County Jail


Covington County Jail
P.O. Box 188
Andalusia, AL 36420
290 Hillcrest Drive
Andalusia, AL 36420
Blake Turman, Sheriff
Thomas Huggins, Jail Administrator
Jennifer Hudson, Administrative Lieutenant 
Linda Benson, Court Liaison
(334) 428-2640

Covington County Jail Information

The Covington County Jail book and maintain custody for County Inmates as well as local Municipal Inmates.  On site we have Administrative Staff, Correction Officers, and Nurses.
Services provided:
  • Inmates are provided with meals, basic living supplies, uniforms, and medical care.
  • Inmates also have access to commissary ordering, phones, video visitation, and chirp devices (please note each of these have their own fees and prices).
  • Church services are provided to the Female inmates every Sunday and the second Thursday of each month.
  • Church services are also provided to the Male inmates each Thursday.
We are now offering video visitation for the inmates:
  • Inmates may receive one video visit per day. Video visitation is on from 8:00 am until 9:00 pm each day.
  • To register for a video visitation please go to:
  • Please note, we do not pass messages of hospital stays or deaths of loved ones.  If this unfortunate even happens, please contact us so we can arrange for a pastor or a close relative to deliver the news.  This will also allow us to keep a close watch on your loved one while in jail.
Inmate Accounts:
Inmates have two separate accounts here at the jail, Commissary (or better known as 'books') and CPC phone account.
The first account is the Commissary Account:
  • It will allow the inmates to purchase snacks and other personal items.
  • Inmates can also move money to the phone to purchase phone time from this account.
To place money on an inmate's books you have several options:
  • You can come into the lobby and utilize the kiosk.
  • You may mail in a money order (please note on the envelope that it is a money order enclosed), or
  • Go online to There, you can also purchase care packages for your loved one.  Also on this website, you can send e-mails or pictures to your loved ones for a small fee.
The second account is the CPC Account:
  • This account is used for phone time, chirps messages and e-cigarettes.
  • To purchase phone time, chirp messaging or e-cigarettes, go to or
  • You can call 1-877-998-5678.