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Charleston County Sheriff Overview

Charleston County is located in the southeast of South Carolina, USA where the total population is 372,803. Here, the county seat is Charleston and this county is the third most populous county in South Carolina. Charleston County was formed in 1901 by an act of the South Carolina State Legislature. This county has a total area of 1,358 square miles and the zip codes of this county are 29425, 29424, 29429, 29426, 29439, 29438, 29449, 29451, 29455, 29457, 29456, 29458, 29464, 29466, 29470, 29482, 29401, 29404, 29403, 29406, 29405, 29487, 29409, 29407, 29412, 29414, 29413, 29418, and 29420.

Sheriff J. Al Cannon, Jr. is the man responsible for keeping the county safe. You can contact him if you use the following details:

Contact Information
Country: USA
Address 1: 180 Lockwood Blvd
City: Charleston
State: SC
Zip Code: 29403-5152
County: Charleston County
Phone #: 843-720-2400
Fax #: 843-579-7518
Additional Information
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 101856
Number of Officers: 387

Inmate Search in Charleston County Jail

Charleston County Jail maintains an online inmate roster list where you can see the list of the detainees. The jail administration updates this list regularly to ensure the inmates are listed accordingly.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Charleston County Jail uses video visitation system to reduce the risk of contraband during the visitation process. To be eligible for visitation, an inmate must be incarcerated for a minimum of 72 hours. Inmates have to communicate with the jail authority regarding potential visitors who could visit him or her at the facility. They have to schedule the visitation session in advance. All visitors must submit a valid photo ID as a proof of identification. Visitors must go through a formal search procedure and may be checked for outstanding warrants at check-in.

The following are the visiting hours at Charleston County Jail:

Sunday through Saturday

  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. (Last schedule 10:20 a.m.)
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. (Last schedule 3:55 p.m.)
  • 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Last schedule 9:30 p.m.)

    You can visit the following website to schedule your visitation both online and onsite sessions: https://videovisit.ccso.charlestoncounty.org/app. The visiting hours may change at the discretion of the sheriff’s office. All visitors must not be under the influence of alcohol or
    If you wish to communicate with an inmate, you can send mail via the U.S. Mail. When you are writing inmate mail, be sure to include the following mailing address:
    John Doe #1231231 C/O
    Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center
    3841 Leeds Avenue
    North Charleston SC, 29405

    Note that all incoming mail must contain the sender name and a return address. The jail authority will open and inspect all incoming or outgoing mail for contraband.
    You can deposit money into an inmate’s commissary account if you use the Kiosk machine, which is located in the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center Lobby. You can also send money via postal money orders. All money orders must come through U.S. Mail. Finally, you can deposit money online if you go to www.McDanielsupplyCo.com.

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup

    If you access either national or state-based sex offender database, you will find relevant information regarding all registered sex offenders. Typically, a sex offender is someone who has been charged with or has pleaded guilty to a sex crime including rape, statutory rape, molestation, sexual abuse of a minor, and child pornography. A sex crime is an illegal act, which refers violent sexual conduct against a minor or a victim. You can access the sex offender registry at Charleston County Jail by going through the following link:

    The search result will show you the primary addresses or block of the sex offenders where they are living on. You have to accept a disclosure to access the database.

    Bail and Bondsman

    Bailing an inmate out Charleston County Jail is possible if you post the bail money to the court. A bail is a form of property, which can be in cash or collateral. The court will schedule and set the bail money. The court will review the criminal offense and decide how much money one should pay as charges for the crime they have committed. If you cannot afford to pay the bail money by yourself, you should hire a bail and bondsman. A licensed bail and bondsman would post the bail money for you and charge at least $100 as their premium.

    Contact the Charleston County Public Defender
    Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
    Name:Charleston County Public Defender
    Address:101 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina, 29401
    Phone:843-958-1850
    Hours:Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Charleston County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined1568
    Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
    Name of new facilityEXPANDING BED SPACE IN 2009 OR 2010
    Full time payroll343
    Full time total employees383
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilityCHARLESTON COUNTY DETENTION CENTER

    Address: 3841 LEEDS AVENUE CHARLESTON SC 29405

    Charleston County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016203,308
    Number Employed Annual Average, 2016195,340
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20167,968
    Unemployment Rate, 20163.9
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201556,244
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Charleston County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201456,459
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.9
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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