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Updated on: December 30, 2020

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When it comes to the Wilmington Jail it is one of Delaware’s largest city jail. The Wilmington Jail is also commonly overcrowded as well. But that does not mean it does not exceed and pass all standards and inspections thanks to Sheriff.

Sheriff prides himself on implementing and supporting many solutions to help improve the Wilmington Jail. These solutions will include the following:

  • Providing Better Medical Care

  • Providing Better Community Corrections Program

  • Provide Better Programs for Inmates

  • Provide Better Educational Programs

  • Provide Video Visitation

Wilmington Jail
Facility Name
Wilmington Jail
Facility Type
City Jail
300 North Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801
Postal Code
New Castle County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

The Wilmington Jail has their inmate roster available online for you to easily search through. You can search through the database by the following information:

  • Inmate’s First Name

  • Inmate’s Last Name

  • Date of Birth

Sending a Mail

Inmates in the Wilmington Jail can receive handwritten letters from family and friends. These letters should be made out as followed:

Wilmington Jail

Inmate’s full name, Inmate ID Number

300 North Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801

You should always have your return address on all mail you send an inmate in the Wilmington Jail.

All incoming mail to the Wilmington Jail will be opened and examined prior to being given to the inmate it is addressed to.

Public Records Online Search

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Sending Money

Inmates will need money, so they can purchase things from the canteen. You can send a money order to the Wilmington Jail or you can come down with the money order to the Wilmington Jail.

You will need to have the inmate’s name along with their inmate identification number.

Phone Calls

The Wilmington Jail has provided two ways that inmates can call home.

The first way is the traditional collect calls. You, the receiver will be responsible for paying the fees when answering a collect call.

If you do not have a landline or do not want to pay the crazy collect call fees, the inmate can go through Global Tel Link (GTL). With Global Tel Link the inmate and you will have to pay for this service as well, but the Global Tel Link allows you to pay by the month or prepaid. It will be up to you on what you decide to choose.

Visiting Rules

In order to visit an inmate at the Wilmington Jail, you will be required to be 18 years of age. Minors are not permitted to visit inmates without their parent or legal guardian present. Minors are permitted to visit ONLY on Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays.

In order to visit an inmate at the Wilmington Jail, you will need one of the following identifications:

  • Passport

  • Driver’s License

  • Military ID

  • State Identification Card

Only two adults will be permitted to visit between Monday through Friday. While on the weekends and federal holidays, there will be a maximum of one adult and two children or two adults.

Inmates in the Wilmington Jail will only be permitted to have two 20-minute visits every calendar week.


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