Wake County Jail

How can I find out if someone is in the Wake County Jail?

If someone is arrested for a crime in Wake County, they will be taken to the Wake County Detention Center at 3400 Hammond Road for processing. The facility, which was expanded and opened in 2012, holds the bulk of pre-trial detainees or inmates in Wake County. It also holds federal detainees who are being detained…

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Surrendering at the Wake County Detention Center

A few months ago – before the Wake County Sheriff’s Office re-opened the Wake County Detention Center at 3301 Hammond Rd. – I made a video on the basic idea behind surrendering. This is not legal advice, but rather intended to be informative. If you are facing criminal charges or facing an investigation, you should…

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Wake County Sheriff’s Office – Detention Facility Information

The Wake County Sheriff’s Office has a few key functions: Judicial Services – These are the bailiffs who keep order in the the Wake County Courthouse courtrooms. Patrol Division – These are the deputies who patrol the unincorporated parts of Wake County. Investigations – These are investigators and detectives who investigate crimes committed in Wake…

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