Wake County Detention Center

3301 Hammond Rd
Raleigh, NC 27610

Wake County Detention Center

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The Wake County Detention Center opened in 1991 and is operated by the Wake County Sheriff under the authority of the State of North Carolina. The Wake County Detention has beds for 900 male and female inmates, including state inmates of all custody levels who are probation violators, awaiting trial, sentencing, or transfer to the North Carolina Department of Corrections or the Federal Bureau of Prisons system.

Wake County Detention Center

Wake County Detention Center is located in Raleigh, NC, a city with a population of 432,000 in Wake County. Raleigh is located approximately 20 miles southeast of Durham, NC, and 45 miles northwest of Goldsboro, NC, off of U.S. Highway 440.

Jurisdictional Control

Wake County Sheriff, 330 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27602, (919) 856-6900

Judicial Authorities

Wake County Court, 300 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27602, (919) 792-4000

Wake County Detention Center Calls

Paytel owns and operates the phones at the Wake County Detention Center. The cost of a 15-minute North Carolina in-state long distance inmate call using Paytel is $6.00, with out-of-state calls costing $3.15, and local jail phone calls costing $2.55. For as low as a 75 Cent Pacific Telephone calling routing fee, and an additional $2.55 Paytel connection fee, Pacific Telephone brings the cost of a 15 minute Long distance call from the Wake County Detention down to $3.35 creating a savings $2.65 for in-state-calls.

Wake County Detention Center Visiting

Inmates housed at the Wake County Detention Center are allowed one 45-minute video visitation every other week, which must be scheduled in advance. Information regarding visiting dates, times, and rules can be found at It is recommended to call Wake County Detention visitation at (919) 857-9103 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.

FCC County Jail Call Ruling

Pacific Telephone Company is not affiliated with Paytel or the Wake County Detention but is able to legally, per a 2013 FCC ruling pursuant to FCC Docket Number DA 13-1990, provide call routing services that can cut the cost of inmate calls from the Wake County Detention Center, as well as calls from any county jails and prison throughout the United States.

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