Wake County Sheriff's Office | Willie L. Rowe, Sheriff


Visitation Location:

All visitations are conducted by video at the Wake County Detention Center, 3301 Hammond Road, Raleigh.

Visiting Hours:

9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Visitation Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday


No visits will be permitted on a County holiday.

All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.

To schedule an appointment call 919-857-9103 (Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.)

Visitation Guidelines

Visitation Guidelines

  1. Each inmate will receive one (1) visit for (30) minutes every week.
  2. Each inmate may receive two (2) visitors: either two adults, or one adult and one child.
  3. Visitors under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older.
  4. All visitors 16 and over must have a government-issued picture identification.
  5. No property or money will be received for inmates at the Visitation Center.
  6. Any visitor who brings or attempts to bring in any item of contraband into the Detention Facility will be prosecuted.
  7. All visitors must follow the visitor’s dress regulations to participate in the visitation program.
  8. Visitors or inmates who are disruptive or intoxicated will be denied visitation privileges.
  9. When visitor’s time has expired, they are to leave the visiting area when advised to do so by the Detention Staff.
  10. Visitors will not enter any other areas of the facility.
  11. All handbags, purses, cell phones, smartwatches, etc., must be stored in lockers.
  12. Only persons registered by Officer will be allowed to visit. If a visitor refuses to give the requested information, then the visit will be denied.
  13. Visitors who violate facility rules may have their visitation privileges suspended or terminated by the Officer in Charge (OIC) on duty.