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DeKalb County Detention Center

DeKalb County Detention Center, AL Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: February 20, 2022
State
Alabama
Type
County Jail
Location
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968
County
DeKalb County
City
Fort Payne
Postal Code
35968
Phone Number
256-845-8565
Official Website
http://www.dekalbcountysheriff.org/

Dekalb County Sheriffs Department / Dekalb County Jail

Address
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, Alabama, 35968
Phone
256-845-3801
Fax
256-845-8564
Website
www.dekalbcountysheriff.org

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About DeKalb County Detention Center

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DeKalb County Detention Center, located in Fort Payne, Alabama, is a medium-security jail that is managed by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and houses adult inmates. This facility has 245 inmates at capacity and employs 100 jail staff.

All of the inmates serving time in the DeKalb County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced to a year or less by the DeKalb County Court System. The DeKalb County Criminal Justice Center houses the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Fort Payne Police Department, and the 80,000-square foot jail.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates may receive letters, legal mail, and books and magazines publications from publishers only.

To write to an inmate, you need the inmate’s name and DOC number and the name and address.

Address both the letter and envelope as follows:

Offender name, DOC#

DeKalb County Detention Center
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968

All incoming and outgoing mail is read by jail staff except if it is labeled legal mail.

All mail should contain a sender’s return address. Mail will be checked before it officially arrives to the inmate. If mail does not pass inspection, the mail will either be returned to sender, or it will be discarded.

Sending Money

If you want to send money to an inmate, you can submit money orders, cashier’s checks, and tax returns made out in the name of the inmate who is to receive the funds. The DeKalb County Detention Center will not accept cash, personal checks, or payroll checks.

Friends and family of inmates can also send money electronically without the use of money orders through JPay.com. Visit JPay.com for your free account and you can send money to your inmate any time. The money will post on their account in 24 hours or less.

Inmates may only receive money from people on their approved visitor list. If you are a friend or family member of an inmate and do not know if you are on their visitor list, please call 256-845-8565 to see if you are. If you are not, you will need to ask the inmate to put you on the list.

Phone calls

Through Securtel, inmates at DeKalb County Detention Center can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live.

When you sign-up at Secutel, you will be assigned either a local or long distance phone number to the Securus jail facility. When the inmate calls your new number, the call is redirected to your cell phone and charged at the lowest possible rate charges by Securustech.net.

Securus provides unlimited minutes per month and unlimited calls per month, although DeKalb County Detention Center’s phone rules will have limits on the call times.

Visitation

Through Securtel, inmates at DeKalb County Detention Center can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live.

When you sign-up at Secutel, you will be assigned either a local or long distance phone number to the Securus jail facility. When the inmate calls your new number, the call is redirected to your cell phone and charged at the lowest possible rate charges by Securustech.net.

Securus provides unlimited minutes per month and unlimited calls per month, although DeKalb County Detention Center’s phone rules will have limits on the call times.

Inmate Visitation

All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. The inmate visiting hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

Inmates can have two adult visitors visit at the same time. Visitors under 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian. Visitors are not permitted to take anything with them to the visitation area other than their ID card.

Visitors must follow a strict dress code and will be denied visitation and asked to leave if they do not. No tank tops, no revealing clothing, no miniskirts, no swimwear, no pajamas. The dress code at DeKalb County Detention Center is considered business casual.

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

Location
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968
Phone Number
256-845-8565

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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