The Bertie County Jail & Sheriff in Windsor, Bertie County, North Carolina, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Bertie County Jail & Sheriff are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Bertie County Jail & Sheriff are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Bertie County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the North Carolina Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Bertie County Jail & Sheriff are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
There are 3 ways to bond an inmate: (1) Hire a Bail Bondsman. Their fee is 15 percent of the bond amount.
Post a bond in cash. (2) Post a property bond. When posting a property bond, any amount greater than $4,999.00 requires hiring an attorney to prepare a Deed of Trust. (3) To inquire about the bond stipulations of an inmate incarcerated at the Brunswick County Detention Center, please call 910-253-2760 or conduct an Inmate Search.
Each inmate will be allowed to list up to five people on their “five person” visitation sheet. This must be completed before he/she can have visitation. This list can be updated on the first day of each month. The night before an inmate has a visit he/she must list the visit on the visitation schedule sheet that is made available in the blocks each night before 10:00. Onsite Visitation hours are as follows, with ONLY ONE VISIT PER WEEK allowed (Monday starts a new week).Sunday – Saturday:9am – 11am, 1pm – 4pm, 6pm – 9pm.