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Houston County, Alabama – Jail and Prison Records

Whether you’re trying to screen a new tenant, find out if the person you’ve just started seeing is a hardened criminal, or even just seeing if the janitor at your kid’s school is safe and fit to be around children, it can be very important to be able to look up the jail and prison records of people in Houston County. Unfortunately, this is not necessarily an easy process.

The primary difficulty in accessing these records is simply finding them – in fact, most of them are not available online, and knowing how to access them isn’t exactly a part of most people’s education. Because of this, we have compiled a few of the ways that you can access jail records and prison records for Houston County, AL.

The first place you will want to start is simply by contacting the Houston County, AL Sheriff’s Office. The easiest way to start contacting them is via the telephone, and their number is (334)677-4882. The Houston County Jail can also be reached by telephone at (334)712-6446. The address of the Sheriff’s Office is 144 North Oates Street, and is in Dothan. The prison is also in Dothan, but its address is 114 North Oates Strees.

However, neither of these may turn up the information you are looking for. If the person you’re looking for has been arrested and imprisoned anywhere in the state of Alabama, then you can use the Alabama Department of Corrections Inmate Search Tool to both verify their incarceration, as well as to find them. This tool can be located at The ADoC also hosts a wide variety of prisoner and inmate statistics, which can be located at