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

Updated on: May 30, 2022
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101 Dunn Street, Linden, AL, 36748-0698

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

Marengo County Detention Center, located in Linden, 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 Marengo County Detention Center through phone or mail, how to send money to an inmate, and how to visit an inmate.

Marengo County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name Marengo County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 101 Dunn Street, Linden, AL, 36748-0698
Contact Numbers 334-295-2257
City Linden
Postal Code 36748-0698
State Alabama
County Marengo County

Marengo County Sheriffs Department / Marengo County Jail

Sheriff Richard E. Bates
Address 101 Dunn Street, Linden, Alabama, 36748
Phone 334-295-4208

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Marengo County Detention Center, you can search for him or her in this Marengo County Detention Center 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
101 Dunn Street, Linden, AL, 36748-0698

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 Marengo County Detention Center 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 Marengo County Detention Center.

By internet: as low as $2.95

By phone: 334-295-2257 for as low as $3.95

Phone Calls

Marengo County Detention Center 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 Marengo County Detention Center 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.

Marengo County Prison Statistics

Marengo County Prison Population By Race

Other Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 88
Native Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
White Prison Population 10

Marengo County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 48
Male Pretrial Jail Population 46
Female Pretrial Jail Population 4

Marengo County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,227
Male Jail Population 52
Total Jail Population 61
Female Jail Population 1

Marengo County Prison Population

Total Prison Population 98
Male Prison Population 94
Female Prison Population 4

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

Marengo County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 1
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 45
White Jail Population 8
Asian Jail Population -

Marengo County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 20
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 10
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -

Marengo County Prison Admissions

Black Prison Admissions 29
Male Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 36
Female Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 7
Native Prison Admissions -
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -

Marengo County, Alabama Warrants, Arrests

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