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Prisoner Information

Visitation Regulations


Visits with prisoners will be at the discretion of the Sheriff or his designee. Please note that we cannot guarantee all visits.

Prisoners are permitted one (1) visit per week with a maximum of three (3) persons, including children, permitted to visit with the prisoner. The visitation week begins on Monday and runs through Sunday. A parent or legal guardian must accompany juveniles (persons under the age of eighteen.) All visitors must wear shirts and shoes, and clothing that is suitable for street wear. Swimsuits, see-through tops, etc., are not allowable. If you are a designated non-contact clergy, we request you visit prisoners before or after the regular visiting hours Monday-Friday, between 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. On weekends and holidays between 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Regular Visitation Hours


Monday through Friday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Weekends & Legal Holidays
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Special Management and Juvenile Prisoner Visitation Hours


Monday through Friday
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Weekends & Legal Holidays
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Depositing


Funds may be left for prisoner use at the automated kiosk located in the Jail Lobby—24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or mailed to the prisoner in care of the jail.  VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER CARDS AND CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED -- NO PERSONAL CHECKS.

Mail

Prisoners may receive letters, money orders for commissary use, and photographs, as long as the photographs are not sexually explicit or contain nudity.  To write to a prisoner use the following address:

(Prisoner's Name)
In Care of the Montgomery County Jail
330 West Second Street
Dayton, OH 45422

Posting Bonds


Bond may be posted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the Prisoner Property Room Window in the lobby of the Montgomery County Jail. Call (937) 224-8447 to check on bond amounts. The State of Ohio House Bill 1 requires a Bail Surcharge. This cost is in addition to the bond amount and court costs set by the court. This cost can be as much as $85.00 for each bond and must be paid at the time the bond is posted.

PERSONAL CHECKS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED FOR BOND

GENERAL INFORMATION

Call (937) 225-4160.


How can I contact an inmate?

This facility will not forward incoming phone calls to an inmate or take messages for inmates. Phones are available for inmates to use, however, they may only place Collect, Prepaid Collect and Prepaid Calling Card calls from these phones. The Montgomery County Jail contracts with a private phone service called Pay Tel Communications that handles our inmate phone service. Inmates are allowed to talk for 20-minute increments, after 20 minutes the phone call will be terminated. If you have any other questions or need to set up an account, you can visit Pay Tel's website at www.paytel.com or contact a Customer Service Representative at 1-800-729-8355.

How can I put an end to unwanted calls from an inmate at The Montgomery County Jail?

If you are receiving Collect, Prepaid Collect or Prepaid Calling Card calls from an inmate at this facility, you may contact Pay Tel at 1-800-729-8355 and follow the voice prompts to block your number.