State Prisons in mississippi

Clicking on any of the Mississippi facilities below will direct you to an information page with Inmate Search, Visitation, Mail, Phone, Email, Most Wanted and FAQ for families and friends.


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Mississippi Department of Corrections - Prisons & Inmate Search

Mississippi maintains their own state prison system; thirty-six facilities which consist of every security level; maximum, medium, and minimum that are state-wide prisons, regional prisons, private prisons, community work centers, restitution centers, and technical violation centers.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections is where offenders are sent that have been convicted of felony crimes of murder, rape, assault, serious thefts and drug related offenses. These are offenses of at least one year, and all the way up to life imprisonment. Mississsippi also has a death row with approximately 35 murderers at any one time, waiting to be executed.

Go here for full instructions on using the Mississippi Department of Corrections Inmate Search, as well as for the Bureau of Prisons inmates and ICE detainees

Mississippi Juvenile Detention for juvenile offenders who have been convicted of serious crimes and sentenced to detention or are awaiting their court dates, is handled locally by the various counties. Currently there are seventeen facilities operating across the state.

To search for an inmate or juvenile offender, or learn how to communicate with an inmate in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, start by choosing from the list of facilities below.

Each prison you click on below will provide specific, detailed information about the facility's: 

  • inmate search,
  • location,
  • contact information,
  • directions,
  • inmate visitation,
  • mail,
  • phone accounts,
  • money accounts,
  • commissary,
  • texting and emailing where available, and
  • inmate tablet rental where available.