Benton County Jail, MS

Updated on: May 11, 2020
Benton County Jail

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The Benton County Jail is in Ashland, Mississippi. The jails mission is to serve the public with care and compassion. They also make it their job to make sure that inmates are treated with respect and treated fairly, while keeping a safe, secure, and humane environment for everyone involved.

The jail does not only deal with current inmates, but they also make it their mission to support prior inmates when they go back into society by providing them a lot of programs that will help them keep a positive attitude and make sure they change their behaviors.

The jail can hold up to 80 inmates. The jail has employees in health services, main jail, work & release programs, booking & transportation, training, and citizen liaison, central support services, contract services divisions, and professional standards and accreditation.

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Benton County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Benton County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 190 Northwest 4th Street, Ashland, MS, 39603
Phone: 662-224-8941
Capacity: 80
Facility Type: Adult
City: Ashland
Postal Code: 39603
State: Mississippi
County: Benton County

You can do an inmate look up at the Benton County Jail viewing their official website. You can search for inmates by their first and last name or their booking date.

You will find their name, date of birth, age when they got brought in, and what they got brought in for.

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Benton County Sheriffs Department / Benton County Jail

Address: 368 Ripley Avenue, Ashland, Mississippi, 38603
Phone: 662-224-8941

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive letters in the mail. You will need to address the envelope as follows:

Inmates full name and housing assignment
190 Northwest 4th Street, Ashland, MS, 39603

Writing materials can be purchased from the commissary. Inmates cannot communicate with other inmates in any other Benton County facilities.

Any family and friends that want to write to write to the inmate must be put on the Request/Refusal Form for the staff to approve.

All incoming mail is subjected to being inspected by a jail staff. Outgoing mail will be checked to make sure the communication is not presenting any danger, escape plans, or extortion.

Sending Money

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You can send money to help fund inmates a few different ways.

In-Person

You can put money in your inmate’s accounts in person. You can deposit cash into the kiosks available in the video visitation center and the main jail lobby in Benton County Jail. The video visitation center is open from 8:30am to 8:30 pm. The main jail lobby is open from 7am to 11pm.

Online

You can fund your inmates account in Benton County Jail online. You will have to create a TouchPay account. There is a fee that incurred with using this service.

Mail

When sending money orders in the mail, you need to make it payable to the inmate using their first and last name. You will send the money order to the following address:

Inmate Accounts
190 Northwest 4th Street, Ashland, MS, 39603

Phone calls

Inmates in Benton County Jail can call home to family and friends. While inmates are in the intake section, they can make free calls home. Once they get back to general population, calls do cost money. Local calls cost $2.25. Long distance calls cost $4.99 and $0.89 a minute.

Inmates will need to have a call list. Inmates can only have 20 numbers on a call list at a time. Once 20 numbers are on the list, changes will not be made for 6 weeks minimum.

Inmates can only have 15-minute phone calls.

Visitation

Visitation must be scheduled through the Benton County Jail’s website. Visitation can be scheduled no more than 7 days ahead of time. Visits that are canceled with less than 24 hours to the appointment will still count as a visit.

Both inmates and visitors are required to adhere to all visitation rules. If rules are broken, that could lead to termination of the visit or loss of visitation privileges.

Visiting Hours

Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates in Benton County Jail can have 3 forty-minute long visitation sessions a week. These sessions can include 2 adults.

Benton County Prison Statistics

Directions

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