DeKalb County Detention Center, AL Inmate Roster

Updated on: July 17, 2021
DeKalb County Detention Center

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

DeKalb County Detention Center Basic Information

Facility Name
DeKalb County Detention Center
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968
Phone
256-845-8565
Capacity
245
City
Fort Payne
Postal Code
35968
State
Alabama
County
DeKalb County
Official Website
Website
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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Dekalb County Sheriffs Department / Dekalb County Jail

Sheriff
Jimmy Harris
Address
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, Alabama, 35968
Phone
256-845-3801
Fax
256-845-8564
Website
www.dekalbcountysheriff.org

DeKalb County Detention Center inmate locator: State of Charge, Sentence Information, Mugshots, Charges, Bookings, Booking Date, Document Type, Who's in jail, Release Date, Complaint, Arrests, Warrant Comment, Bond, Eye Color, Inmate List, Grade, Charges.

Inmates of the DeKalb County are under the jurisdiction of the county jail. Those who are wishing to search for an inmate are about to find out how to do so. You may be wondering who’s in jail?

This information is searchable on the DeKalb County Detention Center website. You will also be able to find other information such as how to send money, how to send mail, and so on.

The DeKalb County Detention Center has actually been noted as one of the biggest jail in the county. When you think about the sizes of county jails, it means this is a very large jail. With that in mind, there are a lot of inmates located in this jail.

The goal of the DeKalb County Detention Center has a desire to provide a secure environment to everyone who enters the prison. The goal is to keep inmates and staff members safe at all times.

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Who’s in Jail?

Looking for a prisoner in the DeKalb County Detention Center or wondering who’s in jail? The DeKalb County Detention Center in Alabama has a great search engine for those looking for jail records or recent arrests.

An inmate can be searched by first name, last name, race, sex, docket number, or even booking number.

You can also see who’s in jail based on an address or filter by agency. If you’d like to conduct a search on your own, go to the DeKalb County Detention Center website.

When an inmate is in jail, it’s important for them to know that their information is not private. Every inmate that finds themselves in a county jail will have their information on the website.

Video Visitation with an Inmate

Connecting with an inmate in the DeKalb County Detention Center is simpler than you might think. Through the Connect Network, you can connect with an inmate in a variety of ways.

  • AdvancePay Phone

  • Visitation Scheduling

  • Video Visitation

You can get started by opening an account with the Connect Network. After you set up your account, you can add money to an inmate's account and set up a phone call or video visitation.

There is a small fee associated with these services, so be prepared to work with a 3rd party to make all of this happen.

Inmates and Mail

When it comes to an inmate in the DeKalb County Detention Center, know that they can receive mail. In fact, mail is an important part of daily life.

If you’d like to send mail to an inmate, you can do so by sending it in this order to:


Full name, identification (docket) number, housing assignment

DeKalb County Detention Center

2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968

If an inmate wants to receive a book in the mail, it has to come directly from the publisher. Legal mail will be opened in front of the inmate, which means they can see what it is and know that it wasn’t tampered with.

Deliveries are made Monday through Friday by the United States Postal Service.

Inmates and Getting Money

Inmates in the DeKalb County Detention Center have everything they need to survive in prison. However, sending money to an inmate is common in a jail system.

The only way inmates can get money is through money orders. When it comes to sending money orders to an inmate, it has to contain certain information.

The information that has to be put on the money order is their full name, docket number, and their housing assignment.

If you’d rather not send a money order, than you can send money through the system two other ways. You can:

  • Money deposits can be made by phone at: 256-845-8565

  • Lobby kiosk for a small convenience fee

Keep in mind that money can be used in a variety of ways, when someone is in jail. The money can be used to pay fees. It can also be used to buy items from the commissary.

Making a Phone Call to an Inmate

Most jails have a process of phone calls or use a third party to allow phone calls. The DeKalb County Detention Center only allows inmates to make phone calls through collect calls.

If you don’t want to receive a phone call from an inmate, you can easily reject the phone call.

However, this is the only way to talk to an inmate on the phone.

If you would like to communicate with an inmate, you can also do the new messaging system. Electronic messaging is a good way to get in touch with an inmate, especially if you can’t afford the fee for phone calls.

Inmates at DeKalb County Detention Center can get their messages through the kiosks in their housing units. Each message that is coming in has a character limit. Each message that you send costs 50 cents. It does cost $10 to buy a block of messages.

Inmate Visitation

Just as a video visitation can be set up, a regular visitation can also be set up with an inmate. First, you will need to fill out an application and from there, once approved, you will be able to commit to a visitation with the inmate in the DeKalb County Detention Center.

Commissary Information

The DeKalb County Detention Center has a commissary. Using money put in their accounts, inmates from the DeKalb County Detention Center in Alabama can purchase extras.

Extras may include hygiene items that they need or want. Extras could also be items like food, clothing, or even sometimes books or electronics. Each jail varies, so you’d need to look at the commissary item list for information that inmates at the DeKalb County Detention Center can receive.

Inmates in the DeKalb County Detention Center have the ability to talk to someone on the phone, send mail, and even do visitations with family and friends. Inmates need to follow all protocol to be able to do the aforementioned.

If for any reason rules or regulations are violated, this could keep an inmate from participating in anything extra. This goes both ways though. Inmates can break rules, but so can people trying to communicate with that inmate.

DeKalb County Prison Statistics

DeKalb County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Jail 20
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 50
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 22

DeKalb County Prison Population By Race

Black Prison Population 18
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 169
Other Prison Population 1
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -

DeKalb County Prison Admissions

Other Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 121
Native Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 23
Asian Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 5
Total Prison Admissions 126
Male Prison Admissions 103

DeKalb County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 21
Male Prison Population 167
Total Prison Population 188

DeKalb County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,981
Total Jail Population 13
Male Jail Population 15
Female Jail Population 1

Alabama Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.26
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.26

DeKalb County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 1
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 45
White Jail Population 15

DeKalb County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 6
Female Pretrial Jail Population 2
Pretrial Jail Population 11

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