Mecklenburg County North Carolina Inmate Jail Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
(1719)Mecklenburg County Jails & Prisons
Mecklenburg County Central Jail801 East 4th StreetCharlotteNC28202704-336-8100
Mecklenburg County Jails & Prisons
Mecklenburg County Jail Central801 East 4th StreetCharlotteNC28202980-314-5200
Mecklenburg County Jail North5235 Spector DriveCharlotteNC28269980-314-5500
Mecklenburg County Jail North - Annex5235 Spector DriveCharlotteNC28269
Mecklenburg County North Jail5235 Spector DriveCharlotteNC28269704-336-8100
Mecklenburg County Sheriff Department
Mecklenburg County Sheriffs Department700 East 4th StreetCharlotteNC28202704-336-2543
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Jail Population Held for State Prison47
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison3
Jail Population Held for State Jail950
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail43
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies355
Jail Population Held for ICE1
Pretrial Jail Population1,270
Female Pretrial Jail Population170
Male Pretrial Jail Population1,892
Total Jail Admissions25,099
Total Jail Population1,397
Female Jail Population103
Male Jail Population1,249
Asian Jail Population5
Black Jail Population902
Latino Jail Population186
Native Jail Population
White Jail Population243
Total Prison Population2,765
Female Prison Population114
Male Prison Population2,651
Total Prison Admissions993
Female Prison Admissions49
Male Prison Admissions944
Asian Prison Admissions5
Black Prison Admissions744
Latino Prison Admissions77
Native Prison Admissions5
White Prison Admissions152
Other Prison Admissions1
Asian Prison Population16
Black Prison Population2,049
Latino Prison Population291
Native Prison Population12
White Prison Population377
Other Prison Population12

Jail Records – Why it is Important to Check the Background of Someone You Are Going to Hire!

Searching for jail records in Mecklenburg County is similar to searching for any public or private information in North Carolina. You can go about this search in one of two ways – free or pay. The difference between the two is that you will be asked to pay for the jail records search online. This is because, as a law, the county cannot give away its public records for free unless the request has been made in writing and the information has been documented. Therefore, it is a legal requirement for the jail records to be freely available.

Jail records are available in the county’s public records office but only in paper format. To request the records, you need to present your name, address, social security number and date of birth. Jail records can be requested either during the period you are in jail or while you are free. However, if you make the request online, you will need to present all relevant documents that will enable your online search.

Jail records in North Carolina are not considered as public records because they are kept in digital format. These electronic copies can be obtained from the State’s Department of Public Safety but they are not available on the Internet. In some instances, some county offices offer online access to certain sections of their public records. However, to get the most comprehensive and up-to-date information, it is best to personally visit the jail or the records office to obtain the information you need. Jail records will also show if you have been convicted of a crime and other pertinent information pertaining to your case.

Jail records and public background checks can help you prevent the risk of hiring someone with a criminal background. It is possible for employers to check if a job applicant has a criminal background. This is because, by definition, any person who has been convicted of a felony can never work in the United States. Hence, a background check will give you important information on the applicant such as past crime charges, employment history and other information that will help you make an informed decision.

Jail records and public background checks can help you determine if someone you want to hire has a criminal background. You can also use the information to help you decide on a spouse or someone to take care of your sick mother. You need to be extra careful when employing employees to ensure that you are not getting a criminal behind the wheel. To avoid hiring a criminal, you need to have a thorough criminal background check on your applicants. Jail records and other information can help you get to the bottom of any questions or suspicions you may have.

Obtaining jail and public records is much more convenient today than ever before. If you want to do your own investigation on someone then it is important to visit the local sheriff’s office where the offense occurred. You can usually obtain this information for free. Jail records can tell you more about the criminal activities of the person in question than what is contained in a public criminal background report. Jail records can help you keep your family safe by keeping track of your neighbors and employees.