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Visiting jail for the first time? Here's what to expect.

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Inmate Care Packages and How They Work

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Voting Rights for Felons in Alabama

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A Bath Salt Addict Describes Why She Gave Them Up

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Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Michigan

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Why Commissary is Important

Commissary funds are deposited to an inmate's account so he or she can purchase personal hygiene items, stationery supplies and snacks. Some lists also offer clothing, electronics, books and phone cards, among other things. A Relief from Hunger Inmates are typically fed two to three meals a day. The ingredients are high in calorie and […]

Prison Skills Applied After Release

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With One Free Jail Call, Who Should I Reach Out To When I Get Arrested?

Anyone who has been incarcerated will tell you that once you are booked, given inmate attire, and assigned to a housing unit, your connection with the outside world is greatly reduced. During the booking process most jails will allow you one free phone call before taking you to your unit. Make it count. Very few […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Illinois?

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The Crenshaw County Jail in Luverne, Crenshaw County, Alabama, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Crenshaw County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Crenshaw County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Crenshaw County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Alabama Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Crenshaw County Jail are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Crenshaw County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Crenshaw County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Crenshaw County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Crenshaw County Jail Inmate Search

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Alabama Crenshaw 29
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
186 Justice Avenue
Luverne, AL 36049
INMATE MAIL
Inmate's first and last name
800 Walnut Street
Greenville, AL 36037
FAX
334-335-4740

Crenshaw County INMATE SEARCH INSTRUCTIONS

To locate an inmate in Crenshaw County call 334-335-3860.

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You can search for an inmate using Vinelink Offender Search.

Follow the instructions and the graphic below:

1. Click on the blue 'Offenders' icon on the top left of this page.

Crenshaw County Inmate and Offender Search - Alabama - Demo 1

2. Fill in the Offender's full legal Last Name and First Name.

If you are unsure of the spelling of the last name, check the 'Partial last name search' box to the right of the last name.

3. Click on the 'Search' button on the bottom left of the page.

Crenshaw County Inmate and Offender Search - Alabama - Demo 2


On this page, we provide information on the: Crenshaw County Jail Inmate Search and Crenshaw County Jail Mugshots, Criminal Charges, Booking Information, Inmate Services, Family Help, Inmate Visitation, Inmate Mail address and policies, Commissary, Phone Information, Crenshaw County Criminal Court, Most Wanted, Sex Offenders, Criminal Court Process and more information about the Crenshaw County Criminal Justice System than you will find anywhere else.

 

Best Days for Inmate Phone Calls

As much as you would like to talk to your inmate each day, the cost of inmate phone calls makes this impossible for most people. If your budget can only handle a couple of calls a week, tell your inmate to call you on Thursdays and Sundays. Thursday Thursday phone calls give you almost the […]

An Inmate Can Meditate to Alleviate Fears in Prison

If someone you know is in prison, you can be sure there is stress involved in that inmate's daily life. Prisons are loud, can be dangerous and there is very little freedom. In addition, simply being sentenced to do time disrupts life with regard to employment, family and other outside obligations. By the time the […]

He Expected Probation, Instead He Went to Jail.

My name is Jonathan. I thought I was going to get probation. Everyone I knew got probation for the same charge, but when I was called in front of the judge, he sentenced me to 30 days in jail. I was handcuffed, taken into custody in front of everyone in the courtroom, and brought to […]

How To Keep an Inmate Involved in the Lives of the Children

One of the hardest things for an inmate to deal with is being removed from his or her children. Not being there for daily routines means missing out on much of the child's development and preparation for life. These easy steps will keep your inmate connected and active in the lives of the children. Phone […]

The First Few Days of Life after Imprisonment

Society has an expectation that once an inmate is set free he or she can just jump right back into life, but that isn't the way it works. The best way to get back into normal life after incarceration is to take a few baby steps the first few days. Delay the Party Friends and […]

What's the Difference between Jails and Prisons?

