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What are the Sheriff’s Departments hours?
Where is the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office located?
Where is the Jail Entrance?
Where do I park?
Does the Sheriffs Office Post Jobs?
How do I get fingerprinted for backgrounds or employment?
Where do I take prisoners personal items?
What are the visiting hours for the jail?
How do I bond someone out of jail?
What am I allowed to bring a prisoner?
How do I put money into a prisoners commissary account?
Where do I pay a traffic ticket or find out how much a fine is?

What are the Sheriff’s Departments hours?
The Sheriffs Department operates twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 day a year. The administrative offices are open Monday thru Friday from 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except for State Holidays. This includes Administration, Court Services, Investigations, Juvenile Investigations etc. If you need assistance after hours or weekends just call 601-825-1480 and an officer will come to your residence or meet you at the Sheriffs Department.
Where is the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office located?
The Rankin County Sheriff’s Office is located at 221 North Timber Street in Brandon, MS. The Sheriffs Office and Detention Center are located directly behind the Rankin County Justice Center on U.S. Highway 80 .
Where is the Jail Entrance?
Come to the Sheriff's Department Entrance and see the Jail Information officer.
Where do I park?

When coming to the sheriff’s office or detention center, parking for the public is located on the east side of the Sheriffs Office behind the Rankin County Annex Building.

Does the Sheriffs Office Post Jobs?
No, anyone interested in applying for a job with the Sheriffs Office should come by the department and pick up an application. Once the application is completed it should be turned back into the sheriff’s office with the proper attachments.
How do I get fingerprinted for backgrounds or employment?

You will need to bring the applicant fingerprint card supplied by your employer with you to the Sheriffs Office and come to the jail entrance.

Where do I take prisoners personal items?

Prisoner Personal Items can be delivered on the first Wednesday of each month. New inmates being booked into the jail  may receive items any day within the first week of being booked in the jail. Packages that are being mailed will only be accepted the first week of the month. The mailing address is: 

Rankin County Jail
221 North Timber Street
Brandon, MS 39042

What are the visiting hours for the jail?
The visiting hours for the Adult Detention Center are as follows:

Females

POD 219POD 220POD 221
8-10AM10-12PM12-2PM
Jan 19, Feb 9, Mar 2, Mar 23, April 23, May 4, May 25, June 15, July 6, July 27, August 17, Sept 7, Sept 28, Oct 19, Nov 9, Nov 30, Dec 21

Males

POD 213POD 214
2-4PM4-6PM
Jan 19, Feb 9, Mar 2, Mar 23, April 23, May 4, May 25, June 15, July 6, July 27, August 17, Sept 7, Sept 28, Oct 19, Nov 9, Nov 30, Dec 21

POD 201POD 207
8-10AM10-12PM
Jan 5, Jan 26, Feb 16, Mar 9, Mar 30, April 20, May 11, June 1, June 22, July 13, August 2, August 24, Sept 14, Oct 5, Oct 26, Nov 16, Dec 7, Dec 28

Dorm 325Dorm 326Dorm 324
12-2PM2-4PM4-6PM
Jan 5, Jan 26, Feb 16, Mar 9, Mar 30, April 20, May 11, June 1, June 22, July 13, August 2, August 24, Sept 14, Oct 5, Oct 26, Nov 16, Dec 7, Dec 28

POD 206POD 208
8-10AM10-12PM
Jan 12, Feb 2, Feb 23, March 16, April 6, April 27, May 18, June 8, June 29, July 20, August 10, August 31, Sept 21, Oct 12, Nov 2, Nov 23, Dec 14

Dorm 195Dorm 192Dorm 18
12-2PM2-4PM4-6PM
Jan 12, Feb 2, Feb 23, March 16, April 6, April 27, May 18, June 8, June 29, July 20, August 10, August 31, Sept 21, Oct 12, Nov 2, Nov 23, Dec 14

Central isolation, North isolation, and POD 202 visitation only allowed with approval of administration.

Every Inmate will be allowed Twenty Minutes for Visitation.
How do I bond someone out of jail?

There are several ways to bond a person out of jail.

Cash Bond – You would post a cash bond with the respective court in which the charges are filed from the hours of 7AM to 10PM.

Profession Bondsman – With this type of bond you pay a professional bonding company to put up the bond amount for you in the proper court.

First Offender Bond – This bond is used for a first time felony charge and would be filed in the Rankin County Circuit Clerks Office.

What am I allowed to bring a prisoner?

These are the only allowable items:

Five pair of underwear (boxers or briefs)
Five white t-shirts with NO pockets
Three pair of thermal underwear
One paper-back Bible
One small pack of loose leaf paper
One small box of enevelopes metered from post office.

How do I put money into a prisoners commissary account?

Funds must be in the form of a postal money order only. The minimum amount of deposit accepted is $30.00. All deposits must be mailed to the following address:

Keefe Commissary
P.O. Box 1779
Brandon MS 39043

Where do I pay a traffic ticket or find out how much a fine is?

Contact the Rankin County Justice Court at 601-824-2665.

 

 
 
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