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Lake County, Ohio - Sheriff's Office

Visiting Attire

    The Lake County Adult
    Detention Facility
    104 East Erie Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077

    Visiting Attire

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    It is recommended that visitors dress conservatively and with the following guidelines in mind.  Inappropriate attire will be reason to deny a visit.  Any alteration to clothing once a visitor is inside the visiting area will be grounds for terminating the visit.

    Prohibited Attire:

    • Clothing that exposes the breast/chest area, genital area, or buttocks
    • Clothing that exposes an undue amount of flesh (e.g. exposing chest, back, thighs, or midsection)
    • Dresses, skirts, pants, and shorts exposing more than two inches above the knee, including slits when standing
    • Sheer or transparent garments and sleeveless dresses
    • Strapless or "spaghetti" strap tops, Halter tops, underwear-type tee-shirts, tank tops, fish net shirts, or any type of shirts, or pants made with see-through fabric
    • Clothing exposing the midriff area
    • Clothing or accessories displaying obscene or offensive language or drawings
    • Clothing designed or intended to be tightly worn, to excessively accent the body (e.g. spandex, tights, leggings, tank tops, etc..)

    Prohibited Items:

    • All tobacco and tobacco products
    • Chewing gum
    • Purses
    • Cameras, Pagers, Cell Phones
    • Writing materials or books, unless approved prior to entering the visiting room
    • Jackets, Coats, Hats, Gloves  


    The facility reserves the right to refuse the entrance of any person, or terminate any visit when deemed necessary to enforce the rules and regulations of the facility.