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Fayette County KY Community Corrections

County Jail

Last Updated: March 14, 2020
Address
600 Old Frankfort Circle, Lexington, KY 40510
Beds
800
County
Fayette
Phone
859-425-2700
Fax
859-425-2750

Fayette County KY Community Corrections is for County Jail offenders sentenced to at least twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for Low - general facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Fayette County KY Community Corrections

Fayette County KY Community Corrections basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 859-425-2700

The Fayette County KY Community Corrections is a medium-security detention center located at 600 Old Frankfort Circle Lexington, KY which is operated locally by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Fayette County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Lexington Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Inmate information

Our system has recently been updated. People using the inmate search must create a new account using a valid email address.

Creating an account:

  1. Fill out the "I need to create a new account" form on the left side of the page.
  2. Click "create account"
  3. A confirmation email will be sent to your email account
  4. Click the link to activate your account

Search current inmates

Resources for information about inmates, bail bonds, visiting, inmate services and more.

  • To get information, including bond and current charges for an inmate in custody, call (859) 425-2700.
  • To learn how to contact an inmate due to family related incidents, call the chaplain. Calls are accepted during normal business hours at (859) 425-2700. After business hours please contact a shift commander at (859) 425-2700.
  • Learn more about visitation hours.
  • Learn how to pay the bail or bonds for an inmate in custody.
  • Learn how to deposit money to an inmate and other Programs and Resources available to inmates.
  • To contact an inmate, you may only do so via mail. All mail is subject to search for contraband. Refusal is at the discretion of the facility. Address all correspondence as follows:

Inmate first name and last name
Inmate ID number
600 Old Frankfort Circle
Lexington, Ky. 40510

Programs and resources for inmates

A number of programs, services and resources are available to inmates.

Commissary

Community Corrections provides commissary services to offenders. Offenders may order commissary once per week, $100 spending limit.

Order commissary for an offender by visiting My Care Pack. Delivery of commissary ordered using My Care Pack will be on the offender’s normal delivery day.

Depositing funds

In person

The Detention Center has kiosks located in the front lobby that allow family and friends to deposit money into the offenders account. Funds are available for the offenders use within 30 minutes of deposit. They are accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

The kiosks accept:

  • Cash
  • Debit cards
  • Credit cards

*Please note that there is a nominal fee.

Money orders are no longer accepted.

Phone

You can deposit funds by calling 866-394-0490 and use a credit or debit card to post money. To get the calls at the lowest possible price - click here

Phone and voice mail services

Securus Technologies provides phone and email services to the inmate population. They offer the following programs:

  • Collect Calls – offenders may place a collect call using the inmate telephone system. The called party is responsible for all billed charges.
  • Debit Calls – offenders may place a debit call using money in their commissary account. The offender is responsible for all billed charges.
  • Voice Mail – Create and activate a private mailbox ID number by contacting Correctional Billing Services at 1-800 -844-6591. An account can be set up online by visiting Correctional Billing Services.
  • To get Securus' lowest possible rate - click here

Refunds

Offenders may release funds to their family and friends during the inmate accounts office business hours, during the first seven days of their incarceration. A picture ID must be shown. Special circumstances will be considered but must be approved by the Director or his designee after the seventh day.

People who are no longer incarcerated may pick up any remaining funds during normal business hours. We must see a picture ID.

Mailing refunds back to people who live further than 75 miles from the Detention Center is possible. Inmate accounts must receive a notarized letter from the inmate in order to do so. The letter must include the following information:

  • Inmates Name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number
  • Mailing address of where it should go

Inmate Services Unit

The Inmate Services Unit provides adjustment services to the inmate population. They respond to requests originating from inmates on a daily basis. The inmate services counselors visit each housing unit to speak with inmates. A counselor is available five days per week to explain policy and procedure to the inmates. Counselors assist with questions they have about the facility.

Inmate Services acts as a liaison between the inmate population and the administration. Inmate Services strives to uphold recognized inmate rights and require other departments to do the same. The Inmate Services Unit assists inmates with establishing contact with other agencies when appropriate.

Educational and life skills programs

The Educational and Life Skills Programs address the basic educational needs of the inmate population as well as life skills needs by utilizing cognitive based programming designed to encourage rehabilitation and reduce recidivism. The programs include GED, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, job skills and parenting skills.

Community service program

The Community Service Program provides low-risk offenders with the opportunity to participate in job assignments throughout these LFUCG Divisions:

  • Sanitation
  • Recycling
  • Police Records
  • Sheriff's Office
  • Road cleanup crews
  • Grounds maintenance crews

Religious services

Religious services are offered to inmates of all faiths.

