Aiken County Detention Center Information

The mission of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office Detention Division is to enhance public safety by safely and securely managing persons entrusted into our custody.  We will accomplish by providing quality customer service, using sound ethical correctional principles, embracing diversity and building partnerships with our stakeholders.


The Aiken County Detention Center is located at 435 Wire Road, in Aiken. The facility has an average daily population of 407 inmates, who either are awaiting trial, or are serving sentences less than 90 days. Opened in June 2002, ACDC is a state-of-the-art detention facility, with six housing units. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office Detention Division currently employs a staff of 77 sworn and 4administrative civilian employees. In addition to full-time employees, contract employees provide the following services: