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Douglas County Missouri Sheriff Overview

Douglas County is positioned in the south central part of  Missouri. Its county seat and only city is Ava. The county was organized in 1857 and was named for the U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Stephen A. Douglas. The zip codes in Douglas county include 65755, 65638, 65608, 65768, 65637 and 65773.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is under the authority of Sheriff Chris Degase. To contact Sheriff Degase call 417-683-1020 or use the contact form available from the Sheriff’s website.    

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 237 Southeast 2nd Avenue, Ava, MO, 65608

Phone: 417-683-1020

Inmate Search in Douglas County Jail

Detainees arrested in the Douglas County Jail are listed on the Sheriff’s website. You can view the full list under the Inmates tab and read information about the person’s name, personal details and physical characteristics, as well as description of the charges and the bail amount ordered by the court. If you wish to see a mugshot of the offender, you can perform a lookup in the Missouri Department of Corrections offender directory maintained on statewide level. The Most Wanted list on the Douglas County Sheriff’s website provides descriptions of Most Wanted criminals and issued warrants.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Most visitation schedules across Missouri counties are organized on weekly basis. If you call the jail administration in Douglas County Jail on 417-683-1020 before you visit, you will be able to learn exact time slots for visits, inquire about visitation rules and regulations and find out how to get in touch with the inmate you are interested in.

As a general rule, visits are allowed only by close family and friends who must adhere to a dress code and security regulations.

To send mail to an inmate, use the jail’s address and include the name of the offender and a full return address. A member of the jail staff will be able to address issues you might have about how to send funds to a housed inmate.

Working at Douglas County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

The starting hourly rate for a correctional officer working in Missouri is $11.45.

Job description:

  • Providing security for housed inmates
  • Following the written procedures, guidelines and manuals
  • Responding to shift, overtime and emergency work needs

    Job qualifications include:

  • 21 years of age
  • Valid Missouri driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Corrections Officer exam
  • Clean background and motor vehicle history
  • Physical dexterity

    The person who can help you about current open positions for correctional officers in Kansas City is Johnathan Baldree who is at available for contact at:

    [email protected]

    Jackson County Department of Corrections

    1300 Cherry Street

    Kansas City, Missouri 64106

    Phone: 816-881-3939

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Sex offenders are persons who have committed a forceful sexual act or a kidnapping crime. To be identified as a sex offender, the perpetrator must be convicted of unlawful sexual activities, such as rape, molestation, child pornography, sexual assault and another behavior against the will of another person. The sex offender must register in the state and in the national sex offender registry. If you want to see who is on the sex offender list maintained by the Douglas County Jail go to the Sheriff’s Website and search the list under the Sex Offenders tab. There is a photo for most offenders. The Missouri Highway State Patrol Sex Offender List is an alternative way to locate someone, if he or she is not on the county list.

    Bail and Bondsman

    As a safety guarantee, the judge sets the bail amount for an arrested person to leave the jail and wait for the trial out of custody. If you are arrested and want to leave custody, you can post the bail as set by the court in cash or in surety. The inmate roster in Douglas County Jail includes details about the type and the amount  for each person’s bail. When you want to bail an inmate out and you don’t own the necessary amount of money, you can borrow the money from a bonding company. The bondsman will post the bail for you and ask for a service fee which is non-refundable. The detainee must show up at court or the bail will be lost.

    Contact the Douglas County Public Defender
    Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
    Name:Douglas County Public Defender
    Address:202 Northwest 11th Avenue, Ava, Missouri, 65608
  • Douglas County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined16
    Avg Daily Population15
    Name of new facilityOPEN 1 JAIL DOUGLAS CO.
    Full time payroll9
    Full time total employees9
    Total salaries and wages186000
    Other operating expenditures118800
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original construction1961
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 209 SE 2ND AVENUE AVA MO 65608

    Douglas County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20165,152
    Number Employed Annual Average, 20164,839
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016313
    Unemployment Rate, 20166.1
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201532,979
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Douglas County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,053
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201523.1
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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