North Carolina Jail Standards

Available to North Carolina Correctional Facilities


The North Carolina Department of Health Services Regulation Jails and Detention Unit conducts semiannual inspections of county, municipal and regional jails to monitor compliance with state rules and statutes for jail operation. Also, the unit provides technical assistance to local governmental entities.

Manual Available in PowerDMS

  • North Carolina Jail Standards - Subchapter 14J - Jails, Local Confinement Facilities