Visitation Policy

Jail Visitation Rules

  • All on site visits are 25 minutes in length and take place 5 days a week - excluding federal holidays. No loitering in the visitation area upon completion of the visit.
  • All visitors are subject to search by Muskegon County Sheriff Office Staff.
  • All visitors must identify themselves to Sheriff Department Staff with valid government issued identification. Current school year photo id may be used for anyone under 18.
  • All visits are by appointment only and must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Any visitor under the age of 18 must be scheduled with an adult 18 years of age or older.
  • Improper conduct during the visit will result in the visit being terminated and/or future visits being suspended.
  • A maximum of 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old are allowed per visit. Children 12 and over are scheduled as an adult visitor.
  • No cell phones, electronic devices or cameras allowed.
  • No food, candy or drinks allowed.
  • No purses, backpacks or bags allowed.
  • No strollers allowed.
  • Visitors should arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment for check in. No visitors will be admitted after their scheduled visitation time. Visit will be forfeited.
  • Visitation Hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 to 10:55 a.m. and 1 to 3:55 p.m.

Visitation Clothing Policy

Clothing that does not comply with the following standards will not be permitted.

  • Extremely form-fitting clothing and extremely loose fitting clothing will not be allowed.
  • No clothing which displays obscene or inflammatory words, symbols, names, gestures, pictures or gang insignias.
  • No clothing which exposes undergarments or excessive skin, e.g. abdomen, breast, chest, back, thigh, etc.
  • No pajamas.
  • Skirts / dresses cannot be more than 3 inches above the knee.
  • No tube, tank, halter, spaghetti straps or sleeveless tops.

Video visitation is operated by GTL. If you experience any problems scheduling a visit or problems during the visit, please call their helpdesk at 855-208-87249.