Executions in 2018: min. 690 plus 'thousands' in China


Since the reintroduction of the death penalty in 1976, 63 prisoners have been executed in Alabama.

There are currently around 190 persons on Alabama´s death row: Male death row inmates are housed in the prisons Holman and Donaldson, the women in Tutwiler. 

Data from: September 2018


General Mail rules

You may send letters, greeting- and postcards. The greeting-cards must be fully filled in  (not just the insert), otherwise the card will be returned.
The name and address of the sender has to be legibly written on the envelope. We do recommend to mention the address in the letter as well, in case the envelope gets opend and damaged in the mailroom.
It is allowed to send US-stamps to an Alabama inmate within letters. Money orders have not to be adressed to the inmate directly and cannot be send within letters anymore. Instead money orders have to be send together with a filled out "Deposit Slip" and the declared address in St. Louis. The money order has to be redeemable to "Access Secure Deposits" and the full and correct name of the inmate, his ID number and the BED number have to be written on the "memo".


Please, ask your pen pal about the up-to-date mailing rules, photo rules and gift rules.  Since these rules change very fast, it's not always possible for us to make a valid assessment of these stipulations.

Pending US-Executions

Unfortunately the United States of America still is one of the countries which regularly executes people.

You’ll find a list of the already scheduled executions here.