Local Detention

Guilford County Detention Center

Guilford County, Greensboro, North Carolina

Located in downtown Greensboro, this high rise expansion includes jail administration space, intake areas, kitchen, laundry, and law enforcement spaces.  The total facility contains core spaces for 1,600 inmates. Core functions include a new vehicular sallyport sized for buses; intake and booking areas including holding cells; magistrate’s area; courtroom space; officers’ station; dress and shower facilities; and property issue and storage.  The administrative area houses records; staff locker facilities; pre-trial services; training; and fitness areas.  Public video visitation adjoins the public lobby. Inmate housing areas include cells; dayrooms; fresh air recreation; multipurpose rooms; video visitation areas; video arraignment space; showers; utility areas; control rooms; and a medical area.