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Lee County Mississippi Sheriff Overview

Lee County is located in the Northeast region of Mississippi. It was founded in 1866 and named in honor of the General in Chief of the Armies of the Confederate States, Robert E. Lee. The county seat is Tupelo. The zip codes in Lee County are 38801, 38803, 38802, 38804, 38824, 38826, 38849, 38858, 38857, 38862, 38868, 38866, and 38879.

The chief law enforcement officer in Lee County is Sheriff Jim H. Johnson. You can get in touch with him at 662-680-5784. John Hall serves as the Chief Deputy of the Sheriff’s Office. His primary responsibility is to oversee all the divisions of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department. Captain Bryan Hall is in charge of the Tupelo/Lee Co. Adult Jail. He can be reached at 662-841-9739.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 510 N. Commerce St., Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone: (662) 841-9040

Inmate Search in Lee County Jail

The Lee County Jail has an online roster of inmates currently housed in the facility. The jail also posts a list of inmates who were released in the last 48 hours. The list is searchable by last name. On the list itself, you’ll see the inmate’s complete name, gender, and age. You can view an inmate’s entire file if you click on his/her name. The following information is included: booking number, booking date, arresting agency, scheduled release date, birthdate, physical characteristics, and charge information.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates are allowed one (1) visit per week with two visitors. Visitors must call (662) 841-9040, Monday – Friday, between 8:00am – 5:00pm, to schedule a 15 minute visit with an inmate. Appointments must be made in advance, no later than a day prior to the scheduled visit.

The visitation schedule is as follows:

Monday:  Pods A & B

Tuesday:  Pods C & D

Wednesday:  Pods E & F, and Male Holding

Thursday:  Pod G & Female Holding

Saturday: Trustees only 8am – 12noon

Sunday: Lee County Work Center (call 662-680-6064 for an appointment)

Inmates are allowed one 15 minute visit (appointment only) during one of the following time slots:

Between the hours of 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Between the hours of 7:00pm – 8:00pm

**VISITORS MUST SIGN IN FIFTEEN (15) MINUTES BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED VISITATION TIME WITH THE INFORMATION OFFICER. If the visitor does not sign in with proper ID at least fifteen minutes before their scheduled time, they will NOT be allowed to visit.

Visitors MUST be on the visitation list in order to visit. Visitors are subject to search before visiting the inmate. The visitor may refuse to be searched, but he/she shall then be denied access to the jail. ALL visitors are required to present a VALID state issued photo ID. (examples: Drivers License, state issued ID, passport, valid immigration card, or a current military ID card.) A child between 8 years of age – 16 years of age need to present a birth certificate.

NO CHILD UNDER 8 YEARS OF AGE WILL BE ALLOWED TO VISIT. Any child under the age of 8 must be supervised by an adult at all times and are not allowed to be left in the lobby unattended. We ask that visitors control their children and the noise level in the lobby or they will be asked to leave.

NO smoking or tobacco products are allowed in this facility.

All outgoing and incoming mail is subject to search by staff except legal mail. Legal mail will be opened in the presence of the receiving inmate.

All mail must have proper postage on it. Incoming mail must have this exact address:

Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail

ATTN: (Inmate’s name)

510 N. Commerce Street,

Tupelo, MS 38804

To send funds to an inmate, visit You can also use the Tiger kiosk in the lobby. Money orders are no longer accepted.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law stipulates that convicted sex offenders must register in the sex offender database of the state they reside in. They must also be registered in the National Sex Offender Registry. Both databases are made available to the public to help promote safety and awareness. Sex offenders are legally defined as individuals who have been charged and convicted of a sex-related offense such as sexual assault, prostitution, and child molestation. People who want to learn about the sex offenders in Lee County can use the state’s sex offender registry at.

Please make sure that you read and understand the disclaimer. It cannot be guaranteed that the information listed on the database is completely accurate. Some search results may only reveal the last known residence of a sex offender. In some cases, only the block where the offender’s house is located will be listed.

Bail and Bondsman

If you are charged with a crime in Lee County, you may be allowed to post bail as soon as the bond has been set.  If you are unable to come up with enough money to pay the bond, you can use the services of a bondsman to arrange the necessary paperwork and pay the required amount in order for you to get released from jail while waiting for the trial to begin. For this service, the bondsman typically charges 10% of the bail as his fee. It is non-refundable.

Lee County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined267
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll55
Full time total employees55
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilityWORK CENTER


Lee County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201641,100
Number Employed Annual Average, 201639,117
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,983
Unemployment Rate, 20164.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201543,098
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Lee County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201414,640
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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