The Lawrence County Jail is under the leadership and direction of Lt. Doug Bounous. In addition to Lt. Bounous the Jail Division is staffed by, Sgt. Felisity Cordell, Sgt. Mark Shinn, Deputy Benjamin Lasc, Deputy Cam Carter, Deputy Derek Hawkins, Deputy Casey DeWitt and Deputy Derek Perkins. The Jail Facility is a fifty two bed facility. It has been expanded over the years to its current capacity from a thirty two bed facility. The breakdown of these beds is thirty two general population, twelve female population, four protective custody, and four segregation. All persons arrested in Lawrence County (with the exception of Aurora and Monett municipal charges) and taken into custody are transported to the Lawrence County Jail for book-in and incarceration. The Lawrence County Jail houses both adult male and female inmates for pre-trial and convicted inmates who are serving sentences or awaiting transport to the Missouri Department of Corrections.