The mission of the Union County Jail is to provide for the safe, secure, and constitutional confinement of those persons committed to the custody of this facility, either to await trial or upon sentencing of the court, and to attempt to ensure that all inmates are treated impartially and in accordance with the established laws of the United States and the State of South Carolina.
VISITATION HOURS AND GUIDELINES
Union County Jail is now offering NetVisit(TM) Video Visitation from Lattice Incoporated.
CREATE AN ACCOUNT
To create an account, please log on to the Lattice website and follow the instructions.
You will purchase video vistation session credits for remote visits before you are allowed to schedule video visitation sessions.
Registration and scheduling instructions are attached.
Lattice Customer Service Center 888-843-1972
Jail administration reserves the right to cancel or shorten visitation as deemed necessary to maintain safety and security of the institution.
Visitation with family and friends is encouraged.
If you have been charged with a crime and incarcerated in Union County Jail, it is important to us that you understand your rights as your case progresses through the legal system. If you are indigent you may qualify for the services of the Public Defender's Office. This office is located in the lower level of Union City Hall and may be accessed from North Herndon Street. The telephone number is (864) 429-1687.
SC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
The “inmate search” feature displays photographs and public information on inmates currently sentenced to and incarcerated in the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC). click here
All incoming mail will be inspected prior to delivery to inmate.
Mail to or from an inmate is not limited except where there is clear and convincing evidence to justify such limitation.
Postage stamps can be mailed to an inmate.
If an inmate is indigent, he/she will be provided sufficient postage, envelopes, and writing materials to write two (2) personal letters per week if he/she wishes to do so. Like provisions apply should an indigent inmate wish to communicate with his/her lawyer(s) and court officials.
Outgoing mail is collected and incoming mail is delivered in a timely manner.
PREPAID COLLECT PHONE ACCOUNT
Phone service is provided by Lattice Incorporated. Accounts can be set up at GettingInTouch.com or by calling Customer Service at 888-843-1972.
Telephone calls may be temporarily suspended or restricted as deemed necessary by the administration to ensure safe operation of the facility and prevent crime or fraudulent activity, or for any other legitimate governmental interests.
Personal property will not be accepted (or held) for an inmate unless it is for a medical reason. This must be approved by a supervisor.
Once criminal charges have been filed against you, you will be brought before a Magistrate or Judge. He/she will make one of the following decisions regarding your release until your court date:
Bond will be set
Bond will be refused
You will be released on your own personal recognizance, which means that the court takes your word that you will appear when necessary for later court obligations.
"Bail/bond" is money or property put forth as security to ensure that you'll show up for further criminal proceedings.
Bail can be paid:
A pledge of property (if permitted in that court)
A bail bond
A professional bail bondsman is an individual whose business is to pledge his or her own property or security to guarantee the bail bond to the court.
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