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New Madrid County Jail

New Madrid County Jail
#2 Courthouse Square
New Madrid, MO 63869

573-748-2516

The New Madrid County Jail is the main jail in New Madrid County Missouri. While the police in the cities and towns in New Madrid County can arrest and detain offenders, the New Madrid County Jail is the facility that is accredited by Missouri to hold inmates for more than 72 hours.

The New Madrid County Jail is located at:
#2 Courthouse Square
New Madrid, MO 63869 

It can be reached 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling 573-748-2516.

The main reason that people call 573-748-2516 is to find out if a particular person is in custody, although you can look up an inmate online by going here. You can also get answers to whatever questions about an inmate, and the services for New Madrid County Jail that you may have by clicking on any of the questions below:

How to search for an inmate?
Can you look up an inmate’s mugshot?
How do you look up an offender’s criminal charges, bond or inmate number?
How do you visit an inmate?
What are the visitation hours?
Can you visit inmates in New Madrid County by video from home?
How do you get phone calls from an inmate?
Can you send mail, books, or newspapers to an inmate?
How do you send an inmate money?
Does New Madrid County Jail have inmate commissary?
Can an inmate receive and/or send email or text messages?
Do inmates in New Madrid County have access to computers or tablets?
How do you pay an inmate’s bail or bond?

Every year the New Madrid County Jail has approximately 800 bookings, with a daily average of 40 inmates and maintains control of the facility with a staff of 10.

Inmates in this jail range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape, and murder. Therefore, given the mix of potentially dangerous inmates, the security level is very high. 

The New Madrid County Jail is equipped with a state-of-the-art locking system, closed circuit cameras covering every area where inmates are located, and jail staff that utilize a communication system that keeps each of the guards and civilian staff in constant contact. 

Guards that circulate in the same general area of the inmates are armed with eye-blinding mace that will turn an inmate having a violent outburst into a weeping child. They also carry stun weapons, short clubs, flashlights that have dual use as both a light source and as a weapon, and handcuffs. Guards at entrances and in areas not frequented by inmates are armed with various firearms. The goal of such tight security is to keep both the staff and the inmates safe.

Go to this page for other jails in New Madrid County, jails in neighboring counties, and local police jails and juvenile detention centers for young offenders under age 18 in this county.

Unlike the Missouri Department of Corrections, where inmates are sent once convicted of a crime and sentenced to a period of more than a year, the New Madrid County Jail System is populated by short-term offenders; those who have just been arrested and awaiting to be bonded out by friends or family, those who cannot afford or get bailed and are awaiting trial, or those who have already been convicted of a crime and sentenced to a term of less than one year. Many of the latter inmates become ‘workers’, who can reduce their sentence by performing jail maintenance or working in the kitchen. An upside to being a worker is they also get paid a small stipend so when they get released, they have a few dollars in their pocket.

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the New Madrid County Jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from New Madrid County Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from New Madrid County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your New Madrid County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

Third Party Jail Inmate Services for New Madrid County Jail

Communication and Monetary Services for Family and Friends of Inmates

Gone are the days where New Madrid County Jail supervised their own phone system, mail system, visitation, commissary and inmate money deposit systems. Jails throughout the United States are now partnering with high tech companies to provide and manage these servives for them and the jail in New Madrid County is no different.

Everything from video calls, to messages to visitation, and even digital mail and money deposits can be done from your home computer or personal device. Inmates in New Madrid County Jail, if they don't already, will soon have their own personal tablets for watching movies, TV shows, access to educational and and legal information, and more.

As New Madrid County Jail adds these services, JAILEXCHANGE will add them to our pages, helping you access the services and answering your questions about how to use them and what they cost.

You can check out this information now by going to the: Family Info page, Visit Inmate page, Inmate Mail page, Inmate Phone page, Send Money page, Inmate Bail page, Mugshots page, Text/Email an Inmate page, Commissary page, Remote Visits page, or the Tablet Rental page. 

New Madrid County Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Missouri New Madrid 40


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

#2 Courthouse Square
New Madrid, MO 63869


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

573-748-2540

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
c/o Scott County Jail
P.O. Box 279
New Madrid, MO 63736


Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri?
There are 40 inmates in the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, New Madrid County Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the New Madrid County Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri every year?
In 2021, a total of 800 offenders were booked into the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail.

How many people work at the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri?
The New Madrid County Jail maintains a staff of approximately 10. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Missouri law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL New Madrid County Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 573-748-2516 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Missouri prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the New Madrid County Jail in Missouri?
The New Madrid County Jail address and phone number is: #2 Courthouse Square
New Madrid, MO 63869. Their phone number is 573-748-2516. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at New Madrid County Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for New Madrid County Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the New Madrid County Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the New Madrid County Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the New Madrid County Jail?
Call 573-748-2516 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at New Madrid County Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the New Madrid County Jail.

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