Orangeburg County Detention Center

Orangeburg County
Orangeburg, South Carolina

Moseley Architects provided architectural and engineering design for this 354-bed (400 core) detention facility. Inmate housing areas include six mezzanine-style units of prefabricated steel cells with rear chases, dayrooms, fresh air recreation, multipurpose rooms, video visitation areas, video arraignment space, showers, utility areas, and control rooms. Three minimum-custody dormitories are also included.

Core functions encompass a vehicular sallyport sized for buses, intake and booking areas with holding cells, an officers’ station, dress/shower facilities, and property issue and storage. The administrative area comprises a magistrate’s court, records, public and staff toilet, locker facilities, and training/conference spaces. The public video visitation room is adjacent to the lobby. A medical area with exam rooms, nurse’s workstation, and negative pressure holding are included along with kitchen and laundry.