DeKalb County Detention Center Information

2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968

DeKalb County Detention Center is a medium security county jail located in city of Fort Payne, DeKalb County, AL. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Alabama state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Alabama Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the DeKalb County Detention Center including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

DeKalb County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name :DeKalb County Detention Center
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968
Contact Numbers:256-845-8565
City:Fort Payne
Postal Code:35968
State :Alabama
County:DeKalb County
Jail Webpage://

DeKalb County Detention Center Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at DeKalb County Detention Center, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Alabama statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
2801 Jordan Road Southwest, Fort Payne, AL, 35968

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 256-845-8565.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in DeKalb County Detention Center make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
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

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 6 nearby jails/prisons

DeKalb County Detention Center

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

Douglas Jail

55 Alabama Highway 168PO Box 45, Douglas, AL, 35964 256-593-9531

Fort Payne Jail

200 Gault Avenue South, Fort Payne, AL, 35967-1993 256-845-1414, 256-844-6035

Powell Jail

110 Broad Street North, Powell, AL, 35971 256-638-4283

Fyffe Jail

PO Box 8, Fyffe, AL, 35971 256-623-2222

Ft. Payne Jail

200 Gault Avenue South, Fort Payne, AL, 35967 256-845-1414

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