Autauga County Metro Jail INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES
The information on the Inmate Search page will guide you on how the Autauga County Metro Jail Inmate Search functions, the inmate’s booking information, the inmate’s mugshot, their inmate ID #, their criminal charges, bail and bond amounts, their court location, upcoming court date(s), and their prior criminal charges, dates and convictions.
In addition, there are direct links to your Autauga County, state of Alabama and Federal:
• Most Wanted
• Arrest Warrants
• Public Defenders
• Today’s Crime News
If you want to send and receive mail to and from an inmate in the Autauga County Metro Jail you need to follow the rules and guidelines exactly.
This facility has a zero tolerance for sending mail if it isn’t addressed properly, contains content that is against their rules or is sent from people who are not allowed to contact the inmate.
Inmates who are sent contraband, could result in new criminal charges for both them and/or the sender of the mail.
Mail topics also covered include:
• Mailing Photos
• Sending & Receiving Electronic Messages & Photos
• What App to Use for Messages & Photos
• Mailing Books, Newspapers & Magazines
• Mailing Money
Communicating with an inmate in the Autauga County Metro Jail by telephone requires understanding what type of phone calls they allow, how long the calls can be, how often you can speak with them, how much it costs per call or per minute, how to be get approved by the facility, how to register online, how to purchase prepaid phone time and prepaid calling cards that are accepted, and how much an inmate can spend each month on phone calls.
Telephone topics also cover emailing messages and photos and using their App.
Inmates incarcerated in Autauga County Metro Jail are allowed to maintain an account so that they can purchase items from Commissary from within the facility.
You can fund the inmate's account various ways: Mailing or dropping off funds or depositing money online using your credit or debit card.
You may also purchase snacks and hygiene products online (by an approved company) that are shipped to the inmate once a week.
Visits from you or other people who are friends or family of an inmate is very important to them. Autauga County Metro Jail has limited days and hours set aside for visitation.
They also have very strict rules about what you wear, what you can bring to the visit, who can visit, how many people can visit each visit, how many people can be on an inmate’s visitation list and how you both must behave on the visit.
If you don’t follow Autauga County Metro Jail Visitation Rules and Policies exactly you and/or your inmate will lose all visitation privileges.
Other Visitation Topics include:
• Online Video Visits from Home
• Online Video Visits from the Facility
• Using an App to Register and Have a Visit
Alabama allows an inmate to post bail or a bond (unless the judge considers them a flight risk or a danger to society) after their arrest and initial arraignment in Autauga County and Alabama.
The bail page lists the various bail bond amounts for each offense, the different types of bonds, acceptable bail bond collateral, bond costs, where to post a bond, the hours you can bond and recommended bail bond companies in Autauga County.
About the Autauga County Metro Jail
Autauga Metro Jail opened in 2004, replacing a 34-year-old jail building. It is located behind the County Courthouse in Prattville, Alabama.
About 3,400 City and County inmates come and go from this Jail each year. At any one time, there are about 160 inmates in the Jail and 39 staff people, roughly four staff members per inmate.
Their Sheriff’s office makes a good effort to provide information about their Jail that many Corrections Departments don’t even bother with, making it easier to find out about their policies without calling.
If you need to find out if an inmate is in the Jail, for instance, you can use their Inmate Roster.
In addition to info about Visitation, Commissary purchases, reading materials, and phone calls, the Sheriff’s website also lists verified Bonding Companies and basic Bond information.
The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office maintains a Most Wanted list, as well as an OffenderWatch® listing of sex offenders.
Autauga Metro Jail has a work release program, and inmates are paid a Federal Minimum Wage for their employment. The inmate receives 80% of their earnings (the County keeps 20%), and the money earned goes towards, fines, restitution and other costs.
Like many jails, Autauga Metro has had contraband smuggling issues, although there are cameras throughout the facility and wire mesh-enforced windows. Even so, they’ve continued a policy of allowing inmates who have been in the Jail for less than seven days to receive clothing from the outside.
Inmates are allowed three white t-shirts, three pairs of white socks, and three pairs of underwear. If the inmate is female, she’s allowed three sports bras. These items have to have the inmates name on them, written in permanent ink, and they can be brought to the front desk of the Jail.
In October 2017, surveillance footage from an Alabama gas station showed a kidnapping victim escaping from the trunk of a car. Police arrested the violent kidnapper, Timothy Jabbar Wyatt, through a CrimeStoppers tip, and he was transferred to the Autauga Metro Jail.
Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail.
Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported, however if they were convicted of a state or federal crime, they will do their time first.
Autauga County Metro Jail
136 North Court Street
Prattville, AL 36067-3049
Inmate's First and Last Name (Housing unit if known)
c/o Autauga County Jail
136 North Court Street
Prattville, AL 36067-3049
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This facility, known as "Autauga County Metro Jail" is also known as Autauga County Jail, Autauga County Jail, Alabama, Autauga.