Dent County Jail, MO Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: September 16, 2020
Dent County Jail

573-729-3241, 573-729-6156

112 East 5th Street, Salem, MO, 65560

http://www.salemmo.com/county/Sheriff.asp

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Dent County Sheriff’s Office operates the Dent County Jail. The Dent County Jail is the facility where everyone that is arrested within Dent County will end up.

The Dent County Jail only houses adult offenders. The facility will not take in offenders under the age of 18.

The Dent County Jail only has occupancy of 21 on a regular basis. In an emergency, the Dent County Jail can house up to 21 offenders.

The Dent County Jail is operated on a 24-hour basis by a commander, 10 correctional officers, 3 sergeants, alongside one transport officer.

On occasion, the Dent County Jail will take in some of the Salem Department of Corrections inmates on a temporary basis.

The Dent County Jail does not have a medical unit. If an offender needs medical care, they will have to go outside of the facility as well as for dental and mental health services.

However, the Dent County Jail does have a few programs for its inmates such as the:

  • Education

  • Life Skills

  • Religious

  • Library

  • Work Release

Dent County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Dent County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 21
Address 112 East 5th Street, Salem, MO, 65560
Phone 573-729-3241, 573-729-6156
City Salem
Postal Code 65560
State Missouri
County Dent County
Official Website http://www.salemmo.com/county/Sheriff.asp

Dent County Sheriffs Department / Dent County Jail

Address 112 East 5th Street, Salem, Missouri, 65560
Phone 573-729-3241
Fax 573-729-3058

Inmate Search

For you get information or records on an inmate in the Dent County Jail, you will need to come down to the Dent County Sheriff’s Office. You will be able to get copies of the records here. You will be able to get the records from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm.

If you are just looking to see if an inmate is being detained at the Dent County Jail, you can either call the Dent County Jail or the Dent County Sheriff’s Office with the inmate’s in question name and date of birth. They will be able to look up in the system if the inmate is in the facility or the inmate is not.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You will NOT be permitted to send an inmate books, magazines, or newspapers. The only items you will be permitted to send letters and photographs.

All incoming mail will need to have the inmate’s name on it. All photographers should have the inmate’s name on it as well.

Ensure that you are fine with a correctional officer reading anything and everything that you send the inmate. If you are not comfortable with it, then you may not want to send it as it is a good sign that it will get sent back to you.

Sending Money

You can drop off a money order at the facility or you can wait until you visit the inmate and drop the money order off then as well.

It is up to you. The money order will need to have the inmate’s information on it, so it can be deposited into the correct account.

Phone calls

The Dent County Jail uses Consolidated Telecom for their inmate’s phone service. You will need to create an account once the inmate is fully booked and processed into the Dent County Jail for the inmate to start being able to call you. You will have full access to the account where you can put the money on it, so the inmate will always have access to the phone during the phone hours.

Visitation

Visitation in the Dent County Jail will be broken down by gender and the first letter of their last names (for males only).

When visiting you will be required to show off your driver’s license. If you do not have your driver’s license you will need to get a state ID.

You can visit a male inmate during the following days and times:

If the men’s last name starts with A through M, you can visit them on Saturday between 1 pm to 5 pm.

If the men’s last name starts with N through Z, you can visit them on Sunday between 1 pm to 5 pm.

You can visit a female inmate during the following times:

Saturday between 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

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

Directions

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