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Amite County Mississippi Sheriff Overview

Amite County is located in the southwest region of Mississippi. Founded in 1809, the name of the county came from the river that flows through the area – the Amite River. Amite comes from the French word amitié which means friendship, referring to the welcome that the French received from the Houma Indians who lived by the riverside. The county seat is Liberty. The zip codes in Amite County are 39638, 39645, and 39631.

Sheriff Tim Wroten is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Amite County. You can get in touch with him directly via email at The Amite County Circuit Clerk is Debbie Kirkland. She serves as the Clerk of the County and Circuit Courts. Her office is responsible for receiving and filing all lawsuits, indictments, motions, and other related papers in all Civil and Criminal Cases filed in the Circuit and County Courts. You can reach her at .

Amite County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 243 S Broad St, Liberty, MS 39645-0208


Inmate Search in Amite County Jail

The Amite County Jail does not have an online roster of inmates currently booked at the facility. If you are looking for an inmate here, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at to get inmate information.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitation is a privilege given to inmates at the Amite County Jail. To visit an inmate here, you must produce a valid photo ID and submit to a search. Your personal items (except for the ID and vehicle keys) cannot be brought inside the facility. Any minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The jail may also conduct background checks on visitors prior to approving their visit. If you have any questions regarding visitation such as the jail’s visiting hours, please call the Sheriff’s Office at .

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders are mandated by law to register themselves with the state and national sex offender databases for monitoring. A sex offender is a person who was convicted of a crime involving sex such as rape, sexual assault, and child pornography. If you wish to discover if any sex offenders are living in Amite County, you can visit.

There is a disclaimer provided that must be read and acknowledged before you are allowed to use the site. Since some offenders may not update their information in the system, you may encounter records that only list previously known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

When charged with a crime, a person is able to stay out of jail for the entire time he is waiting for the trial to start through the process of bail. Bail is when the court requires money or property in exchange for granting temporary release to a defendant. If the defendant violates the conditions of his release such as failure to appear before the court when called, the money or property is forfeited. If the defendant cannot post bail, a bondsman can be hired to do it on his behalf. The fee for his services is usually 10% of the bail amount and cannot be refunded no matter what the outcome of the trial is.

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Amite County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office: Amite County Probation Department
location: 243 South Broad Street, Liberty, Mississippi, 39645
Fax: N/A
Amite County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 33
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Full time payroll 10
Full time total employees 10
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For more information on the Amite County Jail in Mississippi, Visit: 

Address: P.O. BOX 208 LIBERTY MS 39645

Amite County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016 4,525
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016 4,191
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016 334
Unemployment Rate, 2016 7.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015 37,085
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Amite County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014 2,757
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015 22.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

The sheriff is an elected official of the county serving a 4 year term. He is the top law enforcement officer of the county. His responsibilities include supervision of deputies, jailers and dispatchers. The sheriff is responsible for having his officers investigate complaints, patrol the county roads, serve process papers and execute warrants, maintain order in the courtrooms, investigate fires, transport inmates and mental commitments to court and/or doctor appointments, supervise inmates for litter pick up and numerous other duties. He also supervises the jailers who are responsible for supervision of inmates, trusties and mental commitments. The jailers maintain booking information, collect money for fines and bonds, oversee outdoor exercise periods, arrange for doctor’s appointments, administer medication and distribute meals to inmates, monitor jail visitors and camera security systems, and generally maintain order in the jail facility. They also conduct cell searches for drugs and other prohibited items. The jailer is also responsible for maintaining the jail facility and having all components of the building in working order. The sheriff supervises the dispatchers who are responsible for maintaining contact with officers by radio as they are on calls, running driver’s licenses and vehicle tags for officers, maintaining radio logs of daily activities, dispatching officers to crime scenes, accidents, fires and other necessary investigations. These same dispatchers are responsible for answering emergency 911 calls and transferring them to the ambulance or other jurisdictions if necessary. The jailers and the dispatchers are on duty 24/7. The sheriff is also responsible for the daily administration of the department and maintaining records of any bonds, fees or fines collected, process served and budget allocations. He maintains an annual budget for both the general department also for custody of prisoners. The sheriff of Amite County currently supervises approximately 25 employees.
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3 months ago
On August 23, 2017, deputies from the Amite County Sheriff's Department, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Centreville Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff's Department arrested Amir VanNorman of 3551 Perry Rd, Gloster, MS. Amir was charged with seven counts of burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary and two counts of possession of a stolen firearm and manufacturing marijuana. Also Arrested was Dandrea Perry of 772 Mangum St, Centreville, MS. Dandrea was charged with three counts of burglary, comspiracy to commit burglary and two counts of possession of a stolen firearm. Leerondo Blanton of 3481 Perry Rd, Gloster, MS was also arrested at this time. Leerondo was charged with four counts of burglary. Floyd Polk of 29 Mt. Olive, Meadeville, MS was also charged with four counts of burglary. A 16 year old juvenile was also taken into custody at this time. The burglaries committed by these subjects were in Franklin County, Amite County, Centreville and Wilkinson County. These subjects are still under investigation and are being linked to more burglaries in Amite County and around the Centreville area.
3 months ago
Deputies from the Amite County Sheriff's Department arrested Haley Trafficano of 730 Carter St, Centreville, MS on August 16, 2017for introduction of contraband into a county jail. Haley attempted to introduce synthetic marijuana into the county jail.
3 months ago
On August 21, 2017, deputies from the Amite County Sheriff's Department arrested Walter Etheridge of 2152 Fernwood Rd, McComb, MS and Jasper Etheridge of 6294 MS Hwy 570, Smithdale, MS. Both subjects were charged with introduction of contraband into a county jail and conspiracy to introduce contraband into a county jail. Jasper Etheridge was an inmate in the Amite County Jail being held on misdemeanor charges when he arranged for his brother, Walter Etheridge to bring him some marijuana and meth. Amite County deputies were aware of this plan and allowed the exchange of narcotics to take place. The narcotics were recovered and both subjects were arrested on the above charges.
3 months ago
The Amite County Sheriff's Department would like to notify the citizens of Amite County that the juveniles that damaged the mailboxes in Amite County have been identified. The case is being sent to juvenile court as all subjects involved are juveniles.

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