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Jackson County, AL Jail and Prison System

Address: Grimes Unit 300 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR 72112
Phone: 870-523-5877
Fax: 870-523-8302

Grimes Unit is a Medium / maximum security level State Prison located in the city of Newport, Alabama. The State Prison was opened in 1998 The facility has a capacity of 1,012 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Newport, AR judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 263 Employees
  • 1,012 Capacity
  • Newport, AR Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Grimes Unit?

Locating an Inmate in Grimes Unit

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Grimes Unit is to contact the State Prison for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to Grimes Unit Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Grimes Unit inmate contact the facility directly via 870-523-5877 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the State Prison directly.

Visiting a Grimes Unit inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at Grimes Unit.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the State Prison administration at 870-523-5877.

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.

For sending a mail or a care package to an Grimes Unit State Prison inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Inmate Name, ADC # Grimes Unit 300 Corrections Drive Newport, AR 72112