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Lamar County Mississippi Sheriff Overview

Lamar County is located in the Pine Belt region of Mississippi. It was created in 1904 and named after Mississippi statesman Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar. The county seat is Purvis. The zip code in Lamar County is 39482.

Sheriff Danny Rigel is the head law enforcement officer in Lamar County. You can reach him at (601) 794-1005. The county’s Circuit Clerk is Martin Hankins. His primary responsibility is to establish, maintain and keep all records of the court and the official court seal. You can get in touch with him is (601) 794-8504.

Lamar County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 205 Main St, Purvis, MS 39475

Phone: 601-794-1005

Inmate Search in Lamar County Jail

The Lamar County Jail has an online database of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate here, you can search the roster using the inmate’s first name, alias, or last name. Clicking on the inmate’s name will show you the inmate’s complete name, age, booking date, physical description, arresting agency, arrest date, inmate classification, and charges.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

All inmates in general population have non contact visitation, and are only allowed 3 visitors at one time. They are given the opportunity to visit for 30 minutes a week. All inmate worker visitations are contact (non-conjugal), and are only allowed 5 visitors at one time. They are given the opportunity to visit for 1 hour a week. It is up to the inmate and/or visitors to fill out a visitation form located at the jail. The form can also be faxed or emailed when requested from the officer in charge of visitation. To do this, you can call 601-794-3562, fax 601-794-1002, or email

Visitors must check with the visitation officer to find out if they have been approved. A government issued photo ID is required when visiting. Minors must be accompanied by a legal adult. All visitors that enter into the Lamar County Jail are subject to be searched.

Video visitation is also available at the Lamar County Jail. Visitors can opt to visit from home or via the terminal located in the jail lobby. Onsite visits will last 25 minutes. The cost of an offsite visit from computer or Android device is $12.50 for each 25 minute session. All video visits are subject to monitoring and recording. All visits must be scheduled 12 hours prior to the appointment or up to 2 weeks in advance. Visitors must check in 15 minutes prior to scheduled visit. Inmates will be allowed one (1) onsite visit per week. There is no limit to the number of offsite visits an inmate or a visitor can have per week. To create an account with ICSolutions, visit here.

To send correspondence to an inmate in this facility, you must send it to this address: P.0. Box 806 or P.O. Box 352 Purvis, MS 39475.

Family and friends can open an account with Keefe Commissary Network account, the inmate canteen provider for Lamar County Jail. To do this, you must send a money order to:

Keefe Commissary Network

P.O.Box   1779

Brandon M.S. 39043

The money order should have the inmates complete name, along with the inmates ID # & Lamar County Jail. The inmate ID # is the arrest number that is issued to the inmate each time they are booked in the Lamar County Jail. Once the account is open, you can send funds by calling 1-866-345-1884 or visiting You can also send another money order to the address listed above.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Individuals convicted of a sex-related crime are mandated by law to register on the sex offender database of the jurisdiction they live in. Their information will also be entered into the National Sex Offender Registry. These individuals are classified as sex offenders. What constitutes a sex-related crime may have slight differences between states. However, there are certain offenses that are generally accepted as sex-related crimes such as rape, sexual assault, and child molestation. If you want to check for sex offenders in Lamar County Jail, you can visit.

Make sure to read the disclaimer carefully before proceeding to the database. While the government believes the information in the database is reliable, they cannot guarantee its accuracy. Sometimes, you may get information that is no longer valid such as the previous address of a sex offender.

Bail and Bondsman

The court grants the temporary release of an accused individual from custody through the process of bail. Bail is the money or property that is held by the court as a guarantee that the accused will show up in court once the trial starts. If he or she fails to do so, the money or property pledged to the court is forfeited.

Defendants who require financial assistance in posting bail can hire a bondsman. The bondsman will post your bail and arrange the necessary paperwork that will secure the defendant’s release. He/she will charge 10% of the bond as his fee and this is non-refundable.

Lamar 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:Lamar County Probation Department
Location:302 Main Street, Purvis, Mississippi, 39475
Lamar County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined103
Avg Daily Population90
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll29
Full time total employees29
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2003
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Lamar County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201629,576
Number Employed Annual Average, 201628,231
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,345
Unemployment Rate, 20164.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201553,205
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Lamar County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20149,873
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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