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Receiving and Discharge/Booking912-651-3700
Front Lobby912-652-7785
Shift Commander912-652-7710

Sheriffic News - Fourth Quarter 2020

Inmates that mail letters to their families and friends should start using the following return address: – Chatham County Jail
INMATE ID # - Inmate Full Name
925B Peachtree Street, NE, Box 2062
Atlanta, GA  30309

All letters marked Return to Sender will be destroyed if received after Feb. 22, 2021.

Inmates should be mindful that if their family or friends send money orders or certified checks for deposit in your account, these items should be addressed:

Chatham County Sheriff’s Office
Finance and Accounting Services
Inmate ID # - Inmate Full Name
1050 Carl Griffin Drive
Savannah, GA  31405

Mail not correctly addressed will be returned to sender.

Soft cover books (ordered through a commercial vendor), magazine subscriptions, legal mail, and religious material should still be addressed to:

Inmate ID # - Inmate Full Name
Chatham County Jail
1074 Carl Griffin Drive
Savannah, GA  31405

*Note:  Only the above listed items are authorized to be received in the mail.  All other items will be considered contraband and will be destroyed.

Due to the pandemic safety protocols and procedures, the Chatham County Detention Center on-site Visitors Center is closed until further notice.

Visitation Days/Hours

Unit 1 Monday / Thursday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
Unit 2 Monday / Thursday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
(2A-B (PROTECTIVE CUSTODY) *BUBBLE Tuesday / Friday (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
2A-ORANGE Wednesday / Friday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
Unit 3 Wednesday / Friday (9:00 AM - 5:30PM)
Unit 4
4A, 4B, 4C Monday / Thursday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
4D (GENERAL POPULATION) Monday / Thursday (1:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
4D (ADMINISTRATIVE & MENTAL HEALTH) Monday / Thursday (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Unit 6 Tuesday / Wednesday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
Unit 7
Tuesday / Wednesday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
Unit 9 Monday / Wednesday (4:00 PM - 5:30PM)
(PROGRAMS) Friday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
MEDICAL (MALES) Monday / Thursday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
Tuesday / Friday (9:00 AM - 5:30 PM)

You must be signed in no later than 5:30PM to visit. There will be no visitation on Saturday or Sunday.

Inmate Mailing Address: Inmate's Name, c/o Chatham County Sheriff's Office, 1074 Carl Griffin Drive, Savannah, Georgia 31405

Records Phone Number: 912-652-7734

Cashier's Phone Number: 912-652-7769 / 912-652-7738

Commissary Number: 912-652-7743

PayTel Number: 1-800-PAYTELL/1-800-729-8355

You may also deposit cash or use a debit/credit card in an inmate's account by using the kiosk machines located in the visitation lobby and/or online at


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Regular Visitation
Inmates are allowed two twenty minute visits per day and two days per week. Children less than seventeen (17) years of age will be permitted to visit only if they are accompanied by an adult. Visitors must provide a current and valid identification with 1) Picture, 2) Name, 3) Address, 4) Date of Birth, and 5) Social Security Number. A State Identification Card or State Driver's License is preferred as an identification method. Hand written identification cards are not a valid identification form nor are those with disclaimers stating, "no responsibility for acceptability". All identification cards will be held by a staff member during visitation. Regular visitation may take place for up to twenty (20) minutes. A visitor may visit only once per day. Visitors must be signed up 30 minutes prior to the end of the inmate's visitation time in order to visit an inmate.

Trying to find the visitation schedule for an inmate? Search for them by name.

DIN Last First Middle DOB Race Sex Visitation


Out of Town Visitation
An out of town visitor defined as one who travels from a distance of greater than one hundred and fifty (150) miles circumference from Savannah, Georgia. 1. Visitors from out of town must present a valid identification containing the same general requirements as regular visitation. No more than two (2) Out of Town visits may be approved within a given week (Monday through Friday) and may occur according to the following scheduled hours. For those having received an approved out of town visitation, a forty-five (45) minute visitation period will be given. 2. A visitor may visit only once per day. The exception: Those visitors with immediate family members ( blood relationships ); ( 2-sons, 2-daughters, or a combination of the two, a husband and son or wife and daughter or combination of these, or mother and father ) may visit both on the same given day.