You are here:

Crime & Law Enforcement Issues & Death Penalty/How would you supervise visitation rights for a father


How would you supervise visitation rights for a father, who is a danger to his daughter? The courts order his daughter to see her father, but also ruled that this must be supervised by correction officers. This man is very dangerous and, you probably have to put him in shackles. This is because he has threatened to kill his daughter and correction officers. He is serving a life sentence in a maximum-security prison. The mother is very cooperative with the correction officers, and says that her daughter has to right to know her father.

Different states have different laws, rules, and regulations concerning visitation within a secure facility.  If you could provide me with additional information, including the facility and its location, I could research that for you.  What would I do?  I would have him visit non-contact, through Lexan, at least for a period of time, to observe his behavior.  Please advise me of the state and facility,  and I can attempt to be more specific.

Crime & Law Enforcement Issues & Death Penalty

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Jim Klein


I can answer questions regarding prison issues, including use of force, classification, security, health service, foodservice, disciplinary issues, and custody levels. I can also answer questions regarding methods of execution, specifically lethal gas and lethal injection, and can address some court decisions regarding both. I am also an FBI certified Negotiator, and have experience in prison hostage situations, and was a tactical team member for almost 12 years.


I worked for the Arizona Department of Corrections for over 20 years, then for a private prison for a year after my retirement from the the state. I was on the tactical team for almost 12 years, a member of the Special Operations (executions) team for nine years. I worked every custody level , and held every security rank from Correctional Officer to Major. I was Chief of Security of three different custody levels, and two different prison complexes. I am heavily certified in training, including use of force, firearms training, Crisis Avoidance, Inmate Managenet, and many others. I retired as a Deputy Warden in 2005.

None now Past: American Correctional Association American Tactical Officers Association

I have 78 credits towards a BSBM with the Univerity of Phoenix Online.

Awards and Honors
Meritorious Service Award Supervisor of the Month

Past/Present Clients
Maricopa County Attorney's Office

©2017 All rights reserved.