The Marengo County Detention Center in the city of Linden serves as the prison for Marengo County County and other nearby cities. Marengo County Detention Center is a county jail, serving Linden and surrounding areas. The Marengo County Detention Center facility is located in Linden, Alabama at 101 Dunn St. Be sure to verify that your inmate is at this location before traveling to visit.
More than anything, inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. Jails and Prisons don’t make this easy. Many charge inmates up to $14 a minute to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, there is an easy way to provide the jail with a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where everyone lives. An inmate can then make their calls using the local number rate while talking to friends and family long distance. This service is provided by Globaltel at Inmate Calls. To send mail to an inmate go to Jail Postcards.
City Jails generally house people who have been recently arrested and/or those awaiting trial. Many inmates may also be serving shorter sentences following trial, while others may serve time there while awaiting transfer to longer term state our county prison facilities. Each type of prison or jail facility will have different visiting hours and rules and procedures for visiting. It’s important to get set up with phone service so you can get these details about these jail visitation times and procedures from your inmate.
Marengo County Detention Center is a county jail, so most of the inmates at Marengo County Detention Center will be post trial convicts serving medium sentences that that were too long for short term police department jail stays, but not long enough to justify transfer to a Alabama State prison facility. It’s important for inmates in County jail to have access to commissary funds to buy things like toothpaste and stamps for letters. They will also need funds for phone calls which should be made using a service like Globaltel’s cheaper jail call service at Inmate Calls to avoid long distance charges when making prison calls.
Marengo County Detention Center is in the CST time zone. It’s important for families of inmates to help each other with information and tips about the prison facility they are in. You can leave comments and tips below about the best places to stay when visiting your inmate as well comments about any local service organization not already on our list of those available to help local families of inmates. We urge you to add your own comments about Marengo County Detention Center below. “