Alcorn county


ALCORN COUNTY
Fancy Mississippi
WHERE HISTORY MEETS THE FUTURE

Seal state of mississippi
ALCORN COUNTY Sheriff's Office    Sheriff Ben Caldwell

Acorn Counth SO Building Address:
2833 South
Harper Road
Corinth, Ms. 38834

Phone: 662-286-5521
Fax: 662-286-7773

Sheriff

Duties and Responsibilities

The Office of Sheriff is a four year term filled through an at-large election process. Duties of the Sheriff involve two primary areas; law enforcement of the county and administrative. The law enforcement duties are to keep the peace in Alcorn County while administrative duties consist primarily of serving as the county jailor. Duties of Sheriff are outlined in Section 19-25 of Mississippi Law and include but are not limited to the following:

  • Appointment of one or more deputies
  • Authorized to obtain additional guards for the jail
  • Keep charge of the Alcorn County Courthouse
  • Responsible for the jail and protection of prisoners
  • Responsible for the Sheriff Department budget submitted to the Board of Supervisors
  • Responsible for filing a list of all department expenses to the Board of Supervisors
  • Maintains a jail docket, documenting each warrant and the reason any person is placed in jail, the nature of the writ or warrant and by whom issued, the date and time of the arrest and issuance of writ or warrant, the crime committed, and by what authority
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