Detention Center (Jail)

Our facility is responsible for the care, control, and custody of Hertford County inmates, and for the safety of all inmates, staff and visitors. No inmate is held except by court order or by other lawful authority. We respect the constitutional rights of all citizens and strive to make this facility a safe place for all. Inmates are treated humanely and respectfully, and in return, are expected to treat staff, visitors and other inmates courteously and with respect. This facility does not set bond amounts, modify court dates, render verdicts or determine punishment.

Public information regarding an inmate’s charges and conditions of release (bond) may be obtained by calling Inmate Information at (252) 358-7840.

Hertford County Detention Center is classified as a medium security facility. The facility capacity is 92 inmates. Male cell blocks houses 50 inmates and female cell blocks house 36 inmates. There are 7 isolation cells. Visitation takes place twice weekly, Thursday and Sunday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm for males and 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm for females.