Adult Detention Center


Frequently Asked Questions

Find out about visiting hours and restrictions as well as inmate property, money and privileges.

All visitors must make an appointment by phone or with the online form to visit an inmate.

The County Jail—Then and Now

The county jail has been in business since 1802.

Inside the Jail

The Adult Detention Center (ADC) is unique in the nation because it provides all four forms of jail housing: single cell, linear, podular and direct supervision.

Sheriff's Emergency Response Team

SERT may be activitated for high risk cell extractions; hostage, riot, and barricade situations; transport of high-risk prisoners; and high-risk trials.

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