|Morning & Afternoon
Morning 8:00am to 11:15am
Afternoon 12:15pm to 2:15pm
Evening 5:30pm to 9:00pm
VISITOR RULES AND REQUIREMENTS
1. A visitor may be asked to leave the Brown County Jail, a visit
may be cancelled or visiting privileges suspended if a visitor
does not follow visiting rules. Any illegal activity will result
in a citation and/or arrest. Any conduct unbecoming will not be
tolerated. Such actions as abusive language, profanity,
drunkenness, public arguments, and abusive conduct towards any
staff will result in the visitor being asked to leave the
facility. Visiting privileges may be suspended or terminated.
- Visitors must abide by county ordinances,
federal and state laws.
- Visitors must store all belongings in
- Visitors must produce proper ID.
- Visitors may not be under the influence
of drugs and/or alcohol.
- Visitors must submit to search procedure.
- Visitors may only visit the inmate they
have indicated to the visiting officer.
- Visitors may only be present in the
visiting area indicated on their badge.
- Personal visitors are not allowed inside
the Professional Visitation rooms at any time.
- Visitors may not pass, or attempt to pass
anything to the inmates.
- Visitors may not bring food, gum,
beverages, into any visiting area. Smoking is strictly
prohibited and enforceable by County Code.
- Visitors will not vandalize (scratch,
mark, paint, and/or break) equipment, furniture, fixtures, or
- Minor children must be closely supervised
at all times.
2. Visiting per Security Classifications
- Minimum Custody: Persons in this category
are permitted one visit per day, subject to conditions in this
- Medium Custody: Persons in this category
are permitted three visits per week, one visit per day, subject
to the conditions of this policy.
- Maximum Custody: Persons in this category
are permitted one visit per day, per week, subject to the
conditions of this policy.
- Disciplinary Custody: Persons in this
category are not permitted personal visits, with the following
exception: If an inmate is serving punitive time in excess of
thirty days, he/she may be permitted one visit per month
thereafter based upon positive behavior.
3. The visitor must be on the inmate's
approved visitor list or the visit will be denied.
4. No visitor, who has been confined within the Brown County Jail
within the past 30 days, will be allowed to visit an inmate.
5. All visitors must conform to the following dress code or they
will not be allowed to visit:
- All visitors shall be required to wear a
shirt and shoes.
- All visitors shall wear clothing that
will not offend or provoke any person(s).
- All visitors will not wear clothing that
is considered excessively provocative or in bad taste.
- No see through, midriff, tank top or
sleeves cut off; No short shorts, excessively short skirts or
dresses with excessive high slits.
- At no time are visitors allowed to wear
hats within the Facility.
6. No one under the age of 18 shall be
allowed to visit an inmate unless accompanied by their parent or
guardian. Legal documentation confirming guardianship may be
7. No more than two (2) immediate family members shall be allowed
to visit an inmate at any one time. The following exceptions are
- Three (3) family members may visit if one
is under the age of 17.
- Minor children of the inmate, under the
age of 13 years need not be named on the inmate's visitor list.
- Children under the age of five (5) years,
who can be held in the arms of an adult, are permitted and shall
not be counted as a visitor.
8. Immediate family is defined as mother,
father, sister, brother, grandparent, spouse, son and/or daughter.
This is to include stepparents and stepsiblings.
9. Persons who fall into the category of a relative (aunt, uncle,
or cousin) are considered as non-family members and need to be on
the inmates approved visitor list. Those who fall into this
category and are under the age of 18 years will not be permitted
10. No more than one non-family member will be allowed to visit an
inmate at a time. Exception; when one non-family member is acting
as a guardian for a minor family member, both parties will be
allowed to visit at the same time.
11. Inmates may receive visits from one non-family member at the
same time as they receive a visit from one family member. However,
this must be coordinated so that both visitors arrive and visit at
the same time.
12. A visit will be denied for the following reasons:
- The visitor is disruptive or dangerous.
- The visit has a history of disruptive
behavior during previous visits.
- The visitor is observed to be under the
influence of drugs or alcohol.
- The visitor refuses to show satisfactory
- The visitor is not on the inmate's
approved visitor list.
- The inmate refuses the visit.
13. During their appointed visiting day, all
visitors must check in at the visitors desk and present at least
one of the following forms of photo identification:
- Wisconsin Drivers License
- Wisconsin Identification Card
- Brown County Identification Card
- Out of state Drivers License (with Photo)
- Resident Alien Card (with Photo)
- Any valid school identification Card
- Any official form of identification which
can be collaborated with other forms of identification.
14. All visitors are instructed to place
personal belongings in the lockers located in the lobby.
15. All visitors are required to pass through a metal detector
before they are allowed to enter the visiting area.
NOTE: If a metal detector alarm is activated when passing through,
the visitor will be subject to a pat down search.
16. All visitors are subject to search before being allowed to
visit in order to control contraband into the facility.
17. A denial by a visitor to be searched will result in the denial
of a visit.
18. Any visitor that does not comply with these visiting rules
will have their visit denied and/or terminated.
19. A second violation will result in removal from an inmate's
approved visitor list and subject to deny entry for future visits.
20. Personal visits may be subject to monitoring at any time.
21. There will be no personal visits during shift change or meal
Property Allowed to be Brought In During
- Underclothing T-shirts, socks, and
sports bras. 3 sets each, plain white cotton material, new in
- Money Cash, Checks or Money Orders.
- Donations Certain items are allowed to
be donated to the Brown County Jail in general; not to a
- Soft Cover Paperback Books
- Board Games, Playing Cards, and Puzzles
(New in original packaging)
- Clothing Socks, Underwear, and
t-shirts. (New in original packaging)
- Art Supplies Paper (white, may be
drawing stock), colored pencils
Release of Property
Release of Property While in Custody
An inmate may release personal property to any adult he/she
chooses. The inmate will complete a form that will be kept on
file for thirty days. The form will have what items are to be
released and to whom, signed and dated. The person designated to
retrieve the items should report to the visiting area. The
visiting officer will confirm a release is on file, and verify
the identity of the person authorized to receive the item(s)
that are to be released. If the request is for any item(s)
contained in the heat-sealed personal property bag, the entire
bag will be released with the inmate's permission or nothing
will be released. The receiving party will sign the form before
the items are released. If there is no release on file, the
visitor will be informed to contact the inmate to complete a
Released/Transferred to Department of Corrections
When an inmate is remanded to the State prison system, all
property not accepted by the DOC will be stored for a maximum of
30 days. The inmate will sign a property release form naming
persons allowed to pick the property up. Upon the expiration of
30 days, any unclaimed items will be disposed of.