Beaufort County Detention Center

Our Commitment

The Beaufort County Detention Center is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for inmates, staff and visitors.

Our mandate is to do this with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards and respect for human dignity.

About our facility

The Beaufort County Detention Center was constructed in 1969 and has a capacity of 85 beds. We primarily house felony and misdemeanor pretrial detainees. We are located in the basement of the County Courthouse.

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Kathryn Bryan


Chief Jailer
Laquisha Latham


North Carolina General Statute § 162-22. Custody of jail

The sheriff shall have the care and custody of the jail in his county; and shall be, or appoint, the keeper thereof.