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Jefferson County Sheriff Overview

Jefferson County is located in the central region of Alabama, USA in which the total population is 659,479. This county is the most populous county in Alabama and it was formed on December 13, 1819, by the Alabama Legislature. Jefferson County is named after President Thomas Jefferson. This county has a total area of 1,124 square miles and the zip codes of this county are 35142, 35173, 35172, 35181, 35180, 35203, 35205, 35204, 35207, 35206, 35209, 35208, 35211,, 35210, 35213, 35212, 35215, 35214, 35006, 35217, 35216, 35005, 35218, 35221, 35223, 35222, 35224, 35021, 35228, 35020, 35226, 35023, 35022, 35229, 35234, 35233, 35236, 35036, 35235, 35242, 35244, 35243, 35246, 35048, 35061, 35060, 35062, 35068, 35064, 35071, 35073, 35294, 35094, 35091, 35111, 35116, 35118, 35117, 35119, 35127, 35126, 35130, and 35139.
Sheriff Mike Hale is the man responsible for keeping the county safe. You can contact him if you use the following details:
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
2200 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-325-5700
Emergency: 911 or 205-325-1450

Inmate Search in Jefferson County Jail

Jefferson County Jail doesn’t maintain an online inmate roster list where you can see the list of the detainees. Therefore, the best way to locate an inmate is to call at 205-325-5700 and make a direct inquiry to a jail officer. When you are making an inquiry, you should provide the first and last name of the inmate or ID number or date of birth correctly. It will get you fast results.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmates are allowed to meet with immediate family members. All visitors must submit a valid photo ID as a proof of identification. Visitors must be of 18 years of age and children must be accompanied by their parents. The visitation time at Jefferson County Jail begins from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on the following schedule (based on the first initial of the inmate’s last name) Mondays A,B,C Tuesdays D,E,F,F Wednesdays H,I,J,K,L, Thursday M,N,O,P,Q Friday R,S,T Saturday U,V,W,X,Y,Z. The visitation period for the Bessemer Jail is as follows; A-G Saturday 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, H-Q Saturday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, R-Z Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

You can send mail or letter to an inmate if you use U.S. Mail. When writing an inmate mail, be sure to include the following mailing address:
James Doe DOB 01/01/1980
Inmate # 123456
Jefferson County Jail
809 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Note that all incoming mail must include a return address including the sender’s full name along with street address, city, state and zip code. All incoming or outgoing mail would be opened and checked for contraband.

You can deposit money into an inmate’s commissary account if you use the following four methods:
You can deposit money using money orders. When sending money orders, you should use the envelope and drop it in the box located in the lobby of each facility. The envelope must include the name of the inmate, the name of the sender, the amount of the money order, and the inmate’s JCID number (if known).
If you go online, you can also deposit money. To do that you should go www.accesscorrections.com and follow the instructions. The following table includes the fees associated with different types of deposit amount.

Deposit AmountFee
$ 0.01 – $ 19.993.95
$ 20.00 – $ 99.996.95
$ 100.00 – $ 199.998.95
$ 200.00 – $ 300.0010.95

If you call at (866) 345-1884, you can deposit money into an inmate’s account. In addition, you can use the kiosk machine, which is located in the lobby of the facility. The kiosk machine only accepts cash deposit and you have to pay $5.00 bills or larger.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

You will find relevant information regarding all registered sex offenders if you access either national or state-based sex offender’s database. All these people have been charged with a sexual offense against a minor or a victim. A sex offender is a person who has been convicted of a sex crime including rape, statutory rape, molestation, child pornography, and sex trafficking. A sex refers to violent sexual conduct against a person. You can locate any sex offender at Jefferson County Jail by going through the following link:

The search result will show you the primary or last known addresses of the sex offenders you are looking for. You have to accept a disclosure to access information from the database.

Bail and Bondsman

According to Rule 7.2 (Right to release on one’s personal recognizance or on bond), any defendant who has been charged with a bailable offense can be released from police custody during the trial on his or her personal recognizance. However, if the court or the magistrate assumes that such release will not ensure the future appearances of the defendant, then the court or the magistrate can impose the Rule 7.3, which will bring onerous condition on the defendant. If you cannot afford to pay the bail money by yourself, you should hire a bail and bondsman. A verified bail and bondsman would post the bail money for you and charge at least $100 as their premium.

Jefferson County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Jefferson – Bessemer Division Probation Department
Location:1812 5th Avenue North, Bessemer, Alabama, 35020
Phone:205-424-3537
Fax:205-424-8763
Jefferson County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1201
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll269
Full time total employees269
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilityJEFFERSON COUNTY BESSEMER JAIL

Address: 809 N 21ST STREET BIRMINGHAM AL 35203

Jefferson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016310,908
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016292,697
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 201618,211
Unemployment Rate, 20165.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201548,415
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Jefferson County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014115,897
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201518.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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