The Perry County Jail in Perryville, Perry County, Missouri, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Perry County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Perry County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Perry County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Missouri Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Perry County Jail are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
Please visit the Perry County webpage for a list of bondsmen that are allowed to post the bonds of subjects incarcerated at the Perry County Sheriff's Office Jail. These Bondsmen are allowed to post bonds on subjects incarcerated on a surety bond.
There are two (2) types of visits. 1. Home Visitation - Cost is $0.50 per minute for a 30 minute visit. Family and friends can go to visitme.encartele.net to setup an account and visitation time. 2. Kiosk Visitation (Sheriff's Office) - Cost is free for a 30 minute visit. Family and friends can go to visitme.encartele.net to setup an account and setup visitation times or call the Jail Division at 573-547-4071, Monday - Friday between 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM to have the visit manually entered. Weekend Jailers do not have access to setup visits. Visitation times will be everyday from 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM. More information will scroll across your pod's screen.