The Detention Division is responsible for the safety and security of those incarcerated in the Greene County Justice Center which is staffed with 208 full-time Commissioned and Civilian employees.
All newly hired Detention Officers attend a 180-hour academy of professional classroom training instructed by senior staff from the department.
Unfortunately, inmates cannot accept any incoming calls and messages will not be relayed to inmates!
Inmates can make phone calls any day of the week from:
Inmates can purchase a phone card from Commissary or place a collect call. All phone calls are subject to monitoring and may be recorded.
You will need to contact the inmate by either writing him/her a letter (click here to read about the rules and regulations for Offender Mail ) or wait for the inmate to call you and instruct him/her to complete a “Property Release Form”. The form needs to be submitted to the Detention Officer in charge of his/her housing unit. Once a supervisor approves the request and item(s) to be released,
It is the inmate’s responsibility to inform you of the approval or denial
If the request is approved, you may pick up the item(s) at your convenience from the Jail Reception area. However, if the inmate is going to be transferred to another facility, you Must come pick up the item before they leave our jail. Once the inmate leaves our facility, his/her property will go with him/her as well. We are not responsible for any items left behind after an inmate is released from our custody.
Detention Officers cannot relay messages or make requests to inmates to release property to someone else.
If someone was just arrested and taken to the jail, it would depend on several factors on how long it would take for them to be released.
Each arrest situation is different and unique so not all of these options may apply when considering a time frame for someone’s release. It should also be noted that people will not be released during Detention Officer’s shift changes or designated meal times for inmates.
The jail lobby will also be closed after-hours and no one will be allowed to wait for someone to be released inside the lobby. You will have to wait outside until the person is escorted from the premises.
It is the Officer’s or Deputy’s discretion to have your vehicle towed. The vehicle may have been left where you were arrested or towed to a local impound lot. It also depends on which agency arrested you. If a Greene County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested you, the vehicle will be at Premier Towing located at 4800 W Kearney (phone number 417-881-0100).
You can also contact the:
Not all charges require a set bond amount. Some charges are considered “Book and Release” where no fees are assessed or some charges such as Domestic Assault or Driving While Intoxicated also do not have a bond amount; some charges may be “Capias” or “PC (Probable Cause)” where no bond is set until the person has appeared before a judge or is released by the investigating agency.
If there is a bond amount, your options are:
To visit an inmate, he/she must schedule you a time on their designated visitation night. (click here to read about the rules and regulations for Visitation). You cannot show up to the jail during the day and visit with an inmate unless you are an attorney, bail bondsperson or investigator. The only exception is for specially granted visits approved by a Captain of the Jail.