Dorchester County Detention Center, SC

Updated on: April 03, 2020
Dorchester County Detention Center

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Dorchester County Detention Center is in St. George, South Carolina. The jail serves all of Dorchester County. The mission of the facility is to house inmates in a safe environment for everyone involved, staff and inmates.

On any given day the jail houses around 171 inmates. This inmate includes both male and female, along with those who are awaiting trial, in trial, and those who have been sentenced.

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Dorchester County Detention Center - General Information

Facility Name: Dorchester County Detention Center
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 101 Sears Street, St. George, SC, 29477
Phone: 843-563-0259
Capacity: 171
Facility Type: Adult
City: St. George
Postal Code: 29477
State: South Carolina
County: Dorchester County
Official Website: http://www.dorchestercountysheriff.net/aboutoursheriff.html

To locate the roster for Dorchester County Detention Center is easy now. The inmate’s dockets can be found online.

You can search for their first and last name, booking number, subject number, housing facility, and if they are currently in custody.

When you search for an inmate, you will find their personal identifying information, along with their charges. However, the database does not show their mugshots to the public.

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Dorchester County Sheriffs Office / Dorchester County Jail

Address: 100 Sears Street, St. George, South Carolina, 29477
Phone: 843-563-0259

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive mail from their family and friends their mailing address is as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Dorchester County Detention Center
101 Sears Street, St. George, SC, 29477

All mail should contain a sender’s return address. Mail will be checked before it officially arrives to the inmate. If mail does not pass inspection, the mail will either be returned to sender, or it will be discarded.

Sending Money

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Sending money to an inmate in Dorchester County Detention Center is simple. You can send money a few different ways.

Online

Sending money online is going to be the easiest way. However, the only downside is that these services do charge a fee. The fee will depend on the service you decide to use and how much money you decide to send.

You can send money to an inmate in the Dorchester County Detention Center using the following services:

  • JPay
  • TouchPay
  • Access Secure
  • Western Union

Telephone

If you are not near the computer, you can also call the above services to make a deposit into an inmate’s account in Dorchester County Detention Center using the following telephone numbers. Keep in mind even doing a deposit over the phone will incur a fee.

  • JPay 1-800-574-5729
  • TouchPay 1-866-850-3326
  • Access Secure 1-866-345-1884

Phone calls

The phone service that Dorchester County Detention Center uses it Global Tel Link also referred to as GTL for short. You will need to fund the account, so the inmate can call home. You can fund the account by either heading down to the kiosk, over the phone, on the internet, or by mail.

Visitation

Inmates in Dorchester County Detention Center can receive visitors. Visitors can pick up an updated visitation schedule in the jail lobby.

Inmates can have 2 adult visitors visit at the same time. Visitors are not permitted to take anything with them to the visitation area. All personal items must be either left in your care, or with people who are not going back to the visitation area.

Visitors must follow a strict dress code. No tank tops, no revealing clothing, no miniskirts, no swimwear, no pajamas. Please keep the dress code to business casual.

All visitors must keep their attitudes in check. If you come in and under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you will be denied visitation rights.

Visitors under the age of 17, must be accompanied by their legal guardian. If any children start behaving in a negative way, visitation will be cut short, and you will be asked to leave.

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates in Dorchester County Detention Center are permitted to have a limit of 3 25-minute visits in a calendar week. However, if the Watch Commander approves, inmates may be permitted to have more visits in a calendar week.

Dorchester County Prison Statistics

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions

Nearby Jail/Prison

Correctional Facility Name Type County
St George City Jail, South Carolina 0.83 miles City Jail Dorchester County
Bowman City Jail, South Carolina 9 miles City Jail Orangeburg County
Dorchester County Jail Annex, South Carolina 13.07 miles County Jail Dorchester County
Holly Hill City Jail, South Carolina 13.53 miles City Jail Orangeburg County
Branchville City Jail, South Carolina 14.45 miles City Jail Orangeburg County
Lieber Correctional Institution, South Carolina 15.76 miles State Prison Sumter County
MacDougall Correctional Institution, South Carolina 15.76 miles State Prison Dorchester County
Cottageville City Jail, South Carolina 17.14 miles City Jail Colleton County
Coastal Regional Evaluation Center, South Carolina 18 miles State Prison Dorchester County
Walterboro City Jail, South Carolina 20.15 miles City Jail Colleton County

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