Scottsboro Jail Inmate Search

Scottsboro Jail is low security jail which comes under jurisdiction of city of Scottsboro, AL. The jail is maintained and operated by officers at Scottsboro Police department. It is mainly used to temporarily hold new detainees before moving them to nearest county Jail. Usually it houses inmate for short period of time but in some cases it can also house inmates serving less than a year jail term. Most of the inmates are convicted for misdemeanour offenses like drunk-and-drive, fight/assault etc. Scottsboro Jail provides basic amenities to the inmates like bathroom facility and 3 times meals. Sometimes detainees from nearby municipality or county are also housed in the Jail.

Jail Name :

Scottsboro Jail

Jail Type :

City Jail


916 South Broad Street, Scottsboro, Alabama, 35768



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State :

Alabama (AL)


Jackson County




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Scottsboro Jail Inmate Search

Q. How to find if someone is currently detained at Scottsboro Jail?

  • Scottsboro Jail maintains an online inmate roster where one can find the list of detainees. The list is updated usually once a month. To check the inmate roster please visit Scottsboro Jail Sheriff Department website. Usually the best way is to call the police department at 256-574-4468 and enquire about the inmate directly.

Q. What if you are not able to find the inmate in Scottsboro Jail?

  • It means the inmate is transferred to nearby county jail or state prison facility or is released from jail. Check Alabama inmate search page for more details on how to search for an inmate in Alabama.

Q. What are the visitation rules of Scottsboro Jail?

  • Any individual with valid government ID and who isn’t on felony probation is allowed to visit an inmate. Children below 18 years, must be accompanied by a legal guardian. For more information one can call on 256-574-4468.

Scottsboro Jail Visitation Hours:


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.


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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.


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.

More Information

The Scottsboro Jail, is located in Scottsboro, Alabama, a city of around 14,000 and is situated approximately 45 minutes from nearby Huntsville, Alabama.

The Scottsboro Jail is administered under the auspices and control of the Jackson County sheriff's department.

Approximately 36 employees of the Jackson County Sheriff's department supervise inmates who are awaiting trial, inmates who have been transferred from the state department of corrections, or inmates who have been sentenced to a period of incarceration not to exceed one year. The jail also accepts inmates, arrested from neighboring cities near Scottsboro.

The jail is usually filled with around 3/4ths of its capacity, and sheriff's department workers operate in shifts of 12 hours, with 4 shifts the week, the norm. Each shift has a Lieutenant and a Sergeant supervising and managing the facility. The sheriff's department also provides for the medical needs of all its visitors, by contracting out with Southern Health Partners, which ensures doctors and nurses are available to take care of all immediate inmate health needs.

All visits to the county jail are conducted through a closed circuit video system. Visitors may not have direct contact with inmates. A visitor, desiring to visit an inmate can schedule one through a kiosk located within the jail, or they can schedule a visit through's webpage. Jail inmates can receive on free visitor video conference every seven days that they are an inmate. Additional visits can be made, but the visitor must pay a fee of $7.60 to the county.

Persons wishing to visit an inmate can do so Monday through Friday. Visiting hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, but visiting hours on Friday are restricted to the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Inmates often have the need for money, including buying incidentals and paying for minor expenses such as meals while awaiting trial at the courthouse. And of course, sometimes their attorney needs payment. It is indeed possible to send money to an inmate via the kiosk city, depositing money in their inmate account, or by mailing a money order or cashiers check directly to the sheriff's department.