As a part of the Sheriff's Office, the mission of the Anderson County Detention Center is to protect the public by securely detaining individuals who have been arrested and accused of committing various offenses against Anderson County citizens. A full menu for the detention center can be found at the top of the page.
detn1.jpgThe facility was constructed in 1957, though one addition was added back in the 1990’s. As Anderson County has grown, so have the number of people that the detention center now houses. It is not uncommon for the facility to run beyond its intended capacity.