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Dekalb County Detention Center

2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968

 

Photos and Videos of Dekalb County Detention Center

 

Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Dekalb County Detention Center:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Dekalb County Detention Center
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Dekalb County Detention Center
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Dekalb County Detention Center Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Dekalb County Detention Center
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Dekalb County Detention Center

The Dekalb County Detention Center, located in the city of Fort Payne, in DeKalb County, Alabama is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 4700 Bookings, with a daily average of 235 Inmates and a staff of 58.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Dekalb County Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Dekalb County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the DeKalb County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Dekalb County Detention Center also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Alabama State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

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 convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Dekalb County Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Alabama DeKalb 235


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Court: 256-845-8535

Jail (Main): 256-304-0465

Sheriff: 256-304-0465

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
c/o Dekalb County Detention Center
2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968


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This facility, known as "Dekalb County Detention Center" is also known as DeKalb County Jail, DeKalb County Sheriff, Dekalb County Jail & Detention Center, Dekalb County Jail & Detention Center, Alabama, DeKalb.

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