What you need to know if your loved one is in the Madison County jail.
Where is the jail?
The jail l is located at 815 Wheeler Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35801
what cities and other areas does the jail serve?
Inmates in the Madison County jail are usually individuals who have been arrested within Madison County or the city of Huntsville. There are exceptions to this, however; sometimes inmates may be individuals from other jurisdictions who are either awaiting extradition or are being held in the Madison County jail for other jurisdictions or to await transfer to either prison or another jurisdiction.
What types of charges or convictions could lead to a stay in jail?
Individuals who of been sentenced in Madison County, or in Huntsville Municipal Court to serve a sentence. Usually will serve their sentence. In the Madison County jail.
The jail also houses inmates who are awaiting trial for felony charges.
What happens after someone is arrested and booked?
Once someone is booked into the jail, they will be processed and either bond out or be placed in the population with other inmates. A determination is made as to what type of custody an individual will be placed in.
How can I find out more information about the Madison County Jail?
The Madison County Jail has a helpful website providing information about such issues as bond, visitation, and other matters of concern to people who have a loved one in the Madison County jail. The link to that site is here:
How can family members and friends find out if someone is in jail?
Madison County has a website called "jail view" that allows you to search for your loved ones. It usually takes a reasonable amount of time (up to three days) to see if someone is listed on this website. A link to this website is provided here:
What is the telephone number to the jail?
Main Phone: (256) 519-4800
Jail Booking. (256)519-4842
What is a "TTC hold" at the Madison County jail?
The term "TTC" means to "transfer to County". When someone is newly arrested in the charges are going to be pursued by Madison County, the case must be transferred to the county first. Once the county has prepared the arrest warrant a bond amount will be set. This should occur within 72 hours of a person's arrest.