Skip to Main Content


Mission Statement

The mission of the Kemper Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility is to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for both officers and inmates. kemper Neshoba Regional Correctional facility 374 Stennis Industrial Pard Road Dekalb, Ms 39328 Phone: 601-743-5767 Fax: 601-743-2222

The Kemper Neshoba Regional Correctional is under Sheriff James R. Moore is comprised of a Warden, 2 Captains,4 Lieutenants, 4 Sergeants, 21 Correctional Officers, 2 Nurse, 2 Chaplains, 2 Case Workers and 1 Office Manager. All officers are required to attend a 40-hour class on Jail Standards. These officer are also trained in CPR, self Defense and first aid. The Kemper Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility house both male and female inmates. We do not house juveniles. They are housed in Scott County Ms. The mens side of the jail has a capacity of 280 state, 50 Joint County State and 50 county inmates. The female side capacity is 75 state and 12 county inmates.

Mail: Inmates receive their mail daily. All inmate mail going out and coming into the Jail is checked for contraband. Legal mail is the only exception.

Medical: Inmates may request to see the nurse daily by filling out a request stating the reason for medical attention. The nurse is on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week for emergencies.If a county inmate is on medication they should bring their medicine with them or have a family member bring it to the Jail in the original bottle. Medicine is dispensed by the nurse as ordered by the doctor.

Work Release: Some inmates are allowed to work in out Joint County Work Center. These inmates go out and work. These inmates are used to collect trash along our state roads. Sheriff Moore started inmates collecting trash on all out county roads and our inmates also work do repair work on the local churches, all they do is buy the materals and we do the work. This is one of the Sheriff's way of giving back to the communty