The information below provides complete instructions regarding Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker Visiting Hours and Visitation Schedule, Visiting Rules, Inmate Video Visits and Jail Visitation process in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Following these instructions exactly will enhance your chances of getting official approval to visit an inmate.
It is highly recommended that prior to an inmate visit you call the jail at Jail: 919-856-5952 to confirm that visits have not been cancelled.
All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.
Call 919-867-9103 Monday through Thursday to schedule a visit.
Arrive at jail 20 minutes before your scheduled visit to give you time to register. Provide answers to all questions asked by registration officer.
Leave your government-issued, valid photo ID with the visitation staff during your visit.
Put your belongings in a locker in the lobby.
Anyone over the age of 18 and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.
If you are a co-defendant with the inmate in a pending case, your visit will be denied.
If you and the inmate are under a court order to have no contact with each other, your visit will be denied.
The Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.
Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker does not require an application to visit, but you will have to register with the visitation staff prior to each visit.
Refusal to answer all registration questions will result in your visit being canceled.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - Exception: No visits will be permitted on a county holiday.
9:00 a.m.to1:45 p.m.
4:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Each inmate will receive one (1) visit for (45) minutes every other week.
Two adults or one adult and one child may visit an inmate together but must visit at the same time.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker may allow you an extended visitation. Call Jail: 919-856-5952 to ask for special consideration.
Call Jail: 919-856-5952 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.
The Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.
The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time.
Wear clothes that are not revealing.
Don't wear see-through material.
Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.
Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.
Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.
The following types of clothing are also prohibited:
Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
Clothing depicting anything obscene.
Call Jail: 919-856-5952 to ask specific questions about the Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.
The only people who can visit the inmate are those who registered prior to the visit beginning.
Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle or in a locker.
Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.
Call Jail: 919-856-5952 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker visitation.
Many jails are implementing video visits. These visits are conducted via the Internet on computers, IPADS and Smart phones.
Video visits allow the visit to take place in the privacy of your own home. Some family members 'take their inmate with them' to church, the park, the doctor or anywhere else simply by signing in and bringing the device along.
Video visits save you from having to get your children ready, drive to the jail, wait in long lines and go through security checkpoints just to see the inmate.
Video visitation is slowly gaining favor with all jails in America as jail management realizes the financial savings and reduced security risks involved with remote visitation.
Click here to see if video visitation is now available at Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker – as well as to view the complete set of rules, the cost to you and how to get set up online.