The Sheriff is in direct control of the maintenance and operation of the County Jail, which has approximately 92 daily occupants. This facility houses maximum, minimum and juvenile inmates.
The Following services are provided as a public service: Help motorists, check on shut-in and elderly when called upon, transport citizens with special needs, escorts, work traffic and maintain order for community activities. Implement workshops for drug and alcohol awareness and organizes, conducts and assists other agencies in drug eradication. But the most important duty of the Sheriff's Department is to PROTECT AND SERVE the citizens of Mississippi County.