There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Selma, Alabama, serving a population of 19,176 people in an area of 14 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 9,588 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 6 square miles.
In Alabama, Selma is ranked 78th of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 42nd of 776 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.
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A Selma Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Selma, AL where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Selma Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Selma 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: