CAMDEN COUNTY CORRECTION FACILITY

MAIN (856) 225-2588; 225-2256; ADMISSIONS (856)225-7634; 225-7635

Offender Information Number (609) 299-1694

In accordance with Rule 10A:18-6.2 of the Corrections Code of New Jersey, "…Inmates shall submit a list of names and addresses of potential visitors," upon admission. It is the policy of the Camden County Department of Corrections to limit visitors to those included on the list only. Inmates have the opportunity to change their respective list the first Monday of each month.

ALL VISITS ARE MADE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

APPOINTMENTS CAN BE SCHEDULED ONLINE AT https://camdencountynj.gtlvisitme.com/app

OR VIA THE KIOSK IN THE FACILITY.

SCHEDULING CAN BE CONDUCTED 24/7 AND ARE FOR THE FOLLOWING WEEK All VISITS ARE SCHEDULED 7 DAYS IN

KIOSK HOURS: AVAILABLE 24/7

Camden County Correctional Facility

Visitation Rules

Visitation is a privilege, not a right. The Camden County Correctional Facility reserves the right to deny entrance to the facility to any persons believed to be a threat to the safety, security, and good order of the jail.

Contraband: Any item not permitted into the secured perimeter of this facility by order of the law or by the Warden. These items include but are not limited to the following: alcoholic beverages, controlled substances or any drug, any firearm or weapon, money, tobacco, lighters, cell phone, pagers, laptops, computers, recorders, cameras including digital, or any other type of electronic or wireless device. All items considered contraband shall be seized and confiscated.

Reasonable Suspicion: Articulable facts and circumstances that support a reasonable inference by a jail employee, volunteer, or contract worker that a person is involved in, or attempting to participate in criminal acts or other prohibited activity.

Security Visit: A visit that occurs between an inmate and a visitor during which they are separated by a physical barrier or communicated via telephone.

Video Visit: A visit from a remote site, or on-site at the jail, where the visitor and inmate communicate using the jail’s video visitation system. This system charges the visitor for each remote use.

These rules will be posted and made available to visitors and inmates.

At least one visitor entering the visitation room for each inmate must be eighteen (18) years of age or older with valid photo identification. Children between the ages of 10-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, unless it is pursuant to a valid court order. Emancipated minors, including spouses, will be approved for visitation in the same manner as adult visitors.

No more than three visitors at a time during in-house visits. No one is allowed to wait in the lobby for visitors.

Visitors must arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of their visit. Lateness may result in your visit being cancelled. Page 2 of 6

Camden County Correctional Facility

Visitation Rules

All out of state or long distance visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. These visits can be scheduled by calling the visit NUMBER (856) 225-2588. These visits are scheduled once every 30 days for a duration period of 40 minutes unless you are on the regular visiting list which will qualify the visitor for an extended 40 minute visit once a week during regular visiting days. Out of state and long distance visits are considered 50 miles or more. Philadelphia, PA is not considered a long distance visit.

All visitors must sign in on the large visitor registration book when visiting and shall include the following: full name, address, time in, time out, inmate’s name and relationship.

Visitors wearing pacemakers must notify an officer upon arrival.

Inmates are authorized three (3) visitor names on their visiting list for three (3) in-house visits per week for each visitor on the list.

The victim of a crime may not schedule a visit (in-house or video) with the inmate alleged or convicted of perpetrating the offense against them. Restraining orders will be enforced.

Former inmates must have been out of custody for six months before being permitted to visit an in-custody inmate.

Current or former employees and contract workers are not permitted to visit an inmate within one (1) year of separation of employment, unless they are an immediate family member and were such before their employment.

Volunteers approved to take part in jail programs will not be ordinarily be approved to visit inmates. In some circumstances, volunteers may be approved for a one-time visit at the discretion of the warden or his/her designee. Volunteers terminating their positions with the jail may not visit non-family inmates for ninety (90) days.

A person may not visit with more than one inmate, except in those cases where they can demonstrate an immediate family relationship.

If the department determines that a person is likely to have a detrimental influence on an inmate, or is a threat to security, a supervisor may deny the visit.

Visitors appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be denied admittance into the visiting room.

A visitor demonstrating any potential health hazards will not be allowed to enter the visitation room, so that other visitors, employees, contract workers, or inmates are not unduly exposed to illness.

Due to contraband concerns, visitors entering the facility with casts, bandages, slings, dressings, etc., are subject to being searched when feasible. Case will be exercised not to contaminate wounds, damage dressings, cause further injury, or expose employees or others. Medical may be consulted or asked to check the injury prior to a visit. If a proper search cannot be conducted, the visitor may be denied entry.

Inmates and visitors engaging in activity that appears aimed at aiding an escape, or attempt escape, will be separated immediately and criminal charges may be filed. If verified, the visitor will be permanently banned from visiting the facility and the inmate may not have further visitors while in custody.

If there is a court-order, no contact condition between an inmate and visitor, it is the responsibility of the inmate to inform the visitation officer. Violations will be reported to the courts for follow-up.

Visitors may not bring any item into the visitation room that has not been approved. This includes purses, diaper bags, and other items as determined by the jail. Officers will immediately seize any unauthorized items and the visitation officer will ask the visitor to leave.

No cell phones, beverages, food, or gum of any kind may be taken into the visitation room.

Inmates and visitors will obey all staff instructions. Obscene or verbal abuse of staff will result in your visit being cancelled and future visits being denied.

