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Metro State Prison

Metro State Prison

Metro State Prison is an Atlanta, Georgia facility which has housed inmates since 1980, having been built the preceding year, and can be located at 1301 Constitution Road. Metro State Prison authorities can be reached at (404) 624-2200. Metro State Prison is intended specifically for the confinement of 705 adult female prisoners convicted on felony charges and found, due to the nature of their crimes or their known profile, to present a maximum-security-level threat. 
Metro State Prison is comprised of seven, 120 inmate-capacity units, in addition to a medical center with the capacity for treating 13 inmates overnight. Some of the inmates at Metro State Prison have the official designation UDS, as refers to being “under death sentence.” Metro State Prison is administered by DeKalb County. The Georgia Department of Corrections offers an Offender Search function on its online page allowing the American public to find out which inmates are currently being kept in Metro State Prison.
As of June 26, 2010, inmates at Metro State prison are accessible through Video Visitation services. Friends and family of Metro State Prison inmates can also have money put into their accounts to be used while inside the holding facility. Surveys of Metro State Prison inmates indicate a 53% white, 46.5 African-American, and 5% Hispanic/Asian inmate population, with the average age of inmates falling between 25 and 35 years of age. The youngest prisoner at Metro State Prison is 13, and the oldest 80. 90% of Metro State Prison inmates have children.

Gwinnett County Jail

Gwinnett County Jail

Gwinnett County Jail, also referred to as Gwinnett County Detention Center, is located in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and can be found at 2900 University Parkway. The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department offers an online service through which concerned or interested parties can find out whom is being currently kept in Gwinnett County Jail, and on what charges. 
Moreover, the Sheriff’s Department also maintains and frequently updates statistical information on the make-up of the Gwinnett County Jail inmate population, measuring such various factors as race and sex, as well as the nature of the inmates’ various reasons for incarceration.
Visitors to Gwinnett County Jail will be admitted in to see inmates, given that all other requirements are adhered to, for every day of the week with the exception of Friday. Visitors under the age of 17 are accepted to Gwinnett County Jail only on Sunday, and visitors may be asked to show proof of age if any question arises about this matter. Gwinnett County Jail authorities will not inform visitors of when they have been approved to visit, a task which is instead left up to the inmates of the jail. 
A government-issued ID must be presented by visitors. Gwinnett County Jail visitors should allow 15 minutes for initial processing. Gwinnett County Jail visitation periods can last for up to only 45 minutes. Visitors may also be turned away based on attire deemed inappropriate, and are subject to electronic or physical searches upon entering Gwinnett County Jail to certify they are not bringing in any prohibited items, such as foodstuffs or a wide array of objects.

Fulton County Jail

Fulton County Jail

Fulton County Jail is a holding facility located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia and can be found at 901 Rice Street Northwest. Fulton County Jail authorities can be contacted at (404) 613-2000, while transit services bringing visitors within walking distance of the jail stop at Bankhead Station. 
Up until 2009, inmates being kept at Fulton County Jail have been allowed to meet with visitors face-to-face, but the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office has disallowed this option, instead providing for meetings between visitors and inmates via Video Visitation devices. According to the Sheriff’s Office, juvenile visitors under 14 years of age are now to be newly allowed to enter Fulton County Jail for visitation sessions, provided that they are properly accompanied by adult guardians.
Fulton County Jail visitors may be approved by the inmates themselves, who are allowed to draw up lists of those who they wish to visit them. Alternately, Fulton County Jail visitors can visit the Sheriff’s Office website or go in person to the Visitation Center at the Fulton County Jail. 
All visitors should arrive with 15 minutes to spare in order to allow for processing by Fulton County Jail authorities. Appointments can be made for Video Visitation at Fulton County Jail at most a week before the specified conference time and at least with 24 hours to spare. Every Fulton County Jail inmate is limited, on a weekly basis, to a single visit, with no more than 3 adult visitors. Visitation is only allowed on week days.a

Dekalb County Jail

Dekalb County Jail

DeKalb County Jail is located in Decatur, Georgia, at 4425 Memorial Drive. This holding facility is used for all arrests made in the county, regardless of the arresting agency involved or whether the offense is at a local, county or state level. 
DeKalb County Jail inmates generally spend their prison sentences in a state prison if convicted of committing felonies, and may otherwise be released from DeKalb County Jail if charges are dropped or a bond is made. DeKalb County Jail inmates can be visited for periods limited to a half hour, and cannot be visited on Friday, with an exception granted to this rule if the visitors in question are religious clergy people or legal representatives.
Visitors to DeKalb County Jail may only use the parking spaces marked as being reserved for “Court and Visitor Parking. DeKalb County Jail visitors can be turned away if their clothing is deemed inappropriate, and must present a legitimate, government-issued ID to DeKalb County Jail authorities. 
While DeKalb County Jail inmates can have financial accounts, the funds kept in these accounts are limited to $75, while regular bank accounts will not be accessible by DeKalb County Jail inmates. If inmates develop a seriously threatening medical condition, they will generally be transferred to Grady Memorial Hospital. Otherwise, DeKalb County Jail will have their basic medical needs met by staff in the facility. The current inmate population of DeKalb County Jail is searchable online, though a function provided by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, which will give the name and offense of inmates.