Wake County Detention Center Visitor Information & Inmate Locator- Prison Inmate Search

Wake County Detention Center

Wake County Detention Center

3301 Hammond Road Raleigh, NC27603, North Carolina

Phone :
(919) 856-5952
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Wake County Detention Center Visiting Information:

Visitation Location: All visitations are conducted by video at the Wake County Detention Center, 3301 Hammond Road, Raleigh.

Visiting Hours: 9 a.m.–1:45 p.m. and 4–6:45 p.m.

Visitation Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Exception: No visits will be permitted on a County holiday.

All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

To schedule an appointment call 919-857-9103 (Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.)

View the Visitation Policy for more details.


Each inmate will receive one (1) visit for (45) minutes every other week.
Each inmate may receive two (2) visitors: either two adults, or one adult and one child.
Visitors under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older.
All visitors 16 and over must have a government-issued picture identification.
No property or money will be received for inmates at the Visitation Center.
Any visitor who brings or attempts to bring in any item of contraband into the Detention Facility will be prosecuted.
All visitors must follow the visitor’s dress regulations to participate in the visitation program.
Visitors or inmates who are disruptive or intoxicated will be denied visitation privileges.
When visitor’s time has expired, they are to leave the visiting area when advised to do so by the Detention Staff.
Visitors will not enter any other areas of the facility.
All handbags, purses, cell phones etc., must be stored in lockers.
Only persons registered by Officer will be allowed to visit. If a visitor refuses to give the requested information, then the visit will be denied.
Visitors who violate facility rules may have their visitation privileges suspended or terminated by the Officer in Charge (OIC) on duty.

Wake County Detention Center Additional information:

​Deposit Kiosk at Wake County Detention Center

A deposit kiosk is located in the upper lobby outside visitation. This deposit kiosk will be available 24 hours a day for deposits into inmates' trust accounts. Kiosk deposits will post to inmates' accounts immediately.

Deposit Kiosk at Public Safety Center

A deposit kiosk is located at the John H. Baker, Jr. Public Safety Center, 330 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601. This deposit kiosk is available 8:15 a.m.–5 p.m., Mon.–Fri., except for holidays. Kiosk deposits will post to inmates' accounts immediately.

By Mail

Inmates may also have money deposited into the inmate's trust fund by money orders, certified checks, payroll checks, etc., sent through the mail. The money orders or checks should be made payable in the inmate's full name. Money orders, certified checks, payroll checks, etc., will be held in escrow for 14 days. This allows enough time for the money order to clear the bank. After the 14-day time period, the inmate will have access to their funds. No personal checks will be accepted.


There are two options for sending money to an inmate over the phone or on the computer:

Phone Transfers
Dial 1-404-902-6628 and follow the prompts. You can send up to $20 per week to an inmate using this option. There is a $4.95 flat fee for this service.

Go to www.jailatm.com and follow the prompts. You can send any amount, and there are no time restrictions. There are fees for this service, which are listed on the website. They are similar to Western Union fees.

These monies post to an inmate's account immediately.


Kiosk, Cash, Phone and Internet deposits are available to the inmate IMMEDIATELY.
Money orders, certified checks and inmate payroll checks will be available to the inmate after a 14-day escrow period.


No time limit unless space availability is limited.

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One Response to Wake County Detention Center

  1. Billi Wilson June 12, 2019 at 2:52 am #

    Can I send books to inmate?

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