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Lauderdale County, Alabama – Jail and Prison Records

Regardless of why you might be searching for jail and prison records in Lauderdale County, Alabama, one thing can be more frustrating than anything else: not knowing where to start your search. Despite having a surprisingly broad array of effective websites, Lauderdale County does not provide an online listing of jail and prison records – but that does not mean that you can’t access them.

The first thing that you should do is utilize the Alabama Department of Corrections Inmate Search Tool, which will help you pinpoint the exact location of the incarcerated person in question, as well as providing some information about what their crime was. This tool can be accessed at

After establishing that they are, in fact, in Lauderdale County, you should contact the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office to see if they can release the records of their prison term directly to you. Their website can be found at, and they can be contacted by telephone at (256)760-5757.

A broad set of statistics concerning people that have been arrested in Alabama can be found on the ADOC’s website on their statistics page, which can be found at

Another excellent resource, which allows you to sort crimes and other records by county, can be found at the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center. The best place to begin this sort of search is at 2009. To view crimes and arrests as broken down by county, then visit this link: