Mercer County NJ Correction Center

County Jail

Last Updated: April 10, 2023
Address
1750 Route 29 PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650
Beds
880
County
Mercer
Phone
609-583-3545
Fax
609-583-3560

Mercer County NJ Correction Center is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Mercer County NJ Correction Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 609-583-3545, 609-989-6902

The Mercer County NJ Correction Center is a low-security detention center located at 1750 Route 29
PO Box 8068 Trenton, NJ which is operated locally by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Mercer County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Trenton Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.


The Mercer County Correction Center is located on Route 29 North in Hopewell Township. The facility is a short-term jail facility that confines both men and women and has bed space for 880 inmates with Minimum, Medium and Maximum-security classifications.

The population is comprised of those who have been convicted and sentenced by the Municipal or Superior Courts, as well as those who are pre-trial. State sentenced inmates are housed while awaiting transfer to State Prison, inmates with sentences up to 364 days or less serve their time at the Correction Center.

Inmates are provided with medical, social services and mental health services, as well as educational opportunities during their incarceration. Selected inmates may be ordered by the court or assigned by the Correction Center, as a form of restitution, to participate in community service projects such as the Superintendent Labor Assistance Program (SLAP). Inmates classified as minimum security may work on supervised details mowing grass, trash collection and painting at county operated facilities, including the Correction Center building and grounds.

Inmate Locator

Mercer County NJ Correction Center publishes the names of the inmates currently in their facility in New Jersey. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content to access and utilize any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Mercer County NJ Correction Center - Visitation

Times and days are subject to change without notice

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4:30pm

This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 609-583-3545, 609-989-6902 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

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