List Of Prison Facilities in Alabama

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Alabama. The state of Alabama has 397 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



398 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Alabama has a staggering imprisonment rate of 398 per 100,000 people. A total of 36,058 people are currently incarcerated in Alabama. 47,407 other convicts are on probation and 8,245 are on parole. View recent arrests in Alabama.

Search any prison in Alabama using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Alabama Prison and Jail System

Alabama has 76 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Alabama also has 286 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 2 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 27 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Alabama

Alabama Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Alabama By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 47,407
Parole 8,245
Life Sentence 5,660
Total Incarcerated 36,058

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 18,373
Female 1,235

How To Use The Alabama Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Alabama has never been easier, we have 397 prisons in Alabama. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Alabama. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Alabama

You can visit an Inmate in Alabama only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Alabama DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Using Debit / Credit Card at
  2. Using Debit or Credit Card By calling (866) 345-1884
  3. Using the or calling 844-340-CASH(2274).
  4. Send Money Order By Mail Mail your money order and the order deposit coupon; you can find coupons at: Once you have both the money order and coupon, mail them to the following:
    Secure Deposits — Alabama DOC
    PO Box 12486
    St. Louis, MO 63132

Contact An Inmate in Alabama by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Alabama

397 Facilities in Alabama are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Alabama

This is full list of prisons in Alabama. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Alabama