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Inmate Visitation Rules
Only one (1) adult visitor per inmate will be allowed in the visitation area at a time, no more than two (2) adult scheduled visitors per one (1) hour of visitation time.
A parent or Legal Guardian will accompany approved Minors at all times. Minor children will not be left unattended in the lobby area of the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office.
Each visitor is required to register (Completing a Visitor Registration Form) using photo identification before visiting.
Visitors are only authorized to visit those inmate(s) they have registered to visit and been approved to visit.
Only those individuals listed on an Inmate’s Approved Visitation list will be allowed to visit.
No items may be brought in for an inmate without prior approval from the Sheriff, Detention Administrator or his designee.
No children under the age of 14 will be allowed to visit. Children 14-17 are not permitted to visit unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Defacing the visitation area will result in the cancellation of your current visit and possibly all future visits.
Visitors who are unruly or are under the visible influence of drugs or alcohol will be denied visitation and handled accordingly.
Yelling, loud conversations, obscene and/or offensive gestures, acts or language is strictly prohibited.
All visitors will be appropriately dressed to include shirt/blouse, slacks/dress/shorts and shoes/footwear.
- No bathing suits, short shorts, tank tops, bra-less tops or any type of sheer clothing are allowed.
No personal property, food or drinks are allowed in the visitation area.
If you or your visitor leaves the visiting area for any reason, the visit is terminated.
Violation of these rules may result in termination of your current visit and/or Disciplinary action against the inmate.
No children under the age of 14 years shall be left unsupervised/unattended in the lobby area.