Jail Visitation Rules

We have written these guidelines to assist you and enhance your visit at the Pitkin County Jail. If you have any questions, please ask an on-duty deputy. Pitkin County Jail would like you to be aware of the following:
  1. Visiting will take place every day of the year. The schedule is as follows:
    Monday - Friday: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  2. It is a felony to introduce contraband into a detention facility. Contraband is any object or substance deemed illegal by state statute or unauthorized by jail rules.
  3. To ensure the safety and security of the facility, visitors may be searched.
  4. Upon entering the jail, every visitor must provide a valid photo ID. Acceptable identification includes a Driver's license, State Identification Card, current Passport, or Military ID.
  5. Warrant checks will be done on every visitor entering this facility.
  6. Visitors may contribute cash only (no checks) to an inmate's account. Reading materials, CDs, cassette tapes are limited to 3 at each visit. Please do not bring toiletries, food items, sodas or juices.
  7. Lockers are provided for storage of your coats, hats, packages, purses, tobacco products, etc. before entering the jail.
  8. Any visitor under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with documentation.
  9. Visits are limited to 3 family members or friends at 1 time.
  10. Please follow the directions of the jail deputy regarding the sitting arrangement of your visit.
  11. All visits will be monitored by a deputy.
  12. There are no tobacco products, lighters, or matches allowed in this facility.
  13. The jail will deny visiting privileges when:
    1. The visitor is under or suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
    2. The inmate refuses to see the visitor.
    3. The visitor is suspected of smuggling contraband into the facility.
    4. The visitor is disruptive in his/her behavior.
    5. The visitor has been an inmate of the jail during the 30 days prior to the visit.
  14. Visits may be terminated abruptly because of circumstances beyond our control. Please cooperate with the Deputies.