County Corrections/Jail

Lancaster County Jail to Resume Visits

Lincoln, NE – March 19, 2020 – Beginning June 22, 2020, Lancaster County Department of Corrections will reopen its main lobby and resume public video visits, along with in-person visits for attorneys and other professionals.

Note: Guidelines specified within the following sections override any other information on this site.

  1. On-site video visitation will return to normal for inmates housed in general population housing areas. Off-site video visitation will continue for inmates housed in general population housing areas.
  2. Current restrictions on video visitation will remain in effect for newly admitted inmates who are housed in an intake housing unit and for inmates located in an area of the jail facility where they are under medical supervision or monitoring.
  3. Visitors who are not fully vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear face masks while in the facility and during their video visit.
  4. Money may be deposited on an inmate’s account using the kiosk in the public lobby when the lobby area is open.
  1. Attorneys and professionals may continue scheduling contact visitation online, by logging into their IC Solutions visitor account as before. This will apply to inmates in all housing areas.
  2. Attorneys and other professionals will still need to contact Programs Director, Brenda Fisher, or her designee, for assistance with scheduling video visitation with inmates in the male and female reception units because of ongoing operational changes in those areas. Brenda, or her designee, will also need to be contacted regarding requested visits of any kind for an inmate in the infirmary area of the jail.
  3. All attorneys and other professional visitors must check in with the Lobby Officer inside the jail’s main entrance.
  4. Attorneys and other professional visitors are required to wear a face mask for the duration of the visit with the inmate. The inmate is expected to wear their face mask throughout the visit as well.
  5. Please feel free to contact Brenda Fisher, Programs Director, at 402-441-1928, should you have any questions regarding visitations or the procedures which appear above.

Mission Statement

As an integral part of the criminal justice system, the Lancaster County Department of Corrections provides community safety through secure, legal, and compassionate adult detention. We achieve this through the recruitment and development of professional staff who provide services which promote personal growth and reduce recidivism of those in our charge.