The Division is also responsible for inmate transportation to and from the facility, inmate classification, front desk responsibilities and logistical duties. In addition, there is a booking/intake unit staffed 24 hours a day and is responsible for processing inmates who are pending confinement. Under the leadership of Sheriff Richard Roundtree, the Charles B. Webster Detention Center (CBWDC) is managed by a capable staff of law enforcement professionals. With 225 employees, this division is one of the office's largest. The jail tower at 401 Walton Way was decommissioned on Jan. 7, 2014, at 6 a.m when inmates were moved to CBWDC, Inmates are housed at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center at 1941 Phinizy Road. The CBWDC, a pod-style detention center, opened in 1997 and was originally designed to alleviate the overcrowding at the now-closed Richmond County Jail. A 35,000 square foot Inmate Processing Center opened at CBWDC on Jan. 7, 2014. The entire campus of the Webster Detention Center – approximately 50 acres – is enclosed within a maximum security perimeter fence, allowing for all future expansion projects to be conducted within a secured and monitored space.
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