1. The Department has established minimum requirements for visitor dress. When the visits officer deems a visitor’s attire does not conform to the requirements outlined herein, they will ask the Shift Commander to either approve or deny the visit.
2. Clothing must be worn in the manner for which it was intended at all times and all visitors must be appropriately dressed. Any clothing with printed words or pictures that are, or could be, construed as offensive to inmates, staff or visitors is prohibited.
3. Clothing must be worn on the upper body at all times; bare tops, bare shoulders, halter tops, tank tops, tube tops, short tops, cropped tops, body T-shirts, see-through tops, sleeveless tops, bathing or swimsuit-like tops are prohibited, but sleeveless shirts are permitted for attorneys.
4. Dresses and skirts must have hem lines that extend no more than 3” above the knee.
5. Baggy pants, pants with excessive pockets, army fatigues, sweats, shorts and uniforms are prohibited.
6. Outer garments including coats, jackets, sweaters, rainwear, ponchos, hooded sweatshirts and over-shirts are prohibited. Attorneys may wear jackets or blazers, including those with zippers or belts, worn as part of a suit.
7. Hats, caps, kerchiefs, scarves (unless part of professional attire), bandannas, rollers, curlers, barrettes, scrunchies, rubber/elastic or any type of headbands, clips, pins, and similar decorations are prohibited. Attorneys, however, are permitted jewelry, hair bands, bobby pins and barrettes.
8. Wedding bands, medical alert bracelets, religious medallions, handkerchiefs and locker keys are the only items authorized to be brought into a visit area. No other jewelry or forms of currency (coin or paper) are allowed, except as otherwise noted for attorneys.
9. Shower-style shoes and bare feet are prohibited.
10. Attorneys may wear sandals or boots regardless of season.
11. Dress code rules for video visitation shall generally align with those for in-person visits.