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:
- 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.
- 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.
- To ensure the safety and security of the facility, visitors may be searched.
- 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.
- Warrant checks will be done on every visitor entering this facility.
- 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.
- Lockers are provided for storage of your coats, hats, packages, purses, tobacco products, etc. before entering the jail.
- Any visitor under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with documentation.
- Visits are limited to 3 family members or friends at 1 time.
- Please follow the directions of the jail deputy regarding the sitting arrangement of your visit.
- All visits will be monitored by a deputy.
- There are no tobacco products, lighters, or matches allowed in this facility.
- The jail will deny visiting privileges when:
- The visitor is under or suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- The inmate refuses to see the visitor.
- The visitor is suspected of smuggling contraband into the facility.
- The visitor is disruptive in his/her behavior.
- The visitor has been an inmate of the jail during the 30 days prior to the visit.
- Visits may be terminated abruptly because of circumstances beyond our control. Please cooperate with the Deputies.