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Perry County Missouri Sheriff Overview

Perry County is located in southeastern Missouri. Its county seat is Perryville. The county was organized in 1820 and named after Oliver Hazard Perry, a naval hero who fought in the 1812 War. Perry County was initially a part of St. Genevieve County. The zip codes in  Perry County are 63775, 63781, 63783, 63737, 63746 and 63748.

Sheriff Gary J. Schaaf is in charge of Perry County Sheriff’s Office. To get in touch with Sheriff Schaaf, visit the Sheriff’s Office located at 710 S Kingshighway in Perryville, call his office on 573-547-4576, or send an email to [email protected]. The jail building staff are available for contact with the public on the same phone number.

Perry County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 710 S Kingshighway Perryville, MO 63775

Phone:  573-547-4576

Fax: 573-547-7461

Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Perry County Jail

To find if the person you are interested in is located in the Perry County Jail, you can either visit the building on 710 South Kingshighway Perryville or search online by using the state directory for offenders on the Missouri Department of Corrections. Alternatively, call the Perry County Jail on 573-547-4576 and speak to someone from the jail administration. Local offices usually keep the most up-to-date information. Most wanted persons and their available details are posted in the county

list accessible online via the local government page.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Perry County visitation rules include paid home visits and free kiosk visits. Special visits are performed only when allowed by the Sheriff or the Jail Captain.

Paid visits can be set up at and cost $0.50 per minute. Kiosk visits are free and last maximum 30 minutes. Scheduling is made online at or by calling the Jail Division on 573-547-4071, from Monday to Friday between 7am and 2:30pm. 

Visitation hours are everyday from 5am to 9pm. No smoking or eating is allowed during the visits. .

Inmate Commissary

Use the visitation hours to leave cash, money orders or cashier checks for the inmates.

Inmate Mail

Correspondence to inmates should be addressed as follows:

c/o Perry County Sheriff’s Office Jail

710 S. Kingshighway

Perryville, MO 63775

Working at Perry County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

If you are interested in working as a Police Officer in Missouri counties you are entitled to an entry salary ranging between $30,200 to $39,158, depending on the qualifications.

Minimum job requirements are:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Missouri driver’s license
  • POST Certification or enrollment into the POST course

    Open positions in Perry County government offices, including the sheriff’s office, are advertised on the county’s website under Employment Opportunities. You can view, download and submit a pre-screening application form from the online Document Center.

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Crimes classified as sex offenses include sex-related actions performed against the will of another individual, often by use of force. Typical offenses are rape, lewd conduct, distribution of child pornography, molestation, sexual abuse and sexual assault. All convicted and charged sex offenders, as well as kidnappers must register in the national sex offender registry, but also in the state registries, so that members of the local community can gain easier access to information for safety purposes. Information about Perry County sex offenders is available by looking up in the Missouri Highway State Patrol Sex Offender Registry The map lookup includes the last reported address for a specific person.

    Bail and Bondsman

    Bail is the amount ordered by the judge which the offender must post at court to be able to get out of jail and wait the trial date out of custody. When a close friend or family member wants to help you by bailing you out, it is advisable that they ask for help from an approved list of bondsmen. An approved list of Perry County bonding companies can be found in the Jail Bonding menu on the local government website. The included bondsmen are authorized to post surety bonds for Perry County inmates. Companies charge a fee for the service. Therefore, it is best if you discuss your options before the bail is posted.

  • Perry County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined45
    Avg Daily Population44
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll7
    Full time total employees7
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc0
    Year of original construction1989
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable


    Perry County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201610,218
    Number Employed Annual Average, 20169,857
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016361
    Unemployment Rate, 20163.5
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201547,226
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Perry County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,088
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201511.1
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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