Spartanburg County Detention Facility


Courthouse (1787) Courthouse (1892) Jail (1895) Courthouse - Jail (1958)
Jail (1994) Spartanburg Town Clock Notable Cases Larry Powers Mass Arrests
CCI: The State Penitentiary in South Carolina History and Memory
Magistrate Endorses Proposed Jail Clinic (1936)
Four Courthouses Have Served County In 150 Years (1939)
July Jam (1985)
Day In The Life - Inmate spends time pondering mistakes (1990)
Jail Annex broken gas valve prompts evacuation (1992)
England, county trading jailers (1997)
American justice amazes English jailers (1997)
Needs Assessment for a Criminal Justice Automated Information System (2000)
Johnson Retires (2004)
Police foil men's plans to break inmates from custody; 2 arrested (2005)
Triple Bunks Installed (2005)
Batmobile Arrives At Jail (2005)
Dogs Sniff Out Drugs at Jail (2005)
Jail offers online information (2005)
Inman Christmas Parade (2005)
National Police Week (2006)
Spartanburg Remembers 9/11 Anniversary (2006)
National Police Week (2007)
Hometown News Series (2007)
Jail Cat (2007)
Immigration agents assigned to jail (2008)
Honor Guard Practice (2008)
SCDF Honor Guard Performing During Duncan Christmas Parade (2008)
Smoke, but not much fire at jail annex (2009)
Marshal: Jail fire appears accidental (2009)
Uniform of jailers earns award, commands respect (2009)
SWAT Competition held in Duncan (2009)
New program tracks crime click by click (2009)
Convict escapes from courthouse (2009)
Jail drops visits during upgrades (2010)
Cigarettes become a privilege at Spartanburg County jail (2010)
Spartanburg CrimeStoppers hopes Web will help nab criminals (2010)
Man accused in card game shooting turns himself in to police (2010)
Spartanburg officials looking for man charged in 2009 murder (2010)
Murder suspect remains at large after fleeing home detention (2010)
Home detention denied to Upstate murder suspect (2010)
Spartanburg County deputies arrest man who they say escaped home detention (2010)
Murder suspect who escaped from home detention caught (2010)
Jail menu: Bag lunch for a week during kitchen repairs (2010)
Spartanburg inmate makes brief escape (2010)
Spartanburg County detention officer accused of carrying contraband into jail (2011)
Former guard accused of bringing drugs into jail has been released (2011)
Secure Communities Program (2011)
Spartanburg County Council to discuss handing jail over to sheriff(2011)
Spartanburg County Council OKs ordinance transferring jail power to sheriff (2011)
Plan to let sheriff run jail passes second reading (2011)
Final council vote officially puts Wright in charge of jail (2011)
Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office returning $600,000 to county to help cover shortfall

Many of the photographs and news articles found on this page were collected from various sources by Captain Mike Jones of the Spartanburg County Detention Facility. Without his interest and research, these historical records would have been lost forever. If you are aware of other historical items of interest that could be posted here, please contact Captain Mike Jones at (864) 596-2607.