The Mobile County Metro Jail is located in Mobile, Alabama at 510 South Royal Street 36603. The jail staff can be reached by calling (251) 574-2423.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Mobile County Metro Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
This depends on the court, the jail, and sometimes the state. Sometimes you can post the bail in full yourself. Since the posted bail is often more than people have on hand this is when a surety bail bonds comes in handy. Surety bail bonds are only offered by licensed bail bondsman requiring you in most cases to only pay 10% of the total bond. You can find a bail bondsman who services Mobile County Jail by filling out the form at the top of this page.
Inmates of Mobile County Metro Jail may list up to three people on their visitation list. This list can be changed at the end of the month. Visitation is allowed for inmates housed at the main Metro facility Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 2:20 PM to 8:00 PM. For inmates housed at the Metro Barracks visitation days are Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m, and 5.30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Inmates are allowed one visit per week. People on the inmates visitation care must call in 24 hours in advanced of their visit. In general you may not bring much more than yourself when visiting an inmate. No illegal items, you must not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and dress appropriately.
Inmates can send and receive mail. When sending mail all items must be purchased from the jail including stamps, envelopes, and letterhead. Acceptable mail includes letters, 10 individual pictures, and cards. Musical cards are not allowed. Cards must be no larger than what can fit in an 8x 10 envelope. Incoming mail must have a return address which includes a full name, street address, city, state and zip code. It must be addressed to the inmate using full name, PIN # and date of birth, if known. Incoming mail not properly addressed will be returned. All mail, incomming and outgoing is subject to search.
Inmates may may collect calls of up to 15 minutes in length. You must know the number of the person you are calling as directory assistance is not allowed.
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All cash on hand by inmates when processed is put onto the inmates account. Family and friends may place money on inmates account via Money Orders not exceeding $50.00 in value. These can be brought to the jail in person or mailed. Mailing instructions are as follows:
Inmate's Name, date of birth
Mobile Metro Jail, Money Clerk's Office,
P. O. Box 104, Mobile, AL 36601
Please note that if an inmate owes money to the jail, the money order will be subject to a small fee.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Mobile has a total population of 411,721. The population has increased by 11,878 (3%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 334.9 and covers 1,229 square miles.
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Residents of Mobile experienced 5,520 crimes in 2011. The #1 lawless act was arson with 4 instances. The #2 infraction was theft with 1,437 reports. The #3 unlawful act was vehicle theft with 236 reports. The #4 crime was burglary with 844 crimes. The #5 criminality was property crime with 2,517 reports. The #6 crime was assault with 173 occurrences. The #7 infraction was robbery with 43 occurrences. The #8 infraction was rape with 19 violations. The #9 unlawful act was murder with 6 occurrences. The #10 criminality was violent crime with 241 instances.