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Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility

County Jail

Last Updated: December 30, 2019
Address
307 Prentiss Drive PO Box 640, Phenix City, AL 36868-0640
Beds
215
County
Russell
Phone
334-298-8621
Fax
334-291-7667

Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility 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.

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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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Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 334-298-8621

The Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility is a medium-security detention center located at 307 Prentiss Drive PO Box 640 Phenix City, AL which is operated locally by the Russell 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. Russell County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Phenix City Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility - Inmate Handbook

The corrections division provides jail services for all law enforcement agencies in Russell County. Weekly programs offered to the inmates include General Education Development, Family Planning / Parenting Skills, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Bible Studies. These programs benefit not only the inmate, but the community.

The Russell County Jail provides incarceration for persons of pre-trial and post trial. We also offer alternatives to jail incarceration. These programs include work release and work crew programs.

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Inmate Locator

Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility 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 Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility 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 334-298-8621.

Registration

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

Visitation Information

Russell County Jail - Prentiss L Griffith Detention Facility - Visitation

Inmate incarcerated in the Russell County Jail will be permitted to receive one twenty minute visit every two weeks. Visitation will be granted to inmates based on the first letter of their last name. All inmates with the last name starting with the letters A-Mc will have visitation together and inmate with the last name starting with the letters N-Z will have visitation together. No inmate incarcerated less than fourteen days will be permitted a visit. All inmates must complete a pre-approved visitation form prior to receiving any visits. Inmates may include up to six people they wish to be eligible to visit them. The persons listed will be the only persons allowed to visit the inmate excluding attorneys and clergy. Any person who has been incarcerated in the Russell County Jail within two years of the date they attempt to visit will be denied.

Visitation will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays only. No appointment will be necessary. Visitors will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. All visitors must report to the jail fifteen minutes prior to their visit.

Visitation hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sunday. Each visit will be for twenty minutes.

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