Lookup Inmates in Pitt 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.

Pitt County Detention Center

124 New Hope Road

Greenville, NC  27834


County History:   

Pitt county was established in 1760 and was named for William Pitt, an Oxford graduate.  Mr. Pitt served as Secretary of State for the Southern Department, Leader of the House of Commons and he was an orator and English statesman who was born in London, England.  

County Population:  174,263

Area Code(s):  252

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Neil Elks

100 West 3rd Street,
Greenville, NC 27834

Phone: 252-902-2800

Fax: 252-830-4166

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

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

Per 1,000 residents, Greenville has 2.03 or 185 officers, which is below North Carolina’s average of 2.39

County Clerk:  Unknown:

Inmate Search Instructions:  Inmate Information at (252) 902-2868, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Visiting Hours:  

  • Inmates with last names starting with A through J may receive visitors on Saturdays between 1:00 PM and 3:40 PM.
  • Inmates with last names starting with K through Z may receive visitors on Sundays between 1:00 PM and 3:40 PM.

Sending mail to Inmates:  

Inmate mail should be sent to the Pitt County Detention Center, 124 New Hope Road, Greenville, NC 27834.

It should have a return name and full return address, and be addressed to the inmate using the same name and spelling under which the inmate was booked.

Sending funds to inmates:  

  • Government checks, money orders, certified checks and cashier checks can be mailed to inmates at the Detention Center.  They must be payable to the inmate (the name under which he/she is booked.)
  • Persons may also bring cash (no coins,) government checks, money orders, certified checks and/or cashier checks to the Special Visitation Office between 8:00 AM and 12:00 Noon, Monday through Friday (except holidays.)  
  • If you cannot come during those hours, you can mail a certified check or money order to the Detention Center in care of the inmate.

Working at Pitt County:

Sex Offender Search:  http://pittcountysheriff.com/contact/

The sex offender link is on this page under the “staying safe” heading; however, the link was broken.

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Pitt County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined401
Avg Daily Population423
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll114
Full time total employees114
Total salaries and wages5229868
Other operating expenditures1749589
Total construction costs11539
Equipment, furnishings, etc41750
Year of original construction1993
Year of major renovation1997
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Pitt County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201688,381
Number Employed Annual Average, 201683,496
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,885
Unemployment Rate, 20165.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201541,909
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Pitt County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201443,954
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201525.9
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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