Cullman County Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: September 11, 2023
1900 Beech Ave SE, Cullman, AL 35055

Cullman Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four 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 Inmate Calling Solutions (ICSolutions), to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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

Satellite View of Cullman County Detention Center

You can support your loved ones at Cullman Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 256-735-2400.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Cullman County Detention Center so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Cullman Co Jail is a detention center located at 1900 Beech Ave SE Cullman, AL which is operated locally by the Cullman 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. Cullman County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Cullman Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Alabama here.

The Detention Facility serves to house pre-trial felony defendants and those convicted of misdemeanor offenses in the county district courts. Cullman County also provides detention services for all municipalities in Cullman County and for the US Marshals Service in the Northern District of Alabama. A staff of 44 Detention Officers, a medical staff including a Physician, Nurses, 1 Medical Administrative Assistant and a Maintenance Technician are essential in detention center operations. The structure has 3 primary housing units for male inmates and 2 primary housing units for female inmates. The facility is also designed with several temporary holding cells for observation of inmates during booking procedures and monitoring in the immediate hours following their arrests.

The Cullman County Detention Center also has an active work-release program for both male and female inmates. Those inmates who participate in work release have been vetted and classified as suitable candidates for the program. Those inmates qualifying for the work release programs are housed in dormitory type facilities equipped with bunk beds. The work release program allows sentenced defendants to go into the community in the Cullman area and have gainful employment with various companies and businesses who are instrumental in support of the work release program. Work release allows inmates to earn an income while incarcerated. An inmate’s income pays for their own housing, food and clothing while incarcerated. Additionally, sentenced inmates serving short custodial prison terms and, who are also under court ordered obligation to pay court costs, fines, restitution and child support, are able to financially contribute to those assigned debts through working. Work release allows the individual inmate to develop skills and sometimes a trade. In many instances upon their release from incarceration, inmates go on to obtain full time employment with these participating businesses, lowering the rate of criminal recidivism.

Inmate Trash Detail - Inmates with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office work year-round, weather permitting, to keep the highways of the County clean of trash and litter. Four nonviolent inmates work under the watchful eye of a Cullman County Sheriff’s Deputy and have removed tons of trash and litter such as paper, bottles, clothes, tires, tarps, etc.

The Inmate Trash Detail crew is a great program on multiple levels as it helps keep County roads clean. Inmates don’t just sit in jail, but get out and be productive and pick up trash. Finally, someone may see them on the side of the road cleaning up trash and decide the path of crime isn’t for them.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Alabama. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Cullman County Detention Center.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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.

Visitation Information

The County Jail provides on-site and online visitation options to help inmates maintain contact with family and friends.

On-Site Visitation Hours

  • Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Holidays - call for available times and reserve yours as these days are the busiest times of the year

Visitors must follow the dress code and behavior guidelines whether they are visiting here or from their computer/smartphone. Violations may result in the termination of the visit.

Online Video Visitation
Online visits can be scheduled in advance, allowing remote connection from home or work. Visitors must set up an account and adhere to dress and behavior guidelines. Visits cost a minimum of $0.25 per minute and are monitored for security.

General Information
Visitation hours and policies are subject to change. Call the facility at 256-735-2400 for updates. For more information and to set up an online visitation account.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.