Marion Correctional Institution was established as a result of a $200 million prison construction bond referendum approved by voters in 1990. It was funded in two stages. The first 520 cells were funded in July 1991 and reauthorized in July 1992 as part of a $30 million construction project in the $103 million prison construction program. Marion County Jail is located at 203 South 4th Street, Marion, KS, 66861. The jail is at a medium security level, and is for adults who have committed a crime or offense in Marion County. Daily Life in Marion County Jail. Daily life in county jail works a little differently than federal prison. Marion County Jail is in Jasper, Tennessee. The jail serves all of Marion County. The mission of the facility is to house inmates in a safe environment for everyone involved, staff and inmates. On any given day the jail houses around 118 inmates. Marion County Jail is located in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana which has a population of 852,866 (as of 2013) residents. This prison has a capacity of 778 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Marion County Jail protects and maintains the peace and security of the community. The jail is operated by the Corrections Bureau, which is a part of Marion County Sheriff's Office, which also operates community policing, corrections, court services and detective bureaus.