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Dress Code For Visits

Barnstable County Correctional Facility

All visitors to the Barnstable County Correctional Facility are required to be properly dressed. All visitors must wear appropriate undergarments and footwear during their entire visit. All clothing must remain on your person during the visit; no articles of clothing may be removed at any time under any circumstance.

No jewelry other than wedding rings and/or medical alert jewelry may be worn during an inmate visit.

The following items are considered unacceptable attire for a visit with a BCSO inmate:

  1. Sweatpants or sweatshirts with hoods;
  2. Fatigue or camouflage clothing unless visitor is on active military duty;
  3. Clothing similar to that issued to an inmate or a BCSO uniformed personnel;
  4. Gym and/or exercise type shorts;
  5. Exercise/dance tights, leotards, leggings, or body suits worn alone as an outfit;
  6. Midriff, tank, halter, muscle or strappy tops;
  7. Jackets, coats or similar outer garments;
  8. Sleeveless shirts or those that expose the back beyond the shoulder area;
  9. Low cut, revealing clothing or form fitting attire;
  10. Sheer clothing without undergarments;
  11. Bathing suits;
  12. Dresses, shorts or skirts must be no shorter than 3” above the knee;
  13. Dresses or skirts with slits must be no shorter than 3” above the knee;
  14. Hats, hair wraps or other hair/head coverings.

BCCF visits officers may request you to remove or change inappropriate clothing prior to admittance to visit an inmate. A visit may be denied if clothing deemed inappropriate by a BCCF visits officer cannot be corrected prior to admittance.

Disclaimer: Being an approved BCSO visitor and present in accordance with the rules and regulations of Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office and the Barnstable County Correctional Facility policies is not a guarantee a visit will occur. The BCSO has the right to deny any and all visits, at any time, without notice, without cause and without recourse.

Please be advised that BCSO policies are subject to change without notice.

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