The Lawrence County Jail is a 51 bed facility, and provides a safe, humane and secure place for the detention of all persons committed to the custody of Lawrence County.
The Lawrence County Jail will:
Operate in accordance with the U.S. Constitution, Federal and State laws, under the direction of the Sheriff.
Maintain those in custody in a safe and humane manner until legally released.
Operate in a cost effective manner, without compromising the safety and security of staff, inmates, and visitors.
Provide inmates with necessary and legally required medical, mental health, and dental services consistent with the standards set forth by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.
Not discriminate against staff, visitors, or inmates because of race, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference, age, or disability while providing the ability to maintain family ties and community contacts.
Provide a detailed explanation of the facility rules and hold all individuals accountable for their behavior.
Provide staff with initial and ongoing training in order to provide consistent professional development.