Cherokee County Detention Center Inmate Search

June 2021

Cherokee County Detention Center is a medium security jail which falls under jurisdiction of Cherokee, AL. The jail is maintained and operated by sheriffs in Cherokee County. Offenders from the Police and City jails are transferred to the jail after the paper work is done. They usually stay in the jail, until they are sentenced, acquitted or released on bail. It houses inmate for short period of time serving less than a year jail term. Most of the inmates in Cherokee County Detention Center are convicted for misdemeanor offenses like driving under the influence, fighting/assault, theft etc. It provides basic amenities to the inmates like bathroom facility, 3 meals daily, education program and TV facility. It also provides work release program and other specialized services to the inmates.

Location

100 Cedar Bluff Road
Centre, Alabama 35960

Phone Number

Contact Email

[email protected]

Facility Type

County Jail

Inmate Capacity

80

Fax Number

(256) 927-5226

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. How do I find out if someone is currently detained at Cherokee County Detention Center?

Q. What if you are not able to find the inmate in Cherokee County Detention Center?

Q. What are the visitation rules of Cherokee County Detention Center?

Cherokee County Detention Center Visitation Hours

Sunday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Map & Directions for Cherokee County Detention Center

More Information

The Cherokee County Detention Center is the prison facility that serves the city of Centre, Alabama located in Cherokee county in the Central Standard Time zone. The mission statement at the Cherokee County Detention Center is "to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for both officers, inmates, and the general public." It was opened in October 1996. In 2004, it was remodeled and houses local county inmates as well as federal prisoners from organizations like the U.S. Marshal Service.

Inmate Visitation

Visitation for inmates are at the following times:

AS OF 1/18/18 VISITATION WILL BE 7 DAYS A WEEK VIA VIDEO VISITATION ONLY!

To see an inmate you must go to www.inmatesales.com to set up account and appointment. Officers can not schedule for you. You can also call 1-877-998-5678 for assistance.

Inmate Property

The Cherokee County Detention Center does not accept any property for inmates from the outside due to security risks. Inmates may purchase all necessary items from the inmate commissary. Inmates may release their personal property to friends and family. Any property left by the inmate will only be held for 7 days.

Inmate Mail

It is recommended Inmates receive their mail via 3x5 post card. All incoming and outgoing mail is inspected for contraband. Letters, cards, post cards with up to 5 pictures maximum. Pictures can be no larger than 5x7. Incoming and outgoing mail is to have no profanity, stickers, or graffiti on the outside of the envelope. Any correspondence between inmates in this facility or another Correctional Facility is PROHIBITED.