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he Polk County Detention Center is a facility that houses male and female inmates. It can hold up to 45 male inmates and 15 female inmates. The head of the facility is Captain M. Herman. You can get in touch with him directly by calling 828.894.3001 option 4.

How to Send Mail or Package

Inmates are allowed to receive mail from family and friends. All incoming mail will be searched for contraband. It must include the sender’s complete name and return address. To send mail to an inmate, you need to address it in the following format:

Inmate’s Name
Polk County Detention Center
164 Government Complex Drive, Columbus, North Carolina 28722

Visitation Hours

Inmates in the Polk County Detention Center are granted the privilege of visitation. On-site visits can be scheduled anytime through the HomeWav website. Visiting hours are on Sundays from 1pm to 4pm.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has an online database for all the inmates that are currently in its custody. Each inmate’s record in the database contains his/her photo, complete name, race, sex, physical description, admit date and time, confining agency, and charges.

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Polk County Sheriff Information

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for providing law enforcement services to the communities within the county. It is made of several divisions such as Administration, Animal Control, Civil, Investigations, and Uniform Patrol. The head of the PCSO is Sheriff Tim Wright.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Address:
164 Government Complex Drive, Columbus, North Carolina 28722

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Phone Number:
828.894.3001 option 3

Polk County can be found in the southwestern region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Columbus while the largest town is Tryon. The estimated population of the county is 19,656 based on the 2021 census. The total area of the county is 239 square miles.

2018 Annual Average Violent Crimes: 13
Data Source: North Carolina County Health Rankings

Polk County Public Records Information

Public records are available in Polk County. You may submit a public record request to the appropriate department or government agency. For vital records and real estate deeds, you may inquire at the Register of Deeds office. Court documents such as divorce judgments, criminal cases, and special proceedings may be requested at the Clerk of Court’s office. For police reports such as incident reports, you may inquire with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

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