Inmates and visitors are responsible for conducting themselves in a manner that does not bring suspicion or discredit, upon them, or disrupts or offend other visitors.




All visitors will be dressed appropriately, which means:

 Conventional clothing that is not tight-fitting, provocative, suggestive, revealing, or designed to accent the body. This includes any see-through material.

 No clothing that exposes breast or genitalia is acceptable.

 Clothing that exposes shoulders, chest, back, stomach or midriff, or the underarms is not acceptable.

 No controversial or objectionable designs, messages, or profanity may appear on clothing. This includes gang symbols, anything obscene, or other pictures or representations considered inappropriate by the jail.

 Headgear is not acceptable, unless religious in nature.

 Shoes shall be worn at all times. Shoes shall not be opened toed.

 Clothing that resemble inmate uniforms is unacceptable.

 No hoodies, jackets, or coats are permitted in the visiting area.

It is the responsibility of visitors to supervise and maintain control over their minor children. If a minor becomes disruptive or annoys others during the visit and is not controlled by the adult visitor, the visiting officer may terminate the visit. Physical discipline may not be used to control the minor child.

Visitors may leave the visitation room at any time, however they cannot return.

The visitation officer will arrange the seating in the visitation room and visitors are not to reposition themselves.

During times of disturbance, visitors may be asked to leave the facility immediately.

At the conclusion of the visit, visitors share a responsibility for cleaning up the immediate area used for their visit.

No changes will be allowed once a visit is scheduled. All scheduled visits will count toward the inmate’ allotted visits per week. This includes no shows, cancellations, and visitors denied because of tardiness or a dress code violation.

The Camden County Correctional Facility is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal possessions.




Video Visitation Rules

ALL VISITS ARE MADE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

APPOINTMENTS CAN BE SCHEDULED ONLINE AT https://camdencountynj.gtlvisitme.com/app

OR VIA THE KIOSK IN THE FACILITY.

SCHEDULING CAN BE CONDUCTED 24/7 AND ARE FOR THE FOLLOWING WEEK

KIOSK HOURS: AVAILABLE 24/7

Please read all of the rules completely prior to moving forward – Not knowing the rules will not be accepted as an excuse for not following them. Disobeying any rule may result in you being banned from visiting detainees and/or criminal charges being pursued when applicable. Visitation is a privilege, not a right. The Camden County Correctional Facility reserves the right to deny entrance to the facility to any persons believed to be a threat to the safety, security, and good order of the jail.

All visitors must accept these rules and register prior to scheduling a video visitation.

All visits must be registered before scheduling is allowed. Visitor appearing on screen MUST be the same that are registered; no one else allowed in the video viewing area or on audio during the visit.

All visitors should connect 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time in order to check in.

Visitors who connect after the scheduled start time may not be allowed to visit.

At least one visitor entering the visitation room for each inmate must be eighteen (18) years of age or older with valid photo identification. Children between the ages of 10-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, unless it is pursuant to a valid court order. Emancipated minors, including spouses, will be approved for visitation in the same manner as adult visitors.

No person who is on parole, probation, taking part in an alternative sentence (Day Reporting, Home Detention, Work Release, etc.) or other forms of conditional release, i.e., community programs, furloughs from custody, etc., will be approved to visit an inmate. The Warden or his/her designee may consider immediate family with a verifiable relationship with an inmate for visits.

Former inmates must be out of custody for ninety (90) days before being permitted to visit through video visiting.

Current or former employees and contract workers are not permitted to visit an inmate within one (1) year of separation of employment, unless they are an immediate family member and were such before their employment.

Volunteers approved to take part in jail programs will not be ordinarily be approved to visit inmates. In some circumstances, volunteers may be approved for a one-time visit at the discretion of the warden or his/her designee. Volunteers terminating their positions with the jail may not visit non-family inmates for ninety (90) days.

A person may not visit with more than one inmate, except in those cases where they can demonstrate an immediate family relationship.

If the department determines that a person is likely to have a detrimental influence on an inmate, or is a threat to security, a supervisor may deny the visit.
Visitors appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to visit.

Inmates and visitors engaging in activity that appears aimed at aiding an escape, or attempt escape, will be disconnected immediately and criminal charges may be filed. If verified, the visitor will be permanently banned from visiting the facility or by video and the inmate may not have further visitors while in custody.

If there is a court-order, no contact condition between an inmate and visitor, it is the responsibility of the inmate not to participate in the visit and to inform the visitation officer. Violations will be reported to the courts for follow-up.

Inmates and visitors will obey all staff instructions. Obscene or verbal abuse of staff will result in your visit being cancelled and future visits being denied.

Inmates and visitors are responsible for conducting themselves in a manner that does not bring suspicion or discredit, upon them, or disrupts or offend other visitors. Inappropriate behavior during a visit is grounds for staff to terminate the session and may result in loss of future visitation privileges.

All visitors will be adequately dressed in suitable, properly fitting, standard clothing that is not provocative or suggestive.

All visits are monitored and recorded at all times.


ALL ON SITE VISIT ARE FREE

 

 

 

Interactive Voice Response

The Corrections Division is now offering a new Interactive Voice Response (IVR) which is accessed by calling 609-299-1694. This system allows for the public to search and receive information on all active offenders, providing Camden County Department of Corrections identification #.; bail; housing location; visiting hours and other pertinent information via the telephone. 


609-299-1694

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