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VISITATION GUIDELINES

  • The first three people that you allow to visit you will be approved as the people allowed to visit you for the month.
  • Your approved visitors may change at the first of each month.
  • Visitation will be conducted Tuesday through Saturday.
  • Visitation is based on a first come, first served basis.\
  • Visitation hours for Women: 8:00am to 9:00am and 3:00pm to 4:00pm.
  • Visitation hours for Men: 9:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
  • The visitation week begins on Tuesday.
  • The visits will be 30 minutes in duration.

The following rules apply to visitation:

1.  Each visitor must produce valid identification, State or Government  Picture I.D.
2.  The first three people that visit an inmate will be listed as the approved visitors for the month. Visits are
     limited to thirty minutes.  
3.  Persons named in the computer as your approved visitors may only visit one time per week.
4.  All persons entering the Grayson County Jail are required to adhere to the following dress code:
A.   Appropriate dress is required for all person(s) visiting inmates in the Grayson County Jail.  Shorts
             above the knee/cut-offs, Tank tops, spaghetti strap/strapless shirts, T-Shirts (underwear type),
     A-Shirts (underwear type), fishnet, and /or see through fabrics, skirts/blouses with an open
     midriff or above the knee, are all PROHIBITED.
B.   Men must wear long pants and women may wear dresses, skirts, or long pants. All pants, shorts,
     and skirts must be below the knees. Individuals who do not comply with these standards will not 
     be permitted to enter the Grayson County Jail.
C.   The visitation officer will determine what is appropriate to visit.
      Persons who do not conform to this rule will be dismissed from visitation.
5.   Nothing can be carried inside the jail (purses, packages, sacks, books, food, cell phones, beverages, etc.)
     by visitors, and jail personal are not allowed to hold any personal property for visitors.  Any visitor who
     brings, or attempts to bring any unauthorized item into the jail may be permanently denied visitation in
     Grayson County Jail, and may be subject to criminal prosecution.
6.  Contact visitation is not permitted at any time.

GUARDIANS

Upon request from an inmate’s legal guardian, the guardian shall be added to the inmates visitation list and provided access to the inmate during regular visitation hours, to an eligible inmate.  The guardian visit shall be in addition to a normal visit and not count as one of the three approved visitors for the month. 

The guardian is required to provide legal proof as provided by Sections 1002.012, 1106.001-1106.003, Estates Code and with a certified letter of said guardianship prior to allowing the visitation.  

CHILDREN LESS THAN FIVE YEARS OF AGE WILL BE ALLOWED TO VISIT THEIR PARENT AND NOT BE COUNTED AS A REGULAR VISITOR.  THE RULES GOVERNING THESE VISITS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

1.  An adult must accompany the child. (Adult must have valid identification.)
2.  The child’s name will be entered on the visitation list with the name of the  other visitor.
3.  On his/her fifth birthday, and thereafter, they will be counted as a visitor and may visit alone.
4.  Original or certified birth certificate (no copies) must be presented for ages 5 to 15. When the child
     turns 16 years old they will be processed in the same manner as an adult. State or government
     picture I.D.’s only. No school I.D. will be approved for visitation.
5.  The person accompanying the child will be responsible for the action of the child,  and must supervise
     the child during the visit.
6.  The child may visit only one time per week.
7.  If you have more than one child under age five, all of your children may visit  following these rules.
8.  You must supply the visitation officer with the child’s name, age and date of birth,  prior to the visit.

A visit may be denied to any person if there is reason to believe the visit may not be in the best interest of the security and welfare of the jail.  Vulgar language and/or gestures you may direct toward anyone during visiting periods are a violation of rules, and will result in disciplinary action against you.


Visitation Guidelines 

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