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Municipal Jail Division

(334) 241-2645

Maj. Gooden 

Division Commander: Major B. Gooden (334) 241-2351 Email

Lt. Mills 

Assistant Division Commander: Lt. Carnell Mills (334) 241-2541 Email

  Jail Secretary: Ms. Lisa Davis (334) 241-2521 Email


Jail Mission Statement

The mission of the Montgomery Police Department Municipal Jail is to protect the public from criminal offenders through a system of incarceration and supervision which securely segregates offenders from society, assures offenders of their constitutional rights and maintains programs to enhance the success of offenders' re-entry into society.

 Jail's Goals

 The goals of the Montgomery Police Department Municipal Jail is to continually find ways and means to develop the jail as a progressive social institution, sensitive to both the community's needs and the needs of the individual offender through:

  • The proactive safekeeping and care of prisoners, ensuring a safe, humane and clean environment.
  • The prevention of escapes, ensuring public safety, and
  • The development and implementation of correctional programs sensitive to individual rehabilitation and designed to encourage productive re-entry into the community.



The mailing address for inmates is P.O. Box-Drawer 159, Montgomery, Al 36101. Packages are not accepted in the mail. However, money orders from the U.S. Postal Service are accepted through the mail in the inmate's name.

Visiting Days and Times for Male Inmates

Federal Inmates and City Prisoners (inmates with court dates)

Saturday 7:30-11 a.m. and 12 noon-5 p.m.

Convicts (city inmates serving time)

Sundays 7:30-11 a.m. and 12 noon-3 p.m.

Female Inmates

 Sundays 3-5 p.m.

ATTENTION ALL VISITORSYou must be placed on the visiting list by the inmate and present a valid photo I.D. prior to visiting. Cell phones and packages are not allowed in the jail.


Inmate Attorney Visitation Schedule

The below listed schedule allows attorneys to visit their clients in the morning, allows additional time for evening visitations, and addresses weekend visitations.

1st Shift Hours 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

7-10:30 a.m.

12 noon - 2:30 p.m.

Exception: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch

2nd Shift Hours 2:30-11:00 p.m.

3-8 p.m.

5-8 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)

Exception: 2:30-3 p.m. Dinner

Saturday and Sunday

10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

5-8 p.m.


The Municipal Jail has a number of inmate programs to include:

  • Job Prep Classes (Weekly)
  • Inmate Community Improvement Details
  • Ministerial
  • Exercise Periods (Daily)
  • Life Skills Classes (Weekly)
  • Family Focus (Three times weekly)
  • G.E.D Classes (Twice weekly)
  • Drug Rehab Classes (Weekly)
  • Public Speakers (As scheduled)

The Montgomery Municipal Jail is committed to making a major impact on the community by equipping every inmate with the necessary tools to re-enter society.

Nondenominational religious services are conducted by local ministers and volunteers. The jail also has a Hispanic ministry.

Last updated: 11/7/2013 9:24:52 AM