The role of the Stone County Sheriff’s Department is to provide law enforcement for the county. The Sheriff’s duties can be generally described as either law enforcement or administrative. Some of the responsibilities of the Sheriff include:
Law Enforcement Duties
These duties are specifically to keep the peace within the county, by causing all offenders in his view to enter into bonds, with sureties, for keeping the peace and for appearing at the next circuit court, and by committing such offenders in case of refusal. The sheriff is also charged with the duty to quell riots, routs, affrays and unlawful assemblages, and to prevent lynchings and mob violence.
Visiting Hours in Stone County Correctional Facility
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
The day of the week.
Where the inmate is housed.
The inmate's sex.
Whether or not it is a Holiday.
Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Stone County Correctional Facility may allow you an extended visitation. Call (601) 928-7042 to ask for special consideration.