The mission of the Rockcastle County Detention Center is to protect the citizens of Rockcastle County and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. To provide a safe, secure, and humane environment for the inmates and staff. While carrying out the mandates of the citizens, Kentucky Legislature, and the courts. To provide opportunities for inmates to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behaviour and become productive citizens.
County visitation is on Sundays and Thursdays. Hours for male inmates are 1pm to 4pm and women inmates 12pm to 1pm. State inmates have visitation on Sundays and Tuesdays. Hours for male inmates are 6pm to 9pm and for women they are 5pm to 6pm.