The Elmore County Jail houses a variety of inmates; to include municipal, county, and inmates waiting to be transferred to the Alabama Department of Corrections. Inmates are incarcerated for crimes ranging from a violation, misdemeanors, and felonies. The Elmore County Jail operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week and may be contacted at 334-567-5441. The Elmore County Jail does not allow any property to be dropped off to any inmate without prior approval. Elmore County Jail inmates are allowed visitation, telephone, commissary, mail, and exercise privileges. Based upon behavior one or more privileges may be taken away without the friends and family being notified.
Telephone/Visitation privilege: The visitor(s) will visit with the inmate over a video visitation machine. Friends and Family may visit from their cell phone or computer by setting up an account with NCIC. THERE IS A CHARGE FOR HAVING VISITS FROM CELL PHONE OR COMPUTER. You can call NCIC at 1-800-943-2189 or visit https://account.ncic.com/al/elmore-county-jail/addfundsinmate
Commissary privileges: The Elmore County Jail currently contracts with Stacy Williams Company to provide commissary items. Friends and family may come to the Sheriff's Office lobby or go to www.correctpay.com to add money to an inmate's account. For those choosing to come to the Sheriff's Office lobby there is a kiosk located in the East corner that will accept cash or credit/debit card. Inmates have a $75.00 spending limit per week.
Mail Privilege: The Elmore County Jail currently accepts post cards only, if a letter is mailed to the jail that letter will be returned to the sender. Inmates may receive two soft back books a month, these books must come from a publisher company ie: books-a-million, Amazon, etc.
PREA: The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA, P.L. 108-79) was enacted by Congress to address the problem of sexual abuse of persons in the custody of U.S. correctional agencies. The National Institute of Corrections has been a leader in this topic area since 2004, providing assistance to many agencies through information and training resources.
Major provisions of PREA include:
- Adherence to a zero-tolerance standard for the incidence of inmate sexual assault and rape;
- Development of standards for detection, prevention, reduction, and punishment of prison rape;
- Collection and dissemination of information on the incidence of prison rape; and
- Award of grant funds to help state and local governments implement the purposes of the Act.
The Act applies to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders and is also relevant to community-based agencies. It addresses both inmate-on-inmate sexual abuse and staff sexual misconduct. On June 23, 2009, the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission released and forwarded to the U.S. Attorney General its final report and proposed standards to prevent, detect, respond to and monitor sexual abuse of incarcerated and detained individuals. Based on the Attorney General's independent judgment, a final rule was published to the Federal Register on June 20, 2012.