Lee County Detention Center Inmate Search

July 2024

Lee County Detention Center is a minimum security jail which falls under jurisdiction of Lee, MS. The jail is maintained and operated by sheriffs in Lee County. Offenders from the Police and City jails are transferred to the jail after the paper work is done. They usually stay in the jail, until they are sentenced, acquitted or released on bail. It houses inmates on temporary hold, typically serving less than a year jail term. Most of the inmates in Lee County Detention Center are convicted for misdemeanor offenses like driving under the influence, fighting/assault, theft etc. It provides basic amenities to the inmates like bathroom facility, 3 meals daily, education program and TV facility. It also provides work release program and other specialized services to the inmates.

Location

510 Commons Street
Tupelo, Mississippi 38804

County

Lee County

Phone Number

Contact Email

[email protected]

Facility Type

County Jail

Inmate Capacity

200

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. How do I find out if someone is currently detained at Lee County Detention Center?

Q. What if you are not able to find the inmate in Lee County Detention Center?

Q. What are the visitation rules of Lee County Detention Center?

Lee County Detention Center Visitation Hours

Sunday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Map & Directions for Lee County Detention Center

More Information

in June of 2007 the Lee County Detention Facility became the only jail facility running in Lee County. in the cities of Auburn and Opelika, their jail facilities ended up shutting down, and now all of their inmates are currently housed in the Lee County Detention Facility. This facility is considered to be one of the best housing locations that are efficient in the southeast for criminals. A majority of the criminal's are awaiting trial, or have been sentenced on the crime they are convicted of, and can sit anywhere from a few days in this facility, or up to a year before they can be released from the facility. Some inmates stay here for a short period of time and are shipped to an upstate penitentiary for a longer-term sentence.

Immediately upon arrival for an inmate, they are given three pairs of new white socks, three pairs of white underwear, three pairs of white sports bras, and one loose leaf notebook paper, along with a box of 40, or less envelopes, so they can write to their family, and friends. They are allowed to purchase commissary, but they have to have money on their account in order to do so. This is also needed for making phone calls. When they first arrive, they are allowed one free booking phone call, and this call could be used for them to contact their family in order for them to put money on their account, in order to help them. This facility however no longer accept money orders. Money can be sent to an inmate through web deposits. A credit card or debit card can be used by visiting www.tigerdeposits.com. Another way to put money on an inmate's account, is by using cash, debit, or credit card at the Tiger kiosk located inside the lobby.

if you would like to visit an inmate you must contact the facility to schedule a 15-minute visit with an inmate. you cannot just walk in and ask to see somebody, calls must be arranged in order to visit an inmate. Hours of operations are from Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Your appointment has to be scheduled in advance up to the day prior to the visitation that is allowed, otherwise your visit will be rejected. There are two different hours of operation that are allowed for visitation rights. Between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and also between the hours of 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. are allowed. When visiting an inmate, visitors must sign in 15 minutes prior, to their scheduled visitation with the correctional officer, and bring along their government ID.