Jails & Prisons in DeSoto County, Mississippi

There are 4 Jails & Prisons in DeSoto County, Mississippi, serving a population of 173,267 people in an area of 477 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 43,316 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 119 square miles.

In Mississippi, DeSoto County is ranked 80th of 82 counties in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 8th of 82 counties in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of DeSoto County Jails & Prisons

Find DeSoto County, Mississippi jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.

De Soto County Adult Detention Facility 3425 Industrial Drive West Hernando, MS

De Soto County Jail 3425 Industrial Drive Hernando, MS

De Soto County Juvenile Detention Facility 311 West South Street Hernando, MS

Desoto County JSCWP 311 West South Street Hernando, MS

About DeSoto County Jails & Prisons

A DeSoto County Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in DeSoto County, MS where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. DeSoto County Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. DeSoto County Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating DeSoto County inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing DeSoto County background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates

DeSoto County Jail and Prison Statistics

Find DeSoto County Jail Admissions By Race, Pretrial Jail Population, Jail Held Inmates, Prison Admissions, and Prison Population By Race. Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics; National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) Program, Prisoners In 2015.

DeSoto County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions9,021
Total Jail Population350
Female Jail Population40
Male Jail Population306
DeSoto County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population-
Black Jail Population167
Latino Jail Population10
Native Jail Population7
White Jail Population169
DeSoto County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population323
Female Pretrial Jail Population21
Male Pretrial Jail Population128
DeSoto County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison23
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison-
Jail Population Held for State Jail323
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail-
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies14
Jail Population Held for ICE-
DeSoto County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions326
Female Prison Admissions48
Male Prison Admissions278
Asian Prison Admissions-
Black Prison Admissions138
Latino Prison Admissions8
Native Prison Admissions-
White Prison Admissions180
Other Prison Admissions-
DeSoto County Prison Population
Total Prison Population798
Female Prison Population69
Male Prison Population729
DeSoto County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population-
Black Prison Population400
Latino Prison Population17
Native Prison Population-
White Prison Population379
Other Prison Population2