PLEASE READ ALL VIDEO VISITATION RULES AND REGULATIONS BEFORE COMPLETING A VIDEO VISITATION FORM WITH INMATES/DETAINEES INCARCERATED AT THE WORCESTER COUNTY JAIL
The Worcester County Jail recognizes the significance of visitation and the opportunity to maintain contact with family and friends while upholding facility safety and security. Visitation with inmates and detainees incarcerated at the Worcester County Jail is non-contact using Video monitors in completing a Video Visitation. Visitors are responsible for following the Video Visitation policy and regulations of the Worcester County Jail. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Worcester County Jail has implemented a new Video system to allow inmates and detainees to communicate with their families, friends and loved ones.
VIDEO VISITATION HOURS
OFF-SITE Video Visitation hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday:
8:45 am to 11:30 am
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Inmates/detainees who are confined in disciplinary segregation will participate in Video Visitation on Mondays.
All Video Visitation visits are by appointment only.
- Scheduling a Video Visit is done by the inmate/detainee at a duration of 15 minutes limited to 1 per week beginning on Tuesday and ending on Sunday of the same week.
- There is no cost for the Video Visitation visits.
- All Inmate/Detainees are eligible to participate in Video Visitation.
- Please download the information page and acknowledgement form from the below links.
Video Visitation Form Information SPANISH
VIDEO VISITATION RULES
- Visitors are NOT PERMITTED to use any additional cameras, and/or video, telecommunications or recording devices in an attempt to record a duplicate video during or at the conclusion of a video visit. NO screen shots of captured pictures are allowed during the video visit. Violators may be subject to termination of their Video Visitation privileges.
- Should your Zoom appointment time be late, the visitation appointment time will be held but it WILL NOT be extended past the scheduled visitation appointment time.
- Visitors must be properly dressed to visit. Visitor’s attire deemed inappropriate by the Worcester County Jail Staff shall be denied a video visit.
- Any type of disruptive behavior shall not be permitted. Visitors shall not deliberately incite or engage in an argumentative conversation with an inmate/detainee or any other person during Video Visitation.
- Presence of nudity or sexual conduct during Video Visitation shall not be permitted. Actions of this type shall result in loss of Video Visitation.
- All visitors, excluding government officials and legal visitors must be on the inmate/detainee’s visitation approved list in order to be granted a visit.
- All adult visitors will be required to produce photo identification (ID) such as a driver’s license or state ID card and verification of his or her date of birth prior to the visit beginning.
- Any visitor under 18 years of age will not be able to participate in video visitation, unless under the supervision of an approved adult visitor.
- All inmates/detainees and visitors are to follow the instructions of the Worcester County Jail staff. Failure to do so may result in a loss of Video Visitation privileges.
THE WORCESTER COUNTY JAIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE OR DENY A VIDEO VISIT AT ANY TIME.
- The visitor represents a clear and present danger to the security, safety and best interest of the Worcester County Jail.
- The visitor uses and additional camera, telecommunications or recording device during the Video Visits at the Worcester County Jail.
- The visitor has a recent history of disruptive (disorderly) behavior during Video Visits at the Worcester County Jail.
- There is reasonable cause to believe the visitor is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
- The visitor is not dressed properly as per the established dress code for male and female visitors.
- The inmate/detainee refuses the visit.
- The Warden or Assistant Warden decides that there are significant reasons related to safety, security and in the best interest of the jail to deny or reschedule Video Visitation.