Geneva County Jail, AL Inmate Roster

Updated on: July 10, 2021
Geneva County Jail

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

Geneva County Jail Basic Information

Facility Name
Geneva County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
101 Commerce Street, Geneva, AL, 36340
Postal Code
Geneva County
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Geneva County Sheriffs Department / Geneva County Jail

Anthony C. Helms
200 North Commerce Street, Geneva, Alabama, 36340

The Geneva County Jail is in the city of Geneva, Alabama, the county seat of Geneva County. The facility is located at 101 Commerce Street, Geneva, AL.  The jail can also be reached by calling 334-684-5671.

It houses city, county, and state inmates in it is a 95-bed facility.  The facility is run by James Kelly and has a staff of fourteen officers that make the safety of the inmates the top priority. Some of the inmates in the jail have already been convicted and are serving sentences, while others are still awaiting trial.

This facility has a number of programs for the inmates.  Services that are provided include on-site medical, dental, or mental health services.  The inmates also have access to mail, telephones, and a commissary company. The jail staff is fully staffed twenty-four hours a day every day of the year.  The team works twelve-hour shifts to ensure that this occurs and they prioritize keeping the facility under control at all times.

Sheriff Department

Commander Kelly and his staff work directly under the Geneva County Sheriff’s Office.  The current sheriff is Tony Helms, and his chief deputy is Danny Staley. Sherriff Helms has served the Sherriff’s Office since 1986 and was the chief deputy for several years before becoming sheriff. Frannie Helms serves as the Administrator. She is responsible for organizing all extraditions of inmates to other jurisdictions.  She also collects bond fees and works closely with the certified bonding companies in the county.

Geneva County Jail Inmates

The official jail website provides the public with information about jail procedures. This website does not include the jail docket, inmate arrest records, or inmate mugshots. The current list of inmates can be obtained by visiting

Inmate Phone and Mail Service

All inmates have access to telephones.  While a free phone call may be available when an inmate is admitted, it can only be about the bond or any appearances that might be scheduled.

All inmate conversations are recorded, and the recordings are monitored. The staff can restrict inmate access to phone calls and may also block specific numbers if they feel there might be a security risk.  If a member of the public is having a problem with a prisoner making harassing phone calls, they should report it to the jail office.

Phone calls can be made from the inmate’s cell seven days a week. Calls may be placed from 7:00 am – 10:00 pm.  All calls are collect.  Families may pay for phone time by contacting the telephone company directly. They can be reached by calling 888-729-4326.  Time can also be purchased online.

Prisoners may receive and send mail. All mail is searched before entering or leaving the facility. Inmate mail should be sent to P.O. Box 115, Geneva, AL.

Property and Commissary

Inmates will not be allowed to keep personal property once they arrive at the facility. Any items in the inmate’s possession will be stored at the jail. Things that can be store are limited to the clothing the inmate is wearing and the items in their pockets when they arrive.  Stored items will be returned upon release or transfered, and if they are not claimed, they will be disposed of.  Family members will be given 72 hours to pick up personal property if their loved one is transferred to a different facility. The only items that may be dropped off for inmates are medications and eyeglasses. These drop-offs must be approved by the medical staff before they will be allowed.

The jail offers a commissary service.  Orders can be placed on a weekly basis. The deadline for commissary orders is Tuesday 10:00 am, and orders will arrive on Thursdays. There are several ways for family members to provide an inmate with money for this service.  An online option is available.  There is also a kiosk in the jail lobby. Finally, money orders may be mailed to the jail if the commander gives advanced approval.

Visitation Procedures

Visitation is available every other week on Sunday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The facility also offers contact visits on specific days each month. This rotating schedule can be found on the jail’s website.

Visitation can be changed at any time or even canceled. Visitors should contact the booking officer on the day of visitation to ensure that the prisoner is still eligible. Only visitors on the inmate’s visitation list will be allowed to visit.  Visitation is 15 minutes, and visitors may sign in from 12:45 pm -2:45 pm

A visitor dress code will be strictly enforced. Revealing or vulgar clothing, short shorts, and cell phones will not be allowed.

Attorneys will not be limited to the regular visitation schedule.  They may only discuss official business and can be face to face with the commander’s approval. To qualify for an attorney visit, the visitor must show both their bar card and a valid photo id before entering the jail. Visitaiton can occur from 8:00 am – 11:00 am and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.


Pre-trial inmates may be issued bonds based on the charge and criminal background of the specific individual. The District or Circuit Court can give them, but all bonds MUST have final approval from the Sherriff.  The Circuit Clerk’s office is available to receive cash or property bonds. That office is open on all weekdays (except Wednesday) from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Professional bonding companies will also be allowed with the approval of the Sherriff.  The jail can provide a list of all currently approved bonding agencies.

Geneva County Prison Statistics

Geneva County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Jail 50
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 3

Geneva County Prison Population By Race

Black Prison Population 26
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 87
Other Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -

Geneva County Prison Admissions

Other Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 35
Native Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 14
Asian Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 6
Total Prison Admissions 41
Male Prison Admissions 27

Geneva County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 14
Male Prison Population 99
Total Prison Population 113

Geneva County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 818
Total Jail Population 69
Male Jail Population 40
Female Jail Population 13

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

Geneva County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 11
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 2
White Jail Population 40

Geneva County Pretrial Jail Population

Male Pretrial Jail Population 39
Female Pretrial Jail Population 6
Pretrial Jail Population 33

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