Search Inmates in Calloway County, Kentucky. Results May Include: Arrests, Criminal Records, Status, Code, Description, Warrant No., Court Type, Court Date, Current Age, Booking Date, Booking Agency, Arresting Officer, Badge, Arrest Date, Address, Bond Agency.

Calloway County Kentucky Sheriff Overview

Calloway County and its county seat Murray are both located in the western region of Kentucky. Founded in 1822, the county was named in honor of Colonel Richard Callaway, one of the people who founded Boonesborough. The zip codes in Calloway County are 42036, 42049, 42054, 42020, 42071, and 42076.

Sheriff Sam Steger is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Calloway County. You can reach him at (270) 753-3151. The Calloway County Jail is headed by Ken Claud. The Chief of Operations in the facility is DeeAnn Benke while Chief of Administration is Julie Robertson. You can get in touch with any of the staff at the facility by calling 270.753.6150.

Calloway County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 701 Olive St., Murray, Ky 42071

Phone: (270) 753-3151

Inmate Search in Calloway County Jail

The Calloway County Jail keeps an online record of the inmates currently being held at the facility. To locate an inmate here, you can use the search function by typing in the inmate’s first name, last name, or alias. When you find the inmate, you can click on his/her file to see the following information: full name, age, address, inmate classification, arrest date, release date, and charges.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates are allowed 2 25-minute visits per week, 4 visitors per visit. Inmates in isolation are limited to only one visit per week. Visits are conducted through the glass and phone handset. Conversations may be recorded. Visitors must present a photo ID upon request. Any visitor under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Cell phones and cameras as well as food and drinks are not allowed inside the facility.

Visitation appointments for Male & Female Inmates…
Wednesday:8:00 am – 11:00 am for males (you must be signed in by 10:15 am)
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm for females (you must be signed in by 3:45 pm)
Saturday:8:00 am – 11:00 am for males (you must be signed in by 10:15 am)
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm for females (you must be signed in by 3:45 pm)

Only Post Office approved postcards will be accepted through the mail except for incoming mail sent from the courts, practicing attorneys, public officials, or approved clergy.

Money in the form of cash or money order sent via the US Post Office will be accepted. The money should be the only thing inside the envelope which should be addressed to the Calloway County Jail c/o Inmate Accounts. Money orders should be made out to the Calloway County Jail and have the inmate’s name in the memo. Money can also be deposited into an inmate’s account online by visiting the

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders must register their information with the local law enforcement who has jurisdiction where they live. Their information is then include in the state and national sex offender databases to increase public awareness and safety. Criminals are classified as sex offenders when they have been convicted of a sexually oriented offense such as rape, child molestation, and child pornography.  To check for sex offenders in your area, you can visit the

Keep in mind that the data within the registry may not always be accurate as some offenders may fail to obey the law. As such, some results may only reveal a past address of an offender rather than his current one. In some cases, the only thing that may be listed in the address is the block where the house is located.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the process of temporarily releasing an inmate from jail while he/she is waiting for his court date. The release of an inmate is usually made with conditions such as pledging money to the court as part of his promise to show up for all of his scheduled appearances. If the defendant fails to perform the conditions of his release, the money is forfeited. Depending on the type of bail, the defendant may end up owing money to the court as well.

For inmates who are unable to post bail because they lack money, a bondsman can be hired to act as a surety. The bondsman will sign the bond, guaranteeing to the court that full payment of the bail amount will be made by him if the defendant violates the conditions of his release. To hire a bondsman, you will need to pay him a non-refundable fee that is usually equal to 8-10% of the bail amount.

Practicing commercial bail bonding in Kentucky is illegal. Ky. Stat. § 431.510 (outlawing commercial bail bond industry); see Stephens v. Bonding Assoc. of Kentucky, 538 S.W.2d 580 (Ky 1976) (upholding statute). Fugitives who are currently in Kentucky cannot be arrested by out-of-state bond agents without a warrant. Ky. Rev. Stat. § 440.270.

Calloway County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Calloway County Probation Department
Location:312 North 4th Street, Murray, Kentucky, 42071
Calloway County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined163
Avg Daily Population162
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll26
Full time total employees26
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
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Address: 310 N. 4TH STREET MURRAY KY 42071

Calloway County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201618,431
Number Employed Annual Average, 201617,604
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016827
Unemployment Rate, 20164.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201540,585
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Calloway County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20147,371
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201521.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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