Prisoner Communication

Visiting Rules  

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic all social visiting has been canceled until further notice. Visits with attorneys are being conducted in the non-contact visiting area. Conversations are NOT being recorded and attorney/client conversations are confidential. If the lobby is locked, professional visitors may contact the shift commander at 570-829-7741 ext. 4781 to gain access for a visit.

What days and time can I Visit an inmate?

  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or a legal guardian
  • Parents must have a Photo I.D. and the child’s birth certificate and social security card
  • Legal guardians must have a Photo I.D. and guardianship papers for the child, and the child’s birth certificate and social security card
  • All visitors must have a Photo I.D. and two legal forms of I.D. (ex. Social security card and birth certificate)
  • No tobacco products, lighters, cell phones, cameras or recording devices, food, gum or drinks are allowed

Inmate Related Information

Inmate Mail Policy (click here)

Inmate Book Request Procedures

  • All books and magazines need to have prior approval from the Administration Office before they are sent in
  • If there is no approval slip and unapproved book is sent in, it will be sent back to the sender
  • The Luzerne County Division of Corrections is not responsible for any fees that may occur due to books or magazines being returned to sender
  • All books must be soft cover and sent directly from the publisher, Amazon or Barnes and Noble
  • Book requests can be approved via in-house mail to the Administration Office

Inmate Personal Property Release Procedures

  • Inmate personal property will only be released if all personal property is released
  • Personal property will not be split up and released to different individuals
  • Only exception to this policy is articles of clothing

Inmate Related Information