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Jail Inmate Information
Attorney Visits
Attorneys are permitted to visit clients housed in the Justice Center 7 days a week during the following hours only. Attorneys are required to present their current Bar ID before being permitted into the facility.
  • 6:00am - 7:45am
  • 8:15am - 10:30am
  • 11:30am - 3:45pm
  • 5:30pm - 10:30pm
How to look up an inmate's visitation schedule
To look up an inmate's visitation schedule, you will need to make sure you know where the inmate is being housed in our facility. To do this you must first click on the Jail Inmate List on the Sheriff's Office site, and then scroll down until you find the inmate's name and note their Housing Unit and Bed Number. Then close that window and click on the Jail Inmate Visitation link and click on the Visitation Schedule. At the bottom of the table are tabs indicating each Housing Unit, click on the appropriate Housing Unit, find the inmate's bed number and wherever it falls in the table indicates their visit times. The top of the table indicates the day of the week; the left side of the table indicates the time. Remember, they can be moved in the facility at any time so you should always check to make sure their visit times haven't changed.
Click Here to see the visitation schedule
To find out the visitation time, you will need to know the module and the bed number for the inmate you're wishing to visit. It is the inmate's responsibility to inform his/her visitor's of this information.
Jail Visitation
It is the policy of the Licking County Sheriff's Office to encourage inmates to maintain contact with their families and friends through regular visits. Visiting is scheduled to allow such access on a regular basis, limited only by staff demands and the visiting schedule. All inmates shall be afforded the opportunity for regularly scheduled visitation.
Visitation is provided for inmates two times a week in 20 and 30-minute intervals. Disciplinary inmates are provided visitation one time per week, on Saturday or Sunday, with family members only.
The cancellation of regular visitation hours due to emergency situations or severe weather conditions will resume with the next scheduled visitation as soon as the Jail Administrator clears such situations.
On Thursday, October 23, 2014 the Licking County Justice Center began using a "Video Visitation" system for all friends and family visits with inmnates. Inmates will have the opportunity to visit with friends and family from a video visitation terminal in their housing module. the new system will allow visitors to conduct a "remote" or "at-home" visit from home using a computer, webcam and high speed internet connection. For more information, answers to frequently asked questions, and a link to the website to participate, please click on the following document.

(Visitation Information)
Rules for Visitors
  • Visitors shall not enter any areas of the facility except the lobby and visitation area.
  • All visitors are required by law to register on the Visitor Registration Log. A valid photo ID with birth date is required to register. If the ID does not include a birth date, other supporting documentation must be provided, such as a certified birth certificate, along with the photo ID.
  • No more than two (2) adult visitors will be permitted in the visiting area at any one time for each inmate. Any minor children will be kept with the adult visitor at all times. Any disruption of visitation will not be tolerated.
  • Minors 16 years of age and over may visit without a parent or guardian if a signed Parental Consent Form has been completed or if the minor is legally married to the inmate and can present a marriage license as proof of the relationship.
  • No food, drinks or personal items are permitted in the visitation room. Lockers are provided in the lobby to secure personal items before entering the visitation room.
  • All Visitation is subject to audio/video monitoring and/or recording.
All inmates are provided basic hygiene items when booked into our facility. Indigent inmates that are provided are: basic hygiene items, paper and envelopes during their entire incarceration.
Commissary services will be offered two times per week. This will be provided by Keefe Commissary Network.
Inmates have access to phones in all modules. Phone cards are available in $5 increments + tax. If an inmate cannot purchase a phone card, they are able to make collect calls. Inmates are not permitted to use facility phones and we do not take messages for inmates.
Money from outside sources will be accepted 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Keefe Commissary Network will facilitate deposits to Inmate Trust Accounts via website at, a toll free telephone number (866)345-1884 or by deposits into the kiosk located in the Visitation Lobby through Access Corrections Deposit Services.
Haircuts and beard trims are available every other week. Indigent inmates may receive a haircut every 30-day period as long as the inmate has been indigent during that period.
Contacting an Inmate
You may contact an inmate via the U.S. Postal service at:
Licking County Justice Center
155 E. Main St.
Newark, Ohio 43055
Please address the letter to the inmate.
There is no limitation to the number of letters that an inmate may send and receive. Indigent inmates will receive postage and stationary to send 2 letters per week. Incoming and outgoing mail is subject to search for contraband. Incoming and outgoing mail must include a full return address. Mail received must be written in English. Any incoming mail not following these guidelines will be marked, "Return to Sender" and placed back in the outgoing mail.
Inmates may receive cards, letters, and photographs in the mail. Cards and photographs may not exceed 5" x 7" in size. Polaroids, nude or partially nude photographs are not permitted. Inmates may not receive packages.
Items inmates are not permitted to receive include, but are not limited to:
  • Tobacco products of any sort
  • Pornography or suggestive materials
  • No books, magazines, periodicals, etc.
  • Mail containing removable mechanisms, batteries, metal, or other non-permitted materials, i.e. musical cards
  • No Cash or Checks
Inmates have access to the following programs and classes:
  • Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous
  • Aunt Mary's Project - reading to children on audiotape
  • Bible Study
  • Employment Skills
  • GED
  • Jail Chaplain and religious volunteers
  • Library Services
  • Parenting Skills
  • Positive Balance - money management, budgeting and financial planning
  • Reproductive Health
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Step One - a 3-week drug and alcohol education program
  • Sunday Morning Worship
Inmates have access to medical, dental and mental health services. No inmate is denied access to these services due to inability to pay.
Inmates receive a physical and mental health assessment within 14 days of incarceration. The Facility Physician determines all other services. A dentist is "in-house" every 2 weeks and a psychiatrist is "in-house" every week.
We hope that this has answered any questions that you may have. If you need any further assistance, please feel free to contact the Licking County Justice Center at 740-670-5501.

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