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Mecklenburg County Jail - Central

801 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

 

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Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Mecklenburg County Jail - Central:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Mecklenburg County Jail - Central
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Mecklenburg County Jail - Central
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Mecklenburg County Jail - Central Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Mecklenburg County Jail - Central
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Mecklenburg County Jail - Central

The Mecklenburg County Jail - Central, located in the city of Charlotte, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 38080 Bookings, with a daily average of 1904 Inmates and a staff of 476.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Mecklenburg County Jail - Central are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Mecklenburg County Jail - Central are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Mecklenburg County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Mecklenburg County Jail - Central also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the North Carolina State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Mecklenburg County Jail - Central

STATE COUNTY BEDS
North Carolina Mecklenburg 1,904


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

801 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

704-336-6118

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate's name as it appears on their wristband and PID
P.O. Box 34429
Charlotte, N.C. 28234-4429


EMAIL

julia.rush@mecklenburgcountync.gov


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This facility, known as "Mecklenburg County Jail - Central" is also known as MCJ - Jail Central, Mecklenburg County Jail-Central , Mecklenburg County Jail-Central , North Carolina, Mecklenburg.

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