The Jefferson County Jail is located in Birmingham, Alabama at Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North 35203. The jail staff can be reached by calling (205) 325-5670.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Jefferson County Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
You can visit inmates of Jefferson County Jail if you are 16 years or older. Those under 16 must come under adult supervision. Visitation hours are from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Inmate visitation days are broken down by the inmates first initial of their last name.
Inmates can receive mail. As in most county jail some stipulations on contrabond exist. Typically you'll want to just have a letter typed or in blue and black ink containing nothing else.
Posting bail can be done through a cash bond, a property bond, or through a bonding agency via a standard surety bond. Prior to attempting to post bail be sure to check if the inmate is eligible for pretrial release. To do this contact the Pre-Trial Release Office (205) 325-5716.
If the inmate is not eligible for pre trial release and you cannot post the cash bond yourself then you will need the help of a bail bondsman. Use the Find a Bail Bondsman form at the top of this page to find a licensed bail bonding company in or around Birmingham, Alabama.
Inmates may make collect calls. Inmates may request to contact their lawyer free of charge.
Jefferson County Jail contracts out its healthcare to a third party company. If you have concerns about an inmates health care please contact the Jail's healthcare staff at 205-325-5670. At this time Bail Bond Policy has been unable to verify whether Jefferson County Jail has NCCHC accreditation.
There have been reports of a toilet paper shortage at the jail and reports of overcrowding in the jail. As of this writing jail healthcare is provided by Health Assurance LLP. Reports of overbilling by the contractor exist.
You can leave money for inmates of the Jefferson County Jail.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Jefferson has a total population of 665,027. The population has increased by 2,965 (0%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 598.5 and covers 1,111 square miles.
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Residents of Jefferson experienced 9,408 crimes in 2011. The #1 criminality was arson with 20 crimes. The #2 infraction was theft with 1,678 reports. The #3 crime was vehicle theft with 99 violations. The #4 lawless act was burglary with 2,348 occurrences. The #5 unlawful act was property crime with 4,125 circumstances. The #6 infraction was assault with 352 reports. The #7 crime was robbery with 153 reports. The #8 crime was rape with 55 violations. The #9 criminality was murder with 9 violations. The #10 criminality was violent crime with 569 instances.