Monroe County, Alabama – Jail and Prison Records
Whatever your reasons for needing to look up the jail and prison record information for Monroe County, they are your own – and doubtless, they are both pressing and important. That is exactly why we have created this series of articles: so that when you need official record information about Alabama, you know exactly where to look for it.
When it comes to jail and prison records for Monroe County, or anywhere in Alabama, the most important place to start is with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. They will be able to tell you directly if a specific person is currently imprisoned within Monroe County, as well as when they were released – if indeed they have been released. To contact the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, visit 65 Alabama Ave #136 in Monroeville, or at (251)575-2963.
An alternative, but excellent resource, for locating prisoners anywhere in Alabama has been developed by the Alabama Department of Corrections. This tool, known formally as the Inmate Search Tool, can be accessed at http://www.doc.state.al.us/inmsearch.asp.
If you are looking for more abstract information that deals with the statistics behind the persons currently imprisoned in Alabama, then the ADOC also has a tool that will work excellently for that. This utility is at http://www.doc.state.al.us/reports.asp.
Another institution that houses statistical information regarding crime in Alabama is the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center. You can access their database of knowledge at http://acjic.state.al.us/crime.cfm#cia 2009.