MSA JAILS

Jail Administrator Committee

The Mission of the Missouri Jail Administrator Committee is:

  • To provide guidance in the care, custody and control of persons in custody while maintaining their welfare.

The Guiding Principles of the Missouri Jail Administrator Committee are:

  • To provide best practices which are legal, ethical and attainable;
  • To provide a safe environment and minimum training for staff to operate in an efficient and effective manner.

 

Committee Officers
Sheriff Kent Oberkrom, Chair, Henry County
Daniel Keen, Co-chair, St. Charles County
Jeanne Merritt, Treasure, MSA

Sheriffs
Sheriff Cindi Mullins, Saline County
Sheriff Chris Class, Cooper County
Sheriff Max Huffman, Dade County
Sheriff John Simpson, Barton County

Jail Administrators
Lieutenant John Axsom, Adair County
Captain David Boehm, Franklin County
Lieutenant Doug Bounous, Lawrence County
Captain Sam Boyd, Henry County
Sgt Kevin Coates, Marion County
Mindy Nation Howard, County
Lieutenant Alvin Peavler, Jasper County
Captain Ronald Floyd, Christian County
Lieutenant Eric Foree, Montgomery County
Captain Chris Moehle, Camden County
Captain Nicholas Sack, Cass County
Eric Schleuter, Warren County
Captain David Hannon, Miller County
Captain Ray Franks, Clay County
Captain Chris Wolfe, Jackson County
Captain Maria Ellison, Lincoln County

Host Training in Your Region

If you are interested in hosting regional jail training in your area, please email Jeanne Merritt or call 573-529-6900.

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Jail Standards

SECTION 1:  SAFETY
GOAL:  Provide a safe environment for the community, staff, volunteers, contractors and inmates.

SECTION 2:  SECURITY
GOAL: To provide a secure facility to protect the public, staff, employees, contractors, volunteers, and detainees from harm.

SECTION 3:  DETAINEE DISCIPLINE
GOAL: Maintain an orderly environment with clear expectations of behavior and systems of accountability.

SECTION 4:  DETAINEE CARE
GOAL:  Provide for the basic needs and personal care of inmates.

SECTION 5:  PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
GOAL: Help detainees to successfully return to the community and reduce recidivism of criminal activity and incarceration

SECTION 6:  CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTIONS
GOAL: Meet the statutory requirement to hold detainees for the court; maintain the security of the facility; maintain the safety of the public, staff and detainees; and, hold detainees accountable for their actions while in custody, balanced with upholding the detainees’ constitutional rights while in the custody of the jail.

SECTION 7:  ADMINISTRATION AND TRAINING
GOAL: To administer and manage the facility in a professional and responsible manner, also to be consistent with legal requirements.