Both jails and prisons house inmates but there are some important differences in what the two institutions are used for. Sentenced or Not? People accused of crimes but not yet convicted are held in county or city jails. In some cases, a bond amount is set and if the defendant can pay it he or […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Illinois

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Massachusetts Marijuana Laws

Decriminalizing Marijuana doesn't always mean it is completely legal. In some cases, such as in Massachusetts, possession of less than an ounce is no longer a crime but is now a civil offense. Possession It is a civil offense to possess one ounce or less of Marijuana. If found guilty the fine is $100. In […]

A Bath Salt Addict Describes Why She Gave Them Up

How did you discover bath salts? I was on probation and my probation officer was giving me random drug tests. A friend told me that the current drug screens being used in my county didn't check for bath salts so it would be a high that I couldn't be violated for. I decided to try […]

Why and How Drugs Are Divided Into Different Classes and Levels

The class of drug is typically included in the criminal charge for possession, sale or use. For examples, the charge would read, "Possession of a Class I drug for resale," or "Possession of a Class II drug". How They're Classed While each agency determines which drugs fall into each schedule, class or level, they are […]

What is an Inmate Money or Commissary Account?

Most jails and prisons in America allow friends and family members of inmates to make deposits to inmate money accounts. They are set up to give the inmate access to various services including commissary purchases and phone use. Some facilities deduct nominal amounts from these accounts for inmate health visits and other jail fees. Commissary […]

Fun Ideas for Inmate Mail

Writing to your inmate is an invaluable way to communicate. You'll have your share of serious life issues letters, but here are some fun ways to entertain each other through letters. These can be done on postcards, too. Top 5 + 5 = 10 Each of you make a list of your favorite five things […]

The Three Most Dangerous Prisons in America

There are many factors that go into choosing the most dangerous prisons in the USA. The media spotlights isolated cases of prison violence, which makes that facility seem dangerous. The fact is there is danger in every prison, but some are more notorious for San Quentin State Prison: San Rafael, California There are more death […]

4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

While your husband is incarcerated, your children will want to know what has happened. These four things can ease their mind without burdening them. Explain why he went. Without being specific about the exact crime he is accused of, you can tell the children that the judge thinks their dad broke the law and he […]

Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?

A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps. Find out the Rules Some jails will not allow anyone on probation or parole to […]

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  1. NonYa Wed, Apr 20 2011 9:50 AM

    Crenshaw County Jail is a JOKE!! The sysytem is a worthless act of justice!! Sentence someone for a year and because they can't handle her they send her over to the mental hospital and then talked her son into gettng her out and moving to Florida (when he doesnt have a job or money to do this with). She has caused so much pain, and hurt to the ones that had her arrested, we had a fresh breath to know we would be free to live for a year just to have that taken away in 2 months time!! THANKS FOR NOTHING!!!

  2. amanda Sun, Oct 14 2012 1:14 PM

    yea crenshaw county jail in filled sorry ass workers who dont give a shit. and know for a fact that some of the workers there hae helped inmates sneak in with cigs which u are not supposed to be doing

  3. amanda Sun, Oct 14 2012 1:16 PM

    yea crenshaw county jail in filled sorry ass workers who dont give a shit. and know for a fact that some of the workers there hae helped inmates sneak in with cigs which u are not supposed to be doing

  4. concerned citizen Wed, Feb 27 2013 6:51 AM

    Crenshaw County Jail is an institute to house those who have broken the law in one aspect or another. It is just that it is not a luxury hotel. The prisioners are given 3 meals a day, medical treatment,clean clothes, access to tv, books and the opportunity to sit out side and enjoy some fresh air. Smoking is also permitted which is a luxury at Crenshaw Co Jail as some jails have banned smoking. A telephone is accessible for the inmates to use also pen and paper are available for correspondence.Crenshaw County Jail has experienced changes over the past few years.To include adminstrative and personel changes which have improved the standards and procedures within the facility. An institution that houses inmates has rules and regulations. Inmates and their families will not like some of the rules, regulations, adminstrative staff and or employees.If in deed you are incarcerated it is your responsibility as to why and how you arrived at such facility. Count your blessings.

  5. peek-a-boo Mon, Mar 18 2013 1:40 PM

    crenshaw county jail is housing about 15 state inmates who are non-violent they are on 23 hour lock down are not getting their mail nor do they receive a receipt on how much money they have on the books there are health issues about the plumbing problems and the inmates are being retaliated against when you call about this problem they are shackled for visitations and for church the only times they are not on lock down and the sheriff blames them for all the other problems with co inmates

  6. U no who Wed, Dec 31 2014 1:36 AM

    Is Charlie West still the Sheriff? I knew him when he was an ABI agent in Montgomery. All he did was get drunk,cheat on his wife and ride around w/ porno movies in the trunk of his ABI car. Can't believe he was elected Sheriff? He wasn't even a good ABI agent.

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