The City of Jacksonville, Alabama is the home of the Jacksonville State University. The Jacksonville Police Department has 37 officers to patrol the city and the Jacksonville State University Police Department has 15 officers to patrol the campuses of JSU. Both Jacksonville PD and JSU PD assist each other in times of need but they are two separate departments with different methods and focuses.
If someone is arrested for a misdemeanor by the Jacksonville Police Department they may be transported to the city jail. It is at the city jail that bail will need to be posted in order to have the person released.