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Can I Submit An Anonymous Crime Tip From Your Website?

Yes, you may go to the front page of our website at www.jonesso.com and submit and anonymous crime tip to 601-778-3744, click the email link or email to vwilliams@co.jones.ms.us - all crime tips are confidential.

What Number Do I Call To Report An Emergency?

In the event of an emergency, please call 911 and a professional dispatcher at the Jones County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will dispatch emergency services units as needed.

For non-emergency questions, please contact the EOC at 601-425-0223.

Where is the Jones County Sheriff's Department Jail Located?

The Jones County Sheriff's Department Adult Detention Facility (ADF) is located at 5178 U.S. Hwy. 11 in Ellisville adjacent to the Jones County Sheriff's Department Juvenile Detention Facility (JDF). The phone number to the ADF is 601-649-7502.

Where is the Jones County Sheriff's Department Main Office Located?

Our main office is located at 419 Yates Avenue in Laurel adjacent to the Jones County Courthouse which is located at 415 North 5th Avenue.

Why Would An Inmate Not Have His Photo Shown On The Inmate Roster?

If an inmate is being booked into our Adult Detention Facility on a writ involving an involuntary commitment pending an evaluation at a psychiatric facility, their photo would not be displayed. In addition, if an inmate is violent or under the influence of any drug or alcohol and uncooperative during the booking process, their photo might appear initially on the Inmate Roster.

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