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Updated on: February 10, 2021

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About Newton County Jail

The Newton County Jail is located in Decatur, Mississippi. The facility is operated and managed by the Newton County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Newton County Jail. 

A majority of the inmates in the Newton County Jail reside in Newton County. All inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2-year sentence. 

While being economical the mission of the Newton County Jail is to supply the inmates with all the resources they need. 

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

Newton County Jail
Facility Name
Newton County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
300 Access Road, Decatur, MS, 39327
601-635-2101, 601-635-4401
Postal Code
Newton County

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

Newton County Sheriff's Office

Jackie Knight
PO Box 395, Decatur, Mississippi, 39327

Inmate Search

The Newton County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Newton County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Newton County Sheriff's Department does.

The Newton County Jail has its jail roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Newton County Sheriffs Department. This database can be found on the Newton County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The file of the Newton County Jail roster is a PDF. During normal business hours, It is updated frequently. The Newton County Jail roster is in alphabetical order. When doing a successful inmate search you will see the information about the inmates below:

  • Inmate Number
  • Charges
  • Inmate Name
  • Assigned Housing
  • Date of Birth
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Arrest Date
  • Mugshots

Sending a Mail

Family and friends are allowed to send written letters to Inmates in the Newton County Jail. For safety reasons all letters will be examined when they arrive by the jail employees. 

There are a lot of things you are not allowed to send to the jail with your letters.

  • Gang Related Items
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • Confetti
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • String
  • Stamps
  • Perfume
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Music Cards
  • Envelopes
  • Writing Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Polaroids
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

The Newton County Jail inmates can get books, newspapers and magazines sent to them. The books, newspapers and magazines will need to be sent straight from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books that are sent to the jail must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent to the jail, it will be sent back to the sender. 

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Sending Money

In order for inmates to use the phone or buy things from the commissary inmates in the Newton County Jail will need funds. There are several different ways to transfer funds to the inmates' account.


First, you can go to the Access Corrections website, to transfer funds online. However, you will need to create an account. There is no fee for this service.

By Phone

You can call 601-635-2101, 601-635-4401 to deposit funds into an inmate's account by phone. However, there is a fee for this service.


There is a kiosk in the Newton County Jail lobby available between the hours of 7:30 am to 11 pm, daily.

Phone Calls

The Newton County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who have a landline. You will not be able to receive a collect call on a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees that come from the collect call. Any fees that come from collect calls are not the Newton County Jail responsibility.

During phone time, inmates can call their friends and family. The inmates are allowed  15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected when the 15-minutes is over.

Visiting Rules

Newton County Jail inmates can have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, but they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will have to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport. 

Make sure you put all of your personal items in your car since no personal items are allowed in the visitation area.   

The Newton County Jail visits are video visits through Securus Technologies.  Inmates are not allowed contact visits in the Newton County Jail. 

The Newton County Jail visits are video visits through Securus Technologies. Inmates are not allowed contact visits. Visitations at the Newton County Jail are a privilege and not a right.

Newton County Prison Statistics

Newton County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 16
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Newton County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 16
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 17
Native Jail Population 1
Latino Jail Population 2

Newton County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 1
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 35
Black Prison Population 54

Newton County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,166
Male Jail Population 30
Total Jail Population 35
Female Jail Population 5

Newton County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 19
Female Pretrial Jail Population 2
Male Pretrial Jail Population 19

Newton County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 49
Black Prison Admissions 24
Other Prison Admissions 1
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 24
Male Prison Admissions 43
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 6

Newton County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 8
Total Prison Population 90
Male Prison Population 82

Newton County, Mississippi Warrants, Arrests

Newton County Arrest Warrants
Newton County Child Support Warrants

Newton County Most Wanted
Newton Police Department Accident Reports
Newton County Pistol Permits & Gun Licenses
Newton County Sheriff's Office Website

Newton County Sex Offender Registry
Newton County Sex Offender Registry


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