Walton County Jail


      
    
  Major Wade Harris / Jail Commander

 
      1425 South Madison Avenue
Monroe, Georgia 30655

Security Visitation
Inmate Services Exercise
Legal Recourse Religious Activities
Commissary Personal Property
Inmate Roster     
       
       
UPDATES FROM THE JAIL
       

Captain Dean Thrasher, Assistant Jail Commander
Captain Audrey Etchinson, Court Liaison
Kathy Culpepper – Administrative Assistant
Administrative Office Phone Number 770-267-1422
Administrative Fax Number 770-266-1567
Central Control Phone Number 770-267-0887
Central Control Fax Number 770-267-2364 

The Walton County Jail currently has approximately 65 employees and an average of 423 inmates.

 The Walton County Jail is charged with the responsibility for maintaining the jail.  Our goal is to provide the up most security for inmates, staff and the public.   

 We have listed below some rules and regulations and other helpful information we feel will help the general public with questions and concerns pertaining to the Walton County Jail.  If you have further questions about the Walton County Jail, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Security:  Inmates will be allowed to have in their possession or housing area only authorized or issued items and materials.  All other items and materials including, altered or misused items or materials, will be considered contraband and confiscated.

 All items brought into the Walton County Jail will be subject to search.  Any inappropriate items found could result in prosecution of the individual bringing items to the jail.

 Accumulation of authorized item materials considered excessive and constituting a safety, security or health hazard will be confiscated as contraband.  Any misuse or abuse of authorized items or materials which hinders or restrict safety and security surveillance by staff members or electronic devices is prohibited.

Daily inspections will be conducted.  Searches are routine and used to control the introduction of contraband.  

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Visitation:   

Visitation with family members, relative, friends, legal counsel and ministry will be allowed as posted.  The dates and times of visitation will be posted in each cell.  It is your responsibility as the inmate to notify your visitors of the dates and times of your visitation.  This information will not  be given out over the phone by facility staff.  Each visit may last up to thirty minutes, but may be limited to ensure equal visitations periods for all eligible inmates.  You are allowed two visitors during each visitation period. Be advised if a child can was he/she is considered a visitor.  If children are disruptive and causing problems for the other inmates during visitation, you will be asked to leave.  The visitor(s) must have picture ID when they come to visit. The visitor must be there at least thirty (30) minutes before your visitation starts to sign in.  A copy of the visitation schedule is listed below. We have to run a very strict visitation to ensure all inmates are allowed to visit if you are late, your visitation may be cut short or forfeited.  Failure to comply with an officers instructions could result in visitation privileges being lost.

Visitation by legal counsel, ministers and other privileged individuals will be conducted with the most privacy available and will not be limited or restricted during normal hours.  However, such visitation may be suspended or delayed during scheduled facility programs and services. Special visits require specific approval.  Written request by the inmate must be submitted to the Detention Commander or his designee for approval.  Once approved the inmate will need to notify the visitor of the approval and the visitor will then need to call the Shift Supervisor and set up an appropriate time to visit.  Visitors will need a picture ID and other specific identification( Bar card, Ministers ID etc.) when arriving for their visit

Visitors must wear appropriate clothing.  No tank tops, halter tops, short shorts (fingertip length), mini skirts or see through clothing will be allowed.

 Visitation Schedule 

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THURSDAYS
Cell 1 0800 – 0830  
Cells 3 & 4    0830 – 0900  
Cells 5 & 6 0900 – 0930  
Cells 7 & 8   0930 – 1000  
Cell 9 (Rooms 1-15)  1000 – 1030  
Cell 9 (Rooms 16 – 31)  1030 -  1100    
Cell 10 (Rooms 1 – 15)  1100 – 1130  
Cell 10 (Rooms 16 – 31) 1300 – 1330    1:00 – 1:30 P.M.  
Cell 11 (Rooms 1 – 15)  1330 – 1400    1:30-   2:00 P.M.  
Cell 11 (Rooms 16- 31)   1400 – 1430    2:00 – 2:30 P.M.  
Cell 12 (Rooms 1 – 15)   1430 – 1500    2:30 – 3:00 P.M.  
Cell 12 (Room 16 – 31)   1500 – 1530    3:00 –3:30 P.M.  
Work Release   1530 – 1600    3:30 – 4:00 P.M.  
 
