The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is charged with the enforcement of all state laws within the county borders. The department also houses all county and city prisoners as well as state prisoners waiting to go to the state prison system. The Sheriff’s Office is also an assisting agency for other departments inside the county.
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
The day of the week.
Where the inmate is housed.
The inmate's sex.
Whether or not it is a Holiday.
Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Franklin County Detention Center may allow you an extended visitation. Call 479-667-4127 to ask for special consideration.