Citizens now can schedule visits on an as available basis with inmates at the Detention Center by visiting https://securustech.net/. You can choose to visit on-site at the Detention Center or schedule a paid visit from the convenience of your own home, using the video visitation system. Visitors can also schedule visits in the Detention Center lobby by using a visitation kiosk.
All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance and approved by facility staff.
Inmates that are currently serving a disciplinary sanction will not be approved for visitation.
Please be aware that an inmate can refuse to see any visitor.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time for your visit in order to be registered in a timely manner! If you arrive at the exact time of your visit, please be prepared to wait and visitation time will be cut short. Any child under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult and must remain under the adultÂ’s supervision at all times.
Visitors must wear proper attire that conforms to reasonable standards. Short shorts, short skirts, bathing suits and tank tops or excessively tight or revealing clothing is considered to be inappropriate attire. Shoes and shirts are required. The Visitation Officer has the authority to deny a visit with an inmate if the visitor is wearing inappropriate attire. Smoking is not permitted inside the Detention Center and visitation area.
Visitors shall follow facility rules. Violations of facility rules may result in the cancellation of current and future visits.
Visitors are subject to identification verification.
Visits may be canceled or rescheduled at any time by facility staff.
Official visitors (attorneys, clergy etc.) must present a proper picture ID and proper professional identification may be required prior to a visit. Official visitors may visit any day of the week between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. or by appointment. However, official visits will not be permitted while meals are being served and during formal security counts.
- Inmates may receive cards and letters that are normal in size
- Envelopes with clasp or padding will not be accepted. Legal mail is exempt from these restrictions.
- Incoming mail will be delivered to inmates Tuesday through Sunday.
- All incoming mail is opened, but not read. Mail is searched for contraband, which includes money, checks, inappropriate photographs, matches, lighters, cigarettes, jewelry and food.
- Inmates may receive appropriate photographs that are normal in size.
- Polaroid pictures are not permitted.
- Books may be sent to inmates only through a book store.
- Mail sent be legal representatives is opened in the presence of the inmate.
- Do not send money or personal checks. It will not be delivered to an inmate.
- Mail to inmates should be addressed as follows:
Inmate’s full name
Aiken County Detention Center
435 Wire Road
Aiken, SC 29801
Inmates may keep money in accounts for the purchase of commissary items, but are not allowed to have cash in their possession. Money for inmates will accepted in the form of a money order and delivered by mail only.
Inmate Telephone Services
Once an inmate receives their housing assignment, they can contact family and friends by placing a collect call from a telephone in their living area. Family and friends must be willing to accept the charges. Inmates cannot receive incoming telephone calls.
If someone wishes to block incoming calls from inmates they can call Embark at 1-888-664-7839.
Messages are not delivered except for emergencies, such as a death or medical emergency of an immediate family member. Emergencies must be verified. In case of an emergency, call the ACDC shift supervisor at (803) 642-2040.
Inmate Commissary Service
Snack foods, writing paper, stamped envelopes, toiletries and undergarments are available for purchase by inmates from the commissary.
Inmate Medical Care
Medical and mental health services are provided by a contracted medical company. A physician visits the facility regularly for sick call. Dental services also are available. Emergencies are transported to proper health care facilities as necessary. The medical staff administers prescription medication. However, prior to being administered the medical staff must approve prescriptions written prior to incarceration.