Cumberland County Detention Center

Cumberland County Detention Center

204 Gillespie Street Fayetteville, NC28301, North Carolina

Phone :
(910) 672-5630
Website :
Inmate Locator :

Cumberland County Detention Center Visiting Information:

Members of the general public may visit inmates at the Cumberland County Detention Center seven days a week.  Visiting hours are subject to change without prior notice.  Current visiting hours are listed below.  Visitors are required to follow all lawful staff instructions

Visitation is offered seven days a week except announced holidays from 9:00 AM to 11:15 AM and 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM.  Visitors are required to dress and behave appropriately.  Inmates are allowed one visit per day. A current government issued identification card containing current address and identifying information is required for all visitors.  Cell phones are not permitted in the visitation area.

* Contact us via  Email.  (en contacto con nosotros por correo electrónico)

Cumberland County Detention Center Additional information:

Collect calls are made when an inmate places a call which is accepted and paid for by the receiving party (the inmate’s family or friends.)   Note: Inmates cannot place collect calls to cell phones, business phones, hospitals and many other commercial phones numbers or to telephones that are blocked from receiving collect calls.

Prepaid calls are set up by an end user (the inmate’s family or friends) to eliminate the problem of blocked calls.  Inmates can place prepaid calls to cell phones, businesses or numbers that are blocked from receiving collect calls.  When the inmate calls the end user the costs of the call are deducted from the called party’s prepaid account.

To set up a prepaid account or if there are problems or questions about the inmate telephone system you may call Global Tel Link at 1-866-230-7761 or 1-877-650-4249.  You may contact them from 8:00 AM to midnight Monday through Friday and from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

Inmate mail procedures are very strict for security and safety reasons.  Any mail parcels that are received contrary to the following guidelines will be returned to the sender.  However, any contraband identified may be confiscated and booked into evidence.  Many items inmates are not allowed to receive through the mail are available through the inmate canteen.  Your cooperation with the jail's mail staff is greatly appreciated.

Mail is delivered six days a week in accordance with the schedules of the U.S. Postal Service.  Letters, pictures 5" x 7" or smaller (please, not more than 5), and U.S. Postal money orders are accepted (no cash or personal checks).  All items must be delivered to the Detention Center by the U.S. Postal Service.

The Following items are not allowed to be received through the mail:

  • Food or cosmetic items

  • Stationery, blank envelopes, envelopes with metal clasps, postage stamps, envelopes with gang or suggestive artwork

  • Cash, personal or second party checks, traveler's checks, payroll checks

  • We only except U.S. Postal Service Money Orders. Money orders from other sources are not accepted.

  • Blank money orders (money orders must be signed and made payable to the inmate)

  • Unless being sent solely for the purpose of making bond, single money orders exceeding $200.00

  • Musical, plastic, plastic covered, blank greeting or post cards larger than 6" x 9"

  • Identification cards or copies of same

  • Paper clips, staples, pens, pencils, glitter, stickers, glued or gummed labels

  • Rosary beads, balloons, string bracelets, or other jewelry items

  • Lottery tickets or prepaid telephone cards

  • Tape or any type of tape on letters

  • Photographs or other pictures writings that are of nude(s), suggestive in nature, showing gangs, gang tattoos, or hand gestures or other similar signs will not be allowed.

With regard to books, we will not accept anything not sent directly from the publisher, nor anything of an explicit sexual nature, items which call for, provide instructions for or which encourage violence.

The staff from the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Detention Center have attempted to provide an accurate and complete list of items not permitted to be mailed to inmates.  The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and the Cumberland County Detention Center have the right to continually update this list and to return or hold into evidence any items(s) where those items are deemed potentially harmful or where they may cause a possible insecure environment to the general inmate community.

All mail must include the return address of the sender.  Mail should be addressed as follows:

Cumberland County Detention Center

Inmate Name

204 Gillespie Street

Fayetteville, NC 28301


No time limit unless space availability is limited.

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2 Responses to Cumberland County Detention Center

  1. james parsons January 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm #

    trying to find out if my niece Kelly L Jenkins is being held in the detention center

    • PrisonPath January 9, 2014 at 6:29 pm #

      Hi James,

      We recommend using the inmate locator link on top of this prison page for Cumberland County Detention Center.

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