Monroe County Correctional Center

Monroe County Correctional Center, KY Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 28, 2021
Postal Code
Monroe County
Phone Number
204 North Crawford Street, Tompkinsville, KY, 42167-1617

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The Monroe County Correctional Center is a medium-security detention center located in Tompkinsville, Kentucky and was built in 1993. This county jail is operated locally by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing.

The mission of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is to “ensure fair and equal administration of the law, preserving public safety and doing so with professionalism and unity of purpose, while being good stewards of the public’s trust.”

Monroe County Correctional Center houses 25 inmates daily, and employs one captain, one lieutenant, seven sergeants, 28 detention officers, and one medical personnel.

Inmates in the Monroe County Correctional Center are offered a variety of programs, including substance abuse and religious programs. The goal of these inmates is to leave in better shape than they arrived and to be equipped to live a productive life in society.

All inmates in custody of Monroe County Correctional Center have three meals a day, recreation time, and medical care.

Monroe County Sheriffs Office

200 North Main Street, Tompkinsville, Kentucky, 42167

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

All inmates of the Monroe County Correctional Center may send and receive postcards only through the U.S. Postal Service.

Mail sent to an inmate should be addressed as follows:

Inmate's Name

204 North Crawford Street, Tompkinsville, KY, 42167-1617

A return address and full name is required for all mail sent to the facility. If no name or return address is present, the mail will be discarded.

Inmates may receive paperback books; however, they must be brand new and sent from the publisher or bookstore where the book was purchased. Materials of a sexual or violent nature are not permitted and will be returned to sender.

Sending Money

Monroe County Correctional Center contracts with TurnKey Corrections to provide its inmates with commissary needs. You can deposit money for an inmate’s account one of three ways:

Use the kiosk in the jail’s lobby. You can use cash or credit cards.

Go online to visit and make an account. You can use a credit card to deposit money.

Mail-in a money order using the following address:

Monroe County Correctional Center, Inmate Accounts

204 North Crawford Street, Tompkinsville, KY, 42167-1617

Phone calls

Monroe County Correctional Center uses the third-party company, Encartele, to provide phone services. If you want to communicate via phone with an inmate at Monroe County Correctional Center, you will need to make an account with this company using this website


Inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit on their visitation day. Three visitors are allowed for each inmate at one tie. A valid ID is required from each visitor. Visitation is a first-come, first basis.

Visitation hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 9 PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

All visits are non-contact and through a glass window. The inmate and visitor will speak through a phone. All visits are monitored by staff.

The Monroe County Correctional Center staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for visitation.

The following clothing is inappropriate for visitation:

Any clothing that is too revealing
see-through material
Any undergarments that are showing

Shorts and skirts that are above the mid-thigh

Clothing promoting gang affiliation
Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity
Clothing depicting anything obscene

Call 270-587-5594 to ask specific questions about the Monroe County Correctional Center Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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