Generally Inmates at the Klamath County Jail are allowed to have visitation with friends and relatives. Specific rules apply and visitation is by appointment only:
General inmate visitation days are Saturday and Sunday. Inmate workers are also allowed visitation on Wednesday evening. All visitors must call the Detention Center on the day they wish to visit between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. to arrange a visiting appointment. The phone number to call for visitation is 541-883-4197 and press "2" for visitation, then select "2" to schedule the visit.
All visitors shall be dressed in an appropriate manner. No halter-tops, short shorts, tank tops, or inflammatory clothing, etc. If you are not dressed appropriately you may be denied your visit.
Visitors who have been an inmate of the Klamath County Jail within a six-month period preceeding the visit shall not be allowed to visit an inmate in this facility.
Inmates shall have access to visitation with persons of their choice, except where there is evidence that such a visit jeopardizes the safety, security and orderly operation of the facility. Inmates will not be allowed to visit with the victims of their crimes or persons who have restraining orders or no contact orders involving the inmate.
Inmates are not required to visit anyone.
All visitors must show picture identification, which indicates his/her age prior to being allowed to visit.
Visitors who are known to be prohibited by court order from contact with the inmate they wish to visit shall not be permitted to visit.
Visitors under the age of 18 will only be allowed to visit after the inmate they wish to visit has requested and been granted a "Special Visit." The "Special Visit" must be pre-approved by a sergeant.
"Special Visits" shall only be authorized after an inmate has been in custody in this facility for thirty days. Inmates cannot have more than one "Special Visit" per month.
Visitors are required to leave all personal property in their vehicles. The only property allowed to be brought into the jail are the visitor's keys and identification. Coats and hats may be left in the lobby. The jail is not responsible for items left in the coat rack area or in vehicles.
Any visitor who brings or attempts to bring contraband onto Sheriff's Office property and/or into the facility will be prosecuted.