Inmate Visitation

Detention Center

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Visitation Hours: (9 am – 9 pm) Tuesday – Saturday

If Co. Government is closed for inclement weather, visitation is canceled.

Visitation Center: 30 Corban Avenue

Visitation Policy
  1. Visitors 16 or older must present valid state ID used to register. If your state ID is cracked, defaced or damaged in any manner it will not be accepted.
  2. Visits will be 45 minutes long beginning on the hour.
  3. Visitors must check in 20 minutes prior to scheduled visitation time; failure to do so may result in loss of the scheduled visitation time.
  4. Visitation will be by appointment only. Visits may be scheduled up to one week in advance through the website or kiosk.
  5. Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
  6. All visits must be cancelled 48 hours in advance.
  7. If an inmate leaves the Detention Center for any reason (including but not limited to: doctor’s visit, court in another county, etc.), any future visits will be cancelled. You will be responsible to reschedule those visits.
  8. Each visitor is permitted one visit per inmate and the inmate is allowed four visits per visitation week.
  9. Visits will not be scheduled by telephone. Any exception must be pre-approved by the Detention Administrator.
  10. Anyone 18 or older is an adult and must have their own scheduled visit.
  11. Visitors may schedule visits with multiple inmates, but can only see each inmate once a day.
  12. Anyone causing a disturbance during visitation, including unattended children, will have their visit ended.
  13. Anyone misusing the visitation equipment will have their visits canceled.
  14. Cabarrus County reserves the right to deny any visit for inmates or visitors.
  15. Children under 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian and must be added to the visitation system as a minor visitor.
  16. Each visitor may be checked for outstanding criminal and civil processes.
  17. No smoking or impairing substance allowed at any time
  18. Visitors may be subjected to a metal detector search before entering the visitation building.
  19. Proper attire is required at all times. Shoes and shirts must be worn; suggestive clothing, see-through fabrics, halter or tube tops, short shorts and mini-skirts will not be permitted. Appropriate underclothing is required.
  20. The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office records all video visitations that are not professional in nature.

For more information on visitation call 704-920-3131 during visitation hours.

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In an effort to maintain the safety and security of the Detention Center, it is important to establish necessary guidelines that inmate visitors are required to follow. Though the below guidelines may not cover every possible scenario, it does cover most common and frequent occurrences. The Detention Center may suspend or terminate visitation privileges to those who fail to comply with the rules and regulations set forth in the visitation policy.

Level 1 Offenses

  • Wearing inappropriate attire
  • Failure to tend to minor children
  • Disrespect to Detention Center Staff
  • Creating any condition causing a disruption of others visits
  • Failure to arrive and check in for a visit 20 minutes prior to start of scheduled visit
  • Failure to update personal information in the visitation system (after initial warning)
  • Attempting to sign in for a visit with a cracked, defaced or damaged ID card (after initial warning)

Level 2 Offenses

  • Multiple level 1 offenses will equal a level 2 offense
  • Cursing or using vulgar language
  • Failure to keep assigned visitation station clean in the same manner it was prior to the visit
  • Causing any disturbance in the front lobby of the Detention Center including but not limited to the use of profanity, obscene remarks and/or gestures
  • Making references to any type of Criminal Activity including but not limited to Gang Activity, Verbal Threats, Drug Use

Level 3 Offenses

  • Multiple level 2 offenses will equal a level 3 offense
  • Damage to visitation equipment
  • Attempting to manipulate the visitation system
  • Conspiring to introduce contraband into the Detention Facility
  • Standing and/or attempting to indecently expose oneself during the visit
  • Showing inappropriate pictures, articles or other material through the video monitor
  • Bringing or attempting to introduce a Cellular Device or other banned item into the Video Visitation Room

Suspension Periods for Various Offense Levels

Level 1 offenses will result in refusal of the initial visit
Level 2 offenses will result in loss of visitation privileges for one month
Level 3 offenses will result in loss of visitation privileges indefinitely

All suspensions of visitation privileges are subject to review and may be appealed to the Visitation Supervisor. There are copies of the Visitation Policy posted for your convenience at each Visitation Station as well as on the Detention Center website. By initially registering to visit you acknowledged you had previously read and understood the policy.

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