182 Prison Camp Road
Pickens, SC  29671
Phone: (864) 898-5931
Fax: (864) 898-1877


The mission of the prison is to provide a safe, secure, and humane adult Male County Prison
Facility in compliance with South Carolina and Federal Codes of Laws.


  1. Operate a safe, secure, humane, and efficient prison
  2. Protect general public, employees, and inmates while ensuring a strong work ethic
  3. Maintain a staff of properly trained state certified detention officers committed to
  4. Minimize operational expenses
  5. Rebuild housing units, showers and restroom facilities as mandated
  6. Complete RFP Process on inmate phone system. Bell South ending service
    December 2003.
  7. Replace inmate-housing furniture as mandated by State Inspectors
  8. Paint inmate-housing areas as mandated
  9. Assist in development of a work release program for Family Court inmates