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Updated on: January 4, 2021
Mecklenburg County Central Jail
704-336-8100
801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
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The Mecklenburg County Central Jail is in Charlotte, North Carolina.

First and foremost, the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department is the agency that is responsible for maintaining and managing the Mecklenburg County Central Jail.

Inmates in the Mecklenburg County Central Jail are either going through their trial or the inmates have already been sentenced and they are serving out their time. Inmates in the Mecklenburg County Central Jail can either be adult male or adult females who were given less than 2 years on their sentences.

The Mecklenburg County Central Jail receives new inmates daily. Inmates also are released from the Mecklenburg County Central Jail on a regular basis since this facility keeps inmates who have just been arrested or inmates who are going through their trials.

There are select inmates in the Mecklenburg County Central Jail that can have a work assignment. These work assignments are jobs within the four walls of the facility. Inmates can either be an orderly, laundry attendant, or kitchen staff member. Inmates who have a work assignment will be paid a small salary. They can use this small salary in the commissary.

Mecklenburg County Central Jail — General Information

Mecklenburg County Central Jail, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 1904 persons.
801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
http://www.mecksheriff.com/jailcentral.asp
704-336-8100

Mecklenburg County Sheriffs Department

Address: 700 East 4th Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202

Phone: 704-336-2543

Fax: 704-336-6118

Email: [email protected]

The Mecklenburg County Central Jail does not have their inmate roster made available to the public. So, if you are looking for information on an inmate that you think is in the Mecklenburg County Central Jail, you will need to contact the Mecklenburg County Central Jail.

You can also get in touch with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department as well to get the latest information on an inmate who is in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Central Jail.

Before calling you should have the inmate’s name along with their date of birth handy, to make it easier for the officer to help you locate who you are looking for.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Inmates can also receive letters from their loved ones while they are in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Central Jail.

You will need to mail them to the following address:

Inmates Name/Jail ID number

Cell Housing Number

Mecklenburg County Central Jail

801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

Sending Money

Inmates in the Mecklenburg County Central Jail will need money whether it is to purchase items from the commissary or pay for their court fees.

You can come on down to the Mecklenburg County Central Jail to use the kiosk located in the facilities lobby to deposit money. The kiosk takes cash, credit, and debit card payments.

If you do not live local to the Mecklenburg County Central Jail, you can call 704-336-8100 and you can make a credit card or debit card payment over the phone into the inmate’s account.

You can also use GTL’s Connect Network website to make payments as well. You will need to create an account to deposit money.

If you are old-fashioned, you can send a money order through the mail. You will need to make the money order payable to the Mecklenburg County Central Jail Commissary. You will need to also put the gallery number, inmate’s name, date of birth, and cell housing unit on the money order as well.

You will then need to mail this money order to the following address:

Inmate Account Manager

Inmate’s Name/Gallery number

Cell Housing Number

Mecklenburg County Central Jail

801 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

Phone calls

The Mecklenburg County Central Jail allows inmates to make collect calls to their loved ones back home. These calls will be monitored and recorded. You will not be permitted to use any of your phone features such as call waiting, call forwarding, or three-way calling.

All calls will be limited to 15-minutes. This is to allow all inmate the chance to use the telephones, if they choose to.

Visitation

For you to visit an inmate in the Mecklenburg County Central Jail, you will need to schedule an appointment. To schedule an appointment, you will need to call 704-336-8100. You can schedule an appointment between 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, seven days a week.

You should know that inmates are only permitted to having two visits every calendar month. In your party, you can only have one child visit at a time.

You will need to have a government-issued identification card with you and your children’s birth certificates.

If you must cancel your visitation appointment, you will need to do so at least two hours in advance. If you fail to show up two times in a calendar month or 3 times in a row, you may lose your privilege to visit at the Mecklenburg County Central Jail.

Visiting Hours

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

Directions

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