Jail Visitors Information

How May I Visit an Inmate in the County Jail?

Visiting Days and Times -

Wednesday   9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                         7:00 p.m. to  9:30 p.m.

Friday              9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Saturday        9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                         7:00 p.m. to  9:30 p.m.

Sunday          9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                        7:00 p.m. to  9:30 p.m.


All visits are limited to 30 minutes.

Visitors are limited to three (3) persons per inmate.

Visitors may register by calling (636) 797-5301 beginning each Monday at 6:00 a.m. to schedule the first visit.  Then visitors may call Tuesday after 6:00 a.m. to schedule a second visit if space is available.

Unused visit times will not be scheduled with walk-ins.

Inmates are only allowed two (2) visits per week.  The week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday.

What may I bring to an inmate in the County Jail?

Only money may be left for inmates to be credited to their account.  Nothing else may be brought in and left for inmates for security reasons.  Inmate must purchase all items off of commissary once a week.

Money may be left for the inmate's fund Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(Money must be received by 12:00 noon on Mondays to be credited to the account to order that week)

(Money orders should be made out to the Jefferson County Inmate Fund)

When mailing a money order to be deposited in the Inmate fund, address the envelope in the following manner:

Jefferson County Jail
(Inmate's name)
P.O.  BOX 100
Hillsboro, Missouri  63050

Money order must be made out to:

Jefferson County Inmate Fund
for: (Inmate's name)

Maximum acceptable amount per week is $50.00

No other items will be accepted for inmate.

No items will be accepted for inmates scheduled for transport to Missouri Department of Corrections.  Any items for these inmates must be sent or taken to the facility where the inmate will be assigned.

What are the rules for visiting an inmate in the County Jail?

Persons 16 years of age and older must produce a picture I.D. 

A parent or guardian must accompany persons under 17 years of age.

No one is permitted in the visiting area with any personal property (i.e. keys, coats, purses)  They must be left in your vehicle or placed in a locker prior to the visit.

Proper conduct by all visitors and inmate is expected.  Improper conduct, by either party, will result in termination of the visit.   

Individuals who have indications of alcohol or drug use will not be allowed visitation.

The  administration reserves the right to deny visitation by persons deemed to be improperly dressed or suspected of carrying contraband.  Proper attire includes  shoes, sandals, shorts, pants, and shirts of conservative length.  Females are also required to wear a brassier.  Improper attire includes any clothing that is too revealing as deemed by the staff.

What are the rules for writing to an inmate in the County Jail?

When corresponding with an inmate by mail, address the envelope in the following manner:

Jefferson County Jail
P.O. Box 100
Hillsboro, Missouri 63050
Prisoner: (Inmate's Name)

Only the following items will be allowed by mail or by delivery service:

Books, magazines,  or newspapers -
(Sent directly from the distributor or bookstore -Soft cover only)

All other items are contraband and will result in the entire envelope being returned to sender.

Items received for inmates no longer in custody will be returned to sender, not forwarded.



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