NCDPS - Scotland Correctional Institution

State Prison

Last Updated: March 14, 2022
22385 McGirt's Bridge Rd, Laurinberg, NC 28353

Scotland CI is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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NCDPS - Scotland Correctional Institution basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 910-884-3078

The inmates housed at Scotland CI located at 22385 McGirt's Bridge Rd in Laurinberg, NC are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Scotland Correctional Institution is a 1,756-bed, high-security prison facility located near the Laurinburg-Maxton airport in Laurinburg.

SCI opened in September 2003 as a 1,000-bed Close-Custody facility. A 504-bed Medium Security addition opened in March 2011, and a 252-bed Minimum Security unit opened in July 2011.

The prison employs correctional officers, administrative, food service, medical, dental and maintenance staff.

The prison has 128 MCON cells and 192 segregation cells.

Inmates are provided medical, dental, and mental health services. While incarcerated at Scotland Correctional Institution, inmates can take educational courses to earn a GED and receive substance and alcohol abuse treatment.

Local calls will be a flat rate of $1.25
All long distance calls will be a flat rate of $3.40

Inmate Locator

NCDPS - Scotland Correctional Institution is a facility in the North Carolina Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information


The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice will resume limited visitation at all state prisons effective Oct. 1, 2020 with significant restrictions due to the pandemic. Visitation was suspended in all state prisons on March 16, 2020, with the exception of legal and pastoral visits, to help prevent the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The health and safety of employees and offenders in our care are the top priorities of the Department of Public Safety. For information on coronavirus and how to protect yourself, please go the NC Department of Health and Human Services website.

Visitation Information

NCDPS - Scotland Correctional Institution - Visitation

Visitation is by appointment only and can be made two weeks in advance but no less than 48 hours in advance. Appointment calls are accepted Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. No appointment call will be accepted on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

Inmates are allowed one visit per week.

No visits are scheduled on Holidays.

Special visits must be approved by the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.

Call (910) 844-3078 and ask for the visiting room to schedule an appointment.

Close Custody Visits are Wednesday through Saturday Only

Wednesday 9:00am - 10:30am or 12:00pm - 1:30pm Thursday 9:00am - 10:30am or 12:00pm - 1:30pm Friday 9:00am - 10:30am Saturday 9:00am - 10:30am

Non-Contact Visits for Restricted Offenders (Modified Housing, Restricted Housing, SRG, etc.)
are Monday and Tuesday Only

Monday 9:00am - 10:00am or 12:00pm - 1:00pm Tuesday 9:00am - 10:00am or 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Medium Custody Visits are Wednesday Through Saturday Only

Wednesday 2:30pm - 4:00pm Thursday 2:30pm - 4:00pm Friday 12:00pm - 1:30pm Saturday 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Minimum Custody Visits are Saturday and Sunday Only

Saturday 9:00am - 11:00am or 2:30pm - 4:30pm Sunday 9:00am - 11:00am or 2:30pm - 4:30pm


From Raleigh - Take US 1 to Southern Pines. Take U.S. 15-501 south toward Laurinburg. Go approximately 25 miles. Turn left on Old Wire Road. Go to the stop sign and turn right. Go to the next crossroads, which is Airbase Road, and turn left. Go approximately 5 ½ miles to McGirts Bridge Road and turn right. The prison is on the right.

From Fayetteville - Take US 401 south toward Laurinburg and go through Wagram. Turn left on Airbase Road. Go approximately 5 ½ miles to McGirts Bridge Road. Turn right and the prison is on the right.

From Lumberton - Take US 74 toward Laurinburg/Maxton. Take US 401 towards Fayetteville. Go approximately 3 miles and turn right on Highland Road. Go approximately 2 miles and turn left on McGirts Bridge Road. Go approximately 5 miles. The prison is on the left before you get to stop sign.

From Rockingham - Take US 74 east to Laurinburg. Take US 401 north approximately 3 miles to Highland Road and turn right. Go approximately 2 miles to McGirts Bridge Road and turn left. Go approximately 5 miles. The prison is on the left.

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