Michael L. Becher Adult Correctional Complex

                                                                                             501 East Court Avenue
          Suite 159Michael L. Becher Adult Correctional Complex 
          Jeffersonville, IN 47130
 

          Phone: 812-283-4471
          Booking: Extension 3141 - 3142
          Fax: 812-285-6347
          E-mail: sheriff@clarkcosheriff.com








Visitation Information

Video visitation must be scheduled 24hours in advance. (appoinments only)   

Register at ...  www.jailatm.com or call 866-340-7879

*Video visits are available from:


Monday 8:30am-7:00pm  
Tuesday 8:30am-7:00pm  
Wednesday 8:30am-7:00pm  
Thursday 8:30am-7:00pm  
Friday 8:30am-7:00pm  
Saturday 8:00am to 11:30am  
Sunday 8:00am to 11:30am  
 
* You need to be registered with a valid State ID to schedule a video visit.

* Bring your valid State ID to check in on the day of the video visit.

Clark County Jail Visitation Rules

On-Site Video Visits

1. Visitors may schedule visitation times through www.jailatm.com or by calling 1-866-340-7879.  Visits must be scheduled 24 (twenty-four) hours in advance of the visit.

2. Visits are held bi-weekly to permit inmates to visit with family and friends.

3. Visits are restricted to family members and friends. Visits will be a minimum of 15 minutes.

4. Visits may be monitored/recorded by Jail Staff.

5. All visitors will enter the building through the main entrance.

6. All visitors are required to show proof of their identity.

7. All visitors are required to maintain control of their personal property (coats, hats, etc.) or store such items in their vehicles prior to entering the facility.

8. Visitors are prohibited to enter the facility with any personal items not essential for medical care or visitation requirements. i.e. ID, vehicle keys, diaper bag.  The Jail will not hold personal items for visitors.

9. Visitors may be scanned by a metal detector wand and/or subject to a physical search if the Jail Staff determines it necessary.

10. A visitor register shall be kept which contains:

a.   Name and driver’s license number of the visitor.

b.   Time and date visit begins and ends.

c.   Name of the inmate to be visited.

11. Visitors may be denied for, but not limited to:

a.   Unacceptable attire;

b.   Disruptive behavior;

c.   Failure to control minor children;

d.   Failure to provide picture identification as established by jail policy;

e.   Visitors with a prior criminal conviction within one year of the visit;

f.    Intoxication or otherwise uncooperative;

g.   Visitors who are on probation/parole; or

h.   Visitors who are on work release or home detention.

i.    Minors not accompanied by a parent or guardian.

j.    Visitors with a history of introducing or attempting to introduce contraband or prohibited property into the facility.

k.   Visitors/inmates discussing any illegal activity or violation of jail rules.

12. Inmates and visitors will conduct themselves appropriately at all times.  If an inmate or visitor does not conduct himself or herself properly, the Jail Staff will discontinue the visit and ask the visitors to leave.

13. Visitors must be dressed in an appropriate manner.  Attire shall be sensible in nature and not cause contention among jail staff and other visitors.  Unacceptable attire includes (but is not limited to):

a.   Any article of clothing deemed to be profane, visually offensive, or of sexual description or innuendoes,

b.   Clothing made of transparent material,

c.   Gang related clothing/signing.

14. All visitors will leave the visiting area when told to do so by the Jail Staff.  Visitors are not allowed to enter any other area in the facility unless under escort by a Corrections Officer.

15. The Jail Staff shall ensure visitors to leave the jail through the main entrance when visits are completed unless there is a reason to do otherwise.

Off-Site Video Visits

1. Off-site video visits may be purchased and scheduled through www.jailatm.com or by calling 1-866-340-7879.  Visits must be scheduled 24 (twenty-four) hours in advance of the visit.

2. Visits are unrestricted in frequency.

3. Visits will be a minimum of 15 minutes per singular visit.

4. Visits may be monitored/recorded by Jail Staff.

5. A visitor register shall be kept which contains:

a.   Name and driver’s license number of the visitor.

b.   Time and date visit begins and ends.

c.   Name of the inmate to be visited.

6. Visitors may be denied for, but not limited to:

a.   Unacceptable attire;

b.   Disruptive behavior;

c.   Intoxication or otherwise uncooperative;

d.   Visitors with a history of introducing or attempting to introduce contraband or prohibited property into the facility.

e.   Visitors/inmates discussing any illegal activity or violation of jail rules.

7. Visitors must be dressed in an appropriate manner.  Attire shall be sensible in nature and not cause contention among jail staff and other visitors.  Unacceptable attire includes (but is not limited to):

a.   Any article of clothing deemed to be profane, visually offensive, or of sexual description or innuendoes,

b.   Clothing made of transparent material,

c.   Gang related clothing/signing.

8. Inmates and visitors will conduct themselves appropriately at all times.  If an inmate or visitor does not conduct himself or herself properly, the Jail Staff will discontinue the visit.


Jail Command Information
  • Jail Command will be closed on all Holidays.
  • Inmate Property can only be released Monday-Friday from 8:30am - 4pm
  • If you need any document’s signed it must be Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4pm


Inmate Information

You can view inmate information by clicking the link to our Inmate Information System from the Links in the left or the link below:

Inmate Information System

If you are a member of the press or media and need access to your login information please, contact the Sheriff's Office at 812-283-4471.

