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Wake County Detention Annex

3400 Hammond Road
Raleigh, NC 27603


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Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Wake County Detention Annex:
•    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 Wake County Detention Annex
•    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 Wake County Detention Annex
•    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 Wake County Detention Annex 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 Wake County Detention Annex
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Wake County Detention Annex

The Wake County Detention Annex, located in the city of Raleigh, in Wake County, North Carolina is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 31600 Bookings, with a daily average of 1580 Inmates and a staff of 395.

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 Wake County Detention Annex 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 Wake County Detention Annex are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Wake County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Wake County Detention Annex 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.

Wake County Detention Annex

North Carolina Wake 1,580


3400 Hammond Road
Raleigh, NC 27603



(919) 856-6874


Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate's Full Name
Wake County Detention Center
P.O. BOX 2479
Raleigh, NC 27602-2479



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This facility, known as "Wake County Detention Annex" is also known as WCDA, Wake County Jail & Detention Annex , Wake County Jail & Detention Annex , North Carolina, Wake.