The Mecklenburg County Jail is located in Charlotte, North Carolina at 700 East 4th Street 28205. The jail staff can be reached by calling (704) 336-8100.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Mecklenburg County Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
About Mecklenburg County Central Jail
The Mecklenburg County Central Jail is the main detention and processing center for the county. The facility is located at 801 east Fourth St. in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. The jail combines an arrest processing center, pretrial detention facility and a full service medical department. This location has a capacity for 1,904 inmates consisting of several different housing units that are classified by an inmates gender and security level. To search for an inmate in the Mecklenburg justice system use the inmate locater at http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/MCSO/InmateInformation/Pages/InmateLookup.aspx. For more information the Central Jail staff can be reached by calling 704-336-8100.
Local Bail Bonding Services
There are several reputable bonding companies in the area who can assist you with your release once a judge has set bail. The detention facility is located on the same block as the county courthouse so this is usually a relatively fast process. Some of the best Charlotte bail bonds companies include:
· Hunter's Affordable Bonding
· Whitaker Bail Bonding
· Liberty Bonding
· In and Out Bail Bonds
· Free Man Bail Bonds
The Mecklenburg County Central Jail is a massive 8 story complex that houses thousands of inmates, staff and medical personal. It includes outdoor exercise areas for each complex, a medical infirmary, intake processing center, two medical clinics and a conference center. Inmates at this facility are allowed one 30 minute visit per week. Visits are limited to 2 adults and 2 children per visit. Anyone who is 16 years or older will be required to present a valid form of government issued ID. Visitation times are held everyday but will be determined by the housing unit the inmate resides in. For more information on the Central Jail visitation policy contact the facility directly at 704-335-8100
About the Mecklenburg County Jail North
The Mecklenburg County Jail North was opened in 1994 to serve as a backup facility for the Central Jail. It is located at 5235 Spector Drive in Charlotte, North Carolina. This facility can house up to 614 sentenced inmates with room for an additional 108 juvenile offenders. This is a medium security facility for inmates facing state or federal charges. In addition to housing units for adults and juveniles, the Jail North has a Vocational Training building, Greenhouse, and an on site training academy for the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Department. To locate an inmate in this facility use the inmate locater online at http://mcsowebsvr.co.mecklenburg.nc.us/inmatesearch/inmate_search.asp.
Mecklenburg County Bail Bonding
To bail out of the detention facility you may require the services of a local bail bond company. There are several in the area who are well versed in the policies and procedures of the Jail North and they can make the process as fast and hassle free as possible. Some of these include:
· Tracey's Bail Bonds
· Affordable Bonding
· You Walk Bail Bond
· Case Close Bail Bonds
· Free U Bail Bonding
The Mecklenburg County Jail North offers a variety of programs and services to help educate and rehabilitate the inmate population. The goal of these programs is to provide an opportunity for inmates to address the issues that may have contributed to their incarceration, while preparing for their release back into society. Visitation is also encouraged at this facility and inmates are allowed one visit per week. All inmates are allowed to have regular visits with family, friends, attorneys and other authorized guests regardless of their custody or security level. Inmates have the right to refuse their visitation rights or any visitor they did not approve in advance. For more information on the Jail North facility contact them directly at (704) 336-8100.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Mecklenburg has a total population of 913,639. The population has increased by 218,261 (31%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 1744.3 and covers 524 square miles.
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