SATURDAYS
Work Release  1430 – 1500    2:30 – 3:00 P.M.  
Cell 1     1500 – 1530    3:00 – 3:30 P.M.  
Cell 3 & 4       1530 – 1600    3:30 – 4:00 P.M.  
Cells 5 & 6 1600 – 1630    4:00 – 4:30 P.M.  
Cells 7 & 8      1900 – 1930    7:00 – 7:30 P.M.  
Cell 9 (Rooms 1 – 15)  1930 – 2000    7:30 – 8:00 P.M.  
Cell 9 (Rooms 16 – 31)   2000 – 2030    8:00 – 8:30 P.M.  
Cell 10 (Rooms 1 – 15)    2030 – 2100    8:30 – 9:00 P.M.  
Cell 10 (Rooms 16 – 31)  2100 – 2130    9:00–9:30 P.M.  
Cell 11 (Rooms 1 – 15)  2130 – 2200    9:30–10:00 P.M.  
Cell 11 (Rooms 16 – 31)     2200 – 2230    10:00–10:30 P.M.  
Cell 12 (Rooms 1 – 15)    2230 – 2300    10:30–11:00 P.M.  
Cell 12 (Rooms 16 – 31)    2300 – 2330    11:00-11:30 P.M.  
     

INMATE SERVICES:

Health and Medical 

Health and medical services will be provided by medically trained personnel under the authority and direction of the licensed physician.  Staff members are trained in basic life support and emergency first aid.

 Inmate requiring emergency treatment will be transported to Walton Regional Medical Center or Physician’s Office.

 An opportunity for sick call will be conducted by medical personnel and the licensed physician.  Inmates requiring medical care should submit a written request on the medical complaint form available and collected daily. 

 A consent for medical treatment form must be initiated by each inmate prior to examination or treatment by the licensed physician or medical personnel.  Each inmate shall indicate consent or refusal for available medical treatment.   

Regular dental and psychological care will be provided through the routine medical complaint and emergency provisions. 

All medications will be prescribed or approved by the license facility physician.  Medical personnel will ensure medications are administered and taken as directed.  All administered medications will be documented.

Inmate medical information shall remain confidential, separate from detention records and access limited to the licensed facility physician, medical personnel and designated medical lesion or staff member during a medical emergency.

Body cavity searches will be conducted by the licensed facility physician. 

There will be a five ($5) dollar charge for any medical request initiated by an inmate.  The money will be deducted from the inmate account.  If an inmate does not have any funds on your account the medical department will still see you.

Food Service:

Three meals are served daily.  Each meal is prepared, transported and served by person and under conditions approved by the County Health Department.  Menus will be certified to contain minimum daily adult requirements.

 Special diets require prior approval.  Request for special diets must be submitted on the medical complaint form.  Medical diets will be approved by the licensed facility physician.  The Jail Commander upon confirmation of a bonifide believe and practice will approve religious diets. 

Refusal of meals by any inmate will be documented.  Continued refusal will place the inmate on the next available medical complaint roster. 

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Exercise:  

Inmates will be provided with exercise depending on safety and security of the facility.   

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LEGAL RECOURSES:

Inmates should direct inquires and request of a legal nature to their legal counsel.  Where the inmate is indigent, without counsel or intent upon representing himself/herself, request for specific legal recourses will be coordinated with the county law library by facility staff.  However, neither the law librarian or staff members are obligated to conduct legal research.

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RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES:

Inmates shall have an opportunity to express religious affiliations and beliefs and attend voluntary worship services conducted within the facility.  Religious services may be held twice weekly.  Inmates are expected to recognize and respect the religious preference of others.  Request for conference with ministers for personal counseling, confessional or the observance of religious rights must be submitted in writing. 
For pastoral visits contact Lt. John Minton at (770) 266-1582 or email john.minton@co.walton.ga.us for coordination.

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Commissary: 

Inmates may purchase available beverages, snacks, health and beauty aids once weekly from the commissary as posted.  Only disposable containers and items contained in disposable wrapping will be permitted within their housing area.  Waste and trash must be discarded in appropriate containers.  Allowed to purchase $ 50.00 maximum per week. 

You may order, “care packages” for an inmate on line at, www.mycarepack.com  

An inmate will only be allowed to receive one (1) care package per week. 

No inmate will be allowed to have more than $ 250.00 on his/her account at any given time.
 

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PERSONAL PROPERTY: 

You have fourteen (14) days from the date you are incarcerated to have someone pick up your personal property except for a pair of pants and a shirt.  If no one picks up this property up the property will be mailed to the inmate’s address a the inmate’s expense.  Once an inmate has been sentenced to go to another facility, you have ten (10) days from the date you leave the Walton County Detention Facility to have someone pick up any personal property left at the Walton County Detention Facility.  After ten (10) days this personal property will be destroyed.  An inmate will be asked to leave a name and a number of a person to contact to pick up the inmates property before the inmate leaves.  Inmates will be asked to sign a form stating the same.

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