Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr Family & Friends Information

Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr

The Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr in Columbia, Sumter County, South Carolina, 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 Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr 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 Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Sumter 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 South Carolina Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr 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.

How to Send a Text or Email Message to an Inmate in Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr

To send a text or email message to a Sumter County inmate, do the following:

Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.

Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in Sumter County or any jail or prison in the country).
Steps: 
1.  Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Sumter County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.

For all Sumter County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Sumter County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Sumter County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How Do Inmates in Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Sumter County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr uses the services of IC Solutions.
  • Register with them online or call them at 888-506-8407
  • Agents are available 24 hours a day, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Sumter County inmates and their families and friends include Collect Calling, PIN Debits, Purchasing Calling Cards, Voicemail & Prepaid calls.  In addition, IC Solutions provides secure messaging, sending photos, video phone calls and online deposits for inmates and their families in Sumter County.
  • Although rates are subject to change, they generally run about $0.21 per minute for phone calls.

Note: All your calls with an inmate are recorded, stored and shared with law enforcement if the conversation deals with your case or any criminal activity. Anything communicated can be used against you or your inmate in court.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Sumter County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How to visit an inmate in Sumter County South Carolina using Video Visitation or visiting an inmate at the jail

To visit an inmate in Sumter County follow these steps:

  • In addition to visiting inmates at the jail, Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr uses a video visitation service called IC Solutions.
  • In order to visit with your inmate online or at the Sumter County Jail Video Kiosk, you must first register with IC Solutions.
  • Once you are logged into your existing IC Solutions account or have created a new account and are logged in, you must select Register for Video and enter Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr.
  • Then select your Sumter County Inmate.
  • Then fund your account using either a Visa, Mastercard credit or debit card.
  • Lastly, schedule a visit.
  • The cost for a remote video visit ranges from $7-10 for 20-25 minute visit. Rates are subject to change.

For full instructions on all the benefits of using IC Solutions to visit a Sumter County inmate, visiting an inmate at the jail itself, rates, policies, rules, dress codes, bringing children, attorney and clergy visits and more, go to our official Visit Inmate Page. 


 

Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr

STATE COUNTY BEDS
South Carolina Sumter 35


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

1725 Shivers Road
Columbia, SC 29212


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

803.896.5723

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
1725 Shivers Road
Columbia, SC 29212


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This facility, known as "Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr" is also known as South Carolina Juvenile Detention Center, Department of Juvenile Justice, (serves all 46 SC counties, except Richland & Charleston), Sumter County Juvenile Detention Ctr, South Carolina, Sumter.