Jails & Prisons in Bessemer, Alabama

There are 3 Jails & Prisons in Bessemer, Alabama, serving a population of 26,697 people in an area of 41 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 8,899 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 13 square miles.

In Alabama, Bessemer is ranked 75th of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 70th of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Bessemer Jails & Prisons

Find Bessemer, Alabama jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.


Donaldson Correctional Facility 100 Warrior Lane Bessemer, AL

Jefferson Bessemer County Jail 1822 2nd Avenue North Bessemer, AL

Jefferson County Jail - Bessemer 1822 2nd Avenue North Bessemer, AL

About Jefferson County Jails & Prisons

A Bessemer Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Bessemer, AL where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Bessemer Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Bessemer Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Bessemer inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Bessemer background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates