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Lee County Detention Facility, AL Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: March 9, 2024
334-737-3581, 334-749-5651
PO Box 2407, Opelika, AL, 36803-0688

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The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is charged with the care, control, and custody of individuals who have committed a crime.

Lee County Detention Facility, located in Opelika, Alabama houses inmates who are awaiting court, inmates who are waiting to be transferred to another prison, and inmates who are summoned by a judge to appear in court from another jail.

In this article, you will learn about how to communicate with an inmate at Lee County Detention Facility through phone or mail, how to send money to an inmate, and how to visit an inmate.

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Lee County Detention Facility Prison Information

Jail Name Lee County Detention Facility
Jail Type County Jail
Location PO Box 2407, Opelika, AL, 36803-0688
Contact Numbers 334-737-3581, 334-749-5651
City Opelika
Postal Code 36803-0688
State Alabama
County Lee County
Jail Webpage website

Lee County Sheriffs Department

Sheriff Jay M. Jones
Address 1900 Frederick Road, Opelika, Alabama, 36801
Phone 334-749-5651
Fax 334-749-4835
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Lee County Detention Facility, you can search for him or her in this Lee County Detention Facility look up. You can search the records, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name. You can also search by booking number or case number if you know that information.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their booking number

  • Their date of birth

  • Their height/weight

  • Their eye color/hair color

  • Their arrest date

  • Their charges

  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

Sending a Mail

If you want to send an inmate mail, proper addressing of incoming mail is very important. Mail should be addressed as follows:

Inmate’s name and book-in number:

John Doe #05123456

Inmate's location:

Tank #11 S 14
PO Box 2407, Opelika, AL, 36803-0688

Senders should include their full name and return address.

Inmates are allowed to receive books, magazines, or newspapers sent from a bookstore (Barnes and Noble,, Borders, or directly from a publisher). There is a five book maximum that an inmate can possess at any time. No hardback books allowed.

Items prohibited from being received through the mail are:

  • Glue, paperclips, clasps, staples, magnets, stickers, tape, plastic, wood, cloth, glass, ribbon, liquids, metal, electronic devices, or any like material.

  • Writing materials such as stamps, blank paper, envelopes, pens, pencils, or stationary.

  • Unsigned greeting cards.

  • Greeting cards larger than 8”x10”.

  • Greeting cards that contain padding, musical device, metal clasps, plastic, string, ribbon, confetti, glitter, or laminated items.

  • Photographs larger than 8”x10”.

  • Polaroid photographs.

  • Photos depicting obscenity, violence, pornography, or of a sexually enticing nature.

  • Profanity (on the envelope).

  • Tobacco or tobacco products.

  • Writing/drawing in crayon, marker, or colored pencils.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Lee County Detention Facility can maintain an inmate trust fund account and can access the funds through a bar code on their armbands. All cash funds in possession of the inmate at the time of the booking process are deposited to their accounts.

If you wish to make a deposit to an inmate’s trust fund account, you will need the inmate’s name and booking number. Use one of the available options:

In person: Cash can be deposited at a kiosk machine at Lee County Detention Facility.

By internet: as low as $2.95

By phone: 334-737-3581, 334-749-5651 for as low as $3.95

Phone Calls

Lee County Detention Facility partners with Securus Technologies to provide inmate phone options. For options to set up an inmate phone account, click here.

Each visitor may visit only once per calendar week. The visitor must arrive at least thirty minutes before the end of visiting hours to insure ample time for processing.

All persons requesting visitation privileges must be in possession of a VALID State Driver License, State ID, or one of the following identifications:

Persons who have been in jail during the last six months will not be allowed to visit unless visitor is the inmate's legal spouse and prior authorization has been obtained by the jail supervisor.

All visitors at Lee County Detention Facility must be in proper attire at all times. No one will be allowed entrance wearing the following:

  • Transparent Clothing

  • Seductive Clothing

  • Tube Tops

  • Halter Tops

  • Strapless Tops

  • Backless Tops

  • Spaghetti Straps

  • Short must be at knee length

  • Skirts must be at knee length

  • Visitors who are inappropriately dressed with gang-related clothing, hairstyles or graffiti will be denied visits.

Visiting Rules

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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Lee County Prison Statistics

Lee County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 15
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for State Jail 34
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 18
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Lee County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 191
Asian Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 180
Native Jail Population 1
Latino Jail Population 7

Lee County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 11
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 236
Black Prison Population 399

Lee County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 7,460
Male Jail Population 328
Total Jail Population 397
Female Jail Population 51

Lee County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 303
Female Pretrial Jail Population 22
Male Pretrial Jail Population 142

Lee County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 245
Black Prison Admissions 124
Other Prison Admissions 8
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 113
Male Prison Admissions 216
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 29

Lee County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 36
Total Prison Population 646
Male Prison Population 610