Community Corrections Visitation
Visitation Procedures & Rules
- All visitors must enter and exit the building by the front door leading to the lobby.
- Visitors must first check in with the Officer in the Control Center.
- A total of 2 visitors may visit at any one time.
- Visitors must be on the offenders approved visitation list to enter.
- Note: It is the offender’s responsibility to manage their approved visitation list. Inquiries regarding being added to an offender's visiting list should be directed to the offender.
- Visitors over the age of 16 are required to have a valid photo identification such as:
- Drivers License
- Employment or school ID
- Non-Drivers license
- Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
- Visitors bet ween the ages of 16 and 18 will need to have a legal guardian's approval to visit.
- If a parent or guardian is not present, a notarized affidavit must be presented at the time of their visit. All visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian and supervised by the same (this may not be the Offender).
- Visitors and Offenders must conduct themselves in a courteous manner during the visitation. Any action(s) that disrupts and/or offends other adults or children will result in immediate termination of the visit and loss of privileges for a minimum of a 90-day period. Privileges can only be reinstated by written permission of the superintendent.
- Food and/or drinks may not be brought into the building or on the Department of Corrections grounds.
- All types of cameras, video cameras are prohibited on the Department of Corrections grounds.
- No pets area permitted on the Department of Corrections grounds.
- Any visitors who appear to be under the influence of drug / alcohol will not be allowed to visit.
- All valuables excluding ID and keys should be left in their vehicle. No other property is to be brought into the building.
- Nothing is permitted in the visiting room. Visitors are not permitted to bring anything to the inmates and inmates are not allowed to bring anything to the visitors.
- The prison assumes no responsibility for items left in the lobby.
No contraband is permitted to enter the facility. Contraband is anything that is not issued and/or approved by the Bucks County Department of Corrections. Pennsylvania Crime Code Title 18, Section 5123 specifies penalties of up to 5 years imprisonment for bringing or attempting to bring unauthorized articles into the institution.
Visitors found in possession of contraband (drugs, alcohol, escape implements, etc.) will be turned over to the local police and will be prosecuted by the Department of Corrections to the fullest extent of the law.
- Halter tops, midriff or tube tops are not permitted, whether in the form of a blouse, shirt or dress, etc. The bottom of all shirts or blouses must extend below the belt line.
- Shirts and blouses with questionable or offensive writing are not permissible and will be cause for denial of visit.
- Short shorts, micro mini skirts, fishnet and see-through blouses or other revealing garments that do not completely cover the private areas of the body will be cause for denial of visit.
- No hats, bandanas or umbrellas, are permitted in the visiting area, unless permission has been granted to the visitor by the Department of Corrections. Religious headwear is subject to search.
- All visitors must wear shoes / footwear for safety and sanitary reasons.
Violation of any of the visiting rules or other institutional rules will result in the immediate termination of the visit and possible loss of future visiting privileges.