Metro Jail

Mobile County Metro Jail at a Glance

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the Mobile County Metro Jail. This facility houses an average of 1,500 inmates per day and is the detention facility not only for the county but for the city of Mobile as well.
Metro Jail includes a main jail facility plus a minimum security barracks, which provides inmate labor to parks, facilities and events across the county. This labor source saves taxpayers more than $1.5 million each year.
The jail provides a comprehensive range of necessary services to inmates, from food and medical services to education and rehabilitative programming.

TO SEND MAIL TO AN INMATE

1.   P. O. Box 104, Mobile, Alabama  36601

2.  NAME and DOB of inmate should be on letter.

3.  MUST HAVE RETURN ADDRESS

 

VISITATION

 

METRO JAIL

1.  You may list four (4) names on your visitation card.  You may change the names ONE TIME PER YEAR

2.  Visitation is offered five (5) days a week, MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 8:30 am TO 6:30 pm

3.  You have one (1) 30 minute visitation period each week.  All visitation, with the exception of attorney visits, is non-contact.  The people on visitation card should call the jail at 574-3388 or 574-4734 to make an appointment to visit.  Appointment requests are taken Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Appointments for visitation at the jail can be made one week in advance.  Appointments for Monday visits must be made on Friday.

4.  No children are allowed in the lobby.  Children of the inmate may visit the 3rd week of the month, but must be 13 or older.

5.  NO CELL PHONES, PURSES OR BAGS ARE ALLOWED DURING VISITATION, please secure these items prior to arriving for your visit.   WE ARE NOT responsible for any items left in lobby while visiting your loved one.

 

METRO BARRACKS

1.  You may list four (4) names on your visitation card.  You may change the names ONE TIME PER YEAR

2.  Visitation is offered two (2) days per week, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 8:30 am TO 6:30 pm

3.  Appointments for visitation at the Barracks must be made on Friday for Saturday and Sunday appointments by calling 574-3388 or 574-4734 between the hours of 8am and 4pm or by stopping by the Visitation Office in person.

4.  No children are allowed in the lobby.  Children of the inmate may visit the 3rd week of the month, but must be 13 or older.

5.  NO CELL PHONES, PURSES OR BAGS ARE ALLOWED DURING VISITATION, please secure these items prior to arriving for your visit.   WE ARE NOT responsible for any items left in lobby while visiting your loved one.

 

IF YOU NEED TO SPEAK WITH SOMEONE CONCERNING MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT AN INMATE CALL 574-3368

 

Click here for the Inmate Handbook.

Information on money deposits for InmatesMONEY ORDER LIMIT IS $50.00

For Deposit Assistance, call Customer Service at 1-866-394-0490

For MyCarePack Assistance, call Customer Service at 1-866-643-9557.