mission of the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center (LCADC) is to
maintain social order and provide professional jail services within
prescribed ethical and constitutional limits.
LCADC will enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner,
recognizing both statutory and judicial limitations relating to the
confinement and constitutional rights of all persons.
LCADC recognizes that no facility can operate at its maximum
potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. LCADC
actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce
and limit the opportunities for crime and to facilitate the maximum use of
Pre-Trial Detention & Sentenced, City & County
Education Studies, Substance Abuse Counseling, Religious
Sentence Reduction Programs:
Trusty, Work Detail Monitored
staff, 12 Support Personnel
80 hours Basic
Course Training, Continuing Education Training
The Facility opened in April 1997 under the administration of Sheriff Dennis E. Prescott and Chief Deputy Butch Howard.
Current Sheriff Butch Howard has worked closely with local Circuit, County, and Justice Court Judges in managing the Facility’s inmate population.
Currently a staff of 24
inmate workers provides a yearly total of 70,080 hours of skilled and
unskilled labor to the City, County, and State resulting in a savings of
$700,800.00 to the County Government.
Administrator Patrick Bell and longtime serving Chief of Detention Jessie
Brooks currently supervise the Detention Center.
more information about the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center contact
us @ (662) 329-5816 or e-mail