Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL, AL Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: March 4, 2020
Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL

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The Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL is a medium-security detention center located in Bessemer, Alabama. Operated locally by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, this jail holds inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department has the largest number of law enforcement officers in the county and is the largest facility in Alabama. The current Sheriff was sworn in as Sheriff in September 2009.

Inmates at Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL have the opportunity to participate in programs, including education, counseling, substance abuse, and religious services. They are given three meals a day and are allowed to purchase snacks from the commissary. They are given an hour of recreational time each day where they are encouraged to go outside.

Bessemer - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1822 2nd Avenue North, Bessemer, AL, 35020

  • Phone

    205-481-4160

  • Capacity

    400

  • City

    Bessemer

  • Postal Code

    35020

  • State

    Alabama

  • Country

    Jefferson County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1822 2nd Avenue North, Bessemer, AL, 35020

  • Phone

    205-481-4160

  • Capacity

    400

  • Country

    Jefferson County

  • City

    Bessemer

  • Postal Code

    35020

  • State

    Alabama

  • Official Website

    Website

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

If someone you know is serving time in Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL, you can search for him or her in this Jefferson County Jail log. When you click on the inmate you are looking for, you will see information on him or her such as their date of birth, arrest date, and charges.

Send a Mail/Package

Incoming and outgoing inmate mail will be inspected by jail staff.

Inmates at Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

Inmate mail cannot contain anything related to violence, racial supremacy, or nudity.

If you want to send mail to an inmate at Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL, address your envelope as follows:

Inmate name

C/O Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL

1822 2nd Avenue North, Bessemer, AL, 35020

Inmates may receive magazines and newspapers if they are sent directly from the publisher.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate by going to the Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL and dropping off a money order or you can use MoneyGram to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

In order to send money to an inmate, you will need to know the inmate’s full name, the inmate’s ID number, and the inmate’s location.

You can call all Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL at 205-481-4160 if you have any questions.

Phone Calls

Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL has a phone program where you set up an account through the third-party company, GlobalTel, and the inmate can call you after you deposit money on his or her account.

According to the website, you can save money on inmate calling by using a “GlobalTel ‘Special Jail Phone Number’. When your inmate calls your ‘Special Jail Phone Number’, your phone rings and you save.”

All phone calls through Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL are recorded.

Visitation Rules

Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL requires all visitors to fill out an application prior to visitation. If you want to visit an inmate at Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL, carefully fill out the application. The Jefferson County Jail Bessemer AL reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexiglass or on a televised screen from another location. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship. Inmates may have two visitors during each visit.

Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle. No cell phones or bags are allowed in the jail.

Call 205-481-4160 for questions regarding jail visitation.

VISITATION HOURS

  • 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
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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