Message From The Sheriff
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Physical Address:
1915 W. Arrow St. "West 20 Hwy"
Marshall, MO 65340
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 366
Marshall, MO 65340
Administrative Office Hours:

    The Saline County Sheriff's Office currently employees 9 full-time deputies assigned to the Jail Division.

   Each deputy is POST certified through the State of Missouri. New deputies receive on the job training with senior deputies regarding Saline County Sheriff's Office Policies and Procedures in regards to the operation of the jail. Each deputy is required by the State of Missouri to receive at least 24 hours of POST certified training per year.

Responsibilities of Saline County Jail Officer

Safety of each Inmate:  All Jail staff is responsible for the monitoring a total of 8 male pods, 1 female pod, and 3 holding cells. These pods are monitored through windows, cameras, and intercoms from the housing desk.

Booking of Incoming Inmates: All Jail staff is required to book in all subjects that enter the jail. Book-ins include general information, photographs, fingerprinting, medical, and emergency contact information.

Court Appearances: On duty Jail staff is responsible for transferring inmates from the Jail to the courtroom within the secure area of the jail for video court appearances. Jail staff is also responsible for securing inmates for court appearances at the Saline County Courthouse and for other county courts.

Property: The only property allowed to brought into the facility is eyeglasses, contact lenses, sealed contact solution, and dentures.

Books: Books are accepted by the Saline County Jail if they are donated to the Jail. No hardback, obscene materials, magazines or any books with staples will be accepted. It is the discretion of Jail staff on what reading material will be accepted.

Inmates are allowed to have a soft-side or paperback version of a Bible. This can be kept personally by the inmate and does not require donation.

Meals: Each inmate receives three meals daily, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the Saline County Jail kitchen. 

Mailing address for Inmates:

                                               Saline County Jail

                                               Inmate's Name (No Inmate number required)

                                               P.O. Box 366

                                               Marshall, MO 65340

Incoming Mail: Mail containing perfume, lipstick, marker, colored pencil, crayon, stickers, staples, paperclips, business cards, bookmarks, news clippings, magazines, print outs (except religious material, within reason), bodily fluids, drugs are prohibited.

Photos cannot have images that contain: Anything that depicts drug or alcohol use, gang-related actions or depictions, any nudity or anything provocative, co-defendants or victims, or weapons.

All mail must have a valid return address.

Not all rules regarding inmate mail are posted on this site. Any questions regarding mail should be directed to the jail


 Current list of incarcerated Inmates at the Saline County Jail:

Inmate Phones:

Encartele is the name of the telephone used by this facility.

Customer Service Line: 1-866-476-6723


Inmate Accounts:

   Any inmates with money on their account are allowed to order from the commissary, where they can purchase all toiletries, clothing, snacks, and other miscellaneous items.

   Below are the only two options for adding money to inmate accounts:

   Cash and/or money orders are NOT accepted through the mail.


   Located in the lobby of the Sheriff's office to the right of the entrance doors is an active kiosk machine, available 24 hours a days.  The kiosk will accept either cash, credit cards, or debit cards. Follow the easy instructions that are provided. 

   Any inmate with money on their accounts are allowed to order from the commissary, where they can purchase all toiletries, snacks, and other miscellaneous items.



Inmate Visitation

On-site inmate visitation - Visitation in the area off the lobby has resumed by appointment only. As usual, times will be limited to 30 minutes in a one-hour period and scheduled according to inmate housing assignment. The new, temporary scheduled times will be posted in inmate housing units, lobby door and our website.


Appointments can be made by inmate request or by calling the sheriff's office at 660-886-5511 and speaking with the jail.


A limited number of booths are available for visitation and only one visitor allowed per scheduled time. In the event more than one person would request a visit in the same time slot, the inmate will be allowed to choose their visitor. On-site visitors should be aware there may be some brief delays while areas are sanitized between uses. In the event of a delay, visit time will be adjusted to allow 30 minutes.



Females  9:00- 10:00 a.m.

F Pod      10:00- 11:00 a.m.

A Pod      6:00- 7:00 p.m.

Trustee   7:00- 8:00 p.m.



D Upstairs  9:00- 10:00

D Downstairs  10:00- 11:00 a.m.

E Upstairs  6:00- 7 p.m.

E Downstairs  7:00- 8:00 p.m.



G Pod       6:00- 7:00 p.m.

Trustee     7:00- 8:00 p.m.



E Upstairs   9:00- 10:00 a.m.

E Downstairs  10:00- 11:00 a.m.

A Pod   1:00- 2:00 p.m.

D Upstairs   6:00- 7:00 p.m.

D Downstairs  7:00- 8:00 p.m.



G Pod       9:00- 10:00 a.m.

Females    6:00- 7:00 p.m.

F Pod        7:00- 8:00 p.m.



Trustee     7:00- 8:00 p.m.


Visitation Policies:

  1. Valid State ID must be presented before each visitation.
  2. Visitation form must be completed before each visitation.
  3. NO CELL PHONES or ELECTRONIC DEVICES will be used during the visitation.
  4. NO FOOD or DRINK is allowed in visitation.
  5. Visitors under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.
  6. One visitor is allowed to visit inmate at a time, unless accompanying a juvenile.
  7. Visitor must wear proper attire. (No tank tops, tube tops or revealing clothing)
  8. Visitors will leave visitation promptly after notification visitation is over.
  9. Visitation times are subject to change with no notice.

   Subjects on probation, parole, co-defendants, a victim, out on bond, or have any kind of active warrant will be denied visitation. NO EXCEPTIONS!

   Visitation can be terminated by department staff if any policies are not followed.



   Bonds are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

   All bonds must be cash and the EXACT amount.  Credit cards, debit cards, and checks are not accepted.

   Anyone posting a cash bond must show valid ID.

   Any bondsman writing a bond at the Saline County Sheriff's Department must be approved through the Saline County Court. A list of approved bondsmen are available at the Sheriff's Department at the front window.

   Department staff is not permitted to recommend or provide phone numbers of bond agencies.




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