Lieutenant Robert Little serves as Administrator over The Jones County Adult Detention Center and The Juvenile Detention Center. Both Detention Centers are located at 5178 Highway 11 North in Ellisville, Mississippi. All officers of the Detention Center are required to complete a minimum of 120 Hours of certified correctional officer training through a state certified instructor. The officers learn self defense tactics, and ASP baton techniques, which are above the required curriculum for completion of the course. All officers are CPR Certified, First Aid Certified, and OC Spray Certified.
An LPN is on staff from 8:00 am to 5:00 Monday – Friday. She is on call after hours and on weekends for all medical needs. In the event an inmate is on any medication, the medication, in its original bottle, must be brought in by the inmate or a family member. There will be no exceptions for medications which are out of date or out of the original bottle.
The Jones County Adult Detention Center houses both male and female inmates with misdemeanor or felony charges. The Detention Center houses for all of Jones County and any other agency, if space is available. Church services are available should an inmate choose to attend. Drug, alcohol, and anger management counselors are available to all inmates. The Detention Center uses working inmates to cook, clean, and maintain the yard work, detail the cars for the Rd deputies, work in the garden and work on the Rd crew picking up trash.