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Updated on: May 24, 2022

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About Durham County Detention Facility

The Durham County Detention Facility is located in Durham, North Carolina. The Durham County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Durham County Detention Facility. 

The Durham County Detention Facility made up of several facilities.

These facilities are different from one another. All of these buildings are responsible for detaining different kinds of inmates. In the buildings at the Durham County Detention Facility, the number of inmates varies.

While being economical the mission of the Durham County Detention Facility is to supply the inmates with all the tools they need. 

In the way, the Durham County Detention Facility operates it surpasses national and state standards.

Durham County Detention Facility
Facility Name
Durham County Detention Facility
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
219 South Magnum Street, Durham, NC, 27701
Phone
919-560-0912, 919-560-0961
Email
[email protected]
Capacity
736
Security Level
Medium
City
Durham
Postal Code
27701
State
North Carolina
Country
Durham 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

Durham County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff
Clarence Birkhead
Address
201 East Main Street, Durham, North Carolina, 27701
Phone
919-560-0897
Fax
919-560-0854
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://www.edgecombecountync.gov/sheriff/sheriff.aspx

Inmate Search

The Durham County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Durham County Detention Facility. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Durham County Detention Facility does.

The Durham County Detention Facility has its jail roster open to the general public by the Durham County Sheriff's Department with their current arrests. This database can be found on the Durham County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The Durham County Detention Facility roster is set up in alphabetical order. You will need to keep scrolling until you find the inmate’s full name.

You will click on the inmate's name when you see it. When doing a successful inmate search you will see the information listed below:

  • Inmate’s Full Name
  • Sex
  • Date of Birth
  • Race
  • Booking Date
  • Booking Time
  • Release Time
  • Release Date
  • Mugshots
  • Street Address
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Arresting Officer
  • Arresting Agency
  • Charges

However, you will only be able to see the charges they were convicted of. You will not be able to see the inmate’s histories.

Sending a Mail

Inmates in the Durham County Detention Facility can receive written letters from their family and friends. These letters will be checked by jail staff upon arrival for safety issues. After the staff examines all the mail, they will pass them out to the correct inmates. 

When sending items to the prison along with your letters, there are a lot of things you should refrain from sending. Such as the following: 

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

Inmates in the Durham County Detention Facility can also receive books, magazines, and newspapers. The books, magazines, and newspapers will need to be delivered directly to the prison from the bookstore or publisher. All incoming books will be required to be paperback. All hardcover books are prohibited. If a hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender. Keep in mind that all books will need to be new too. Used books are not permitted. 

The mailing address for inmates in the Durham County Detention Facility is: 

Inmate Name
219 South Magnum Street, Durham, NC, 27701

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Sending Money

The Durham County Detention Facility inmates will need funds to buy things from the commissary. If you would like to deposit funds into an inmate’s account, you can send a postal money order straight to the Durham County Detention Facility. Make sure you make the money order payable to the inmate. 

You can drop off the money orders or cashier’s checks at the jail as well or you can mail them to the jail at the address listed below: 

Durham County Detention Facility
219 South Magnum Street, Durham, NC, 27701

You will need to make sure you have a return address on the envelope if you decide to mail the postal money order. It will take several days for the money orders to be deposited into the inmate’s bank account. 

You can also use the kiosk in the Durham County Detention Facility lobby which is available for deposits 7 days a week. The kiosk takes credit cards, debit cards and cash. However, there is a processing fee of $3.

Phone Calls

The Durham County Detention Facility inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. Incoming calls from friends and family are not allowed for the inmates at the Durham County Detention Facility. 

Inmates at the Durham County Detention Facility are not allowed to use any calling features which include three-way calling and call forwarding. The call will be immediately disconnected if an inmate is caught using these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate as well. 

At the Durham County Detention Facility, there are a couple of ways inmates can call you. The Durham County Detention Facility inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who possess a landline. Those who have cell phones will not be able to get these collect calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from the phone call. The Durham County Detention Facility is not responsible for any charges from the collect calls.

Most of the inmates at the Durham County Detention Facility opt-in with using the Global Tel*link (GTL). The Global Tel*link contracts with the Durham County Detention Facility to provide phone services. You will be required to create an account. You call them at 1-888-415-0377 can visit them on the web at their GTL website.

Visiting Rules

The Durham County Detention Facility inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, however, they must be with their legal guardian. Before being allowed in the visitation area all visitors at the Durham County Detention Facility will need to show either their driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport.

Keep in mind, all your personal belongings will need to stay in your car. In the visitation area, no personal belongings will be allowed.

You will need to make an appointment if you would like to visit an inmate. You can schedule your visit by visiting this site. If you haven't already created an account, you will need to do so.

The Durham County Detention Facility inmates are allowed to have 2 30-minute visitation sessions per calendar week.

Durham County Prison Statistics

Durham County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 8
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 3
Jail Population Held for State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 22
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE 18

Durham County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 310
Asian Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 68
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 34

Durham County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population 5
Other Prison Population 7
Latino Prison Population 83
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 122
Black Prison Population 913

Durham County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 9,910
Male Jail Population 371
Total Jail Population 512
Female Jail Population 42

Durham County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 340
Female Pretrial Jail Population 58
Male Pretrial Jail Population 446

Durham County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 480
Black Prison Admissions 382
Other Prison Admissions 3
Native Prison Admissions 4
Latino Prison Admissions 24
White Prison Admissions 58
Male Prison Admissions 457
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 23

Durham County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 53
Total Prison Population 1,138
Male Prison Population 1,085

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