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The Surry County Detention Center holds male and female inmates that are in the custody of the Sheriff’s Office. It can house up to 125 inmates. The facility employs 32 Detention Officers who are divided into 4 squads that are on twelve-hour shifts. The facility is located at 218 North Main Street in Dobson, North Carolina.

How to Send Mail or Package

Family members and friends can send correspondence to inmates housed in the Surry County Detention Center. All incoming mail must be sent through the US Post Office. It must have the sender’s complete name and return address on the envelope. Mail is opened and searched for contraband with the exception of privilege mail. To send mail to an inmate, you must address it in the following manner:

Inmate’s Name
Surry County Detention Center
218 North Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017

Visitation Hours

Inmates housed in the Surry County Detention Center are allowed visitation. If you are planning on visiting an inmate at this facility, you may contact the Sheriff’s Office at 336-401-8900 to inquire about their visitation schedule.

The Surry County Sheriff’s Office maintains a page on their website that shows the county’s Most Wanted. If you have information on any of the individuals on this page, you must contact the Sheriff’s Office at 336-401-8900.

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Surry County Sheriff Information

The Surry County Sheriff’s Office is the main law enforcement agency in the area. It is responsible for enforcing laws, investigating criminal activities, apprehending suspects, providing court security, and responding to calls for service. The head of the Surry County Sheriff’s Office is Sheriff Steve C. Hiatt.

Surry County Sheriff’s Office Address:
218 North Main Street, Dobson, NC 27017

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Surry County can be found in the northern region of North Carolina. Its county seat is Dobson while the largest city is Mount Airy. According to the 2021 census, the county has an estimated population of 71,152. The total area of the county is 536 square miles.

2018 Annual Average Violent Crimes: 165
Data Source: North Carolina County Health Rankings

Surry County Public Records Information

Public records in Surry County are available upon request. Court records can be obtained in the Clerk of Court’s office. Vital records and real estate deeds are available upon request from the Register of Deeds’ office. For copies of police reports such as incident reports, you can get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office.

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