Piedmont Correctional Institution – North Carolina

Are you looking for somebody incarcerated at Piedmont Correctional Institution? Piedmont Correctional Institution is a correctional institution in the North Carolina state prison system, which is part of the North Carolina Division of Prisons. This site tells you about everything you might need to know about Piedmont Correctional Institution such as the following: How to locate an inmate. How to visit Piedmont Correctional Institution inmates. The address and phone number. Mailing or sending money to an inmate at Piedmont Correctional Institution. And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Piedmont Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1980
Type: Male
State: North Carolina
County: Rowan
DOC: North Carolina Division of Prisons
Security Level: Medium / minimum
Warden Name: Todd Pinion

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Contact Information

Below you have the mailing address and street address for Piedmont Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate there, and make sure to use the street address if you need to know the location of the prison.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below if you are going to send a package or letter to someone in prison so that you correctly address the item, and do the correct protocol for mailing a package or letter. If you do not follow the appropriate protocol, the letter or package could not get to the inmate.

Piedmont Correctional Institution
1245 Camp Road
Salisbury NC, 28147

Street Address / Prison location


Piedmont Correctional Institution
1245 Camp Road
Salisbury NC, 28147

Phone Number and Fax Number


Map and Directions

Use the street address if you are going to visit an inmate. Make sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information below if you are going to visit an inmate here.

Piedmont Correctional Institution
1245 Camp Road
Salisbury NC, 28147


Take I-85 to Salisbury and exit onto Webb Road (Exit 70). Take Webb Road west to N.C. 29 where you will see a stoplight. go straight through the stoplight until you come to a stop sign. Go straight at the stop sign and the prison is approximately one-half mile on the right.

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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, however, there are cases when it might be helpful to have the telephone number to Piedmont Correctional Institution.

Piedmont Correctional Institution prisoners may be able to call out using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Piedmont Correctional Institution prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you can’t fax a letter to your inmate, but there are some times when it may be useful to know the fax number to the facility.

Email Address

This email address is the main email address for Piedmont Correctional Institution. You can’t contact inmates at this email address. If you are going to send an email to a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email heading below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1042
Total Staff: 450

Inmate Email

In order to send email to an inmate at Piedmont Correctional Institution you must follow an exact process to make sure that the email is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners can’t access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important rules that you must follow when sending mail to a inmate. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might be returned to you.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison officials will open and inspect all received general mail and packages. Incoming general postal correspondence is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep security and safety or monitor a problem confronting a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the proper format for how you must address a letter or package to a state prison inmate at Piedmont Correctional Institution:

Piedmont Correctional Institution
1245 Camp Road
Salisbury NC, 28147

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Inmate Money

Each state prison has a Commissary that was started to provide inmates a bank account for prisoner funds and for purchasing things not issued by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may add money to prisoner’s accounts with Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners funds by way of the postal service and must send the moneyh to this address and do so in accordance with the directions given below:

The funds must be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, in which the prisoner will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back any funds that don’t have valid inmate info but only if the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Cash and checks will not be deposited so do not send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are from time to time transported to various prisons in the state, so sometimes you may have to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to look up an North Carolina prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other North Carolina state prisons: North Carolina State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Piedmont Correctional Institution, be sure that you be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Saturday: 8 – 10 a.m. 5th Floor
Noon – 2 p.m. 4th Floor
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. 2nd Floor
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 208, 3rd Floor, 6th Floor Processing
Segregation and Special Non-Contact visits occur Monday-Friday by appointment and in advance only. Out-of-State Weekday visits may be set up as above by contacting the visitation officer. (Ext. 350 or 258)

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has their own procedures for prison visitation and these policies change regularly. The rules listed below could be different since this was written, so you should also go to Piedmont Correctional Institution’s official website to find the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer will make sure all visitors sign the inmate visitors log before they enter the facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Photo identification of all visitors is required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued photo ID is acceptable.

For everything listed below, go to the actual correctional facility website because this information changes often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Section about Piedmont Correctional Institution prison records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Section about Piedmont Correctional Institution death row coming soon.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Details about North Carolina parole procedures coming soon.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Section about release procedures for Piedmont Correctional Institution to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Section about life at Piedmont Correctional Institution coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A Piedmont Correctional Institution news section will be posted ASAP.


A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Piedmont Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Piedmont Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of Piedmont Correctional Institution that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

If so, click here:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

More information about family resources coming.


A Piedmont Correctional Institution history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Piedmont Correctional Institution inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other North Carolina State Prisons: North Carolina State Prisons

Piedmont Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

North Carolina Division of Prisons Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Piedmont Correctional Institution

Have you ever been a prisoner in Piedmont Correctional Institution? Do you know someone there? Have you ever visited a prisoner there?

If you have, then please write a review about it. Write about your prison experience because other people will know what to expect.

Things you can include in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are a prisoner at this prison, post your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.

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