Scott County Detention Center  

Madison County
Detention Center
Phone: 859-624-4710
Booking Fax: 859-624-5452
Front Office Fax: 859-623-8062

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Welcome to the Madison County Detention Center Website!

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan announced the first week in May as National Correctional Officers Week.
Each year National Correctional Officers week is an opportunity to recognize the important work that every Corrections Officer does. They are solely responsible for the safety and security of the facility, including everyone in it. We want to thank and celebrate all the men and women working this difficult job, who often work far from public eye. You play a vital role in keeping our communities safe. Your professionalism, dedication and care of those in your custody is a key element to law enforcement.

We appreciate our officers efforts day in and day out! Thank you to all correctional officers for the jobs you do! If you know one, send them a thank you or show them appreciation this


Here you will find news, updates, general information and helpful links.

Updates and Information

  • We are currently accepting applications for Full-Time and Part-Time Deputy Jailer
    positions. If you are interested in joining our team, please visit Employment
    Opporunities for more infformation.

  • Our MCDC Road Crew Inmate Program has begun operating for the warmer months!
    Please help keep our community clean by emailing us with recommendations for trash
    pick-up locations:

COVID 19 Update
The Madison County Detention Center is taking full precautionary measures to prevent COVID-19 from entering the facility. Effective immediately, we have temporarily suspended all outside services such as: GED programs, religious services, work release, and any other voluntary service not mentioned. Attorney, social services, and all other professional visits to the facility will continue. This is not a lockdown, this is only for precaution to ensure the health and safety of our staff, inmates and the general public. You may still deposit funds and visit your loved ones online or at Door 068.

Any changes will be posted here on our website or Facebook page. If you have any questions please contact our staff at 859-624-4710. Thank you for your cooperation!


It is the mission of the Madison County Detention Center to protect society by confining adult male and female offenders in a controlled environment that is safe, secure and humane.

This objective being, provided with intent by design through trained staff supervision in support of inmate accountability and responsible behaviors.

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