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Coosa County AL Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: June 21, 2019
Address
1 School Drive PO Box 279, Rockford, AL 35136
Beds
72
County
Coosa
Phone
256-377-2211
Fax
256-377-2690

Coosa County AL Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced to at least twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is NCIC Inmate Telephone Services, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is JailATM. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Coosa County AL Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 256-377-2211, 256-377-4922

The Coosa County AL Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 1 School Drive
PO Box 279 Rockford, AL which is operated locally by the Coosa County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Coosa County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Rockford Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Coosa County Jail encourages the exchange of correspondence between inmates and families and others for the purpose of maintaining family ties, solving the many problems brought about by confinement, helping maintain contact with friends and the community, and to help facilitate inmates’ needs for legal services, in a safe and secure manner. Further, this policy serves as the guidelines and implemented each time inmate mail or correspondence needs to be processed and distributed.

GENERAL:

  1. All incoming and outgoing inmate correspondence will be inspected, processed and logged. Each incoming piece of mail will be opened to check for contraband and money.
  2. The Day Shift Corrections Officers will inspect and log all incoming mail. The Night Shift Corrections Officers will process and log all outgoing.
  3. Each Corrections Officer will ensure that all mail is processed using the Southern Software CAD System, in and out mail processing. This serves as the tracking system to follow all pieces of mail.
  4. When money is found the jail staff will ensure procedures are followed as directed by this directive pertaining to inmate funds.
  5. When contraband is found jail staff will ensure procedures are followed as directed by this directive pertaining to contraband.

PROCEDURE:

The following procedures will be followed each time a piece of mail is received.

  1. Incoming Mail –
    1. Inspect the contents for contraband
    2. Log into the CAD under inmates name and list its contents
    3. Remove any monies and log the amount in the inmates account fund.
    4. Distribute all incoming mail during your shift.
  2. Outgoing mail –
    1. Collect all outgoing mail from inmates.
    2. Log into the CAD under the inmates name.
    3. Stamp all mail with the “Inmate Mail” stamp.
    4. Place outgoing mail at dispatch window for delivery to the Post Office.
  3. The jail will not accept mail from another correctional facility and will be returned to sender.
  4. Each shift will log in their respective shift logs that mail was processed, when completed.
  5. The additional guidelines are provided to further help each Corrections Officer to better understand inmate correspondence processing.

PACKAGES:

Packages for inmates will not be accepted through the mail by the Coosa County Jail.

We are committed to providing inmates with commissary services that provide superior support, fair prices and offer a wide selection of items that confirm to the jail's standards of safety and security. The Coosa County Jail contracts with Kimble's Commissary Services for commissary items approved for inmate purchase. Family and friend can use their JailATM™ service to send money and communicate with inmates.

Please note the following:

  1. Inmate Commissary is a privilege – not a right
  2. The Coosa County Jail uses a contracted 3rd party Vendor to provide Inmate Commissary Services
  3. The Coosa County Jail holds no responsibility for improper orders, delivery, or content of the commissary purchases other than distribution when delivered to the facility.
  4. THERE WILL BE NO CASH ACCEPTED FOR DEPOSIT INTO INMATE ACCOUNTS – all deposits must either be done at the Kimble Kiosk located in the jail lobby or online with the Commissary Vendor.

Inmate Locator

Coosa County AL Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Alabama. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Coosa County AL Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 256-377-2211, 256-377-4922.

Registration

  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Coosa County Jail - Visitation

Inmates will be entitled to visit with family and friends in a manner that will provide appropriate access to the inmates while at the same time provide appropriate security for the jail staff, visitors and inmates in the jail. The following procedures will be used for inmate visitation with the public.

GENERAL:

  1. Visitation is a privilege which may be revoked as a disciplinary measure, or because the rules governing visitation are violated, or because the security of the jail facility requires that it be revoked.
  2. In the event of a jail emergency or some other event that could possibly pose a security threat to the orderly operation of the jail, regular visitation hours may be suspended by order of the Jail Administrator or Lieutenant.
  3. Inmates shall be incarcerated for one week prior to visitation privileges. This weekly period allows new inmates to become familiar with all inmate rules, to include those of visiting.
  4. No physical contact visits will be allowed, with the exception of Attorneys and Law Enforcement and approved clergy and mental health personnel for the purpose of mental evaluations. Special contact visits may be authorized by the Sheriff or Jail Administrator and will take place in an area and time designated by the Jail Administrator.
  5. Inmates must submit a visitor’s list prior to visitation day.
  6. Visits will be 15 minutes with a maximum of 2 visitors per week
  7. Inmates and visitors will wear proper apparel. Inmates must be clean-shaven and dressed in Jail uniforms. All visitors must dress in a conservative manner (No halter tops, short shorts, see-through blouses or any other revealing apparel is permitted). Visitors not dressed properly will not be allowed to visit.
  8. All visitors will sign in with ID verification, and out via the Jail Visitors Roster that’s posted at the dispatch window. Corrections officer will take this list and input the information into Southern Software System under the visitor log.
  9. No person under the age of ten (10) years of age will be permitted inside the jail to visit an inmate unless the Sheriff, Jail Administrator or Lieutenant makes a special provision. Any child (under age 16) must be accompanied by an adult.
  10. All visitors entering the jail will be searched using the hand held wand. All visitor personal items, such as bags or purses will be left in vehicles – not in the Coosa County Law Enforcement Center. Refusal to submit to a search may result in the visitor being denied access to the jail either on temporary or permanent basis.
  11. Visitors attempting to introduce contraband into the jail will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly. Additionally, persons who is intoxicated or seemingly under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to visit an inmate and may also be subject to arrest.
  12. Former felony inmates who have been released from jail or an institution during the last three years and/or persons presently under indictment for a crime and/or persons awaiting trial on bond from the Coosa County Jail will not be permitted to visit an inmate.
  13. Packages from visitors will not be accepted. However, the jail staff will accept money from visitors to be placed in an inmate account. A receipt must be completed and given to the visitor for each transaction. Only cash or money orders will be accepted.
  14. Once a visitor has had the opportunity to visit with an inmate, that visitor must leave the jail. Visitors will not be permitted to remain in the jail and visit with jail staff members or other inmates.
  15. The jail staff reserves the right to remove any visitor from the jail and the jail grounds if that visitor creates a disturbance, refuses to abide by verbal orders from the jail staff, refuses to abide by the rules and regulations governing the jail, or in any other manner that jeopardizes the security or orderly operation of the jail.

PROCEDURE:

Following procedures apply on those visits of inmates held in general population. Visitation of inmates in general population will be held in the inmate visitation room.

  1. Visitation for inmates with the general public will be held each Saturday with specific assigned times for each cellblock. The times are as follows:

"A" Block - 7 - 9 AM

"B" Block - 9 - 11 AM

"C" Block - 12 -2 PM

"D" Block - 2 - 3 PM

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