Wilcox County Detention Center

The Wilcox County Detention Center -- aka the Prince Arnold Detention Center -- is located in Camden, Alabama and is operated by the Wilcox County Sheriff's Office. This facility holds adult male and female inmates who have been arrested by local county or city law enforcement, and is the primary detention center for all law enforcement agencies in Wilcox County. 

Inmates are incarcerated for crimes ranging from a violation of misdemeanors to felonies. The Wilcox County Jail houses:

  • Persons who have been charged with a crime and are awaiting trial
  • Those who have been arrested on warrants
  • Those who have been sentenced to the county jail for one year or less for a misdemeanor crime
  • Those who've been placed on hold by Alabama Probation and Parole
  • Inmates sentenced by municipal courts in the county
  • People who have been placed in the jail "on hold" by other agencies, and
  • Inmates who are waiting to be transferred to their assigned Alabama Department of Corrections facility

To see a current inmate roster for the Wilcox County Jail, click here.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at the Wilcox County Detention Center are on Sundays only. 

Male Inmates:

POD(B)  1:00 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.
POD(C)  2:00 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
POD(D)  3:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.

Female Inmates:

POD (A) 4:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.

Anyone who has been incarcerated in the Wilcox County Detention Center, a state prison, or another correctional institution in the past six months will not be allowed to visit. 

Visitors who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be admitted to the visiting area.

All visitors must have a valid photo ID with their date of birth and be at least 18 years of age or older.

Physical Address

Wilcox County Detention Center
240 Highway 265 S
Camden, AL 36726

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/LqYvypF8gk2r7LtLA

General Phone Number

(334) 682-9394
(334) 682-5644

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Wilcox County Detention Center
Inmate Name
240 Highway 265 S
Camden, AL 36726

All mail, both incoming and outgoing, is inspected by Detention Center authorities for contraband. All packages received by detainees are inspected for contraband. Any non-allowable items received in packages will be returned to the sender at the detainee's expense or disposed of with the permission of the detainee.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate who is housed at the Wilcox County Detention Center, but they do have access to phones in their housing units (upon completion of the booking process) and can make outgoing collect calls.

How to Send Money

When inmates are booked into the Wilcox County Detention Center, the cash that they have on them is placed into an account at the Sheriff’s Office that allows them to purchase items from the jail commissary. 

You can drop off money for an inmate at the jail or mail a money order directly to the inmate using the address below:

Wilcox County Detention Center

Inmate Name
240 Highway 265 S
Camden, AL 36726

Commissary services provided by Swansons. This service is specifically designed for facilities with less than 200 residents. Orders are processed and shipped on the same day the orders are received.

Programs For Inmates

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Careers at Wilcox County Detention Center

If you are interested in a career with the Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Wilcox County Detention Center, click here.