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Platte County Missouri Sheriff Overview

Platte County is located in the northwestern portion of Missouri. Its county seat is Platte City. The county was established at the end of 1838 and named for the Platte River, a French derivative meaning low, shallow or intermittent stream. The zip codes in Platte County include 64092, 64098, 64018, 64028, 64151, 64150, 64153 and 64152.

The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for law enforcement, peace preservation and providing safe and secure environment for Platte County residents. Sheriff’s Office is under the authority of Sheriff Mark S. Owen. Captain Joseph King, who is the Jail Division Commander, also serves as a Commander over the Sheriff’s Office’s Defensive Tactics and Weapons Training Unit, as well as the Sheriff’s Color Guard.

Platte County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 415 Third St., Suite 10 Platte City, Missouri 64079

Phone: 816-858-2424

Fax:  816-858-3053

Email: [email protected]

Inmate Search in Platte County Jail

To find information about inmates incarcerated in the Platte County Jail search online in the

You can check the status of a particular person by using the Missouri Department of Corrections offender database. Platte County has a well-organized system of online services , which means that you can perform an active warrant search, organize a residence check, send a crime tip form or register for the victim notification system without having to visit the Sheriff’s Office.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visits are restricted to maximum 25 minutes and to three persons per visit. Only persons aged 17 years or older are allowed to visit. Visitors must show up at the jail building 30 minutes prior to the visitation hours.

Visits are performed on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays only, and are organized by Dayrooms and Sessions. There are two daily sessions available for each inmate to choose from. Session schedule starts from 9am and closes at 9:30pm. Each session is 25 minutes long with a 5 minute break.

Inmate Funds

Inmates get debit cards to transfer personal funds at the time of booking.

To send money to an inmate’s account use the deposit kiosks located near the jail visit facility. The kiosk works with cash and credit cards. You can also send money online by using Inmate Canteen’s website. Do not send money via mail.

Inmate mail should be sent on postcards no larger than 4.25 inches by 6 inches and include the sender’s name and return address. It should be addressed as follows:

Platte County Detention Center

C/O (your name and cell location)

415 Third Street, Suite 10

Platte City, Missouri 64079

Secure email for inmates is available via the kiosk in the dayroom and costs $0.25 per message.

Working at Platte County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

If you are interested in working in the Platte County Sheriff’s Office, current open positions include Communications Officer and Deputy Sheriff.

  • Minimum job qualifications include a Missouri Peace Officer Standards Training (POST) certificate, or current attendance of a POST academy.

    Benefits for employees in Platte County law enforcement include:

  • Minimum 6, and accrued to 12 vacation days after a year of service
  • 12 days of paid sick leave
  • Choice of LAGER or CERF retirement
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Choice of 4 medical plans
  • Life and dental insurance
  • Official uniform allowance

    Qualified applicants can send a resume via email to Sergeant Jeffrey Shanks at [email protected]  or mail it to to:

    Platte County Sheriff’s Office

    Attention: Sgt. Jeffrey Shanks

    415 Third Street

    Platte City, MO 64079

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Standard behaviors classified as sex offenses entail sexual assaults, sexual abuse, molestation, rape, lewd conduct and other behavior performed against the will of another person.  Individuals identified as sex offenders must register in sex offender registries maintained nationwide and statewide. The Department of Justice maintains a national sex offender registry. Counties typically upload a local registry with map details.

    If you want to look up information about a person who is registered as a sex offender in Platte County, visit the Registered Offenders page and look into list information or map information. Please note that the information may not be current as it is based on the information provided by the registrants.

    Bail and Bondsman

    Arrested offenders get a chance to get out of jail and prepare for the trial out of custody if they post the bail ordered  by the judge in charge of the arrest warrant. The bail bond is a show-up guarantee. Many offenders in custody don’t always own the full bail amount, as the sum can be significant. If you don’t have the full sum with you, you can reach out to a Platte County bonding agency and request a bail loan. The bonding agent will lend you the money, post the bail on your behalf, charge a fee and hold you accountable for showing up at court and returning the bond.   

  • Platte County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined99
    Avg Daily Population101
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll30
    Full time total employees30
    Total salaries and wages1053954
    Other operating expenditures552599
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etc15100
    Year of original construction1998
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 415 THIRD STREET PLATTE CITY MO 64079

    Platte County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201656,664
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201654,613
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,051
    Unemployment Rate, 20163.6
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201572,548
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Platte County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20147,191
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20157.6
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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