Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, SC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

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The Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center is a medium-security prison that is located in Columbia, South Carolina. It is specifically operated by the Montgomery Sheriff’s Office but also does accept prisoners from surrounding towns and municipalities.

The Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center also has a law library which inmates can access Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 AM and 3 PM. Inmates have a “first come, first serve” basis when it comes to the library.

Some of these inmates are awaiting trial, some have been convicted, and some are waiting to be moved. There is a staff of over 260 civilian members, as well.

Commissary is offered five days a week, from Monday through Friday. There is a wide range of food products, including chips, snacks, beverages, teas, water, and more. Laundry is also delivered from Monday through Friday. Uniforms and towels are delivered twice a week.

Inmates at Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center can have access to copies of legal documents for a small cost, and there may be paralegals available to assist inmates in searching for additional resource material.

Columbia - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    201 John Mark Dial Drive, Columbia, SC, 29209

  • Phone

    803-576-3200

  • Facility Type

    Adult

  • Facility Name

    Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    201 John Mark Dial Drive, Columbia, SC, 29209

  • Phone

    803-576-3200

  • Facility Type

    Adult

  • Country

    Richland County

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

While there are thousands of jails all over the world that offer a “search bar” for inmates at a prison, Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center has taken a different approach. In fact, there is a reported list of inmates at the jail that is updated constantly that can be found online.

The jail roster can be found here: https://jail.richlandonline.com/default.aspx. In addition, the jail roster can be viewed in either a collapsible or search-able extended view.

The website also describes how many inmates are currently at the jail, as well. The roster also describes their gender, suffix, age, race, first name, middle name, last name, and the date that they were confined.

Send a Mail/Package

However, there is quite a long list of material/content that is prohibited at the Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. This includes:

  • Nudity pictures

  • Stamps

  • Song lyrics

  • Cash

  • Money Orders

  • Over 10 pictures

  • Markers

  • Crayons

  • Postcards

  • Pictures larger than 5” x 7”

In addition, books and magazines have to be sent new (from a publisher, including Amazon.com).

You can send mail to an inmate at this address:

  • Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

  • Inmate’s Name

  • Pin # Cell location

  • 201 John Mark Dial Drive, Columbia, SC, 29209

There MUST be the inmate’s name, ID number, and a return address on the envelope. Inmates must also request to have an armband issued by classification in order to receive mail. This armband is not required to receive legal mail, however.

Sending Money

One does not send actually money to a specific facility when it comes to South Carolina inmates. Instead, it is sent to an inmate “trust account”.

You can utilize the services of many different companies when it comes to South Carolina prisons and inmates. The list of companies includes:

  1. JPAY

  2. OffenderConnect

  3. AccessCorrections

  4. Western Union

  5. Touchpayonline

  6. Smartdeposit

  7. Tigercommissary

You will need the name, ID number, and inmate’s location to send money to them. Money can be sent through a walk-in visit, through the phone, online, or through the mail.

The Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center also offers $100 “commissary packages”, plus processing and tax, for inmates, as well.

Phone Calls

Inmates are allowed phone calls, and there are various private companies involved that provide a service for the Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center in Columbia, South Carolina. The facility will make a phone rate (per minute) clear, and the amount may vary depending on where your inmate is located.

Visitation Rules

The last name of the inmate determines their visitation days. It breaks down as follows. If an inmate’s last name starts with the following letters, they have specific days/hours for visitation. If your last name starts with a letter A through M, your visitation days are Saturdays, from 8 AM to 11 AM, and Sundays, from 2 PM to 5 PM.

There is also a strict visitation dress code at Richland County Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, and only appropriate clothing is allowed.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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