Question: What number should I call for non-emergency problems?

Answer: Call (574) 936-3187 for any non-emergent problem, and follow the prompts to whichever division you wish to speak. Currently, the options for each division are as follows:

  • Press 1 for the Phone Directory
  • Press 2 for the Jail Division
  • Press 3 for the 911/Dispatch/Communications Center
  • Press 4 for Sheriff’s Administration/Civil Process
  • Press 5 for the Coroner
  • Press 6 for Crime/Drug Tips
  • Press 7 for information on Gun Permits (or see below)

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Question: Where do I go to get a gun permit?

Answer: First, you need to go online to the Indiana State Police Handgun Licensing Website and fill out the application.  There are fees associated to the application, and instructions on the entire process, or click here to view them.

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Question: Where can I go to deposit money onto an inmate’s account?

Answer: There are several ways to deposit money onto an inmate’s account. Here are some examples:

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  • You can come to the lobby of the Sheriff’s Department and deposit money through the automated kiosk.  The kiosk accepts cash and most major credit cards (Fees may apply).

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  • You can mail a money order to the inmate.  Please ensure that you place the inmate’s name and your return address on your envelope.

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Question:  How do I pay an inmate’s bond?

Answer:  Just as with depositing money onto an inmate’s account, there are several methods from which to choose.  Here are the ways you can pay an inmate’s bond:

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  • You can come to the lobby of the Sheriff’s Department and deposit money through the automated kiosk.  The kiosk accepts cash and most major credit cards (Fees may apply).

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  • You can mail a money order to the inmate.  Please ensure that you place the inmate’s name and your return address on your envelope.

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  • ****VERY IMPORTANT****  If you want to deposit money for an inmate’s bond using this method, please make sure you deposit the money on the the inmate’s TRUST Account, not the Prepay Account.

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