Jail Visitation and Mail Information

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Men in General Population (Not Worksite / Work release / Trusty)
 Sundays:Last Name: A-K 12:00 - 2:00pmLast Name: L-Z 2:00 - 4:00pm
 Thursdays:Last Name: A-K 6:00 - 7:30pmLast Name: L-Z 7:30 - 9:00pm
Men on Worksite, Work Release, Trusty Status
 Wednesdays:6:00 - 8:00pm 
 Saturdays:1:00 - 3:00pm 
All Females
 Tuesdays:7:00 - 8:00pm 
 Saturdays:9:00 - 11:00am 
Rules
Inmate Visitation
All visitors must be pre-approved. The inmate can submit up to six (6) names for approval. Before a visit will be allowed, the visitor will need to provide a current and valid state or federal picture identification before approval. It is the inmate’s responsibility to notify the potential visitors of this requirement. The inmate can submit one (1) request for a change of up to Two (2) names to his/her visitor list within the first three (3) days of each month.
Persons with the following will not be approved for visits:
1. Any person under the age of 18 that is not a child, step child, sibling or step sibling to the inmate
2. Any person with any active warrant
3. Any person currently on bond from any court
4. Any person released from this facility within the past 30 days
5. Any person on probation or parole
6. Any co-defendants in relation to your charge
7. Any victims or witnesses related to your charge (pre-sentence only)
8. Any persons with an active PPO against you or from you.
9. Any other legitimate reason as approved by the Jail Administrator
Any exceptions to the above may be approved by the Jail Administrator.
Every inmate will obey all rules of the Tuscola County Jail while visiting. This includes the use of abusive language.
Any violation of the rules may result in the loss of this privilege.
You must use the phones that are provided to communicate.
Inmates are not permitted to take any items into the visitation area. This includes pictures, paper and writing utensils.
If a visitation schedule is not posted in your cell, you may ask a Corrections Officer for a copy.
• Each inmate is brought up to the visitation booth only ONE TIME. Please coordinate your visit with others who may be visiting the same inmate. Visits are approximately 20 minutes long.
• You must have photo ID, Each person that visits must fill out a visitation form. Any loud, disruptive behavior, including profanity by either party will be cause for the visit to be terminated and you will be asked to leave the building.
• You must be 18 years old to visit. Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by their adult parent or legal guardian.
• Children must be with an adult at all times. If your children become noisy or unruly the visit will be terminated and you will be asked to leave the building.
Money may be deposited into inmate accounts through the kiosk at the front door (or online at https://www.expressaccount.com/). WIth this they can purchase phone time, hygiene items, writing paper, snacks, clothing, ect. on a weekly basis.
Staff cannot and will not give out private information such as medical information or how much money and inmate has in his/her accounts. Visitation is a very busy time. If you have questions regarding court dates, outdates, etc. Please ask the person you are visiting about his/her status.
NO OVER THE COUNTY MAIL / ITEMS / MESSAGES will be accepted.
Inmate Mail Privileges
Inmates are permitted to write to any person outside of our jail facility. Incoming inmate correspondence must be addressed as follows:
Tuscola County Sheriff's Office
Inmate First and Last Name
420 Court St. STE 1
Caro MI, 48723
• Incoming mail must reflect sender's first and last name and complete address.
• Correspondence from Attorneys, as well as court and public officials may be opened in the presence of the inmate to whom it is addressed and searched for contraband.
• In order to be considered legal mail it must be conspicuously marked as "legal mail", "privileged", "attorney-client" or similar indication that the correspondence is intended to be confidential. It must be conspicuously marked as coming from an attorney or law firm and includes the law firm or legal services providers name, address, attorney name and valid bar number. It must be addressed by name to a specific inmate.
• Mail must be sent via US Postal Service
• All mail, except bona-fide legal mail, will be by standard white post cards with no pictures. The post cards must be no larger than 5x7 and the postage must be metered. No stamped postage will be accepted.
• No stickers, glitter, or perfume sprayed postcards, drawings, crayon, gel pen, glue or other similar substance.
• Any mail containing any of the following content shall be rejected and if applicable returned to sender or placed in the inmates secured property.
◦ The manufacturing, use, procurement of weapons, explosives, incendiary devices, poisons or drugs.
◦ Advocating disorder, riots, or other institutional disruption.
◦ Sexually explicit or enticing drawings or photos.
◦ Drawings, icons, symbols, photos or photo content that may be considered gang related.
◦ Racial commentary or racially motivated material.
◦ Stamps, envelopes or blank stationary.
Appeal Rejection of Mail - If any mail, or photo you send is rejected and/or returned to sender you may appeal our decision to reject said mail or photo. This must be done in writing to the below address. You must write Mail Appeal on the envelope. You must include your contact information, inmate's name, the nature of the mail, and why you feel the decision was incorrect.
This appeal will be directed to a jail lieutenant who will consider the appeal and render a decision. If this lieutenant is unable to make a decision, the Undersheriff and/or the Sheriff will be consulted. The decision is final and cannot be appealed.
Mail Appeal
Attn: Jail Administrator
420 Court St. STE 1
Caro, MI 48723*