Visitation by General Public

  • Inmates can receive non-contact visits by the general public every Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on holidays that fall on a Saturday.
  • Individuals from the general public who desire to visit an inmate during the Saturday visitation times must schedule a visitation appointment Tuesday through Friday 8:00 to 1:00.  Appointments can be made in person with the receptionist in the lobby of the Law Enforcement Center or by calling (816) 236-8888.
  • Visitation appointments will be on a first come - first serve basis.
  • Individuals who visit inmates must be at least 17 years old with an accepted current identification card with a photograph.
  • Individuals will be allowed only one 20 minute visit per Saturday visitation day.
  • Individuals who are currently on probation or parole will not be allowed to visit inmates.
  • All individuals are subject to checks for outstanding arrest warrants prior to visiting any inmate.
  • Any individual can be denied a visit with an inmate if the visit would not be in the best interest of justice, case prosecution, operation of the jail, or could cause security concerns.
  • All visitors must be dressed in proper attire. Individuals who violate any of the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office policies will be removed from the facility and may be prohibited from any further visitation privileges.
  • Visitation is a privilege and may be revoked at any time an inmate is not in compliance with any rules of the facility or directives by Buchanan County Sheriff's Office personnel.
  • Any individual discovered delivering contraband into the facility will be prosecuted.
  • Visitors need to be 15 minutes early so they can get checked in.
  • For more information please click the following link:  Visitation Policy