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The Horry County Sheriff's Office is responsible for numerous tasks including judicial security, processing warrants, fingerprinting services, registration of sex offenders, funeral escorts, providing background checks and operating the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Inmate Services

Commissary

Inmate Commissary

CommissaryMcDaniel Supply Company provides commissary services to the inmates at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. General population inmates are afforded the opportunity to order items twice weekly from McDaniel Supply. Various hygiene products, clothing items, writing materials and snack foods are available for purchase by those inmates with money in their inmate account. All necessary meals and items are provided to all inmates at our facility and those available through commissary are additional non-necessary items. Inmates housed in the maximum-security areas of the Detention Center will only have access to hygiene products and writing materials through the commissary.

Commissary orders are processed twice weekly on Monday and Thursday mornings at 7:00 a.m.  Orders are delivered on Tuesday and Friday mornings.  Inmates can order items if the funds are in their account before the processing time.
Deposit funds into an inmate's account

A kiosk is located in the front lobby area of the Detention Center.

Indigent Inmate

Indigent Inmates —Inmates who meet the required criteria will be considered indigent and will be able to receive an indigent package that includes basic hygiene items and writing materials. To be considered indigent, an inmate must have been incarcerated for at least 15 days, had less than $5.00 in their account for 14 consecutive days and had no commissary orders for the last 14 days. Indigent inmates will receive indigent packages during every third commissary order. If an inmate has a deposit made into their account that brings their balance to more than $5.00, they will no longer be considered indigent and the criteria for determining indigent status will start over.

Inmate Funds

Inmate Accounts

 

Commissary—McDaniel Supply Company provides commissary services to the inmates at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. General population inmates are afforded the opportunity to order items twice weekly from McDaniel Supply.  Various hygiene products, clothing items, writing materials and snack foods are available for purchase by those inmates with money in their inmate account.  All necessary meals and items are provided to all inmates at our facility and those available through commissary are additional non-necessary items. Inmates housed in the maximum-security areas of the Detention Center will only have access to hygiene products and writing materials through the commissary.

Commissary orders are processed twice weekly on Monday and Thursday mornings at 7:00 a.m.  Orders are delivered on Tuesday and Friday mornings.  Inmates can order items if the funds are in their account before the processing time.

Click on the link to deposit funds into an inmate account:   McDaniel Supply Company


The Detention Center has a Kiosk located in the front lobby for depositing funds into inmate accounts.  A fee of $3.00 is charged for this service.  For example, if $10.00 is deposited into an inmate's account, the inmate will actually receive $7.00 in their account. 


McDaniel Supply Company, the Detention Center’s commissary vendor, accepts online credit card deposits through it's website, McDaniel Supply Company .  The person making the deposit can search for an inmate either by their name or inmate account number.  Inmate account numbers are obtained by calling the Detention Center at (843) 915-5140.  McDaniel Supply charges a service fee based on the amount of the deposit for each Internet deposit.  A deposit confirmation is sent to the email address provided at the time of the deposit. 

  • Western Union wire transfers can be sent to the Detention Center by utilizing a quick collect form.  The information required for a Western Union deposit is as follows:         

        Pay to: 
Code city:
Account number:
Attention:
         
Horry County Detention Center
Horry
Inmate’s 7 to 10 digit account number and last name
Inmate’s first and last name

  • The Detention Center accepts Western Union money orders, US Postal Service money orders and IRS checks sent through US mail.  Money orders must be completely filled out with both the inmate and the sender’s information.  No other brands of money orders are accepted.  Personal checks, cashiers checks, and certified checks are not accepted.  Money orders and checks that do not meet the facility’s standards are returned to the sender.  Absolutely no cash is accepted through US mail for an inmate’s account.

Any cash that is received through the mail is confiscated as contraband and is forwarded to the Horry County Treasurer’s Office at the end of each fiscal year.

 

Inmate Communications

General Mail

Inmates are encouraged to maintain ties with family members and friends. They may use the U.S. Postal Service to send and receive correspondence. All inmate mail is opened, checked for contraband and scanned into our digital mail system for distribution. When sending mail, make sure the inmate’s name and the account number is written on the correspondence or the letter will be returned to the sender. A return address must also be listed on the envelope. All envelopes must be no larger than a No. 10 business envelope. The mail will be reviewed and approved before the inmate can view the mail through a kiosk. Money orders cannot be processed through the Securus Digital Mail Center. General Mail Address:
Inmate Name and Inmate Account # (Do not use booking number that starts with HC)
Securus Digital Mail Center
J. Reuben Long Detention Center
P.O. BOX 568
Lebanon, MO 65536

Money Orders

The detention center only accepts Western Union or Postal Money orders for deposit into an inmate’s commissary account. The money order will be made out to the inmate and shall be sent to the detention center at the following address.

Inmate’s name
4150 J. Reuben Long Ave.
Conway, SC 29526
Attention: Cashier’s Office

Legal Mail

All legal mail will be sent to J. Reuben Long Detention Center and shall be marked as legal mail. All legal mail will be opened in the presence of the inmate and checked for contraband. Legal mail shall be sent to the detention center at the following address.

