The Detention Center is a primary resource for the local criminal justice system. It is used to address the need for detention at various points in the criminal justice process. The function of the Detention Center is to house sentenced and un-sentenced inmates. They serve multiple law enforcement agencies including local police, sheriff, state police, conservation officers, and federal authorities. The Detention Center also serve prosecutors, the courts, and probation and parole agencies. The Detention Center serves these entities by holding the individuals taken into custody. The Detention Center responds to many needs in the criminal justice system and serves as an integral role within that system. The needs are dynamic and influenced by the policies, practices, and philosophies of the various users of the Detention Center. Staff also helps with the rehabilitation of law offenders to become more productive individuals in society.
Visiting Hours in Hampton County Jail & Detention Ctr
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
The day of the week.
Where the inmate is housed.
The inmate's sex.
Whether or not it is a Holiday.
Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Hampton County Jail & Detention Ctr may allow you an extended visitation. Call (803) 914-2223 to ask for special consideration.