Jails & Prisons in Decatur, Alabama

There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Decatur, Alabama, serving a population of 54,844 people in an area of 55 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 27,422 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 27 square miles.

In Alabama, Decatur is ranked 101st of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 91st of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Decatur Jails & Prisons

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


Decatur Community Based Facility / Community Work Center 1401 Alabama 20 Decatur, AL

Morgan County Jail 119 Lee Street Decatur, AL

About Jails & Prisons

A Decatur Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Decatur, AL where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Decatur Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Decatur 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 Decatur inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Decatur background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates