The mission of the Tunica County Detention Center is to maintain social order and provide professional detention services within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits.
- The Sheriff's Office will enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both statutory and judicial limitations relating to the confinement and constitutional rights of all persons.
- The Sheriff's Office recognizes that no facility can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves.
- The Sheriff's Office actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime.
- The sheriff's office will maximize the use of its resources.
Warden Reginald Boykin currently serves as Warden of the Tunica County Sheriff's Office Detention Center. In his role, he oversees the daily operations of the detention center, inmate classification, inmate healthcare service and supervises a team of employees including a Lieutenant, Sergeants, Corporals, Deputy Jailers, administrative staff, and one Chaplain.
Shontina Reed serves as the Assistant Jail Administrator. She assists the Warden with the day-to-day, efficient operations of the Tunica County Detention Center in accordance with appropriate State and Federal Laws and Regulations. This includes housing, feeding, clothing, medical care, recreation, safety, and education of inmates. She assist the Warden with the preparation and administration of a budget for Jail Operations.
Shontina came to the Tunica County Sheriff's Office in March 1999 as a receptionist. Since being employed she has served in various positions in the agency: Records Clerk, Administrative Assistant (CID) and Executive Administrator to the Sheriff.
Shontina is a graduate of Northwest Mississippi Community College where she received of A.A.S. degree in Computer Information Systems and is currently enrolled at Faulkner University to pursue her studies in Human Resource Management.