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Corrections

 

The mission of the Tunica County Detention Center is to maintain social order and provide professional detention services within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits.

  1. 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.

  2. The Sheriff's Office recognizes that no facility can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves.

  3. The Sheriff's Office actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime.

  4. The sheriff's office will maximize the use of its resources.

Warden Reginald Boykin standing next to the Flag of the United States of America.

Warden

Reginald Boykin

Jail Administrator

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.

The mission of the Tunica County Detention Center is to maintain social order and provide professional detention services within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits.

Warden Boykin began his work in corrections as a Resident Supervisor with the Shelby County Training Center in Memphis, Tennessee in 1990, where he was employed until 2003. He began his tenure with the Tunica County Sheriff's Office in 2004 as the Assistant Warden.

In 2005, Warden Boykin was promoted to Warden for the Tunica County Sheriff's Office Detention Center where he continues to serve in his capacity. He has over 30 years of experience and expertise in Corrections.

Warden Boykin received the Board on Jail Officer Standards and Training in 2007 from the State of Mississippi, Supervisory Management from Mississippi Delta Law Enforcement Training Academy in 2004, the Basic Detention Officer Certification from the Criminal Justice Training Institute in 2004 and other certificates and training throughout his tenure.

Warden Boykin is a native of Tunica County and is a 1985 graduate of Rosa Fort High School. He attended Mississippi State University.


Shontina Reed poses with bookshelf next to American flag

Administrative Assistant

Shontina Reed

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.

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