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Franklin County Detention Facility
30 Lincoln Avenue
St. Albans, VT 05478

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility, call the jail at (802) 524-2121 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Franklin County Detention Facility.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


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About the Franklin County Detention Facility

The Franklin County Detention Facility, located in the city of St. Albans, in Franklin County, Vermont is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 400 Bookings, with a daily average of 20 Inmates and a staff of 5.
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 Franklin County Detention Facility 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 Franklin County Detention Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Franklin County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Franklin County Detention Facility 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 Vermont 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Franklin County Detention Facility General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Franklin County Detention Facility?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at (802) 524-2121.

Franklin County Detention Facility

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Vermont Franklin 20


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

30 Lincoln Avenue
St. Albans, VT 05478


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

(802) 524-7947

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
30 Lincoln Avenue
St. Albans, VT 05478


EMAIL

[email protected]

[email protected]


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont?
There are 20 inmates in the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Franklin County Detention Facility will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont every year?
In 2021, a total of 400 offenders were booked into the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility.

How many people work at the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont?
The Franklin County Detention Facility maintains a staff of approximately 5. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Vermont law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Franklin County Detention Facility INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at (802) 524-2121 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Vermont prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Franklin County Detention Facility in Vermont?
The Franklin County Detention Facility address and phone number is: 30 Lincoln Avenue
St. Albans, VT 05478. Their phone number is (802) 524-2121. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Franklin County Detention Facility, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Franklin County Detention Facility inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Franklin County Detention Facility. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Franklin County Detention Facility.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Franklin County Detention Facility?
Call (802) 524-2121 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Franklin County Detention Facility. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Franklin County Detention Facility.

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