DuPage County Sheriff

John E. Zaruba

 

Visitation

Visitation Restrictions are as follows:

  • Inmates are limited to one 30-minute visit per week.
  • Inmates with Trusty status may receive either one 60-minute visit per week, or two 30-minute visits per week.
  • Inmates with Kitchen Trusty or Laundry Trusty status may receive 90 minutes of visiting per week. This time shall be split into three 30-minute visits, with a limit of two 30-minute visits on the same visiting day. 
     

Visitation Hours

DayTimeMale InmatesFemale Inmates
Tuesday8:00 am - 10:30 amNoYes
Wednesday8:00 am - 10:30 amYesNo
Wednesday1:00 pm - 3:30 pmYesNo
Saturday8:00 am - 10:30 amNoYes
Saturday1:00 pm - 3:30 pmNoYes
Sunday8:00 am - 10:30 amYesNo
Sunday1:00 pm - 3:30 pmYesNo
Visitation hours for inmates with Kitchen Trusty status end at 10:00am, and at 3:00pm,
due to meal serving times.  All visits for Kitchen Trustee inmates must end at these times,
regardless of the time the visit started. 

PHOTO I.D. REQUIRED FOR VISITATION  

All visitors, ages 16 years and above, are required to present a photo identification in order to visit an inmate. Only the following forms of photo identification shall be accepted:

  • State Identification
  • State Driver's License
  • United States Military Identification
  • Passport or United States Passport ID Card

The DuPage County Jail is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any item or items left unattended, lost, or mislaid. Jail staff may not hold, secure, or watch any personal items. Leave items in your vehicle!   

Visitation Procedures

All persons may visit any inmate incarcerated at the DuPage County Jail. No approved visiting list is required, however, an inmate may choose to refuse to see a visitor.

A visit may be denied if the visit may jeopardize the safety and security of the facility or the visitors. During an emergency or disturbance, we may ask that all visitors leave the facility immediately.

Inmates are allowed no more than 4 visitors, including children, at any given time period in the visiting area. Rotating of visitors or splitting their time is not permitted.

All visitors should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the visit to register. Please leave all belongings other than ID in your vehicle.

All visitors shall be required to register on the "Visitor's Registration Form" providing their full name, address, and their relationship to the inmate.

All visitors must walk through a metal detector. No matter what the provocation, visitors may not be manually searched unless they volunteer. If there is a reasonable belief that the visitor possesses contraband and does not volunteer to be searched, the visit shall be denied.

Inmates and visitors must conduct themselves in an quiet and orderly manner at all times. Profanity, loud or boisterous talking is not permitted at any time.

Visitation Rules of Conduct

All visitors must be properly dressed before they will be allowed to visit. Clothing with offensive slogans or artwork is not allowed. Bathing suits, halter-tops, and flimsy or see-through clothing are not allowed. All visitors must wear footwear and clothing.

Visits will be terminated and/or visiting privileges will be suspended under (but not limited to) the following circumstances:

  • Visitor appears to be under the influence of an intoxicating beverage or drug.
  • Loud, rude, or obnoxious behavior.
  • Failure to maintain control of children. Children may not be permitted to play or wander around the visitation area or to disturb other visitors.
  • Wearing or displaying any items which may indicate gang affiliation.
  • Making any gestures which may indicate gang affiliation.
  • Refusal to obey lawful orders.
  • Refusal to obey visiting rules from the visitation staff.
  • Refusal or inability to produce proper identification.
  • Insufficient space
  • Smoking
  • Introducing or attempting to introduce contraband into the jail. This offense will result in the visitor being banned from visiting anyone in the jail.
  • Violation of a Court Order (no contact provision).

Any visitors with the following items will be denied visitation:

  • Purses, backpacks, or diaper bags.
  • Food items or liquids.
  • Books, magazines, or newspapers.
  • Packages or bags.
  • Smoking materials.
  • Cellular phones, cameras, MP3 players, pagers, or any electronic device of any kind.
  • Pocket knives, guns, or chemical sprays.
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia.

Further Visiting information may be obtained by calling 630-407-2283.

Attorney and Professional Visits

Attorney, Probation Officers, and other professionals shall be required to present proper identification. Such visits shall have priority over regular visitation. Any Attorney or Professional visitors desiring to have a contact visit may do so after submitting to a pat search. if the visitor refuses to comply with a pat search, he/she shall be advised that a contact visit may not take place, but that a non-contact visit may be arranged. Any items taken into a contact booth shall be searched for contraband. Attorneys and Professionals may not be permitted to pass items to the inmates without prior inspection and approval by the Deputies.

Visitation schedules for Attorney or Professional visits are as follows:

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EVERY DAY)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EVERY DAY)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EVERY DAY)

Clergy Visits

Members of the Clergy shall be identified as such and approved by the Director of J.U.S.T. of DuPage at 630-407-2201, before their visit is allowed. Proper identification is required, just like a visitor. Once approved, their name and other information is kept on file until the inmate is no longer incarcerated at the DuPage County Jail. All Clergy visits are non-contact.

Visitation schedules for approved Clergy visits are as follows:

7:30 AM - 11:00 AM (EVERY DAY)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EVERY DAY)