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ABOUT Charleston County Detention Center

The Charleston County Detention Center in the city of Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be 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 Charleston County Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Charleston County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Charleston County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the /state-prisons/south-carolina or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Charleston County Detention Center 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, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Charleston County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Charleston County Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Charleston County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Charleston County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Charleston County Detention Center

South Carolina Charleston 1,917


3841 Leeds Ave.
Charleston, SC 29405


Adult Probation: 843-740-1553

Arrest Warrants: 843-529-7391

District Attorney: 843-958-1900

Detention Center: 843-529-7300

Juvenile: 843-202-1700

Juvenile Probation: 843-740-1649

Public Defender: 843-958-1850

Sheriff: 843-202-1700


Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate's Full Name, Inmate #
Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center
3841 Leeds Ave.
Charleston, SC 29405


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