Fulton County Jail

 Colonel Mark Adger
Chief Jailer

Lt. Col. Adam Lee

Asst. Chief Jailer

Lt. Col. Derrick Singleton

Asst. Chief Jailer

Jail Contact Numbers:


 Fulton County Jail Dress Code

The following items listed below are NOT allowed:

  • See through garments or clothing that show body parts;
  • Tight fitting clothing such as spandex, leggings, yoga pants, etc.;
  • Clothing with holes or rips whether manmade or designer;
  • Shorts that are above the knee;
  • Miniskirts, short dresses, or sagging pants;
  • Tank tops, sleeveless shirts, or visible white under garment T-shirts;
  • Head coverings such as scarves, bandanas, hats, ball caps, etc.;
    Sleepwear such as pajama pants, gowns, house shoes, etc.;
  • Sunglasses, shades;
  • No handbags or purses;
  • Clothing or garments with illegal, offensive, or obscene graphics;
  • Shoes that are determined to be slip hazardous such as flip flops, shoes without a back strap, heels and toes exposed, etc.;
  • Outerwear such as jackets, sweaters, coats, hoodies, etc. (these items must be removed before entering the Fulton County Jail); and
  • Under garments are required but should not be seen while conducting business at the Fulton County Jail.

Fulton County Jail does not allow ANY electronics devices inside of the jail

  • Mobile Telephones
  • Computerized Tablets (iPads and similar devices)
  • Laptops
  • Digital Music Players (iPods, MP3, etc.)
  • Bluetooth Devices
  • E- Reader (Nook Tablets, Kindle, and similar devices)
  • Audio Recording Devices
  • Cameras
  • Watches with Audio or Video Recording Ability
  • Televisions

Fulton County Jail Inmate Mail Procedures

Effective February 1, 2020,  Fulton County Jail will no longer accept personal mail.  All personal mail should be addressed in the following manner:


  • Photographs must be 4” X 6” or smaller, larger photos will not be accepted. 
  • The inmate’s name and SO number must be written on the back of each photograph.  Nothing else is to be written on the photographs. 
  • Photographs must be unaltered and may not contain any adhesives, such as stickers or labels.
  • Photographs must not depict sexual activity, visibly expose the breast, pubic area or buttocks, contain gang signs or codes or promote or show illegal activity.  Note:  Fulton County Jail Dress Code applies to photographs.

Acceptable Postcards 

  • Should be written in BLUE or BLACK INK ONLY.
  • Postcards must be white in color and are available at any United States Post Office.

Unacceptable Postcards

  • No defaced or altered postcards.
  • No plastic or wrappings on postcard.
  • No postcards marked with paint, crayons or marker.
  • No postcards with labels or stickers.
  • No postcards with watermarks or stains.
  • No postcards with any biohazards, including perfumes or lipstick.
  • No postcards depicting nudity, weapons or gang references.
  • Postcards should not have affixed stamps.

Acceptable Letters

  • Should be written in preferable BLUE or BLACK INK.
  • Unpriviledged (non legal) letters of any length.

All mail will be scanned into the system for incarcerated individuals to view on various kiosks and tablets. If you are sending pictures and would like them returned you must include a stamped, self-addressed envelope. A return name and address must appear on the envelope. Failure to follow proper procedure will result in the mail being returned to the sender.


Legal mail and money orders should be addressed in the following manner:

Legal Mail

  • Legal mail will be accepted and opened in the presence of the inmate.


Send a Money Order to the jail using these procedures:

  • ONLY U.S. Postal money orders are accepted.
  • The envelope must be clearly marked “INMATE ACCOUNTING”.
  • No additional correspondence will be accepted with incoming inmate funds.
    If additional contents are located inside the envelope, the entire package will be returned to sender.


Attention Visitors:






Visitors video conferencing system that will provide a central area where visitors can see inmates on a video screen. Video telephones will be used as part of this service. The inmate housing areas will have similar units allowing them to interface with visitors. Visitation information will not be provided over the telephone or by email.  The inmate must inform all visitors of the date and time scheduled for visitation. You must present a valid picture ID to visit.  A valid ID is a state approved driver's license, passport, or state issued identification card.  arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit. Fulton County Jail inmates are required to list persons they wish to see. Visitors will need to register on the Sheriff's Office website in advance. Individuals who do not have internet access will be allowed to register at the visitation center.

This will allow jail staff to screen potential visitors to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations established by the Fulton County Jail.  Once a citizen has registered, he or she will be able to choose a date & time for the visit. The visitor should arrive at the jail at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time with proper identification.

  • All visitors should register on line by clicking on this link, VIDEO VISITATION to reserve an appointment for inmate visitation. Bring the reservation number to the jail's visitation center on the appointment day.  Visitors who are more than 10 minutes late or have not scheduled an appointment will not be able to visit.
  • Visits can be scheduled up to 7 days in advance but no less than 24 hours prior to your visit.  Visits are 25 minutes.
  • Visiting hours are 9:00 am until 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm  until 9:00pm.
  • Visitors may leave money for inmates at the Jail Commissary 24 hours a day by using the kiosks machines.

      Visitation Hours


Inmates are allowed one visit per week.  A maximum of 3 adults are allowed per visit.  Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.  There are NO visits on Saturday or Sunday.

**For verifiable criminal defense attorneys wishing to have their conversations exempted from recording on the Securus system, contact the Jail Security Office at 404-613-2181 prior to accepting any inmate phone calls.**



    Latest News: New Inmate Phone Service

As of January 3, 2013 the Fulton County Jail has a new inmate phone provider. Please click on the banner below to set up an account.






(December 30, 2016) The Fulton County Jail now allows family and friends of Fulton County Inmates the capability to deposit funds to the inmate's account using several different options. 

US Postal Money Order only

  • Make payable to the inmate
  • Include inmate’s Cell Location and SO Number
  • The envelope must be clearly marked “INMATE ACCOUNTING”
Mail to:
Fulton County Jail
901 Rice Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Lobby Kiosk

  • Kiosk located in the lobby of the Fulton County Jail

  • Inmate search by name or booking ID

  • Ability to make deposits using cash, credit or debit card

All you need is:

  • Cash Only (Cash fee $4.00). The kiosk cashiers do not accept $1.00 bills and it does not provide change

  • Your Credit or Debit Card (temporary unavailable)

  • Inmate's name, booking number, and facility location


By Phone

  • 1-866-394-0490

  • Inmate SO# is needed

  • Fees start at $4.00

Minimum Deposit = $5.00 Maximum Deposit = $200.00

Maximum transaction amount per week per inmate or cardholder is $200.00.

Maximum # of transactions per week per inmate or cardholder is 5.