Inmate’s name
4150 J. Reuben Long Ave.
Conway, SC 29526
Legal Mail

Publications

Publications (books and magazines) may be received at the facility for an inmate, as follows:

  1. Only three (3) publications per shipment may come in for an inmate.
  2. The publication cannot exceed 8 ½" x 11" in size. (An exception will be made for newspapers.)
  3. The publication must originate from a publisher or nationally recognized distributor and must be purchased for delivery to an inmate by a family member or friend.
  4. The publication must be new and received in the original packaging.
  5. The publication must be in a paperback format.
  6. The publication must not contain any content deemed to pose a threat to the safety and security of the facility, i.e., sexually explicit materials, inflammatory material that could jeopardize the safety and security of the facility, etc.
  7. An inmate may opt to donate a returned book to the detention center library or opt to have the returned book inventoried and stored in their personal property for return upon their release/transfer from the facility (see, also, Procedure #3, below for additional information). ( NOTE: Due to potential fire hazards and space limitations, if stored books become excessive, the inmate will be advised that his/her books may be shipped to a family member or friend. Inmates will have the cost of shipping deducted from their account. Inmates that opt not to have excess books shipped will be given the option of having the books donated to the detention center or disposed.)
  8. Due to volume, magazines and newspapers exchanged by the inmate for a new magazine/newspaper will not be stored for the inmate. Magazines and newspapers will be donated to the facility or may be shipped to any outside party at the expense of the inmate.
  9. For subscription-based publications (magazines, newspapers, etc.), it will be the responsibility of the inmate to ensure their publication is forwarded to their new address upon his/her release or transfer or the publication is canceled. Should any publication arrive at the facility after an inmate’s release or transfer, the publication will be disposed. The detention center will not be responsible for maintaining such subscription materials nor will the detention center be responsible for any costs associated with any subscription payment.

NO LEATHER BOUND BOOKS or BIBLES.

Inmate Telephone System

Inmates assigned to the general population housing units periodically have access to telephones each day. The inmate telephone system is programmed for outgoing collect calls only.  

Inmates cannot receive incoming telephone calls and staff cannot pass notes or messages to the inmates. Family emergencies are handled via the Chaplain’s Office.

During the initial phase of the processing procedure, each inmate is afforded the opportunity to make telephone calls.

The inmate telephone system is programmed for out-going calls only. If there are questions regarding this service (telephone call charges) or experience problems receiving calls from the Detention Center, please call 1-800-844-6591. Refer to J. Reuben Long Detention Center as Horry County Detention.

Inmate telephone calls are subject to monitoring and recording.
J. Reuben Long Detention Center contracts with Securus Technologies.  Go to  http://www.securustech.net/  to learn more about the telephone system.

Inmate Visitation

All visits are conducted via the video visitation system.

Inmate visiting times

Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

On-Site Visits

  • All visits are conducted via the video visitation system.
  • Visits must be scheduled in advance and may not be scheduled the same day.
  • A visitor can set up an account with Securus Technologies and request authorization to be a visitor at our facility.
  • Once the approval process is completed the visitor will be able to schedule visits through the Securus site.
  • Inmates are permitted a total of 4 visits per week. (on-site and remote visits)

Remote Visits

  • Once the approval process is completed, the visitor will be able to visit through their computer, tablet or cellphone from anywhere.
  • Remote visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the visit.
  • A 30-minute remote visit cost $5.95.

Sign Up for Securus Video Visitation

  1. Create a Securus Online Account by going to www.videovisitanywhere.com. You will need to submit a photo and government-issued ID for approval to visit the facility.
  2. Once approved, log in to your Securus online account and select “Schedule a Visit”
  3. Enjoy your video visit

Special Visitation

Contact the visitation office to make requests for special consideration regarding a visit. (e.g., out of state visitation). Visitors must inquire in advance of the requested date and time of visit.

Professional Visits

Attorneys have access to their clients at reasonable times. Inmates cannot be seen during mealtimes, lockdowns and emergency situations. Attorneys may call (843) 915-5140 and ask to be connected to the movement center to coordinate and schedule visits with their clients. Scheduling may minimize wait time.

All inmate movement stops during the following times while conducting official inmate counts: 
 Mornings  5:00 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.
 Mid-day    11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 Evenings  5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Contact

J. Reuben Long Detention Center
Attn: Visitation Services
4150 J. Reuben Long Avenue
Conway, South Carolina 29526
(843) 915-6860

Contacts:

Sergeant R. Schomp, Supervisor
Email:  schompr@horrycounty.org

Transportation After Release
 

Inmates are responsible for transportation away from the Detention Center after their release. The public transit bus, Waccamaw Regional Transportation Authority better known as Coast RTA,  currently makes scheduled stops at the Detention Center. See the schedule below. The fare  is currently $3.00 from J. Reuben Long Detention Center to Conway. The fare from the Conway Bus Station to Myrtle Beach is an additional $1.50. Upon release, indigent inmates needing transportation from Conway to Myrtle Beach can request a bus pass from the administrative staff.  This schedule may change without notice.

Monday - Saturday  8:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.
Sundays  12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.

 

 

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