- Department Name
- North Carolina Department of Public Safety
- Official Website
- Currently Incarcerated Inmates
- 512 North Salisbury StreetRaleigh, NC 27604
- Phone Number
- 919-733-2126, 800-368-1985
- (919) 733-8272
Types of Correctional Facilities in North Carolina
Each prisoner in the NC state prison has their records managed by the North Carolina Department of Corrections. The system has a database that you can search and find an inmate. Each city jail, police jail, and country jail is going to have their own database, so keep this in mind as you research for an inmate.
The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to do a few things. Their first mission is to keep the quality of life of the citizens of North Carolina as safe as possible. Those who are in prison are supervised by employees of North Carolina DOC.
How to Complete a Visitation
For those doing an inmate search in the North Carolina Department of Corrections, here is how you can schedule and complete a visitation.
It’s important for an inmate to be able to keep in contact with their friends and family, which is why visits are allowed.
It’s vital that each person visiting upholds themselves to the standards that NCDOC provides.
Before any visitation can occur, an application needs completed. You can get a closer look at visitor expectations and the application process here.
When you go to visit an inmate at the North Carolina Department of Corrections, make sure you follow the proper dress code.
How to Locate an Inmate
Whether you’re trying to locate an inmate or track an inmate, this is the place for you. The NCDOC has a great online search tool that can help you find an offender in any circumstance. Here are the search options available:
- Offender Public Search Information
- Automated System Inquiry
- NC Savan Search
- NC Sex Offender Registry
- Law Enforcement Search
The good news is that you can find all of this information in one location. Just go to the North Carolina Department of Corrections website to begin your search.
How to Send Money to an Inmate
After you have used the system to do an inmate search or a prison search, it’s time to learn how to send money to an inmate.
NCDPS actually partners with JPAY to help people send money to an inmate. You can bypass fees by sending in a money order to JPAY.
You will mail the funds to:
P.O. Box 173070
Hialeah, FL 33017
Keep in mind that JPAY takes at least 10 days to process an account, but they do everything in their power to get it done sooner.
You can also send money to an inmate using
- JPAY Mobile APP
- Pay Online at JPay.com
- You can also call JPAY at (800) 574-5729
- Use code 1224 to use Money Gram to send money to an inmate.
As you can see, communicating with an inmate is easier than ever. You can use the system to look up an inmate. You can use the inmate locator to make sending mail or calling a lot easier.
Correctional Facilities in North CarolinaThere are 436 jails and prisons in state North Carolina
Zebulon City Jail
1001 North Arendell Avenue, Zebulon, NC, 27597
Yanceyville City Jail
200 East Church Street, Yanceyville, NC, 27379
Yadkinville City Jail
209 East Hemlock Street, Yadkinville, NC, 27055
Wrightsville Beach City Jail
3 Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC, 28480
Winton City Jail
405 North Main Street, Winton, NC, 27986
Winston Salem City Jail
725 N Cherry Street, Winston Salem, NC, 27101
Wingate City Jail
4114 Highway 74 E PO Box 367, Wingate, NC, 28174
Wilson City Jail
120 N Goldsboro, Wilson, NC, 27894
Wilson’s Mills City Jail
100 Railroad Street, Wilson's Mills, NC, 27593
Williamston City Jail
106 E Main Street, Williamston, NC, 27892
Wilkesboro City Jail
100 West Street, Wilkesboro, NC, 28697
Whiteville City Jail
117 E Columbus Street, Whiteville, NC, 28472
White Lake City Jail
1823 Lake Road PMB7250, White Lake, NC, 28337
Whispering Pines City Jail
10 Pine Ridge Drive, Whispering Pines, NC, 28327
Whitakers City Jail
302 NW Railroad Street, Whitakers, NC, 27891
Wendell City Jail
15 E 4th Street, Wendell, NC, 27591
Weldon City Jail
111 Washington Avenue, Weldon, NC, 27890
Walnut Cove City Jail
208 W 3rd Street, Walnut Cove, NC, 27052
Wallace City Jail
316 E Murray Street, Wallace, NC, 28466
Wake Forest City Jail
225 South Taylor Street, Wake Forest, NC, 27587