Starkville, MS Oktibbeha County MS Jail View
Although the Sheriff is ultimately responsible for running the Oktibbeha County Jail which houses up to 82 inmates in the main jail, the jail's day to day operations are maintained by a Jail Administrator. The Oktibbeha County Jail Administrator is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing operations and programs in the jail division. The Jail Administrator assigns and directs subordinates, ensuring that all policys, rules, regulations, orders, procedures and directives are enforced and implemented. The Jail Administrator makes independent decisions or recommendations in the hiring, promotion, transfer, discipline or discharge of jail employees in accordance with department policy and procedures. The Jail Administrator is directly accountable to the Sheriff and Chief Deputy for implementation of all the Sheriff's orders and direction concerning the operation of the jail division. The Oktibbeha County Jail is staffed by a Jail Supervisor and four Jailers on four shifts. Duties include booking, incarcerating, feeding, bonding, release of inmates and caring for prisoners. Daily routines include but not limited to, preparation of prisoners for court appearances, doctor/hospital visits and appointments, transportation to State facilities and providing for the general security of the Oktibbeha County Jail.