Lieutenant Penny Lamp
Sergeants Alan Hackman
Deputies Bruce Butler
Cooks Melissa Dexter
Physician Dr. William Elder
Nurse Kristin McKeever
Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code 2929.37 & 2929.38, the Knox County Jail has established a reimbursement program for convicted inmates. Any prisoner who has been convicted of an offense is required to pay all or part of the costs of confinement.
Self-initiated no-emergency requests that require a Co-Payment
Definitions - these co-pays will be deducted from your commissary
All sentenced inmates booked into and released from the Knox County Jail will be assessed an inmate processing fee (IPF) of $20.00 to assist in defraying the cost of intake processing and release. The fee will be deducted from your commissary account.
*SPECIAL NOTE* Effective 1/1/17 All persons wishing to visit with inmates will be required to be both on site and checked in prior to visitation start time. Anyone arriving after visitation has begun will not be permitted to visit. This helps make the process more efficient for both visitors and staff.
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Click here to get inmates' scheduled visit times.
Property for inmates
Only the following items may be brought to the Knox County Jail with the person at the time of incarceration. All items must be in original packages and unopened.
Letters for inmates should be addressed the following way:
% Knox County Jail
11540 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
*UPDATE* DUE TO ONGOING CONTRABAND ATTEMPTS
EFFECTIVE 2/1/16 NO CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR
INMATES. etters are still acceptable.
If you have any questions regarding inmates phone calls or billing questions, click on the link below or call 1-800-844-6591
To add money to an inmates account, click on the link below.
*If the inmate owes jail fees, then any money placed on their account will be applied to their debt.