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Jefferson County, AL Jail and Prison System

Address: 1822 2nd Avenue North, Bessemer, AL 35020
Phone: 205-481-4160
Fax: 205-481-4179
Website: https://jeffcosheriffal.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jefferson-County-Jail-Div/163895697365545

Jefferson Bessemer County Jail is a Medium Security security level County Jail located in the city of Bessemer, Alabama. The facility has a capacity of 400 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Bessemer, Alabama judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 400 Capacity
  • Bessemer, Alabama Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Jefferson Bessemer County Jail?

Locating an Inmate in Jefferson Bessemer County Jail

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Jefferson Bessemer County Jail is to contact the County Jail for information on the inmate or visit them online at https://www.bop.gov/.

Be Approved

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

Be Prepared to Jefferson Bessemer County Jail Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Jefferson Bessemer County Jail inmate contact the facility directly via 205-481-4160 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

Jefferson Bessemer County Jail County Jail has visiting hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the County Jail directly.

Visiting a Jefferson Bessemer County Jail 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
Mon9am - 6pm
Tue9am - 6pm
Wed9am - 6pm
Thu9am - 6pm
Fri9am - 6pm
Sat
Sun
Hol

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 Jefferson Bessemer County Jail.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the County Jail administration at 205-481-4160.

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 Jefferson Bessemer County Jail County Jail inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

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

Incoming and outgoing inmate mail is subject to inspection for the presence of contraband that might threaten the safety, security or well-being of the jail/facility, its staff, and residents. Inmates 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

How To Send Money to an Inmate?

All money orders should be sent directly to Consolidated Banking at the address below:

Sending money to an inmate varies from state to state, depending if it is county, state or federal, their ways of accepting money for inmates’ changes by the money transfer company they’ve contracted with. Federal Prisons and some state-level prisons have centralized banking systems which means that you do not need to know where they are specifically, just that they are in the state systems of for instance the California, Texas, Florida DOC or the FBOP to name a few

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