Search Inmates in Allen County, Indiana. Results May Include: Arrests, Charges, Mugshot, Booking Date, Booking Number, Status, Description, Code, Level, Count, Personal Description.

Allen County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Allen County is located in Northeastern Indiana. It was created in 1824 and named in honor of Colonel John Allen, a politician and army officer who was killed during the War of 1812. The county seat is Fort Wayne. The zip codes in Allen County are 46788, 46798, 46797, 46803, 46704, 46802, 46805, 46804, 46807, 46806, 46809, 46808, 46815, 46723, 46814, 46818, 46816, 46825, 46819, 46845, 46835, 46741, 46743, 46745, 46748, 46765, 46774, 46897, 46773, 46898, and 46783.

The chief law enforcement officer in Allen County is Sheriff David J. Gladieux. J. Charles Edwards is Chief Deputy. He is responsible for overseeing operations and administration for the entire department. Brad Kohrman is Deputy Chief of Administration. He oversees the Civil Division, the Warrants Division, the Bureau of Identification, the Sex Offender and Notification Division, and other administrative personnel. Troy Hershberger is the Operations Division Commander. He oversees the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division, Crime Scene Management, Evidence Storage, Technology, Records, School Resource Officers, Town Enforcement Officers and Field Service Operations. You can get in touch with any of the command staff by calling the Sheriff’s Office at (260) 449-7535.

Allen County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 715 S. Calhoun Street, Room 101, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-1805
Phone: (260) 449-7535, (260) 449-3000
Fax: (260) 449-7915

Inmate Search in Allen County Jail

The Allen County Jail does not maintain an online roster of inmates currently detained in the facility. If you wish to locate an individual here, you can get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office at (260) 449-3000. You can also check for information regarding the custody status of an offender by calling the Indiana VINE system at 1-866-959-VINE (866-959-8463).

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Allen County Jail are allowed no more than 3 visitors per visitation day, to be split into two 20-minute sessions with no more than 2 visitors per session.

All visitors are required to show a valid ID. Individuals under the age of 18 are not allowed in the lobby during visitation hours. The facility strictly enforces the dress code for jail visitation. This means that visitors wearing shorts, skirts, sleeveless shirts, midriff shirts, sleepwear, hats, scarves or any other clothing deemed inappropriate by the jail staff will not be allowed inside the visitation area. All visitors are subject to search. Personal items such as backpacks, books, electronic devices, and purses are not allowed inside the facility. To learn the visitation schedule for this facility, you can go here

Inmates are allowed to send and receive mail. All incoming mail will be inspected for contraband. Photographs, cards, pictures, and graphics of any kind will not be accepted.

To send mail to an inmate, you must address it in the following manner:

Inmate’s Name
Allen County Jail
417 S. Calhoun St.
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Family and friends can send funds to an inmate’s trust account by going online at You can also use the kiosk located in the jail lobby. You will need the following information: inmate’s name, inmate ID#, facility locator: 246801. You can also send money by calling 1-866-232-1899.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

An individual who has been found guilty of a crime involving sexual motivation such as sexual assault, prostitution, and child pornography is classified as a sex offender. According to federal law, this type of offender has to inform local law enforcement about any changes in his/her information to ensure that his/her record in the state and national sex offender registries are up-to-date. If you want to locate sex offenders residing in Allen County, you can visit

It is important that you read and understand the disclaimer provided. The Sheriff’s Office cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information in the system. You may get search results showing entries that only list last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

In Allen County, a person charged with an illegal offense is allowed to remain free while waiting for the trial to start if he or she posts bail. Bail is the money that will be used by the court to ensure the defendant’s return to court once the trial commences. Bail will be forfeited if the defendant violates the conditions of his release.

A defendant who doesn’t have enough money to post bail can hire a bondsman to do so on his behalf. A bondsman can act as a surety for a non-refundable fee that is typically equal to 10% of the bail amount.

Allen 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:Allen County Probation Department
Location:113 West Berry Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46802
Allen County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined874
Avg Daily Population874
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll137
Full time total employees137
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Allen County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016180,637
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016172,951
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20167,686
Unemployment Rate, 20164.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,017
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Allen County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201452,689
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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