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Clay County Mississippi Sheriff Overview

Clay County is located in the East Central region of Mississippi. It was established in 1871 and named after former Secretary of State Henry Clay, Sr. The county seat is West Point. The zip codes in Clay County are 39741, 39776, 39773, 39751, and 39754.

Sheriff Eddie Scott is the chief law enforcement officer in Clay County. Ramirez Williams serves as Chief Deputy of the Sheriff’s Office. He supervises the day-to-day operations of the department. The Jail Administrator is Anthony Cummings. You can reach any of these officers by calling the Sheriff’s Office at 662-494-2896.

Clay County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 330 West Broad Street, West Point, MS 39773

Phone: 662-494-2896  

Fax: 662-494-4034

Inmate Search in Clay County Jail

The Clay County Detention Center maintains an online inmate roster that enables the public to locate inmates currently housed in the facility.

The jail also publishes a list of all individuals who have been released within the last 48 hours. The roster can be sorted alphabetically by the inmates’ last names. The list shows the inmate’s name, booking photo, booking number, booking date, charges, and bond. You can click on the “View Profile” link to see the inmate’s age, gender, race, and the arresting agency.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office posts its Most Wanted list here. If you have information on the whereabouts of any of the individuals on this list, you can you can call the Crime Tips hotline at 800-530-7151.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Clay County Jail are allowed to have their family and friends visit. All visitors must present a valid photo ID upon signing in. They may be subject to a search. No personal items except for the ID and vehicle keys will be allowed in the jail. Minors must be in the company of a parent or legal guardian. Proof of guardianship may be required. All visitors must be properly attired. No revealing or provocative clothing will be allowed.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law specifies that all sex offenders must notify local law enforcement of any changes in their information for entry into the state and national sex offender registries. The purpose of these databases is to keep track of these individuals in the interest of public safety. An individual is categorized as a sex offender if he or she is found guilty of committing a sex crime such as sexual assault, prostitution, and sex trafficking. Visit to view the list of sex offenders residing in Clay County.

A disclaimer has been provided to ensure that the public understands the limitations of the information within the database. As some offenders may fail to follow the law, there may be cases wherein the registry will only show last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

A person charged with an illegal offense in Clay County may be granted temporary release from custody if he posts bail. Bail is the money or property required by the court as a form of collateral to ensure the defendant’s return once the trial starts. The defendant loses the money or property if he fails to appear.

If the defendant cannot afford to pay the bond, he can hire a bondsman to do it on his behalf. The bondsman usually charges 10% of the bail amount which cannot be refunded no matter what the outcome of the trial is.

Clay County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined92
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
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Full time payroll21
Full time total employees21
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
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Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
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Clay County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20168,053
Number Employed Annual Average, 20167,398
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016655
Unemployment Rate, 20168.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201532,360
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Clay County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,444
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201527.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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