The Burleigh County Detention Center is a 28,000 square foot tobacco free facility that was dedicated on September 2, 1992. The Detention Center is designed for a maximum capacity of 138 inmates with a current daily average of 128 inmates. The Detention Center is administered by Sheriff Pat Heinert and employs 32 full time officers.
Visitation is held every Tuesday and Thursday (except holidays) starting at 1:00 pm for inmates who have served a minimum of four days in jail. Visitation ends at 3:30 pm.