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Updated on: March 23, 2022

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About Columbus County Detention Center

The Columbus County Detention Center is referred to as the Columbus County Detention Facility as well. Whiteville, North Carolina is where you will find Columbus County Detention Center. 

The Columbus County Detention Center have their doors open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Not all services work 24/7. 

Only adjudicated inmates along with adult inmates are held in this facility. The Columbus County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Columbus County Detention Center. 

Columbus County Detention Center
Facility Name
Columbus County Detention Center
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
803 Washington Street, Whiteville, NC, 28472
Phone
910-640-6628
Capacity
192
City
Whiteville
Postal Code
28472
State
North Carolina
Country
Columbus County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

Columbus County Sheriffs Department

Sheriff
Jody Greene
Address
805 Washington Street, Whiteville, North Carolina, 28472
Phone
910-642-6551
Fax
910-642-4321
Email
[email protected]

Inmate Search

Doing an inmate search for an inmate in the Columbus County Detention Center is very easy. Now you can do an inmate search from your own mobile phone or computer whether you are on the go or from the comfort of your own home. You don't have to waste your time looking for the right number, being transferred from one person to the next or better yet having your phone call get disconnected.    

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Columbus County Detention Center. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all inmates currently in their custody is a big responsibility. That is what the Columbus County Sheriff's Department does.

The Columbus County Detention Center has its roster open to the general public by the Columbus County Sheriff's Department. The Columbus County Detention Center roster can be found on the Columbus County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The jail roster can be searched by the information listed below:

  • Inmate's First Name
  • Inmate's Last Name

You will see the following information when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Inmate's Full Name
  • Age
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Booking Date & Time
  • Facility
  • Charges
  • Pod

The inmate’s mugshots will not be posted in the roster. If you see any information that you know is not correct about the inmate you can mail them to the address listed below: 

Columbus County Detention Center
803 Washington Street, Whiteville, NC, 28472

Sending a Mail

The Columbus County Detention Center inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends back home. All letters that are sent to the facility get examined by the jail employees. When examining these letters the jail employees are looking for things that are not allowed such as:  

  • Music Cards
  • Gang Related Items
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Confetti
  • String
  • Ribbons
  • Polaroids 
  • Glitter
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Writing Paper
  • Pencils
  • Stamps
  • Pens
  • Perfume
  • Envelopes
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

Money is not allowed to be sent in the mail to the inmate. Money will be sent back to the sender if it is sent in the mail. If money is found in the mail, the money will be returned to the original sender. Using the methods below under the “Sending Money” heading you will be able to fund an inmate's account.

The Columbus County Detention Center inmates are allowed to get books, newspapers and magazines. The books, newspapers and magazines will need to be sent straight from the bookstore or publisher to the Columbus County Detention Center. All books sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. Hardcover and used books are prohibited. All hardcover and used books will be sent back to the sender if they are sent to the jail. 

The Columbus County Detention Center mailing address for inmates is:

Inmate's Full Name
803 Washington Street, Whiteville, NC, 28472

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Sending Money

The Columbus County Detention Center inmates will need money to make purchases from the commissary. By going to the jail and using the jail kiosk in the lobby you can deposit funds into an inmate’s account. The kiosk takes cash, credit or debit payments and is available 24/7. The funds will be available in the inmate’s account as soon as the deposit is made.

By using your credit or debit account you can deposit funds by logging on to www.jailatm.com if it is more convenient for you.

Purchases can be made from www.jailatm.com for the inmate as well.

Phone Calls

Securus Technologies contracts with the Columbus County Detention Center for their phone service. You will need to create an account by logging on to the Securus Technologies official website.  Charges and the options for depositing funds into the inmate’s phone account will be posted there.

The Columbus County Detention Center are allowed to make collect calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from a landline. You will not be able to receive any collect calls from a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees associated with these collect calls. The Columbus County Detention Center is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.

15-minute phone calls are allowed for the inmates. Call features such as call waiting, call forwarding, or three-way calling are not permitted for the inmates to use during their phone time. 

All calls are monitored and recorded.

Visiting Rules

One hour of free on-site visitation will be allowed for every inmate in good standing each calendar week. Inmates at Columbus County Detention Center are allowed to have additional visitations, however, there is a charge associated with those visits. Additional visitations and remote visitations have the same charge.  

You will need to schedule a remote visitation at least 24 hours ahead of time. You will need to be approved by the jail employees if it is your first time using the remote visitation. You can do that Monday through Friday. 

All minors will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed in the visitation area you will need to show your driver’s license, State identification card, United States Passport, or Military ID. Children over the age of 12, will need to show their school identification card or birth certificate will need the be presented for visitors over the age of 12.

Columbus County Prison Statistics

Columbus County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 4
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Columbus County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 90
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 56
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 5

Columbus County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population 5
Other Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population 7
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 90
Black Prison Population 145

Columbus County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 3,620
Male Jail Population 130
Total Jail Population 151
Female Jail Population 21

Columbus County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 126
Female Pretrial Jail Population 11
Male Pretrial Jail Population 78

Columbus County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 121
Black Prison Admissions 62
Other Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 55
Male Prison Admissions 107
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 14

Columbus County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 19
Total Prison Population 247
Male Prison Population 228

Columbus County, North Carolina Warrants, Arrests

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Columbus County Sex Offender Registry
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