Recreation

The Recreation Department offers various recreational activities to the inmate population to promote exercise, education and creativity. These programs are designed to help with idleness.

Inmate Locator

Fayette County KY Community Corrections publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Kentucky. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Fayette County KY Community Corrections and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 859-425-2700.

Registration

  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Fayette County KY Community Corrections - Visitation

Visitation days by classifications

No visits on Friday

MX – Maximum Security
MI – Minimum Security
GP – General Population
AB – Alert Behavior

Monday:

  • MX-GP Classifications (6 – 9:25 p.m. final registration time)

TUESDAY:

  • MX-AB Level 1 (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MX-GP w/ARH designation (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MX-AB Level 2 (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MX-AB Level 3 (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • PC-T (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-GP (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)

WEDNESDAY:

  • MI-GP Classifications (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)

THURSDAY:

  • MI-AB Level 1 (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-GP w/ARH designation (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-AB Level 2 (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-AB Level 3 (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • PC-T (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-GP only with the following status : T / WR / SR / KT / CS (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MX-GP Classifications (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)

SATURDAY:

  • MX-AB Level 2 (9 – 10:25 a.m. - final registration time)
  • MX-AB Level 3 (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • PC-T (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-GP Classifications (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MX-GP (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)

SUNDAY:

  • MI-AB Level 2 (9 – 10:25 a.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-AB Level 3 (9 – 10:25 a.m. / 1 – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MX-GP Classifications (9 – 10:25 a.m. / – 3:25 p.m. - final registration time)
  • MI-GP (6 – 9:25 p.m. - final registration time)

Visitation rules

  • Visitation registration begins 30 minutes before start times.
  • We conduct visitation sessions on the half hour (ex. 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m.).
  • We permit five visitors per session for each offender.
  • The same visitor may visit only twice per week.
  • Visitors must be properly dressed (determined by the Community Corrections staff)
  • Visitors and offenders who fail to follow Detention Center rules during visitation may lose visitation privileges.
  • Visitors and guests must have a photo ID or other form of identification.
  • Attorney(s) may conduct visitation privately in the attorney visitation room or in the unit multi-purpose room areas. If the facility awareness classes have been taken an attorney may meet with their clients in a unit or multipurpose room.

Visitation guidelines

The following are the basic rules and guidelines for visiting an inmate.

  • Once registered for visitation, visitors are not permitted to leave the building. Doing so shall be considered a cancellation of the visitation unless special permission to do so was granted by the lobby officer.
  • All visitors and their vehicles shall be subject to search at any time while on facility proper. This includes "pat frisk" of visitors to the facility. If a visitor refuses to comply with the search, the visitor shall not be permitted entry into the facility and may be subject to have their visits suspended.
  • None of the following items allowed in the visitation hallway:
    • Non-medical electronic devices (cell phones, tablets, cameras, e-readers, etc.)
    • Tobacco products
    • Non-emergency life-sustaining medications (OTC Medication)
    • Lighters
    • Weapons to include pocket knives
      • Per KRS 527.020, individuals with a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon are not permitted to bring such a weapon onto facility property.
  • All visitors will be wanded.
  • Any minor age 16 or older must be on the inmate's visitation list and have a government issued ID in order to visit. Any minor under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone age 18 or older who is also on the visitation list.
  • Any minors over the age of 12 shall comply with the adult dress code. Visitors shall remain appropriately dressed at all times in compliance with the dress code.
  • Acceptable clothing includes:
    • Pants, shorts, capris and shirts are worn at the waist so no undergarment show
    • Jerseys or tank tops worn with a sleeved undershirt
    • Jogging suits
    • Spandex or leggings covered with skirt or shorts that are no higher than the width of a dollar bill in length above the knee (2 inches above the knee)
    • Form-fitting outerwear (i.e. yoga pants, leggings, tights, etc.) that is covered by another article of apparel and meets the criteria of being no higher than 2 inches above the knee (skirts, long shirts designed to be worn with leggings).
    • Undergarments shall be worn. Female visitors must wear at minimum underwear and a bra.
    • Footwear shall be required at all times.
  • Unacceptable clothing includes:
    • Clothing with obscenities, vulgarities, profane language, gang-related, ethnic or racially offensive stereotypical language or pictures.
    • Visible undergarments, tank tops worn without an undershirt, spaghetti strap shirts, shirts with mid-drift exposed, see-through clothing, clothing that exposes cleavage and bosom.
    • Holes in pants which skin is exposed that is high that 2 inches above the knee.
    • Cut-off T-shirts.

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