The Lee County Detention Facility
in Opelika, Lee 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 Lee County Detention Facility
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 Lee County Detention Facility
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Lee 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 Lee County Detention Facility
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: Lee County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Lee County Detention Facility
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Lee County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Lee County Detention Facility Inmate Search
Buck Jones Detention Center
1900 Frederick Road
P.O. Box 2407
Opelika, AL 36803-0688
The Lee County Detention Facility does not have their own inmate search as of this post (4-7-2014). However, you can search for an inmate in this jail and find out what their bail is by going to this page.
1. Click on Start Button
2. Choose Alabama
3. Choose Lee County
4. Enter Inmate's name, then click Next.
If you want to see a list of inmates in the Lee County Jail, you can see a list of everyone by entering just a single letter in the field for the 'Last Name' and then clicking 'Next'.
You can also call the Detention Center for information - 334-737-7050 or call the Sheriff's office at 334-749-5651.