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Lawrence County Missouri Sheriff Overview

Lawrence County is located in southwest Missouri with a county seat of Mount Vernon. The county was established in 1845 and named after James Lawrence, a naval officer from the 1812 war, known for the famous battle call: “Don’t give up the ship!”. The zip codes in Lawrence county are 65752, 65664, 65756, 65769, 65605, 65705, 65707, 64848, 65708, 65712, 65646 and 65654.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is under the authority of Sheriff  Brad A. DeLay. Sheriff DeLay can be contacted by calling him on  417-466-2131  or by sending an email to  [email protected].  If you want to get in touch with someone from the jail administration, contact Lieutenant Doug Bounous who is the leader of of the Lawrence County Jail.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 240 North Main, Ste.10, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Phone: 417-466-2131

Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Lawrence County Jail

Inmates incarcerated in the Lawrence County Jail can be located by searching the inmate roster maintained on the sheriff’s website. If you are a crime victim, you can find a perpetrator of crime by registering for an account and getting notifications from the national victim identification database VINE. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office most wanted individuals are included in the the Most Wanted list and can be looked up by name, date of birth, and warrant details. The list of warrants includes an alphabetical order of issued warrants in the county, as well as records by booking date.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitation hours in Lawrence County Jail are:

9am – 11am (Saturdays and Sundays)

1pm – 3pm (Saturdays and Sundays)

Saturdays: Cells 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, and the holding cells

Sundays: Cells 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and the female cell

Inmates must fill out a visitation form for each person who wishes to visit. Visit’s length is 15 minutes. Only one visit per day is allowed for one visitor. Visitors must present a photographic proof of identity and sign in 30 minutes prior to the visit.

Attorney’s visitation is permitted Monday to Friday. Visitation hours are as follows:

8am-11pm without court orders


Inmate Mail

Only postcards are allowed. Packages and envelopes will not be delivered.

The return address for inmate outgoing and incoming mail is:

Inmate Name

Lawrence County Jail,

300 E. Water Street,

Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Inmate Funds

If you wish to add money to an inmate account, use cash, credit or debit cards on the jail lobby ATM or use the online account at  

Working at Lawrence County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

Typical jobs for law enforcement officers in Missouri include police officers, correctional officers and patrol officers.

Starting hourly rate for a Missouri patrol officer is $13.50.

Job duties include:

  • Patrolling
  • Handling tickets
  • Handling calls
  • Job requirements include:
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Missouri driver’s license
  • POST certification or enrollment into certification
  • Clear background history record

    If you are interested to apply for  a patrol officer for an open position in Reeds Spring, send an inquiry to Chief West at:

    [email protected]

    Reeds Spring Police Department

    22601 Main Street

    Reeds Spring, Missouri 65737

    Phone: 417-272-3107

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Criminals charged with a sex crime, such as sex-related behavior performed against the will of another individual are classified as sex offenders. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office maintains a directory of offenders who are local residents, or whose place of work or school is in the county. Sex offenders must register in the national and in the state registries. Information in the Lawrence County sex offender registry includes name, address, current charges and compliance status of the offender. Interested members of the public can perform a lookup using Google map locations.

    Bail and Bondsman

    When you are arrested and put in custody in Lawrence County Jail, you can use the presumption of innocence premise and wait for your trial date out of jail if you post the bail set in the court order. The bail is assigned by the judge and serves as a guarantee for your court appearance. The amount of the bail can be significant, and you may not be able to provide it all by yourself. In that case, you can ask a Lawrence bail bonding company to get you a loan. The bondsman posts the bail at the court on your behalf for a nonrefundable fee. Failing to appear at court results in bail forfeiture.

    Lawrence 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:Lawrence County Probation Department
    Location:226 South Madison Avenue, Aurora, Missouri, 65605
  • Lawrence County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined33
    Avg Daily Population41
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll13
    Full time total employees13
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 300 WATER STREET MOUNT VERNON MO 65712

    Lawrence County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201617,937
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201617,159
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016778
    Unemployment Rate, 20164.3
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201541,619
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Lawrence County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20146,844
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201518.3
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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