Jefferson County Jail & Prison Records Search

See Jefferson County AL Jails & Prisons and search free public jail and prison records. Jails and prisons are correctional institutions which hold individuals who have been arrested, convicted of a misdemeanor, sentenced to prison, or incarcerated for a felony.


Birmingham City Jail 501 6th Avenue South Birmingham AL 35205 205-254-6369


G Ross Bell Youth Detention Center 716 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North Birmingham AL 35203 205-325-5498

Homewood City Jail 1833 29th Avenue South Homewood AL 35209 205-332-6210

Jefferson Bessemer County Jail 1822 2nd Avenue North Bessemer AL 35020 205-481-4160

Jefferson Birmingham County Jail 809 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North Birmingham AL 35203 205-325-5670

Find Jefferson County Jail & Prison Records

Jefferson County Jails and Prisons maintain records on every person who is currently or was formerly incarcerated in Jefferson County, AL. Jefferson County inmate records are available online upon request.

Records available from Jefferson County Jails and Prisons

Jails and prisons in Jefferson County keep records on the prisoners in their custody. This includes current Jefferson County inmates as well as former inmates. These inmate records contain a wealth of information on the inmate's history.

Jefferson County Inmate Records

Jefferson County inmate records include the prisoner's date of birth, ID number, and which jail or prison in Jefferson County, Alabama they were detained. These public inmate records also include the law they were convicted of violating, scheduled release dates, the Jefferson County Court that assigned the charges, the date they were first incarcerated, prior incarcerations, and which Jefferson County jail they were housed in while awaiting trial at the Jefferson County Criminal Court.

Jefferson County Jail Records

For individuals in custody at the Jefferson County Jail you may be able to access an online database of inmates and Jefferson County jail rosters. You may also contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for Jefferson County jail records.

Jefferson County Prison Records

Prisons keep records on people who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to Jefferson County prison, either by the Jefferson County Court, Alabama State Court, or Federal court. Online databases are the best way to obtain Jefferson County prison records. If you know the individual's name and the location of the person's trial, you can obtain a prison record from the Jefferson County, Alabama State, or Federal corrections agency that has the individual in custody.

Alabama Prison Records

For inmates at a Alabama State prison, the Alabama Department of Corrections may provide an online inmate locator. In some cases, you can contact the Alabama Department of Corrections directly by phone or email to obtain prison records.

Federal Prison Records

For inmates at a Federal prison, start with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Inmate Locator. This is an online database of current and former inmates that dates back to 1881. The BOP Inmate Locator will give you the age, race, sex, and registration number of the inmate, as well as the projected release date and the Jefferson County prison where the inmate is incarcerated.