Secure Unit Detention Policy

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JUVENILE SERVICES STAFF

Erika C. Stallworth, Executive Director

Dennis Orr, Assistant Director

0364 South Zigler Road La Porte, IN 46350

Phone: (219)-324-5130 or

(219)-873-0036 Ext. 2357

Fax: 219-325-3660

SECURE UNIT VISITING HOURS

All visits are at half hour intervals.

Wednesday: 7PM-8:30PM Saturday: 7PM-8:30PM Sunday: 1PM-4PM & 7PM-8:30PM

SECURE UNIT DETENTION POLICY

RESIDENTIAL UNIT VISITING HOURS

All visits are at half hour intervals

Tuesdays: 6PM-8PM Weekends/Holidays: 1PM- 3PM & 6PM-8PM

RESIDENTIAL CARE VISITATION POLICY

PHONE CALL TIMES

Secure Unit Monday - Friday: 7:30PM - 9:00PM

Residential Unit Weekdays: 7:00AM - 8:00AM, 3:00PM - 3:45PM, and 7:00PM - 8:00PM Weekends: 10:00AM - 11:45AM, 3:00PM - 3:45PM, and 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Phone call privileges can be revoked by the Judge, Probation, Placing Agency or Juvenile Center Staff.

SECURE DETENTION

Secure Detention is a temporary and secure custody of children accused or adjudicated of conduct committed while the child is between 8-18 years of age, subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, who require a physically restricting environment for their own or community’s protection while pending legal action.

SECURE UNIT VISITATION POLICY

  • All visitors must be approved by the Probation Department or Placing Agency.
  • Visitors must provide picture identification.
  • Visitors are to enter to the Center’s Secure Unit entrance. Secure all personal property in vehicle, with the exception of a picture ID card. Cell phones are not allowed on the units.
  • Visitations must be scheduled prior to arrival.
  • Visits may be cancelled due to the resident’s behavior.
  • Visitors are not to give anything, including money, directly to a resident.
  • Anyone who has obviously been drinking or under the influence of drugs will be asked to leave and will not be allowed to visit. Proper behavior is expected during visits, or visits may be terminated.
  • Before admittance into the building, all visitors will be subject to a security check to check for contraband and/or weapons.

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