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The Kane County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the importance for Detainees to receive visits with agency representatives in order for services to be provided. In order to allow these visits to take place, the Kane County Sheriff’s Office has rules and procedures in place to make the process safe and effective for all parties involved.
Attorneys and/or representatives of law enforcement agencies may visit with Detainees between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., except during the following times.
All professional visitors are required to register and/or sign-in, and surrender the appropriate identification to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office service representatives. Preferred Identification includes.
The above-noted identification shall be held by a Kane County Sheriff’s Office service representative; and, all professionals visiting the facility shall be issued a Visitor Tag. The Visitor Tag must be worn in a manner which makes the ID visible at all times while inside the Adult Justice Center.
Prior to entering the Kane County Adult Justice Center, all Professional Visitors are required to inform the Kane County Sheriff’s Office service representative of the following:
Prior to entering the facility, all Professional Visitors are required to notify the Kane County Sheriff’s Office of the name of each Detainee that will be visited.
All Professional Visitors are required to sign in and sign out of the Facility Access Log. A service representative at the Kane County Sheriff’s Office will review the procedures regarding the Facility Access Log when guests are greeted at the reception desk. Physical contact with Detainees is strictly prohibited.
Items which are not allowed in the Kane County Adult Justice Center shall be secured in a locker located in the lobby area. Said items include, but are not limited to:
For more information and/or details pertaining to Attorney and/or Law Enforcement visits, please contact a service representative at the Kane County Sheriff’s Office by telephone at the following number 630-208-2062.
Interns and Interpreters may enter the Kane County Adult Justice after they receive approval from the Kane County Sheriff's Office. In order to obtain approval their employer must send a letter to the attention of the Visiting Department at the Kane County Sheriff’s Office. The pre-approval letter must contain the following elements:
Submit the pre-approval letter to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office Visiting Department via fax at 630-232-5474 or via EMail at
firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter must be received by a service representative in the Visiting Department at least one (1) business day prior to any planned visit. Upon receipt, a service representative at the Kane County Sheriff’s Office will review the pre-approval letter and contact the employer regarding their status. No visit shall take place prior to the employer receiving a final approval from a service representative at the Kane County Sheriff's Office. The pre-approval letter is then placed on file at the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
Upon approval, the Intern and Interpreter is allowed to accompany the employer into the Kane County Adult Justice Center. Interns and/or Interpreters are not allowed to enter the Kane County Adult Justice Center without their stated employer. All the rules outlined in the Attorney and/or Law Enforcement Visits section, which pertain to conduct and responsibilities shall also apply to Interns and Interpreters.
For further information on Intern and Interpreter visits, please contact the Kane County Adult Justice Center Visiting Department by:
Members of the clergy may submit applications to visit members of their respective congregation while the Detainee is in custody. The following are Clergy Visiting requirements.
If the above-noted requirements have been met and you desire to meet with a Detainee as a member of the clergy, then complete the "Visiting Clergy" application.
Visiting Clergy Application
The completed form and supporting documentation may be submitted in one of the following methods.
Upon receipt of the Visiting Clergy application packet, the appropriate and necessary background checks are performed by the Kane County Sheriff's Office. Upon completion of the background check, a service representative from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office will notify you of the outcome and the next steps in the visiting process. If approved, the clergy member’s name shall be kept on the "Approved Visiting Clergy List" for a period of two (2) years. During this time period, members of the clergy are able to visit Detainees in the custody of the Kane County Sheriff. Members of the clergy may re-apply for a Visiting Clergy Application after their original application has expired.
For additional questions and/or details regarding Clergy Visits, please contact Bill Woods, Detainee Programs Coordinator.
Other agencies, such as those who provide mental health services, as well as child and family services, may also receive visiting privileges. Individuals from said agencies desiring to make professional visits must submit a letter of request to the Kane County Adult Justice Center Visiting Department. The letter may be submitted via fax or Email.