Bonds

For your convenience, cash or surety and court cash bonds are collected twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. However, during business hours we would prefer that bonds be paid at the clerks office. Cash only bonds must be paid directly to the Clerk of Courts. Their telephone number is 812-285-6244.


Leaving Money for Inmates

Money is not accepted at Jail Command.

The jail lobby is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30am-7:00pm. Hours will be posted in advance for holidays.

Money orders may be sent by mail but must be filled out completely or they will be returned.

The Kiosk  in our jail lobby allows for money to be deposited on an inmates account after regular lobby business hours (Monday thru Friday 7:00am-7:00pm) and during visitation hours.

Money may be left by credit card online by going to www.jailatm.com

There is a $3.25 transaction fee for using  the Kiosk.

There is a 10% service fee if using a credit or debit card.


Clark County Jail – Mail Distribution
 
In order to limit the potential introduction of drugs and other forms of contraband into the facility and ensure the safety and security of inmates, staff and visitors, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office will begin scanning all non-commercial, non-legal U.S. Postal service mail addressed to inmates.  The inmate name and ID Number must be clearly printed on the outside of the envelope along with the sender’s.  Failure to include this information could result in lost or misdirected mail.  Mail items that are not able to be scanned (i.e., pop-up cards, etc.) will be returned to the sender.  The scanned correspondence will be individually delivered electronically to the inmate via the kiosk system.  The original mail item addressed to an inmate will be stored in inmate’s property and will be returned to the inmate upon release. 
 
In addition, friends and family will now be able to attach pictures to email messages sent to inmates in the facility. The contents of email attachments will be scanned for inappropriate material and, if found, could result in the attachment not being delivered and/or disciplinary action.    
 
Normal mail rules continue to apply and content violations may prevent delivery of correspondence and/or email attachments to inmates.  Prohibited materials include but not limited to:
  • Sending, receiving, or possessing contraband or prohibited property.
  • Plans to escape or assist an escape.
  • Plans to disrupt the order or breach the security of any facility.
  • Plans for any activity that violates the law, jail policy, or procedure.
  • Coded messages.
  • Threatening or violent content.
  • Obscene material and information concerning where, how, or from whom obscene material may be obtained.
  • A description or plans for any weapon, explosive, poison or destructive device.
Legal mail will continue to be received at the facility and is considered privileged.  This mail will be opened and inspected (not read) in the presence of the inmate.  If found to be legitimate legal correspondence, it will be provided directly to the inmate.  For magazines, newspapers, or periodicals the “Publisher only rule” applies and will be accepted if they are sent directly from the publisher and approved by the Jail Commander.  Material determined to be obscene will be denied.
 
Subscriptions to magazines and newspapers must be sent directly by the publisher and delivered via the US Postal Service. All books must ship directly to the jail from one of the following sources (limit of 5 books per shipment)
This new policy will take effect February 3, 2020.

Authority of the Sheriff of Clark County, the below listed property is authorized for inmates at the Clark County Jail.  Any property, other than that listed below, transferred to or in possession of an inmate of the Clark County Jail, is considered prohibited property or contraband.  Visitors introducing or attempting to introduce contraband or prohibited property into the facility may be subject to criminal prosecution.
Inmate Personal Clothing, Personal and Hygiene Items
1. Each inmate will be provided at the time of book-in:
a.     Jump suit (1)
b.     Pair of sandal style shoes (1)
c.     Blanket (1)
d.     Sleeping mat (1)
e.     Towel, one (1)
2. Personal hygiene items provided include:
a.     Toothbrush and toothpaste, one (1) each
b.     Hand soap, one (1) bar
c.     Toilet paper, up to two (2) rolls per week
d.     Deodorant, one (1)
e.    Shampoo
3. New book-in inmates may be permitted to keep underwear and socks.  Additionally, new book-in female inmates may keep their bra if it meets the following requirements:
a.    Bra does not have underwire contained in the bra, or
b.    They are willing to allow the underwire to be removed from the bra.
4. Inmates may purchase additional clothing through commissary.
5. Each inmate may be provided adequate material and disinfectant to cleanse their sleeping mat.
6. Female inmates shall be provided personal sanitary items.
Inmate Worker Property
1. Clothing Limits in Possession (up to)
a.    Underwear: 7
b.    Socks: 7 pair
c.    White T-Shirts: 7
d.    Shorts: 3
e.    Pants: 3
f.    Sweatpants: 2
g.    Tennis Shoes: 1 pair
h.    Boots: 1 pair
i.    Shower Shoes: 1 pair
Court Clothing
1. Inmates may receive one complete outfit from the following items of clothing, up to 7 days prior to their court appearance for a jury trial. The inmate will be responsible for sending court clothes back out, or having them picked up by visitors, within 14 working days after their final court appearance. For the purpose of this policy, court clothing is defined as:
a.    Suit (male/female)
b.    Blazer/Sport Coat
c.    Dress Shirt/Blouse

Sending Inmates Mail or Money Orders

Inmate mail should be addressed as follows:
Clark County Jail
C/O: Inmates Name
501 East Court Avenue
Jeffersonville, IN 47130