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Lee County Overview

Lee County can be found in the east central region of Alabama. It was named in honor of General Robert E. Lee who was the General in Chief of the Armies of the Confederate States. The county seat is Opelika. The largest city in the county is Auburn. Based on the 2010 census, there are 140,247 people living in the county. Its total area measures 616 square miles. The adjacent counties are Chambers County (north), Harris County in Georgia (northeast), Muscogee County in Georgia (east), Russell County (south), Macon County (southwest), and Tallapoosa County (northwest).

Lee County Sheriff Information

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement agency that employs a staff of 175, 86 of whom are sworn deputy sheriffs. The head of the LCSO is Sheriff Jay Jones. The department is comprised of several divisions including Administrative, Uniform, Investigations, Civil, and Corrections. The Administrative Division provides services and information to the public. These services include criminal background checks, bail bond information, and pistol permit applications. The Uniform Division provides routine patrols, traffic control, victim assistance, and calls for service.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Address:
1900 Frederick Road, Opelika, AL 36803-0688

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Phone:
(334) 749-5651

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Email:

2018 Violent Crime Rate Lee: 275
Data Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program

Lee County Jail Information

The Corrections Division of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the W.S. “Buck” Jones Detention Center. This facility has a housing capacity of 420 inmates. The average daily population of the facility is 380.

Inmates at this facility are allowed visitation through the video visitation program. All inmates are allowed one 30-minute visit per week. Only four visitors are allowed per visit, including children. The schedule for inmate visitation is based on the housing unit of the inmate.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. The salary range for this position is $38,016.26 – $57,643.87. The benefits of a Deputy Sheriff includes paid holidays, paid annual and sick leave, retirement savings plan, medical/dental and life insurance, and educational assistance. All candidates must complete a 14-week (520 hour) A.P.O.S.T.C. Training Program. They must also be 21 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a criminal background check, pass a background investigation, and a valid driver’s license.

Lee County Jail Address: 2311 Gateway Dr, Opelika, AL 36801