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The Spalding County Jail in Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Spalding County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Spalding County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Spalding County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Georgia Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Spalding County Jail are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facility in Spalding County, Georgia is: Spalding County Prison & Correctional. In addition, Spalding County houses the following juvenile facility: Griffin Regional Youth Detention Center.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Spalding County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Spalding County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Spalding County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Spalding County Jail Inmate Search

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Georgia Spalding
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
401 Justice Blvd.
Griffin, GA 30224
INMATE MAIL
Inmate's first and last name
Spalding County Jail
401 Justice Blvd.
Griffin, GA 30224
FAX
770-467-4268
 

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What does the inmate need? Contact the jail and ask what basics are supplied. Most jails give the inmates toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap and toilet paper. Ask them what happens if the inmate runs out of something. is it replaced right away or do they have to wait a week or longer for new supplies […]

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  1. tammy Thu, Dec 08 2011 8:40 PM

    My boyfriend is in spaldinging co. jail for hit and run that resulted in a death, How can I find out his bond status ect.

  2. richard kelley Mon, Feb 13 2012 11:16 PM

    Richard kelley 02-13-12 im with darryl on this one, you would think it would take us to the spalding county jail inmates, i guess i will just use the outdated phone and call them

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