How do I find out if a person is in jail?
There are several different options available to do this.
(1) Online at Missouri Victim's Automated Notification System
(2) Click on the Scott County Jail Public Website above
(3) Use the free mobile app above (requires application download)
(4) Call the Scott County Jail.
Can I purchase commissary items and have them delivered to an inmate?
Click here to purchase commissary items for an inmate
How can I register to be notified when an inmate is released from custody?
Go to Missouri Victim's Automated Notification System online and find the inmate. Just follow the directions to register for notification.
How can I get an ex-parte order of protection?
Go to the Associate Circuit Clerk in Benton and fill out an application for the Judge to review.
I need to post bond for someone in jail. How do I get the name and number for a bonding agency?
A list of approved bonding companies and agents are posted in the front lobby at the jail.
What does it cost to have a civil summons or garnishment served by the Sheriff's Office?
Click here for service fees
I live in the county and have been a victim of a crime. Who do I call?
Call the Sheriff's Office at 573-545-3525. A communications officer at the jail will take the call, obtain preliminary information from you and will then dispatch an officer to make contact with you.