Columbus County Detention Center, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Columbus County Detention Center

910-640-6628

803 Washington Street, Whiteville, NC, 28472

http://www.columbusco.org/dotnetnuke_2/sheriff/DetentionDivision/tabid/751/Default.aspx

The Columbus County Detention Center is a county jail that can be found in the Whiteville city of North Carolina.

The Columbus County Detention Center is a medium-security facility that is home to adult inmates. In the Columbus County Detention Center, they do not house inmates who are under the age of 18.

Majority of the inmates who will call this facility here at the Columbus County Detention Center home for their full sentence will have been given less than 2 years.

Selected inmates in the Columbus County Detention Center will have the chance to have a work assignment. A work assignment is where an inmate will have a job within the Columbus County Detention Center and earn a little bit of a salary. These work assignments can be anything from working in the kitchen, working in the laundry, or working for the commissary.

Columbus County Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Columbus County Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 192
Address 803 Washington Street, Whiteville, NC, 28472
Phone 910-640-6628
City Whiteville
Postal Code 28472
State North Carolina
County Columbus County
Official Website http://www.columbusco.org/dotnetnuke_2/sheriff/DetentionDivision/tabid/751/Default.aspx

Sending a Mail/Care Package

While an inmate is in the Columbus County Detention Center, you can send them letters. Letters are a great morale booster for inmates’ lives.

These letters are what keeps most inmates going daily. All mail is thoroughly examined by the Columbus County Detention Center staff prior to being given to the inmate who it is addressed to. You should always have your return address on everything you send to the Columbus County Detention Center.

Sending Money

If you have been asked to send money to an inmate in the Columbus County Detention Center and you live local, you can drop off a money order at the facility.

If you do not live local and need to send money, you can use MoneyGram to send money to the inmate. When using MoneyGram, you will have the option to do it over the phone, online, or in person at a kiosk.

You will want to know that using MoneyGram, you will be charged a service fee for the service.

Phone calls

Inmates cannot receive calls from their friends and family while they are in the Columbus County Detention Center, but they can make calls out to them.

All calls will be collected calls. Inmates will only be permitted to contact people who still have a landline phone. Cell phones are unable to pick up collect calls.

You will need to keep in mind that the charges for these collect calls will be the responsibility of the person who answers the call not the Columbus County Detention Center or the inmate.

Visitation

Now, when you visit an inmate here at the Columbus County Detention Center, you will need to keep in mind that the Columbus County Detention Center only offers non-contact visits.

A non-contact visit is where you will be sitting behind a glass wall when visiting an inmate. You will not be able to have the chance or opportunity to touch the inmate whatsoever.

You will have to submit to a search prior to being allowed in the visitation area of the Columbus County Detention Center.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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