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

Benton County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Benton County is located in the northwestern region of Indiana. It was founded in 1840 and named in honor of Senator Thomas H. Benton from Missouri. The county seat is Fowler. The zip codes in Benton County are 47942, 47986, 47944, 47984, 47917, 47921, 47971, 47970, and 47975.

The highest ranking law enforcement officer in Benton County is Sheriff Don Munson. His second-in-command is Captain Don Zickmund. Rodney Coy serves as Jail Commander. You can get in touch with any of these officers by calling (765) 884-0080 opt. 2.

Benton County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 105 S Lincoln Avenue, Fowler, IN 47944
Phone: (765) 884-0080 opt. 2
Fax: (765) 252-1782

Inmate Search in Benton County Jail

The Benton County Jail does not have an inmate roster published online. To locate an individual detained in this facility, you need to get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office at (765) 884-0080 opt. 2. The jail currently has a capacity of 43 inmates, not including holding cells.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates are allowed to visit with family and friends every Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm and Sunday from 1pm to 3pm. All visitors must present a valid photo ID upon signing in. No visitors under 18 years of age will be allowed inside the facility. All visitors are subject to a search and must adhere to the facility’s dress code.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, sex offenders need to provide their information to local law enforcement for entry into the state and national sex offender registries. To be considered a sex offender, a person must have been convicted of a crime involving sexual motivation such as rape, incest, and sex trafficking. Anyone can access information on the sex offenders residing in Benton County by visiting

The disclaimer provided must be read and acknowledged prior to using the database. You may see records that only list last known addresses. Keep in mind that not all offenders comply with the registration law.

Bail and Bondsman

Securing a pretrial inmate’s release from jail is done through posting bail. This is the money lodged with the court that will be used to ensure the defendant’s return to court once the trial starts. If he doesn’t, he forfeits the money.

A bondsman is a person in the business of acting as a surety for defendants who cannot afford to post bail. His fee is usually 10% of the bail amount. Unlike bail, this cannot be refunded.

Benton 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:Benton County Probation Department
Location:706 East 5th Street, Fowler, Indiana, 47944
Benton County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined37
Avg Daily Population35
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll10
Full time total employees10
Total salaries and wages261407
Other operating expenditures91700
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1997
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 105 SOUTH LINCOLN FOWLER IN 47944

Benton County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20164,657
Number Employed Annual Average, 20164,463
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016194
Unemployment Rate, 20164.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,754
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Benton County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014947
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201511.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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