Jailer Jamie Mosley was elected into office in 2011 and is currently serving as Laurel County Jailer. Mr. Mosley has worked for the Kentucky Criminal Justice System for 15 years, 13 years as a Kentucky State Police dispatcher, 2 years as a Certified Law Enforcement Instructor, and also competed in the Nascar Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series.
Mosley has worked with the Tubby Smith Foundation to fund various charities like the United Way and dedicated time to the Make a Wish Foundation. Jailer Mosley currently serves on the Kentucky Jailer's Association Board of Directors and is actively involved in the community, area schools, and county leadership organizations.
Since Jailer Mosley has taken office in 2011, he has brought about many changes to the facility. Advancements in technology has allowed him to bring in kiosks to each of the inmate dormitories to where they can visit their families via webcam, file grievances, maintenance requests, medical request, access a law library, and much more. Mosley has also completely remodeled almost all of the jail using inmate labor saving the county tax dollars. Cameras have been placed in cells to almost eliminate inmate assaults and monitor inmate behavior and well being.
Jailer Mosley has instituted a re-entry program and many other classes and programs to help inmates have a fair chance at getting out and staying out with a fresh start at a new life. "We want to give them a fair chance to make a positive decision to turn their lives around" Jailer Mosley has often said.
Laurel County Corrections is now one of the elite correctional agencies in the state of Kentucky and is virtually drug and contraband free. Through various church organizations, programs, discipline, and a dedicated staff that share Jailer Mosley's vision, lives are being changed and so is our community. It's like Jailer Mosley often says, "You'll never go wrong doing the right thing".