Detention Center

    The Person County Detention Center is located on the second floor of the Person County Sheriff’s Office at 120 Court Street. You can access the second floor to the Detention Center by taking the elevator or stairs located in the main entrance of the Sheriff Office.

Phone Call Procedures

Inmates can use the phones in the cell block(s) to make calls. Inmate phone service is provided through Combined Public Communications. To buy phone time for an inmate you can visit www.inmatesales.com or call 877-998-5678. We also have a kiosk in the jail lobby located downstairs of the Law Enforcement Center. The Kiosk will accept cash, debit, and credit cards.


The Person County Detention Center now only utilizes video visition. Friends and family will need to register and schedule visits online at:


One free onsite visit is allowed per inmate each week. Additional remote visits can be purchased/scheduled online at:



Inmates Money Account

    All inmates currently have their own commissary account. This account is used for the purchase of personal toiletries and food items. All money that is in the possession of the inmate at the time of processing will be automatically applied to this account. Money can be applied to an inmates account on-site using the kiosk in the detention lobby or online by going to www.JailATM.com

Inmate Mail

 All Magazines, Books, and Newspapers must come directly from the publisher

    Send Inmate Mail to:

Person County Detention Center

Inmate Name

P.O. Box 1156

Roxboro, NC 27573



Bonding Procedures

There are 3 ways to bond and inmate: 

  1. Hire a Bail Bondsman. Their fee is 15% of the bond amount.
  2. Post a bond in cash
  3. Post a property bond. When posting a property bond, any amount greater than $4,999.00 requires hiring an attorney to prepare a Deed of Trust.

To inquire about the bond stipulations of an inmate incarcerated at the Person County Detention Center, please call 336-597-0525.