The Scott County Sheriff's Office is currently transitioning inmates and jail staff into the newly constructed correctional facility.
Before the construction began and during the construction, the Sheriff's Office had to house numerous inmates in other county facilities such as Clark, Floyd, and Washington Counties. Those inmates are currently being transported back to Scott County for housing.
During the transition, the Sheriff's Office has received numerous concerning phone calls regarding inmates being released from custody. Those counties that housed our inmates maintain department websites which may reflect that the inmate was "released". That doesn't always mean released from custody all together. As it pertains to our inmates that we were housing in those other counties, "released" just means that they were released from their facility and transferred back into ours.
We apologize for any confusion. Feel free to check our inmate roster on our website.