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Updated on: April 16, 2024

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About Union County Jail

The Union County Jail is located in Monroe, North Carolina. The Union County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Union County Jail.

The law agencies in and around the Union County that work closely with this facility is the police departments, sheriff’s, and even the U.S. Marshals. A majority of the inmates in the Union County Jail reside in Union County. All inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2 years sentence.

While being economical, the mission of the Union County Jail is to supply inmates with the resources needed.

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

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Union County Jail
Facility Name
Union County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
3344 Presson Road, Monroe, NC, 28112
[email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
North Carolina
Union County
Official 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

Union County Sheriffs Office

E. G. Cathey
3344 Presson Road, Monroe, North Carolina, 28112
[email protected]

Inmate Search

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

The Union County Jail has its jail roster with their current arrests available to the general public by the Union County Sheriff's Department. The database can be found on the Union County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You can do an inmate search on the roster by the inmate's name. When doing a successful inmate search, you will see the inmates information below:

  • Mugshots
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Inmates Name
  • Address
  • Hair Color
  • Eye Color
  • DLM
  • Arrest Information
  • Charges

Sending a Mail

Union County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters get inspected by the Union County Jail employees. The letters will get passed out to the correct inmates after the employees check all the mail. 

When you send items to the jail along with your letters, there are a number of things you are not allowed to send. Here is a list of items you are not allowed to send below: 

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

Union County Jail inmates can get books, newspaper, and magazines. The books, Newspaper, and magazines will need to be delivered directly from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books being sent to the Union County Jail must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed, Books will be sent back to sender If a hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender if they are used or hardcovered

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Sending Money

Union County Jail inmates will need funds to purchase items from the commissary. If you would like to fund an inmate’s account, you can send a cashier’s check or a money order to directly to the Union County Jail. You will need to make the money payable to the inmate. 

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

Union County Jail
3344 Presson Road, Monroe, NC, 28112

If you want to mail the money order or checks, you will need to make sure you have a return address on the envelope. And it will take several days for the money orders to be put into the inmate’s bank account. 

Phone Calls

Union County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. Inmates are limited to15-minute calls. The call will be terminated when the 15 minutes is up.   

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. The call will be immediately disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.

Union County Jail inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Only those who have a landline phone will be able to get collect calls. If you only have a cell phone you will not be able to take any collect calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from this phone call. Union County Jail is not responsible for any charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

Union County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with by their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will need to show your driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport. 

Make sure you keep all your personal belongings in your car. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.

Union County Jail inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit each week. These visits are video visits. The software that is used is from Homewav. Times of visitations vary from on-site and off-site. 

Union County Jail inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit for each calendar week. All visitation is a privilege and not a right.

Union County Prison Statistics

Union County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population 2
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 218
Native Prison Population 6
Latino Prison Population 38
White Prison Population 174

Union County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 218
Male Pretrial Jail Population 201
Female Pretrial Jail Population 25

Union County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 6,542
Male Jail Population 198
Total Jail Population 230
Female Jail Population 37

Union County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 438
Male Prison Population 416
Female Prison Population 22

North Carolina Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.10
Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.10

Union County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 30
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 125
White Jail Population 80
Asian Jail Population -

Union County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 3
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 30
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 3

Union County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions 90
Male Prison Admissions 192
Total Prison Admissions 210
Female Prison Admissions 18
White Prison Admissions 106
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions 8
Other Prison Admissions 6


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