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Daviess County Kentucky Sheriff Overview

Daviess County is located in the western part of Kentucky. Formed in 1815, it was named in honor of Colonel Abraham Owen who was killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe. The county seat is Owensboro. The zip codes in Daviess County are 42351, 42355, 42302, 42301, 42303, 42366, 42376, 42378, and 42334.

David Osborne serves as the Jailer of the Daviess County Detention Center. You can reach him via email at The Chief Deputy of the facility is Major Ken Ehlschide. His primary duty is to assist the jailer in the day-to-day operations of the facility. You can contact Major Ehlschide at

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 212 St. Ann Street, Owensboro, KY 42303


Inmate Search in Daviess County Jail

The Daviess County Detention Center has an online roster of the inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. This list is open to the public who wish to find an inmate here. To search for an inmate, just use the first name, last name, or alias. Clicking on an inmate’s file will provide you with the following information: full name, age, address, physical description, booking photo, arresting officer and agency, charges, and inmate classification.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Mail is received after 4p and shall be inspected each day and delivered the following day when processing is complete. Inmate mail shall be addressed to the Inmate’s Name, DCDC, 3337 Hwy 144 Owensboro, KY 42303. Money shall be mailed separately to the Bookkeeper, 3337 Hwy 144 Owensboro, KY 42303. No enclosures are allowed in inmate mail, except for pictures. All outgoing mail may be inspected. Prohibited mail items include, but are not limited to, bubble / padded envelopes; cards with musical components; church bulletins; downloads from the internet; laminated items; letters or drawings with crayon, colored pencil or stickers; and magazines or magazine pages.

Cash may be left in person 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at kiosk located in lobby of Building 1. No cash shall be sent by mail. Credit cards may be used 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at kiosk located in lobby of Building 1. No personal checks or paychecks shall be accepted.

To send a Moneygram from Wal-Mart or CVS Pharmacies, you will need the following information:

  1. Company Name: SSC Inmate Funding
  2. Receive Code: 7950
  3. Account Number: Your facility ID (OWB) and inmate jacket number

Funds can also be deposited via or by calling . The following information will be required:

  1. Inmate Name
  2. Inmate jacket number
  3. Facility Name
  4. Pay location Code: 5500

Money Orders, Certified Checks and Cashier’s Checks can be mailed to the bookkeeper. All should be made payable to DCDC with the inmate’s name on the memo line.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

All persons categorized as sex offenders must be registered in the national and state sex offender registries. Sex offenders are persons who have been convicted of a sexually motivated crime such as rape, sex trafficking, and child pornography. The public can access the databases to locate sex offenders in their area. To find sex offenders living in Kentucky, you can visit this website.

It is imperative that you take into account that some offenders may not obey the registration law. Thus, some searches may only show the last known addresses of offenders. In some cases, addresses may be incomplete.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the process that allows an inmate to stay out of jail jail while his trial is still pending with the promise that he will show up at all his scheduled court appearances. Depending on the charges and the “flight risk” of a defendant, a monetary value or form of property may be added to the bond. This serves as an extra form of insurance that will help make sure that the defendant will make an appearance during his trial. If he misses even just one of his scheduled appearances, the money or property will be forfeited.

A bondsman is an agent backed by an insurance company. For a certain fee, he will post bail for defendants who are unable to do so because they lack funds. By doing this, he will serve as a surety, owning the debt of the defendant to the court if he does not show up as promised. The fee he charges is usually set at 10% of the bail amount and is non-refundable.

The commercial bail bond industry is illegal in Kentucky. Ky. Stat. § 431.510 (outlawing commercial bail bond industry); see Stephens v. Bonding Assoc. of Kentucky, 538 S.W.2d 580 (Ky 1976) (upholding statute). Bondsmen from other states looking to arrest a fugitive who is currently in Kentucky must get a warrant. Ky. Rev. Stat. § 440.270.

Daviess County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office: Daviess County Probation Department
location: 121 East 2nd Street, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42303
Fax: N/A
Daviess County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 597
Avg Daily Population not applicable
Name of new facility not applicable
Full time payroll 85
Full time total employees 85
Total salaries and wages not applicable
Other operating expenditures not applicable
Total construction costs not applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc not applicable
Year of original construction not applicable
Year of major renovation not applicable
Name of new facility not applicable

Address: 3337 HWY 60 EAST OWENSBORO KY 42303

Daviess County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016 45,469
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016 43,433
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016 2,036
Unemployment Rate, 2016 4.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015 48,724
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Daviess County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014 14,405
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015 14.9
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

9 hours ago
As we approach the Thanksgiving Holiday, The Sheriff and staff at the Daviess County Sheriff's Office wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. The Sheriff was reminded of Colossians 2:7 "Let your lives overflow with thanksgiving for all God has done". We are truly thankful for a wonderful community to serve. We are thankful for the support we receive from that wonderful community. We hold that support dear and wish to serve in a way that continues it. We are thankful for our very professional Deputies, staff and organization. We wish to join everyone in setting aside disagreement and truly appreciate all that we have. Happy Thanksgiving
3 days ago
A cute black male pit bull mix was located in the 700 block of Highway 279 S. He had a black collar on but no tags. If anyone is missing this dog, he was transported to the animal shelter until his owner could be located.
1 week ago
This morning deputies with the Daviess County Sheriff's Office took a report of a stolen 4-wheeler in the 7500 Block of Todd Bottoms Road. 4-wheeler is described as follows: 2004 Polaris Trail Boss 330, blue and white in color, saddle bags hanging over gas tank and 3 LED lights (1 black in top and 2 white on sides). If you have any information about this case please call the Daviess County Sheriff's Office at or you can remain anonymous and call Crime Stoppers at .

Reference CAD 17-98969
added 2 new photos.3 weeks ago
The Daviess County Sheriff's Department is requesting help identifying two individuals that may be involved in car break-ins in the Downs Subdivision. Please contact us if you know who these individuals are. case # 17-93869
3 weeks ago
The Daviess County Sheriff's Office is working a theft case at the Kroger's on Hwy 144 that occurred on 10/10/2017 at 10:44 PM. Deputies would like to speak to the person pushing the cart in the photograph (bottom right portion of photograph). If you know who this person is please call the Daviess County Sheriff's Office at . Reference CAD 17-8960
added 3 new photos.3 weeks ago
We are asking the public's assistance in identifying the below subject which was on Meadow Grove Dr in Whispering Meadows Subdivision on 10-21-17 at 2:53am. Anyone with information can contact Deputy McKinney, Sgt Spurrier, or remain anonymous through Crime Stoppers. CAD# 17-93733

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