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DeKalb County Overview

DeKalb County can be found in the northeastern corner of Alabama. It was named in honor of Baron Johann de Kalb who served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. The county seat and the largest city is Fort Payne. Based on the 2010 census, 71,109 people reside in this county. Its total area measures 779 square miles. The adjacent counties are Jackson County in the north, Dade County (GA) in the northeast, Walker County (GA) in the east, Chattooga County (GA) in the east, Cherokee County in the southeast, Etowah County in the south, and Marshall County in the west.

DeKalb County Sheriff Information

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office provides several law enforcement services to the citizens of the county. These include serving warrants and civil processes, providing pistol permits, criminal investigations, patrol services, courtroom security, and sex offender registration. The head of the DCSO is Sheriff Nick Welden who is also the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in the county. The head of the Major Crime Unit is Chief Investigator David Davis. The head of the Administration Division is Chief Clerk Melissa Mason.

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Address:
2801 Jordan Road SW, Fort Payne, AL 35968

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2018 Violent Crime Rate DeKalb: 331
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

DeKalb County Jail Information

The Corrections Division of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the DeKalb County Jail. This facility houses individuals who are awaiting trial, those sentenced to serve time less than one year, and those awaiting transfer to the State of Alabama’s Department of Corrections. The facility also houses individuals arrested by municipal police departments and federal inmates under the care of the United States Marshal’s Office. Approximately 2,800 inmates go in and out of the jail every year. It has an average population of 235. There are 46 staff members headed by Chief Jail Administrator David Smith.

The DeKalb County Jail maintains an online database of all inmates currently housed in the facility. Each inmate’s profile contains the inmate’s name, booking photo, inmate ID, booking date, charges, bond, age, gender, race, address, and arresting agency.

Inmates at this facility are allowed visitation. All visits must be scheduled using the Kiosk in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office or by going to Each inmate is allowed 3 visitors per visit. Each visit is limited to 30 minutes.

DeKalb County Jail Address: 210 Grand Ave S, Fort Payne, AL 35967