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Prentiss County Mississippi Sheriff Overview

Prentiss County is located in the northeast region of Mississippi. It was established in 1870 and named in honor of famous speaker Seargent Smith Prentiss. The county seat is Booneville. The zip codes in Prentiss County are 38859, 38873, 38829, 38880, and 38856.

The highest ranking law enforcement officer in Prentiss County is Sheriff Randy M. Tolar. You can reach the Sheriff through his Administrative Assistant Linda Fisher. Her email is Chief Deputy Derrick Pruitt is the Sheriff’s second-in-command. He supervises 8 patrol Officers, 2 criminal investigators and a narcotics officer and assists the Sheriff in other administrative functions encompassing the entire department, staffing, scheduling shifts, budgeting, etc. You can get in touch with him at Brian Taylor serves as the Jail Administrator, overseeing the operations of the jail including staffing, payroll, budgeting and general jail management. You can get in touch with him at

Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1901-B East Chambers, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

Phone: (662) 728-6232

Inmate Search in Prentiss County Jail

The Prentiss County Jail does not have an online jail docket. If you wish to locate an inmate currently housed in this facility, you can contact the jail at 662-728-2016. The main jail has a capacity for 85 inmates. The Joint State/County Inmate Work Center is able to house approximately 18 State inmates that are considered low risk.

The Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office posts their Most Wanted Fugitives here.

If you have information on the whereabouts of an individual on this list, you can call the Crime Tip Hotline at 1-800-773-TIPS.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitation is Saturday and Sunday 1 pm to 3 pm for males and 3 pm to 4 pm for females. You must call (662) 728-2016 Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm to make an appointment. Only persons on the inmate’s completed visitor list will be allowed to visit. You must provide a valid government ID to be admitted for visits and you may not bring any items into the jail with you. There is a dress code that must be followed and all persons entering jail are subject to be searched.

Family and friends can deposit money into an inmate’s account through several ways:

  1. Using the kiosk in the Justice Center Lobby. The machine accepts cash, credit cards, and debit cards. Fees may apply.
  2. Using Western Union Quick Collect. Complete a BLUE quick collect send form. You must use this information for Western Union:

Pay to: S S C

Code City and State: COBRACASH/FL

Account number: 8M1 plus inmate 5 digit ID number from jail and inmate’s last name.

You can also call in your transaction using a debit/credit card to 1-800-634-3422 option 2.

  1. Deposit online at or To pay online, you will need the facility code 8M1, and pay location code 5500 along with the inmates 5 digit jail id number. You can also call 1-800-252-9870 or 1-888-277-2535.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, sex offenders must provide their information to local law enforcement so that it can be filed in the state sex offender database and the national sex offender database. Both systems are made available to the public. If you want to find sex offenders residing near you in Prentiss County, you can go to.

Make sure that you have read and understood the disclaimer provided. Do not be surprised if you see records that only contain an offender’s previous address. Some offenders fail to comply with the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money deposited by the defendant to the court in exchange for his release from jail while he waits for his trial to start. This is done to ensure the defendant’s appearance in court during his trial. If the defendant fails to show up, his deposit is forfeited.

If you don’t have enough money to pay the bond, you can acquire the services of a bondsman. For 10% of the bond, the bondsman will secure your release by signing the bond and assuring the court that full payment will be made if you miss a court appearance. The bondsman’s fee cannot be refunded.

Prentiss 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:Prentiss County Probation Department
Location:106 Pinehill Road, Booneville, Mississippi, 38829
Prentiss County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined70
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Full time payroll14
Full time total employees14
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
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Year of major renovationnot applicable
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Prentiss County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201611,082
Number Employed Annual Average, 201610,474
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016608
Unemployment Rate, 20165.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201538,550
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Prentiss County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,772
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201519.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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