The Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker in Raleigh, Wake 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 Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker 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 Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Wake 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 Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker 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.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - Exception: No visits will be permitted on a county holiday.
9:00 a.m.to1:45 p.m.
4:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Each inmate will receive one (1) visit for (45) minutes every other week.
Two adults or one adult and one child may visit an inmate together but must visit at the same time.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Wake County Detention - Public Safety Center - Baker may allow you an extended visitation. Call Jail: 919-856-5952 to ask for special consideration.