County Jail

Inmate Population Search
Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce that you can now find out who is an inmate in one of the Jefferson County Correctional Facilities. You can go directly to the search page.



General Information

Birmingham Jail
The Jefferson County Jail (Birmingham) houses state and federal inmates awaiting trial. Visitation is available Monday through Saturday evenings (see below for more information). Jail personnel can provide information to concerned individuals regarding an inmate's charges, bond amount, how to arrange bond, and other issues that arise during an inmate's jail stay. The jail does not maintain information on court dates for individual inmates. This information can be obtained by calling District Court at 325-5309 or Circuit Court at 325-5285.

Bessemer Jail
The Jefferson County Jail (Bessemer) houses state and federal inmates waiting trail.  Visitation is available on Saturday and Sunday (see below for more information).  Jail personnel can provide information to concerned individuals regarding an inmate's charges, bond amount, how to arrange bond, and other issues that arise  during an inmate's jail stay.  The jail does not maintain information on court dates for individual inmates.  This information can be obtained by calling Bessemer District Court at 497-8520 or Bessemer Circuit Court at 497-8510.


Address

Birmingham Jail
Jefferson County Jail
809 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N
Birmingham, AL 35203-0122

Bessemer Jail
Jefferson County Jail
1822 2nd Ave. N.
Bessemer, AL 35020


Maps & Directions

Criminal Justice Center

Bessemer Jail


Phone Numbers

Birmingham Jail
Main switchboard - (205) 325-5670
Administrative Office - (205) 325-5772
Pre-Trial Release - (205) 325-5716

Bessemer Jail
Main switchboard - (205) 481-4160
Administrative Office - (205) 481-8502
Pre-Trial Release - (205) 481-8529


More Information: Jail Visitation

Birmingham Jail

Visitation is allowed for Jefferson County (Birmingham) Jail inmates in accordance with the following schedule:

Day of Week

Inmate’s Last Name Begins With:

·         Monday

A, B & C

·         Tuesday

D, E, F & G

·         Wednesday

H, I, J, K & L

·         Thursday

M, N, O, P & Q

·         Friday

R, S & T

·         Saturday

U, V, W, X, Y & Z

Visiting hours are from 6:00 pm until 7:50 pm each evening.


Bessemer Jail
Visitation is allowed for Jefferson County (Bessemer) Jail inmates in accordance with the following schedule:

Day of Week

Inmate’s Last Name Begins With:

·         Saturday 8 - 11 AM

A - G

·         Saturday 1 - 5 PM

H - Q

·         Sunday 1 - 4 PM

R - Z

·         Sunday 8 - 10 AM

Protective Custody

·         Odd Saturday 8 - 10 AM

Max 1

·         Even Sunday 8 - 10 AM

Max 2