Jails & Prisons in Selma, Alabama

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.

List of Selma Jails & Prisons

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


Dallas County Jail 988 Selfield Road Selma, AL

Dallas County Jail 800 Selfield Road Selma, AL

About Jails & Prisons

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:
  • Locating Selma inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Selma background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates