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Cullman County Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: July 22, 2021
Address
1900 Beech Ave SE, Cullman, AL 35055
Beds
326
County
Cullman
Phone
256-735-2400
Fax
256-737-9868
Email
epotter@cullmansheriff.org

Cullman Co 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.

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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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Cullman County Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 256-735-2400

The Cullman County Detention Center is a medium-security 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, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Cullman Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

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

Cullman County Detention Center 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 Cullman County Detention Center 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 256-735-2400.

Registration

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

Visitation Information

Cullman County Detention Center - Visitation at 1900 Beech Ave SE, Cullman, AL

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 6pm
  • Thursday 9am - 6pm
  • Friday 9am - 6pm

All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 256-735-2400 for more information and updates to the current rules and regulations.

Inmates are allowed 2 visitors per day

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