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In the event of an emergency, call 911.

The Courts and Jail Bureau is supervised by Captain Macky Goodman. The bureau is divided into smaller specialized units.

What is involved in processing a new inmate?

During intake, inmates at the county jail receive medical and mental health screenings, complete fingerprint submissions and file background checks. They are assigned their area of residence in the jail based on a classification process.

How can I contact or support a current inmate?

Inmates can be contacted during visitation time by telephone or mail.


Inmates are allowed up to two-15 minute visits a day, and visitation is limited to Thursday through Sunday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., with specific days and times designated by inmates’ last names.

  • A-F Thursdays and Saturdays 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • G-L Thursdays and Saturdays 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
  • M-R Fridays and Sundays 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • S-Z Fridays and Sundays 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.


Inmates are able to call anyone outside of the jail through a service provided by Securus Technologies. Individuals wishing to receive phone calls must set up an account by calling 1-800-844-6591 or at


Inmate mail can be sent through the U.S. Postal Service to:

Inmate’s name
3344 Presson Rd.
Monroe, North Carolina, NC 28112.

The jail does not allow money orders, checks, cash, books, explicit photographs or materials, or food items. To contribute to an inmates trust account you can visit the Jail ATM kiosk located at the jail. You can also deposit money online through

Judicial Services Bureau

This bureau provides security during local judicial proceedings and acts as a resource for judges and other staff who work at the Judicial Center or as jurors or witnesses. In addition, this bureau transports those on trial, provides security for the Court Intake Center and oversees the pre-trial release program.

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Contact Information

Sheriff's Office
3344 Presson Road

Monroe, NC 28112

Captain Macky Goodman
Detention Division Supervisor
Phone: 704-283-3574

Union County Jail Contacts

Jail: 704-283-3641
Jail Transport: 704-292-2500
Jail Transport Fax: 704-292-2599

Inmate Supervision

Sergeant Jamie Grigg
Sergeant Brian Funderburke
Sergeant Brian Macarine
Sergeant Mark Medlin

(704) 283-3534

Criminal Intelligence and Classification

Sergeant Angela Carver

(704) 292-2770

Inmate Processing

Sergeant James Dennis

(704) 292 2655

About the Sheriff’s Office

The Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO) provides a full range of law enforcement services for our citizens in a continually growing county. These services include patrol, jail, civil process, criminal investigation and animal services.

The Sheriff’s Office works to serve the public to the best of their ability by providing quality service to citizens through contemporary law enforcement tactics, philosophies and proficient development of personnel.