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Newton County Mississippi Sheriff Overview

Newton County is located in East Central Mississippi. It was established in 1836 and named in honor of Sir Isaac Newton. The county seat is Decatur. The zip codes in Newton County are 39327, 39332, 39337, 39336, and 39345.

Sheriff Jackie Knight is the chief law enforcement officer in Newton County. You can reach him at (601) 635-2101. Mike Butler serves as the Circuit Clerk of Newton County. His primary responsibility is maintaining all records for the Circuit Court. You can get in touch with him at (601) 635-2368.

Newton County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 300 Access Rd, Decatur, MS 39327

Phone: (601) 635-2101

Fax:  (601) 635-5768

Inmate Search in Newton County Jail

The Newton County Jail does not maintain an online roster of inmates currently housed in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate here, you can call 601-635-2101.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Family and friends are allowed to maintain contact with inmates at the Newton County Jail. A valid photo ID must be presented to the jail staff upon entry into the facility. A parent or legal guardian must accompany any visiting minors. Personal items such as bags, cell phones, purses, and caps will not be allowed inside the facility with the exception of vehicle keys and the ID. All visitors are subject to be searched – their person, belongings, and any item currently in their possession. No provocative or revealing clothing such as tank tops, bare midriffs, and see through clothes will be allowed inside the jail. You can inquire about the visitation schedule for this jail at 601-635-2101.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Federal law states that all sex offenders must submit their information for entry into the state and national sex offender databases. This is done to keep track of the offenders in the interest of public safety and awareness. A person is classified as a sex offender when he or she is convicted of a sexually motivated offense such as sexual assault, prostitution, and child pornography. Anyone can use the registry at to locate sex offenders living in Newton County.

Bear in mind that the state requires you to read and understand the disclaimer before you access the information in the database. Not all the information can be guaranteed as accurate because some offenders may not always update their records. Sometimes, you may encounter records showing only the last known addresses of offenders.

Bail and Bondsman

The money or property lodged with the court for securing an inmate’s release while awaiting trial is called bail. This is done to assure the court that the defendant will appear at his trial once it starts. If he doesn’t, bail is forfeited and the defendant is labeled a fugitive.

If you cannot afford to post bail in Newton County, you are allowed to use the services of a bondsman. A bondsman will be able to sign your bond and secure your release as long as you pay him his fee – 10% of the bail amount. Part of his services is to act as a surety. This means that should you skip bail, it will be the bondsman who will be held responsible for paying the entire bond amount.

Newton County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined57
Avg Daily Population58
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll20
Full time total employees20
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2002
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: P.O. BOX 395 DECATUR MS 39327

Newton County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20168,668
Number Employed Annual Average, 20168,152
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016516
Unemployment Rate, 20166.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201536,991
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Newton County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,810
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201522.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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