Vernon County Jail


 Lt. Eric Terry

Office: 417-283-4400   Jail Control Center: 417-283-4411

Fax: 417-448-2580


The Vernon County Jail is a state of the art facility with professional staff to provide a safe and secure jail. The Vernon County Jail provides out of jurisdiction housing for approved facilities and offers medical care and screening, full food service, and commissary.  Prisoners from across the state are housed at this facility including state sex offenders.



Lobby Visitation hours: Monday - Friday 6pm-10pm

Inmate visits take place via video kiosk from the lobby visitation room at no charge to the visitor or inmate.  Appointments must be made by the inmate or family through the lobby kiosk, Citytelecoin.com or the CTC smartphone App., at least 24 hours before the visit is scheduled. 


Visitors must check in, present their photo ID to dispatch, and be at least 17 years old.  Visitors under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a guardian and produce a copy of their birth certificate for identification.

Visits can also be conducted offsite anytime during the day through the CTC smartphone App or citytelecoin.com, fees will apply.


Visitors dial the inmate from the kiosk, limited to 15 minutes in duration, and limited 3 (Three) visits per week.  Inappropriate conduct during the visit will result in denial of future visits. Visitation is a privilege and may be revoked for disciplinary purposes.


*Valid identification is required for visitations. For questions regarding visitations please call the jail control center at 417-283-4411


Legal visits are available in a designated room.



Cash: Money may be placed on an inmates account for commissary purposes by using the Kiosk machine located in the lobby of the Sheriff's Office. The Kiosk will accept credit/debit cards and cash.

Website: Money may be placed on an inmates account by going to Tigercommissary.com

Money Orders: Money orders may be sent directly to an inmate by using the following address:

        (Inmate Name) 

        c/o Vernon County Sheriff's Office

        2040 E. Hunter

        Nevada, MO  64772



Inmates may receive correspondence through the mail by addressing the postcard as follows:

(Inmate's Name)

2040 East Hunter Street

Nevada, MO  64772


Inmates may receive paperback books. Books must be brand new and sent from the publisher or bookstore where the book was purchased. Postcards only (no larger than 5x7).  Money orders will be accepted in a plain white envelope and all other items will be placed in inmate property.  Materials of a sexual or violent nature are not permitted. Correspondence between inmates in other institutions requires pre-approval.





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