Alabama Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: September 11, 2020
Department Name
Alabama Department of Corrections
Official Website
Currently Incarcerated Inmates
301 S. Ripley Street, P.O. Box 301501, Montgomery, AL
Phone Number

Types of Correctional Facilities in Alabama

Searching for inmate information in the state of Alabama? The inmates in Alabama State Prisons are under the authority of the Alabama Department of Corrections. A database with information is available on the state website to be searched.

However, if you’re looking for an inmate in a county, city, or police jail, you will have to search the website on an individual basis. Keep reading to figure out how you can find and get in touch with the inmate you’re searching for.

Inmate Search

If you’re doing an inmate search for Alabama State Prisons, this section is for you. The database is only able to provide you with information of the inmates that are currently in the state prisons.

Each inmate is given a number, also known as an AIS or an Alabama Institutional Serial. You will need to know the persons first and last name, unless you know their AIS number.

To lookup, an inmate on the inmate locator, go here.

You may wonder why someone would want to look for an inmate. There are many reasons someone would look for an inmate. They may not know what prison they’re in. They may not have known when the person went to prison and just found out.

Doing an inmate search is the best way to find a person, and from there, you can send money, talk to them on the phone, or even learn other ways to communicate with them.

How to Send Money to an Inmate

Are you looking to send money to an Inmate in the Alabama Department of Corrections? Thanks to Access Secured Deposits, loved ones can send money to friends and family in the Alabama DOC.

The best part of doing this online is that you don’t have to mail anything, it’s all electronic. In order to do send money to an inmate, you will have to do one of the following:

Call an Inmate

Looking for different ways to communicate with a loved one in prison? ADOC has connected with CenturyLink to provide you with a way to communicate with your friends or family in prison. Whether your a friend, family member, or a legal person trying to connect with a person in prison, you can do so through this platform.

Keep in mind that the ADOC has the authority to put certain limitations on phone calls. You may find that the length of phone call can only be so long. You may also find that the inmate can only accept calls at certain times.

There can also be limits put on how many phone calls an inmate receives. A ban or temporary hold can be placed on anyone's account by the DOC.

Communication In Many Ways

The Alabama Department of Corrections makes it possible for loved ones to communicate with each other. Whether it’s through telephone calls or emails, there is a way. Just make sure you follow all rules and expectations because anyone’s rights can be revoked at any time.

Correctional Facilities in Alabama

There are 456 jails and prisons in state Alabama

Saint Clair County Jail

6th AveAshville, AL 35953

(205) 594-2140

Tuscaloosa City Jail

1110 Jackson Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487


Troy City Jail

125 Williams Street, Troy, AL, 36081


Thorsby City Jail

PO Box 608, Thorsby, AL, 35171


Talladega City Jail

PO Box 761, Talladega, AL, 35160


Sumiton City Jail

Box 800 101 State Street, Sumiton, AL, 35148


Scottsboro City Jail

21638 Alabama Highway 79, Scottsboro, AL, 35768


Normal City Jail

PO Box 247, Normal, AL, 35762


Napier Field City Jail

400 Headquarters Street, Napier Field, AL, 36303


Montevallo City Jail

Station 6155 PO Box 6000, Montevallo, AL, 35115


Mobile City Jail

Beta/Gamma Commons Bldg. 290 Stadium Blvd., Mobile, AL, 36688-0002


Livingston City Jail

UWA Station 50, Livingston, AL, 35470


Henager City Jail

Highways 75 & 40 PO Box 39, Henager, AL, 35978


Double Springs City Jail

Municipal Building 23415 Highway 195 PO Box 279, Double Springs, AL, 35553


Cordova City Jail

74 Main Street, Cordova, AL, 35550


Brent City Jail

22 First Street PO Box 220, Brent, AL, 35034


Boaz City Jail

101 Line Avenue, Boaz, AL, 35957


Birmingham City Jail

1117 14th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35294


Ashford City Jail

519 North Broadway Street PO Box 428, Ashford, AL, 36312


Ardmore City Jail

26704 Main Street, Ardmore, AL, 35739