Lawrence County Jail, MS

Updated on: February 10, 2021
Lawrence County Jail

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Lawrence County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Lawrence County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: PO Box 816, Monticello, MS, 39654
Phone: 601-587-2961
Facility Type: Adult
City: Monticello
Postal Code: 39654
State: Mississippi
County: Lawrence County

Lawrence County Sheriffs Office / Lawrence County Jail

Sheriff: Lessie J. Butler
Address: 1565 F E Sellers Highway, Monticello, Mississippi, 39654
Phone: 601-587-2961
Fax: 601-587-4740

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The Lawrence County Jail is in Monticello, Mississippi. The jail is situated at PO Box 816, Monticello, MS, 39654. The Lawrence County Jail is the only jail in the Lawrence County that all law enforcement agencies use.

This jail has inmates that are awaiting trial and those who are already sentenced.

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The Lawrence County Jail has their jail records and arrests available to the public. You will be able to see who’s in jail with a quick, simple inmate search.

You can search the database by the inmates first and last name, race, and sex.

When you do a successful inmate search, you will find the inmates personal identifying information, their cell location, their commissary balance, and their charges.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive letters from their family and friends. Letters are delivered to inmates Monday through Friday by the United States Postal Service.

All incoming mail will be opened and checked by the jail staff.

Inmates can receive books, newspapers, magazines, however, they need to be sent directly from the publishers. Any books sent from a personal address will be denied.

When legal mail is sent, it will still be opened by jail staff, but instead, it will be opened in the presence of the inmate it was addressed to.

You cannot send envelopes or stamps to an inmate.

All mail should be addressed as follows:

Full name, identification (docket) number, housing assignment
Lawrence County Jail
PO Box 816, Monticello, MS, 39654

Sending Money

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To fund an inmate’s account, the Lawrence County Jail takes money orders. When making the money order, you will need to make sure it has their first and last name, housing assignment and docket number. You bring money orders to the visitation center 7 days a week.

If you are not feeling like getting a money order, you can either send money to, or even just order your inmates commissary by going through

You can deposit money into the account by calling 601-587-2961. There is a fee that goes along with this service.

You can also go to the kiosk that is in the lobby too. The kiosk accepts cash, Visa, and Mastercard. The kiosks are available 24/7


In order to visit an inmate, you must schedule an appointment. All visitation appointments are 40 minutes long.

There is a three-person max for visitation. This means either 1 adult and 2 children, 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child.

Minors must be accompanied by their legal guardian. All adults must have a government ID handy in order to get into the visitation area.

Also, keep in mind that there is a dress code for the Lawrence County Jail that you will need to adhere to.

How Often Can I Visit?

You can visit as often as there are appointments. Keep in mind that you will need to adhere to all the jail rules to prevent yourself from being denied visitation rights.

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

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.

Lawrence County Prison Statistics

Lawrence County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions 25
Total Jail Population 25
Female Jail Population 3
Male Jail Population 22
Lawrence County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 17
Latino Jail Population -
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 8
Lawrence County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population 25
Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Male Pretrial Jail Population -
Lawrence County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison 12
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 25
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Lawrence County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions 25
Female Prison Admissions 5
Male Prison Admissions 20
Asian Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 11
Latino Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 14
Other Prison Admissions -
Lawrence County Prison Population
Total Prison Population 83
Female Prison Population 7
Male Prison Population 76
Lawrence County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 52
Latino Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 31
Other Prison Population -

Lawrence County, Mississippi Warrants, Arrests

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Lawrence County Sex Offender Registry
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