How can I visit an inmate?

The Mills County Jail encourages inmates to maintain ties with their families and friends through regular visits. These visits are conducted in the least restrictive manner possible to remain consistent with safety and security concerns, classification requirements, and space availability. The Mills County Jail utilizes a video visitation system for regular visits.

Professional Visitation

Professional visitation is recognized as a visitor from a legal or medical entity, such as the courts, mental health, or law enforcement. Inmates have the right to confidential visits with the following persons acting in their official capacity during any time of day, 7 days a week; attorneys or authorized members of their staff, clergy who are cleared by the jail, mental health professionals who are cleared by jail, personal physicians or psychiatrists, law enforcement officers, probation and parole officers, or social workers. It is encouraged to set professional visits up in advance by contacting the Jail Administration.

Regular Visitation

Visitation will be on Thursday’s every week unless it lands on a holiday then could be the day before or the day after. If you are planning to visit an inmate you will need to call before the Thursday of the visit to set up a time or there is a chance you will not get to visit. Visits are 15 minutes and visitors must be approved by jail administration before they are able to visit. Inmates on certain types of disciplinary restriction may not be permitted visitors. Visitors may only visit one inmate per day. Visitors my not switch their designated visitation booth with another visitor so that they may communicate with multiple inmates during one visitation session. A minor child may visit if accompanied by an adult and approved by Jail admin.  

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1. How do I get a message to an inmate in your facility?
2. Can I write a letter or send items to an inmate?
3. How can I visit an inmate?
4. What are the rules regarding visitation?