CORRECTIONS

The Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail’s Corrections Division is responsible for the humane treatment of all prisoners housed at the facility.  It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure that all prisoners are housed according to their Due Process Rights.

The Corrections Division is responsible for the firm and fair care, custody, and control of all sentenced and non-sentenced detainees charged to the custody of the Sheriff. The Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail is designed with a bed capacity for 202 prisoners. The Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail provides a complete range of services for all inmates while they are incarcerated.

A forty-five person custody staff has been allocated by the Jail Director to provide supervision of prisoners incarcerated in the Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail. The Corrections Division consists of a Deputy Director, four Lieutenants, five Sergeants, and 35 Officers.