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Joe Collins – Senior Chaplain (228) 896-0619
Tony Graham – Chaplain in Training (228) 896-0619


CollinsJoeChaplain Joe Collins is a native of Bristol, VA and a graduate of Belmont University, Nashville, TN. He served as pastor at First Baptist Church, Charlotte, TN before becoming a Good News Jail & Prison Ministry in January 1997. He served as Chaplain for the Dickson County Sheriff’s Department (TN) until May 2001. In 2001 he moved to Harrison County, Mississippi to begin the ministry at the Harrison County Detention Center. In 2000, Joe was named Chaplain of the Year by Good News Jail & Prison Ministry. Joe lives in Long Beach, MS, with his wife, Becky. They have one son.



Hancock County Jail
1485 Hwy 90
Bay St. Loius, MS  39520
Phone: (228)466-6900
Facility Information
Capacity: 300
Daily Population: 200
Yearly Population: 1250
Sheriff Ricky Adam

Major Evan Hubbard, Warden
Harrison County Adult Detention Center
P.O. Box 1480
10451 Larkin Smith Drive
Gulfport, MS  39502
Phone: (228) 896-0677
Facility Information
Capacity: 750
Daily Population: 760
Yearly Population: 13,373
Sheriff Melvin Brisolara

Warden David Sanderson

Harrison County Sheriff’s Work Center
P.O. Box 1480
10046 Lorraine Road
Gulfport, MS  39502
Phone: (228) 896-0890
Facility Information
Capacity: 197
Daily Population: 142
Yearly Population: 1300
Captain Ernest Thomas

Jackson County Adult Detention Center
1719 Kenneth Ave
P O Box 998
Pascagoula, MS  39568
Phone: (228)769-3211
Facility Information
Capacity: 296
Daily Population: 320

Sheriff Charles Britt
Major Ray Bates, Director

Pearl River County Jail
200 South Main St
P O Box 273
Poplarville, MS  39470
Phone: (601)403-2300
Facility Information
Capacity: 478
Daily Population: 238
David Allison, Sheriff

Major Julie Flowers, Jail Administrator
Captain Butch Raby, Chief of Security








Hancock County Jail

Harrison County Adult Detention Center

Harrison County Sheriff’s Work Center

Jackson County Adult Detention Center

Pearl River County Jail