In 1989 the Law Enforcement Center was constructed and the jail is located on the second floor.  When it opened it housed approximately 195 inmates.  In 2001 the Bivens Whitten Juvenile Detention Center was closed and in 2006 the building was remodeled to house adult prisoners.  With the remodeling the current jail now houses 388 inmates.  New technology in the jail includes digital video recording of 168 cameras and video visitation.  The new cameras throughout the jail ensure better security for inmates, staff and visitors.

Prior to 1989 the Macon County Jail was located above the Macon County Courthouse.  It housed approximately 80 inmates.
Visiting hours for the Macon County Jail are as follows:
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
10:00am to 2:00pm & 3:00pm to 8:00pm
10:00am to 2:00pm & 3:00pm to 8:00pm
10:00am to 2:00pm & 3:00pm to 8:00pm
10:00am to 2:00pm & 3:00pm to 8:00pm
10:00am to 2:00pm & 3:00pm to 8:00pm



The Jail Policy regarding visitation is posted on the second floor of the Law Enforcement Center in the jail visitation lobby.

Lieutenant Bill Hotwick
Macon County Jail Visitation Lobby
Macon County Jail Video Visitation
VISITORS MUST COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING RULES:

1.  All visitors will be required to sign in and provide proper identification including address.  (I.E.: Drivers License, State ID).
2.  All identification must be readable by jail staff.  Damaged identification cards will not be accepted.
3.  Visitors must be 17 years of age or older unless accompanied by a legal guardian.
4.  Two adults or one adult and two children will be allowed to visit at one time.  No more than two children will be permitted.
5.  Adults must control children while in visitation.  Failure to control the children will result in your visit being terminated.
6.  No Visitor appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be permitted to visit.
7.  Your visit may be monitored and recorded.
8.  Proper attire must be worn for visits.  No halter tops, tube tops, bikini tops or see thru clothing will be permitted in visitation.
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