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Scott County Sheriff


Scott County Sheriff
Rick Walter

P.O. Box 279
131 S. New Madrid Street
Benton, Missouri 63736


Phone:
573-545-3525 / 573-471-3530
Office Fax:
573-545-3527
Jail Fax:
573-545-4128

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  The Sheriff's Office is located
directly behind the Scott County Courthouse, attached to the
north side of the Judicial Building.
The jail, open 24/7, is located
across Tywappity Street
south of the Judicial Building.
The jail faces New Madrid Street.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Services

 Law enforcement is a continual 24 hour a day - 7 days a week responsibility of the Sheriff's Office. Additional services provided:

  • Concealed weapon qualification certificates are issued at the Sheriff's Office.  Mondays and Fridays 8AM - 11AM & 1PM - 4PM are recommended days and times in order to avoid a waiting period for fingerprinting.
  • Civil and criminal process is conducted at the Sheriff's Office.
  • Report inquiries are handled at the Sheriff's Office.
  • Sexual offender registration takes place at the Sheriff's Office..
Frequently Asked Questions

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.

 
 
SHERIFF'S OFFICE
SHERIFF'S LINKS
Scott County Mo
P.O. Box 188 :: 131 S. Winchester Street
Benton, Missouri 63736
Phone: 573-545-3549 Fax: 573-545-3540