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Johnson County, Kansas, detention centers to permit visitors

Posted at 7:54 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 20:54:23-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Johnson County, Kansas, detention centers are again allowing inmates to have visitors.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Department, which runs the two detention centers, said there will be restrictions.

Visitors are limited to one adult and one lap child each visit, according to the sheriff's department's website.

The visits cannot be divided between adults.

The website also states a maximum of 10 people, other than sheriff's department employees, will be allowed in the lobby or visitation areas.

Visitors must provide their own face masks that cover the nose and mouth.

The masks must be worn when visitors are in the detention centers.