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Jail (phone 205-814-3525)

 Pell City Jail 2024 The mission of the St. Clair County Jails is to provide for the safe and secure confinement of those persons committed to the custody of the jails and to ensure that all inmates are treated according to the established laws of the United States of America and the State of Alabama.
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The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office operates one jail located at 100 18th St. North in Pell City Alabama. The facility houses pre-sentenced and sentenced individuals. The Lobby is open to the public 24/7.   

Any special arrangements must be presented to and approved by Sheriff Murray and Captain Phillip Barnard. 

If you have any questions call the St. Clair County Jail at 205-814-3525.     

Fax numbers: 

  • Jail Booking - 205-814-3676
  • Jail Admin - 205-814-0998  

Mail can be sent to 100 18th St. North, Pell City, AL 35125. All mail except for legal mail will be searched prior to be given to the inmate.

The following is a list of items which inmates are allowed to receive by mail:

  •     Legal Mail
  •     Post Cards (3" X 5")
  •     Photos (Envelope must be marked photos)

Inmate Commissary - Commissary items can be ordered throughout the week. Orders received on time will be delivered to the inmates on Friday's (subject to change due to holidays).

Depositing Money for an Inmate:

Funds can be deposited on an inmate's commissary account 2 different ways:

  •      Lobby Kiosk at the St. Clair County Jail located at 100 18th St N, Pell City, AL 35125
  •     Online at jailatm.comJailATM can be used to send money for the Commissary, email an Inmate, video calls, and send an inmate gift packs. Click on "Send Money Now", this will prompt you to create an account if you have not done so. If you have an account, you will:
    •     Sign in
    •     Select "Send Money Now"
    •     Select the appropriate state and facility.
    •     Enter at least 3 characters of the resident's last name or their ID.
    •     Enter your payment information and amount of the deposit, click the check box after reading the terms and conditions and hit OK.
    •     Review the payment details and click "Send Money."

Note: If successful, you will be brought to a receipt screen where you can either print the receipt or return to the home screen.

Inmate Phone System:

The St. Clair County Jail contracts with Combined Public Communications (CPC), an outside vendor, for inmate telephone service to provide simple and reliable communication between inmates and their friends and family. Inmate phone deposits and video visitation appointments may be made by visiting For questions regarding CPC, please contact CPC directly at 1-877-998-5678 Monday - Friday 8AM - 12AM ET and Saturday 10AM - 9AM ET.


Note: No cash can be left at the St. Clair County Jail to be deposited on an inmate's account. Additionally, if an inmate has a negative balance on their account due to debts owed, the money deposited may be used to pay those debts. Upon being released from custody, inmates will receive the balance of any remaining funds in their account on a debit card or in a check form. For questions about this policy call Tawney Roberts at 205-814-3508.


Property Bond Policy -Click Here

Policy on Property Bonds: All bonds must be made at the Sheriff's Office at either 48 6th St. in Ashville or 1610 Cogswell Ave. in Pell City. Property bonds are approved by the Sheriff. If you are currently a signer on a property bond with a current case with a defendant, you cannot use the property until the current case is disposed of.

Misdemeanor Charges- One signer if there is ONLY one property owner listed on the deed/tax records. (Whoever is listed as the property owner on the deed/tax record will be required to sign the bond.) 

Felony Charges- Two property owners are required on ALL felony bonds. They may both be listed on the deed/tax record as the owner of one piece of property. 

The defendant may not use his property on a property bond.

All property owners/signers must be present with proper id when signing a bond.

All property approved by the St. Clair County Sheriff must be in St. Clair County. You cannot have one piece of property in one county and another piece of property in another county. 

You may use property in another county, however, that property bond must be approved by the Sheriff of that county.

The property value must meet the bond amount.

Bondsman process- If you find yourself wanting to come off of a bond you must obtain a bondsman process from the circuit clerk's office. It is then your responsibility to turn the subject into the custody of the St. Clair County Jail and return your paperwork to the circuit clerk's office in the Courthouse. 

Bond Transmittal FeeThere is a bail bond transmittal fee that must be paid to the Circuit Clerk's Office (under Act 2012-535). The 35.00 fee is to be paid in cash. No checks.

Surety BondsAn arrested person may secure his release through the utilization of a professionally licensed bail bonding company. This is known as a "surety bond". The bonding company will charge the arrested person certain "fees" for the service of posting a surety bond to secure the release from custody. Those fees are non- refundable and are not applied to any fines, costs, or restitution that may later be ordered by the court. NOTE: A law enforcement officer is prohibited from recommending the services of any particular bonding company or bondsman.

Cash Bonds-An arrested person, or someone acting on his/her behalf may post the entire bond amount in cash, which will be held by the court pending disposition of the criminal case.


Captain Phillip Barnard

LT Greg Walker

Jail Administrator

Captain Phillip Barnard


 Assistant Jail Administrator

 Lieutenant Greg Walker




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