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ABOUT Madison County Detention Facility

The Madison County Detention Facility in the city of Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be 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 Madison County Detention Facility are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Madison County Detention Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Madison County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

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

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Madison 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, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Madison County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Madison County Detention Facility Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Madison County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Madison County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Madison County Detention Facility

Alabama Madison 1,220


815 Wheeler Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801


Administration: 256-519-4839

Misdemeanor Bond Payments - Huntsville: 256-427-7817

Pay Bonds By Phone: 888-726-6301

Courthouse Bond Payments - Felony or Misdemeanor: 256-532-3373

Misdemeanor Bond Payments - Madison: 256-772-5617

Jail (Main): 256-519-4800

Sheriff: 256-722-7181

Visitation Appointments: 256-519-4864

Jail Administration: 256-519-4839

Adult Court: 256-532-3300

Adult Probation: 256-533-8940

Arrest Warrants - Magistrate: 256-532-3611

Bail: 256-427-7817

Booking: 256-519-4800

Arrest Warrants - Sheriff: 256-532-3420

Juvenile Drug Court: 256-532-3709

Circuit Court Clerk: 256-532-3380

Madison County Law Library: 256-532-1585

Madison County Circuit Court: 256-532-3641

Huntsville Municipal Court: 256-427-7810

District Attorney: 256-532-3460

Drug Court: 256-533-8942

Arrest Warrants - District Attorney: 256-532-3483

Juvenile: 256-532-0328

Juvenile Court: 256-532-3300

Huntsville Municipal Probation: 256-427-7814

Juvenile Probation: 256-532-0300

Alternative Sentencing: 256-533-8940

Police: 256.427.7009

Records: 256-532-3416

Sheriff: 256-722-7181


Administration: 256-519-4840

Jail (Main): 256-533-5642

Adult Probation: 256-533-8940

Juvenile: 256-532-0326

Juvenile Probation: 256-532-0326


Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate's Full Name + Inmate MNI or MCSO #
Madison County Jail
PO Box 2047
Huntsville, AL 35804


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