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Howell County Missouri Sheriff Overview

Howell County is located in the southern part of Missouri. Its county seat is West Plains. The county was organized in 1851 and named after Josiah Howell, a pioneer settler in the Howell Valley. The zip codes in  Howell County are 65789, 65788, 65790, 65626, 65793, 65775, 65609, 65688, 65692, 65777 and 65548.

Sheriff Mike Shannon is in charge of Howell County Sheriff’s Office. To get in touch with Sheriff Shannon, visit the Sheriff’s Office located at 1106 Missouri Avenue in West Plains, call his office on 417-256-2544, send a fax on 47-256-6464 or an email to so@howellcountysheriff.org. The jail building staff can be reached on the jail line 417-256-4323.

Howell County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1106 Missouri Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775

Phone: 417-256-2544

Fax 417-256-6464

Email: so@howellcountysheriff.org

Inmate Search in Howell County Jail

To find is the person you are interested in is housed in Howell County Jail, you can either visit the building located on 1106 Missouri Avenue in West Plains or search online by using the Missouri Department of Corrections Web Offender Search. Alternatively, you can call the Howell County Jail line 417-256-3485 or send an inquiry email at jail@howellcountysheriff.org.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Howell County Sheriff’s Office is in charge of providing order and security for housed inmates and enabling the privilege of communicating with family and friends.  

Most inmate visits across the state detention facilities need to be scheduled in advance and last between 15 and 30 minutes. Visitors must follow the visitation hours schedule, present an ID and respect the rules for conduct and dressing during the visit.

To find out how to send money or mail to an inmate call the direct jail line 417-256-3485 or send an email to jail@howellcountysheriff.org.

Mail is inspected for contraband and must contain full address of the inmate and a return address.

Working at Howell County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

Police Officers in working in Missouri law enforcement can earn a starting salary ranging between $30,200 to $39,158. Candidates must pass screening tests, a background investigation, a test of physical fitness, a medical exam, as well as oral interviews with commanding staff.

Minimum job qualifications are:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Missouri driver’s license
  • POST Certification

    For current open positions in Butler Police Department, get in touch with Jerret Wheatley at:

    jwheatley@butlerpolice.com

    Butler Police Department

    309 N Fulton

    Butler, Missouri 64730

    Phone: 660-679-6131

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Crimes which are classified as sex offenses include sex-related acts performed against the will of another person, often by force, such as rape, lewd conduct, distribution of child pornography, molestation or sexual assault. Sex offenders and kidnappers must register in the national and the state sex offender registries that are provided to the public for safety purposes. Information about Howell County sex offenders is available in the Missouri Highway State Patrol Sex Offender Registry which contains photos and details about compliant and noncompliant offenders with residence in Missouri. You can perform a map lookup to find the last reported address for a particular person.

    Bail and Bondsman

    The bail is the amount set by the judge in the court order used as a security that the arrested person will attend the trial as requested in the order. If a person wants to bail you out from the Howell County Jail, he or she can call 417-256-3485 and ask for instructions. If the bail is posted as ordered, you will be able to leave custody and wait for the trial date out of jail. Many arrested individuals need to ask for a bail loan from an authorized bonding company. An approved list can be found at the Circuit Court. The bondsman will post the bail on your behalf and ask for a non-refundable service fee in amount of around 10 percent from the total bail sum.

  • Howell County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined40
    Avg Daily Population40
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll8
    Full time total employees8
    Total salaries and wages308415
    Other operating expenditures122085
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc0
    Year of original construction1991
    Year of major renovation1991
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 1106 MISSOURI AVENUE WEST PLAINS MO 65775

    Howell County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201616,265
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201615,238
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,027
    Unemployment Rate, 20166.3
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201536,604
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Howell County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20147,856
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201519.9
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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