Detention Center

Capacity: 208


Inmates have the opportunity to visit with family and/or friends via Securus Video Visitation on a tablet provided to them.  Visitors must register for Video Visitation through the Securus website or the App on a mobile device. Visits will run every day between 8:00AM and 10:00PM but must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Video Visits used on mobile devices must be paid for by the Visitor. Video Visits that use the terminal located in the Magistrates Lobby and free for the Visitor and Inmate.

Commissary is ordered Thursday after 2:00 a.m.  

To make an online deposit on an inmates account you may search the following link: to log in.

Inmates are allowed to receive money orders to be placed in their account for ordering. Money orders must be sent through the mail. All mail and money orders should be clearly marked with the inmates full name and a valid return address. All incoming mail must be postcard only. Packages and large envelopes are not allowed unless cleared prior to sending by administration. Books and magazines must be sent by a publisher or bookstore and they must be soft cover books. We do not allow stamps, stationary or envelopes to be sent by mail, these items must be purchased from commissary.

Non-denominational Chapel Services are held on a regular basis. All clergy visits are scheduled and cleared by the Detention Center Chaplain, Pastor Jerome Wilkerson.

Mailing written correspondence to an inmate:   
Post Cards Only 

"Inmate Name"
Rutherford County Detention Center
198 North Washington Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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