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3100 Railroad Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58501

701.328.6390 · Phone
701.328.6651 · Fax

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Family and Friends:

NDSP Visitation

The visiting room is a family experience, so there are rules governing the type and amount of physical contact allowed during the visit. Visitors are expected to familiarize themselves with these rules at the first visit, and adhere to them to avoid future problems while in the visiting room. All visitors must be fully dressed in appropriate, conventional clothing which is not unduly provocative, suggestive, or revealing and does not resemble offender attire or present adornments. Other visitor clothing standards include:

  1. No controversial/objectionable gang, obscene, drug and alcohol designs, messages or profanity on clothing.
  2. Shoes are required.
  3. Visitors are not to wear any garment which unduly exposes the shoulders, chest, back, stomach, midriff and/or underarm. Necklines must be within two inches of notch of neck.
  4. Clothing made of sheer, transparent, net or mesh materials are not allowed.
  5. Clothing designed or intended to be tightly worn, too excessively accent the body, e.g., spandex, tights, leggings, tank tops, etc. is not allowed.
  6. Pants are not to have holes in them.
  7. Appropriate undergarments are required but should not be visible.
  8. Dresses, skirts, jumpers, culottes, and shorts shall not be worn if more than two inches above the kneecap when standing. Slit dresses/skirts shall be allowed only if the slit is not more than two inches above the kneecap while standing. Wrap-around clothing will not be allowed.
  9. Visitors are not to wear hats, gloves, scarves, or outer garments, such as topcoats, raincoats, jackets, and similar inclement weather attire will not be permitted within the visiting area.
  10. No jewelry is allowed with the exception of one ring and a pair of studded earrings.

All visitors must have their photo ID on them when entering the facility. No other items will be allowed in, e.g. money and car keys.

Children under six months will be allowed a baby blanket and a pacifier.

One restroom break is allowed. Visitors must inform the visiting room officer before they exit the visiting room. All visitors are to be reprocessed before returning to the visiting room.

Visitors leaving the facility are not permitted to return until a full hour has passed.

All visitors must complete a visiting application and be pre-approved and placed on the inmates visiting list prior to visiting. All visitors are subject to search upon entering the North Dakota State Penitentiary.

INMATE VISITING HOURS

Tuesday   6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 
Wednesday   6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 
Thursday   6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Adult / Orientation Only)
 
Friday   6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday's   10:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Adult Only and Orientation Unit Only)
  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (A.S. Secured Visiting)
     
Sunday’s   10:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (A.S. Secured Visiting)

Visitors will be allowed access continuously except between the hours of 3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Holiday Visiting
Labor Day 09/01/2014 No Visiting
     
Veteran’s Day 11/11/2014 10:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Adult Only 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
     
Thanksgiving Day 11/27/2014 10:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  Adult Only 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
     

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