Sumter County Offices will Open at 10:00AM on Thursday, October 8, 2015 for all non-essential employees.  Essential employees (Sheriff's Office, Detention Center, EMS, Public Works, and Storm Water) are to report to work at their normal working hours.  Sumter County Employees are encouraged to call 803-774-7669 for further updates.

Detention Center

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Director Simon Major

1250 Winkles Rd

Sumter, SC 29153
Phone 803-436-2340

Fax 803-436-2428


Hours of Operation:

M-F   8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Visiting Hours: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM & 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM   Monday – Saturday

The primary responsibility of this department is to provide humane treatment and security to prisoners charged with felony or misdemeanor crimes.

  • House arrested individuals Pre and Post Trial
  • Book and house individuals arrested by law enforcement officers awaiting trial.
  • House and feed individuals after trial sentencing.

To access the  Online Inmate Inquiry system, visit the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center. 

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