Lookup Inmates in Durham County, North Carolina. Results May Include: Arrest Detail, Date, Agency, Type, Officer, Location, Offense Date, Description, Related Incident, Bail Amount, Bail Type, Court #, Inmate Details, Address, Jail Housing Location, Incarceration Date, Scheduled Release, Race/Gender.

Durham County Jail

219 South Mangum

Durham, NC  27701


County History:

Durham county was established in 1881 and Durham is the county seat.  

County Population:  288,133

Area Code(s):  919, 984

Jail Website:

County Sheriff:  Michael D. Andrews, 919-560-0853

510 South Dillard Street
Durham, NC 27701

Deputy Sheriff:  Donald R. Ladd, 919-560-0850

Crime Stats for Durham:  Durham’s violent crime rate has been well above the national average each year since 2001.   

Per 1,000 residents, Durham has 1.99 or 512 officers, which is below North Carolina’s average of 2.39  

County Clerk:  Unknown:  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  

Monday 6:00pm to 7:30pm Pods 5a, 5c, 3cn

Tuesday 6:00pm to 7:30pm Pods 5d, 4a, 4b

Wednesday 6:00pm to 7:30pm Pods 4d, 4c, 3a

Thursday 6:00pm to 7:30pm Pods 3cs, 3d, 5b

Saturday 10:00am to 12:00pm Pods 5a, 5c, 3cn

Saturday 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pods 5d, 4a, 4b

Sunday 10:00am to 12:00pm Pods 4d, 4c, 3a

Sunday 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pods 3cs, 3d, 5b

Sending mail to Inmates:  

If you wish to send general mail ONLY to an inmate, it must be sent to:

P.O. Box 771
Durham, NC 27702

Include the Inmate’s first, middle and last name; and ID number.
Cashier’s Checks or Money Orders WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED at the above mailing address.

Sending funds to inmates:  
Funds may be deposited into an Inmate’s Account in the following manners:

  • Touchpay On-line service. Service is available 24 hours a day and accepts Visa, Master Card and Moneypak*. An Inmate ID/JCA number is REQUIRED. Our Facility Number is: 227701. A service fee is applied to each deposit.
  • Touchpay kiosk located in the Detention Center lobby. The public kiosk provides 24 hour availability and accepts Cash, Visa, Master Card and Moneypak*. A service fee is applied to each deposit.
  • TouchPay phone services: Toll-free 1-866-232-1899. Service is available 24 hours a day and accepts Visa, Master Card and Moneypak*. An Inmate ID/JCA number is REQUIRED. Our Facility Number is: 227701. A service fee is applied to each deposit.

    *Green Dot MoneyPak cards are available at retailers nationwide, including: CVS, Kroger, Rite Aid, Walgreens, K-Mart, RadioShack, Ralphs, Winn Dixie.
  • ATTENTION: Effective March 1, 2017: The Money Intake window will no longer be open. Going forward, Money Intake personnel will be available on Wednesdays from 1:00pm-3:30pm for Inmate Release Forms and other inquires. Please see Lobby Officer during that time so that they can notify us of your need.

For Deposits and Releases at all other times:

  • Cash deposits are available at no charge using the Lobby Kiosk, 24 hours/7 days per week.
  • Cashier’s checks or Money Orders ONLY, will be accepted for deposit via MAIL if sent to

DCSO Money Intake
PO Box 544
Durham, NC 27702

  • Release Debit Cards will be given at time of release by the Property Division.

General Mail will not be accepted at the above mailing address. Items sent to the wrong P. O. Box will be returned to the sender.

Working at Durham County:  

Sex Offender Search:  

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Contact the Durham County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Durham County Public Defender
Address:310 South Dillard Street, Durham, North Carolina, 27701
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Durham County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined549
Avg Daily Population541
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll215
Full time total employees247
Total salaries and wages6812275
Other operating expenditures10860575
Total construction costs115000
Equipment, furnishings, etc80020
Year of original construction1996
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 219 SO MANGUM DURHAM NC 27701

Durham County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016160,846
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016153,616
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20167,230
Unemployment Rate, 20164.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201553,875
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Durham County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201449,310
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

Please Share Your Experiences Visiting Or Staying In This Facility

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *