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Houston County Jail, AL Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: December 23, 2023
334-712-0762
901 East Main Street, Dothan, AL, 36301

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Houston County Jail is located in Dothan, Alabama.

The leadership of Houston County’s Department of Detention is comprised of sworn/certified detention deputies, civilian support members, and sworn deputy sheriffs.

Chief leads the Houston County Department of Detention, which includes two detention facilities, the booking facility, county and statewide inmate transportation, courtroom security, court process service, and several inmate work programs.

In addition to providing inmate processing, security, housing, food, and medical services within the two jails, the members of the Houston County Department of Detention are also responsible for courthouse security, court processing services, inmate transportation services, and the inmate work program.

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Houston County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Houston County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 901 East Main Street, Dothan, AL, 36301
Contact Numbers 334-712-0762
City Dothan
Postal Code 36301
State Alabama
County Houston County
Jail Webpage website

Houston County Sheriffs Department

Sheriff Donald J. Valenza
Address 144 North Oates Street, Dothan, Alabama, 36303
Phone 334-677-4882
Fax 334-671-8775

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If you want to see if someone you know is in Houston County Jail, go to this page and check out the roster.

This database will serve as a jail inquiry, and you can easily find anyone you are looking for. Here, you can search their first and last name, and if they are in the jail, their profile will pop up with the following information:

  • Their full name

  • Their mugshot

  • Their race

  • Their date of birth

  • Their height/weight

  • Their booking date

  • Their charges

  • Their location within the jail

  • Their charges

Houston County Jail provides a disclaimer on their website that says the information is for informational use only, it is subject to change, it may contain factual errors, and an arrest goes not mean a conviction.

Sending a Mail

Currently, the Houston County Sheriff’s Office contracts with Smart Jail Mail, which involves kiosks in all housing units for inmates to use. Through Smart Jail Mail, they can send and receive written communications with loved ones.

Click here to set up your Smart Jail Mail account: www.smartjailmail.com.

As of now, inmates will no longer receive postal mail, with the exception of legal mail.

If you do not have a computer to set up a Smart Jail Mail account, you may send postal mail to the following address, and it will be scanned and then emailed to the inmate via Smart Jail Mail:

Houston County Jail
INMATE NAME-ID NUMBER
901 East Main Street, Dothan, AL, 36301

Make sure to remember to write the inmate’s name and ID number clearly on the envelope.

Sending Money

Loved ones can deposit money into an inmate’s account in the following ways:

Online

  • Visit www.accesscorrections.com to create an account

  • Available 24/7

  • Keep track of the deposits you’ve made

  • A convenience fee applies

Over the phone

  • Call 334-712-0762

  • Available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • A convenience fee applies

In person

  • Visit Houston County Jail

  • Use cash, a credit card, or debit card at a kiosk in the jail lobby

  • open 24 hours per day

  • A convenience fee applies

By mail

  • Send a money order to:
    Houston County Jail
    INMATE NAME-ID NUMBER
    901 East Main Street, Dothan, AL, 36301

Phone Calls

Houston County Jail provides a collect-calling system for inmate use through a contract with Securus Technologies. The system allows inmates to make collect calls only. No incoming calls can be received by an inmate. To establish an account with Securus, please contact them at 1-800-844-6591 or visit www.securustech.net.

Visiting Rules

Inmates at Houston County Jail have the opportunity to visit with friends and family twice per week for one hour each day via the Securus video visitation system.

This high-tech system of communication will still allow the visitor and the inmate to see each other and to communicate, while increasing the safety of the visitors and the security of the jail.

Adults

Either a current and valid:

  • state identification card

  • military identification

  • passport, or

  • state driver license.

No photocopies will be allowed

Minors (under 18 years old):

All visiting minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and present either an original or certified copy of the juvenile’s birth certificate from “The Department of Vital Statistics,” that shows the names of the parents.

Certificates of birth from a hospital and birth certificates stamped “Not a Certified Copy,” or that lack the raised seal, are not considered proper identification. No photocopies will be allowed

Note: Before entering the secure area of Houston County Jail, all visitors must remove their watches and jewelry. The only possession the visitor may take into the secure area of a facility is their identification and keys.

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.

Houston County Prison Statistics

Houston County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 27
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Houston County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 139
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 115
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 8

Houston County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 7
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 399
Black Prison Population 772

Houston County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 4,658
Male Jail Population 224
Total Jail Population 281
Female Jail Population 38

Houston County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 235
Female Pretrial Jail Population 52
Male Pretrial Jail Population 381

Houston County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 349
Black Prison Admissions 199
Other Prison Admissions 2
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 148
Male Prison Admissions 288
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 61

Houston County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 85
Total Prison Population 1,178
Male Prison Population 1,093

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