Georgetown County Detention Center FAQs

How can I find out what an inmate’s charge is and what the bond amount is?

Go to the Inmate Search link on this website. You can search an inmate by Last Name, Arrest Date, or Release Date. Charges are not posted until warrants are served by the arresting agency. Bonds are not posted until the Bond Court submits the paperwork to the Booking Officer.

How does an inmate get previously prescribed medications or medical devices?

Medications or medical devices can be brought to the GCDC for an inmate at any time. The medication must be in the original prescription bottle. They are both then delivered to the Medical Dept. for proper dispensing and use.

When can I pick up Inmate Property?

Inmate Property can be picked up Monday through Friday from 8:30-5:00. You must have a picture ID matching the name on the Property Release Form filled out by the inmate.

How long do I have to pick up property of inmates who have been transferred to SCDC or to another facility?

Inmate Property is kept for 30 days. If it is not picked up by the designated person, it is destroyed after 30 days.

How can I communicate with an inmate in the GCDC?

Inmates can write you, and you can write them. See the Inmate Mail link for further information. Inmates can be visited. See the Visitation link for more information. Inmates, also, have access to phones during their recreation times several times a day. An account must be set up through Securus which is the company that handle our phone system. You can get more information on Securus accounts by visiting or by calling 800-844-6591.

How can I put money on an Inmate Deposit Account?

Money Orders or Cashier’s Checks can be mailed to the inmate with their name on the Money Order or Cashier’s Check. It cannot be processed without the proper inmate’s name. Also, at the GCDC there is a kiosk in the main lobby where any amount of cash money can be deposited into an inmate’s account, or a credit/debit card can be swiped to deposit funds up to $300 into an inmate’s account. A fee is charged for each transaction by the McDaniel Supply Company which services the kiosk system. You can, also, deposit funds with a credit/debit card for a fee through their website by visiting