General Procedures

A. Location


The Jackson County Jail is located at 555 General Jackson Dr Jefferson, Georgia and provides sufficient parking for its visitor's and staff.

B. Visitor Registration


1. Upon arrival at the Jackson County Jail, visitors will check in at the reception desk and all visitors age 16 and above shall present proper photo identification. The following are acceptable forms of identification:

a. State issued identification card
b. Military identification card
c. Passport
d. Any other form(s) of identification approved by the Watch Commander

2. The reception clerk will check in each visitor and confirm the name, address, relationship to inmate, name of the inmate to be visited, date and time in and out of the visitor. The reception clerk will make contact with the Tower Control Officer and notify the inmate's name and type of visitor (law enforcement, attorney, family, etc.). The Tower Control Officer will notify the ISO assigned to the housing unit and the reception clerk will direct the visitor to the appropriate visitation area and station.

Note: Visitors will not be allowed to visit without proper identification.

Note: All Cell Phones are absolutely prohibited in the visitation area. Violation of this rule may result in loss of visitation privileges.