DeKalb County Detention Center, AL Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: August 27, 2021
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256-845-8565
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968

DeKalb County Detention Center inmate lookup: Booking Date, Received Date, Arrests, Release Date, Warrant, Eye Color, Grade, Bookings, Race, Who's in jail, Mugshots, Bond, Court Type, Inmate Roster, Charge Information.

DeKalb County Detention Center is located in Fort Payne, Alabama. It consists of a booking/release center, a direct supervision facility, a main facility jail, and a work release center. In addition to providing work release opportunities, the DeKalb County Detention Center system seeks to develop and provide educational programs to help deter future criminal behavior from released inmates.

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DeKalb County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name DeKalb County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968
Contact Numbers 256-845-8565
City Fort Payne
Postal Code 35968
State Alabama
County DeKalb County
Jail Webpage website

Dekalb County Sheriffs Department / Dekalb County Jail

Sheriff Jimmy Harris
Address 2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, Alabama, 35968
Phone 256-845-3801
Fax 256-845-8564
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

Public Records Online Search

Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.


Inmate Search

The DeKalb County Detention Center website hosts a search engine where one can locate an inmate by entering their full last name and first name (or partial parts of the first name.) There is also a daily booking report that lists persons booked within the past 24 hours.

Call 256-845-8565 with any questions about information retrieved from the website, as it is not guaranteed to be totally accurate.

Sending a Mail

Family and friends are encouraged to carry on correspondence with their inmate. Letters can be sent along with five photos per envelope (no larger than 5x7.) Photos and pictures must not contain inappropriate content. Do not send any other items in the envelope, and do not spray perfume or use white out, glue, lipstick, etc. Do not use a padded envelope.

You cannot send care packages, but you can order softcover books, magazines and newspapers directly from a publishing company like Amazon. Have them delivered USPS to the inmate’s address.

Send all mail to:

Inmate Name
Inmate Booking Number
DeKalb County Detention Center
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968

Sending Money

Family and friends of an inmate are allowed to send money to and receive funds from an inmate.

There are a variety of ways that one can send money to an inmate. Funds in the form of a money order can be mailed to

Inmate Name
Jail Number and housing area
DeKalb County Detention Center
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968

Include your name and address on all items except for government issued checks.

Funds can also be deposited online via Western Union or by visiting a Western Union location in person. Include the following information:

Pay to: DeKalb County Corr Inmate Comm
Code City/State
Acct#: Include inmate's booking number, last name and first name
Attention line: Include six-digit date of birth (i.e. MMDDYY)

Phone Calls

Inmates at DeKalb County Detention Center are allowed to make outgoing calls to family and friends who create accounts with the DeKalb County Detention Center’s telephone system. These accounts allow you to load money into your account so that you can receive calls, even to your cell phone. Family and friends cannot make calls to the inmate.

Ensure that your inmate has enough funds in their commissary account to place a call.

Visiting Rules

Visitation at DeKalb County Detention Center is allowed for family and friends through video. Each inmate can have three video visits per week. Attorneys and law enforcement officials are allowed to meet in person with an inmate. Much like all visits or phone calls, video visits may be monitored and/or recorded.

Each visit is allowed three family/friends. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. All visitors must wear modest clothing with no profane images or language. Visitors must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Talk quietly and do not be disruptive. For a full list of visitation rules, check the DeKalb County Detention Center website.

The video visitation center is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday. Call 256-845-8565 to make an appointment ahead of time, and arrive 15 minutes before your visit time. If you are late you will not be permitted to visit your inmate. Bring only a valid form of photo identification, a set of car keys, and your wallet.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

DeKalb County Prison Statistics

DeKalb County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population 1
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 18
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
White Prison Population 169

DeKalb County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 11
Male Pretrial Jail Population 6
Female Pretrial Jail Population 2

DeKalb County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,981
Male Jail Population 15
Total Jail Population 13
Female Jail Population 1

DeKalb County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 188
Male Prison Population 167
Female Prison Population 21

Alabama Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.26
Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.26

DeKalb County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 45
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 15
Asian Jail Population -

DeKalb County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 22
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 50
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 20
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

DeKalb County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions 5
Male Prison Admissions 103
Total Prison Admissions 126
Female Prison Admissions 23
White Prison Admissions 121
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -