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Lowndes County Mississippi Sheriff Overview

Lowndes County is located in East Central Mississippi. It was founded in 1830 and named in honor of Congressman William Jones Lowndes. Its county seat is Columbus. The zip codes in Lowndes County are 39766, 39740, 39743, 39701, 39702, 39705, 39710, 39753, and 39736.

Sheriff Mike Arledge is the chief law enforcement officer in Lowndes County. Chief Deputy Marc Miley is the Sheriff’s second-in-command. Major Billy Woods is part of the department’s command staff, overseeing several of the divisions. The Criminal Investigations Division is supervised by Captain Ryan Rickert. The Lowndes County Adult Detention Center is headed by Captain Rick Jones. He is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the 288-bed facility with 59 employees and 5 divisions.

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 527 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Columbus, MS 39701

Phone: (662) 328-6788

Inmate Search in Lowndes County Jail

The Lowndes County Adult Detention Center does not have an online inmate roster. If you are looking for an inmate at this facility, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at (662) 328-6788. This is the primary detention facility for all law enforcement agencies in Lowndes County. It has 288 beds to house individuals awaiting trial, those serving sentences, those sentenced and awaiting beds in a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility, etc.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the LCDAC are allowed to visit with family and friends. All visitors must have one of the following valid IDs: valid photo driver’s license, valid state issued photo ID, passport, valid immigration card, current military ID card. Minors up to the age of 16 are not required to present ID but must be in the company of an adult at all times. Inmates may have two (2) visitors per visit. Visits shall be fifteen (15) minutes. No personal items will be allowed inside the facility. Visitors are subject to search before visiting with inmate.  The visitor may refuse to be searched, but he/she shall then be denied access to the Detention Center. All visitors must be able to pass through a metal detector successfully.

Strict adherence to the dress code is required. All visitors must wear shoes. No short-shorts or mini-skirts, see through clothing, low cut tops, and bare midriffs will be permitted.

Visiting time for female inmates in general population is from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M., Saturday or Sunday.  Male inmates in general population is from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M., Saturday or Sunday.  Protective custody and inmates housed in the booking area, visiting times are 9:00 to 10:00 A.M., Saturday or Sunday.

Mail that contain any of the following will not be accepted:

  • Letters with inappropriate language.
  • Letters or books with racial, sexual or gang related material.
  • Drawings (this includes on the envelope), no coloring pages, no newspaper clippings and no material printed off the Internet.
  • Letters or envelopes that have been sprayed with perfume or cologne.
  • Revealing pictures (meaning persons in pictures must be properly clothed) or pictures containing gang gestures or pictures of sonograms.
  • Stickers or glitter on mail; letters or cards.
  • CD’s.
  • Hard covered books, books about prison or books with pictures inside.
  • Stationary items. This includes, but not limited to the following:
  • Pencils, coloring pencils, pens, markers, colors, coloring books, paper, envelopes, stamps, bookmarkers, etc.
  • Correspondence between inmates.
  • Contraband
  • Letters containing information pertaining to ongoing investigations (drugs, etc.) it will be seized and turned over to the Investigation Department.
  • No boxes are allowed.
  • Please remember to put the inmate’s name on the outside of the envelope and your name and return address.

    To send funds to an inmate, you can mail bank or postal money orders. Money orders can only be sent through mail. Make sure money orders are filled out correctly, if not they will be sent back to you. They should be made payable to LCADC. The address is 527 Dr. MLK Jr. Dr. S., COLUMBUS, MS  39701. You must include the inmate’s ID#. (Last 4 digits of SSN + 6 digits of the birthdate).

    Another option for sending funds is to use the Tiger kiosk located in the lobby of the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center. The machine accepts cash and debit/credit cards. You can also visit to deposit money online.

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Sex offenders are mandated by the law to submit their information for entry to the sex offender database of the jurisdiction where they live as well as the national sex offender registry. A sex offender is an individual who has been convicted of sex-related crime such as rape, sexual assault, and child molestation. To locate nearby sex offenders in Lowndes County, go to.

    Before you can use the registry, however, it is important that you thoroughly read and accept the disclaimer. The information published in the database cannot be guaranteed by the state of Mississippi as 100% accurate or complete. Some entries may contain a sex offender’s last known address instead of the current one. You may also encounter incomplete addresses such as just the block the offender resides in.

    Bail and Bondsman

    Individuals arrested for a crime in Lowndes County are allowed to post bail to secure their release from custody or jail while they await trial. Bail is the money or property held by the court in collateral to ensure the return of the defendant once the trial starts. The bail is forfeited when the defendant misses a court date.

    A bondsman is a person who can be contracted to post bail on behalf of a defendant who does not have enough funds to do it on his own. The bondsman will require a non-refundable fee for his services which is usually 10% of the bail amount.

    Lowndes 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:Lowndes County Probation Department
    Location:1501 Main Street, Columbus, Mississippi, 39701
    Lowndes County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined162
    Avg Daily Population174
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll53
    Full time total employees53
    Total salaries and wages1875986
    Other operating expenditures595293
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc51660
    Year of original construction1997
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable


    Lowndes County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201625,555
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201623,982
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,573
    Unemployment Rate, 20166.2
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201541,880
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Lowndes County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201413,675
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201523.5
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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