are committed to making LCF the best facility in the Colorado Department of Corrections, and a prized example of state government for Colorado citizens.
The Limon Correctional Facility serves the Colorado Department of Corrections by providing a progressive and comprehensive risk reduction program in a Level IV correctional facility to offenders who continue to or have demonstrated behaviors which are dangerous, disruptive, or defiant.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.