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Butler County Missouri Sheriff Overview

Butler County is located in southeast Missouri, in the Ozark Foothills Region. Its county seat is Poplar Bluff. Butler County was formed from Wayne County in 1849 and named after William O. Butler, a U.S. representative who ran for a Vice-President. The zip codes in Butler county include 63966, 63902, 63901, 63967, 63932, 63937, 63940, 63945, 63954, 63953 and 63961.

Butler County Sheriff’s Office is under the authority of Sheriff Mark Dobbs. The easiest way to contact Sheriff Dobbs is by calling him on 573-785-8444 or by visiting his office located on 200 Phillip Kearbey Blvd. in Poplar Bluff. Kathy Maclin, his Administrative Assistant, available via email at [email protected], can help you schedule an appointment. Cindi Bowman is Butler County’s Clerk and you can reach her on 573-686-8082 or by emailing [email protected].

Butler County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 200 Phillip Kearbey Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901

Phone:  573-785-8444, 573-785-8445, 573-785-8446

Fax:  573-778-8016

Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Butler County Jail

To find a person incarcerated in the Butler County Detention Center, use the online system available at Missouri Offender Search as there is no local county inmate roster. You must know details about the document ID and the full name of the offender. An alternative way to find someone jailed in Butler County is to contact David Light, Chief of Corrections at [email protected] or on 573-686-8067 and ask for the person of interest.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitations  in Butler County Detention Center are scheduled by contacting correctional officers. To learn about visitation hours and procedures call ahead on  573-686-8067, send a fax on 573-778-8058 or send an email to [email protected].

Authorized staff will be able to assist you in scheduling a visit via ICS and explain you the procedure for sending inmate mail.

To send funds to an inmate, contact Dezra Blume, the Inmate Commissary Clerk by calling 573-778-8022 or by sending a fax on 573-785-6837 or an email to  [email protected]

Funds can be put on an inmate’s account via the kiosk machine located in the jail lobby at any time. Commissary orders are placed at 3 pm on Wednesdays.

Working at Butler County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

An annual entry level salary for a police office in Butler County is $30,200. The benefits package includes medical, dental and life insurance, as well as vision, noncontributory retirement and paid leave.  Interested applicants must be at least 21 years old and possess a High School Diploma or a GED.

Typical job duties for police officers in Butler, Missouri include maintaining security and safety of its residents, patrol and investigation, community relations and additional law enforcement activities.

For the current open position, candidates must present either a “Class” A or a “Class” B POST certification, or proof that they have applied to obtain one.

If you wish to apply for this position, pick up an application at 309 N Fulton in Butler or send an email at [email protected] to obtain an application package via mail.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

All offenders who have performed a sex-related violent crime, such as rape, child molestation, sexual abuse or distribution of child pornography are classified as sex offenders. Apart of the National Sex Offender Registry, almost all states and most counties maintain separate localized registries.

If you are charged with a sex crime, you are obligated to register at your local county in the relevant sex offender registry.  Butler sex offenders must report to the Butler County Detention Center,  200 Phillip Kearbey Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901. To see if a person is registered as a sex offender in Butler County do an online search in the Missouri Sex Offender Registry.  Offenders can be found by using a name filter search. Butler County Sheriff’s Office manages a Google map registry.

Bail and Bondsman

Arrested persons are typically put in custody to wait for their trial date. If they post a bail following instructions from the court order set by the judge, they can defend from freedom. Not everyone is able to post the full amount. If you don’t have the bail amount on you and wish to stay out of prison until trial, you can ask a Butler bond agent to help you by lending you the amount for a fee. Most bail bonding companies are able to visit the jail and discreetly post the amount on your behalf, thus helping you get out immediately. You must be prepared to pay at least a 10% fee for the service.

Butler County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined83
Avg Daily Population73
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll13
Full time total employees13
Total salaries and wages404416
Other operating expenditures156767
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1997
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Butler County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201619,009
Number Employed Annual Average, 201617,926
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,083
Unemployment Rate, 20165.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201535,509
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Butler County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20149,832
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201523.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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