Detention Visiting
Milwaukee County Jail
949 N. 9th Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Milwaukee County Jail visitor Reception Desk is located on the lower level of the Criminal Justice Facility Central  949 N 9th Street. The Jail encourages inmates to maintain ties with their families and the community through visits with family, friends, attorneys, and other professionals.







New Video Visiting

The Milwaukee County Jail video visiting now allows for both On-Site Free video visits and Off-Site Visits for a fee of $.65 per minute with a $1.00 "service fee".  The account is set up through Pay Pal.


Visitors that only want to visit from the convenience of their home or other personal space may use any computer, laptop, notebook or Smart phone.  The Vendor, has a free app for Android and iPhones. The system is web based and visitors can register and visit by going to




Visitors that would like to visit using the limited free public stations at the Milwaukee County Jail must utilize a two step process; register as a visitor using the Homewav video visiting registration at Once a registered visitor with the visiting system, You must also register as a visitor with Renovo Scheduling  to schedule a visit. You only need to register for one time at each site. 




On-Site Scheduled Visiting



All on-site family visits will be scheduled visits.  Scheduling of visits will be done using the Internet. Any visit scheduled and the visitor does not show up for the visit will count as a scheduled visit.

On-Site Visiting Hours



  The first visit begins at 9:00 am.  The last visit of the day ends at 8:20 pm.


Step 1.  Register as a visitior at


Step 2.     Click here to REGISTER and SCHEDULE an On-site free visit.

Visits are 20 minutes per session.


Inmates are limited to one visit per day, one visit per week

One adult visitor is allowed on each visit

Visitors are subject to wanted checks




  •  A visitor must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid picture ID.
  • Visitors may not wear revealing clothing.
  • Visitors may not have food or drink.
  • Visitors may not be loud or boisterous.
  • The visiting staff has the right to refuse any visit.
  • Inmates are allowed one 20-minute visit per visiting week 


Off-Site Visiting


Visiting off-site allows family and friends to bring their incarcerated love won with them to family functions, on vacation, as well as in the convenience of your own home.


Visiting Hours



 The first visit begins at 9:00 am.  The last visit of the day ends at 8:20 pm.


Register as a visitior at



All visits are monitored and recorded.


Visitors violating any court order will be permanently prohibited from visiting any inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail.

  • Inmates in disciplinary housing may not have family/ friend visitors.



 Registration is now open at both web sites. 














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