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Updated on: June 14, 2022
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Onslow County Detention Center is a prison facility located at 717 Court Street, Jacksonville, NC, 28540, serving Onslow County and surrounding areas.

This article details Onslow County Detention Center. Here you will find information on the jail, the inmates, how to make phone calls, send letters, and visitation rules and procedures.


Onslow County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name Onslow County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 717 Court Street, Jacksonville, NC, 28540
Contact Numbers 910-455-3113
City Jacksonville
Postal Code 28540
State North Carolina
County Onslow County
Jail Webpage website

Onslow County Sheriffs Office / Onslow County Jail

Sheriff Hans Miller
Address 701 Mill Avenue, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 28540
Phone 910-455-3113
Fax 910-455-0048
Email [email protected]
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

Use this link to search the jail roster, recent bookings, and current inmates. When you click on an inmate you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their address

  • Their age

  • Their sex

  • Their booking date

  • Their arrest date

  • Their height/weight

  • Their eye color

  • Their hair color

  • Their charges

Sending a Mail

When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please address your mail as follows:

Inmate's first and last name
Onslow County Detention Center
717 Court Street, Jacksonville, NC, 28540

All mail sent to an inmate at the Onslow County Detention Center must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard. Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.

Examples of prohibited items include:

Stamps and stickers.

Musical greeting cards.

Altered mail such as perfumed or lipstick covered.

Paper with any type of stains such as grease.

News clippings.

Crayon, felt tip or hand painted drawings.

Sending Money

The standard monthly limit an inmate can spend is between $300 and $400.

The Onslow County Detention Center uses these services provided by TouchPay, with easy deposit options to fund an inmate account for Commissary.

1. Toll-Free Phone: 1-866-232-1899

2. Online: www.TouchPayDirect.com

3. TouchPay Kiosk: Located in the Onslow County Detention Center lobby (Accepts Cash, Visa/MasterCard)

Funds are available within 24 hours and money can be deposited 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.?

Register Online: www.TouchPayDirect.com or with Customer Service to create a Payer User ID#.

The following information is required for online and phone payments:

  • Payer User ID#

  • Inmate Name

  • Inmate ID# (5 digit number the Inmate will provide to you)

  • Facility #

* There is a fee to use these services. Charges will appear on your credit card/checking statement as INMATE PAYMENT.

Phone Calls

The Onslow County Detention Center uses the phone services provided by Combined Public Communications (CPC). There are two options. You can either direct pay or purchase a prepaid calling card.

1. Direct Pay

When using the direct pay option, you can call anytime to one number of your choice. You will sign up in the kiosk in the lobby of the jail, or you can call 910-455-3113.

2. Prepaid Calling Card

With the prepaid calling card option, you can call anytime to any phone number. You can sign up in the kiosk in the lobby of the jail, you can call 910-455-3113, or you can sign up here.

Visiting Rules

Call 910-455-3113 to schedule a visitation. All visitations are behind glass visits.

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.

Appointments for weekdays must be scheduled on the same day of the appointment. To schedule a visitation appointment that will meet on the weekend, please call the Friday before. Calls will not accepted before 7:30 am.

Inmates are allowed one visit per week.

Visitors must have a Photo I.D. unless under the age of 18.

Each inmate is allowed 2 adult visitors and up to 3 children (under 18 is considered a child)

Please be sure to be on time for your scheduled appointment.

Lewd behavior or inappropriate dress will not be permitted. You will be asked to leave and you will not be allowed to visit in the future.

Do not bring in anything. Soft drinks and snacks may be purchased in lobby.

Dress Code

The Onslow County Detention Center staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.

Wear clothes that are not revealing.

Don't wear see-through material.

Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.

Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.

Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

Clothing promoting gang affiliation is prohibited.

Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity is prohibited.

Clothing depicting anything obscene is prohibited.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Onslow County Prison Statistics

Onslow County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 21
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 7
Jail Population Held for State Jail 35
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 6
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 3
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Onslow County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 127
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 174
Native Jail Population 2
Latino Jail Population 7

Onslow County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 11
Latino Prison Population 19
Asian Prison Population 9
White Prison Population 268
Black Prison Population 245

Onslow County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 8,969
Male Jail Population 260
Total Jail Population 312
Female Jail Population 54

Onslow County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 267
Female Pretrial Jail Population 11
Male Pretrial Jail Population 121

Onslow County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 222
Black Prison Admissions 95
Other Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions 6
White Prison Admissions 111
Male Prison Admissions 183
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 39

Onslow County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 62
Total Prison Population 559
Male Prison Population 497