The Campbell County Detention Center holds maximum, medium and minimum security inmates. The Detention Center services all police agencies in Campbell County, including Northern Kentucky University Police and the Kentucky State Police.
The Detention Center also houses federal inmates for the United States Marshal Service.
The Campbell County Detention is located at 601 Central Avenue, Newport, Kentucky. The current facility was built in 1991 with a design capacity of 135 inmates. Prior to the building of this facility, county prisoners were housed at the Court house located on York Street in Newport.