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

Hancock County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Hancock County is located in the central region of Indiana. It was founded in 1828 and named after president of the Continental Congress, John Hancock. The county seat is Greenfield. The zip codes in Hancock County are 46186, 46117, 46129, 46130, 46140, 46154, 47384, 46161, 46055, and 46163.

Sheriff Mike Shepherd is the head law enforcement officer in Hancock County. You can reach him at [email protected]. Major Brad Burkhart is Chief Deputy of the Sheriff’s Office. The Chief Deputy’s main responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the entire department. You can get in touch with him via email at [email protected].

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 123 E Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140
Phone: 317-477-1147
Fax: (317) 477-1347

Inmate Search in Hancock County Jail

The Hancock County Jail has a Weekly Arrest Report Online that contains the records of the inmates currently detained in the facility. To locate an individual here, you can search the database by typing in the inmate’s first name, last name, or alias in the search box provided. Each inmate’s record contains the following information: inmate’s complete name, age, booking date, booking photo, demographic information, charges, bond information, inmate status, address, arresting agency, arrest date, and inmate classification.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of any individual listed here, please call the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at 317-477-1199.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Hancock County Jail are allowed video visitation. To schedule a visit, visitors need to call 1-866-340-7879 at least 24 hours in advance of the desired visitation time.

Each visit is 20 minutes in length. Each inmate is allowed two 20-minute sessions per week. Visitors are allowed to schedule 2 visits back to back. All visitors are required to arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled visit.

To schedule a visit, jail staff will require the visitor’s name, address, date of birth, and driver’s license number. Visitors are subject to search. Adult visitors need to present a valid photo ID. Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Inmates are also allowed to send and receive correspondence through the US Postal Service. All incoming mail must have a complete return address and name of sender. Mail containing stickers, perfume, glitter, Polaroid photos, sexually explicit photos, etc. will not be accepted. All incoming mail will be inspected for the presence of contraband. To send mail to an inmate, you must address it in the following manner:

Inmate Name, Block letter
Hancock County Jail
123 E. Main Street
Greenfield, IN 46140

Family and friends can use the kiosk located in the lobby of the jail to deposit funds into an inmate’s account. They can also go online at The inmate’s ID number and/or name and date of birth will be required.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

All sex offenders must register their information in the state sex offender registry and the national sex offender registry. These databases are utilized to monitor the movements of these offenders in the interest of public awareness and safety. The definition of a sex offender is a person who was convicted of a crime involving sexual misconduct such as rape, prostitution, or child molestation. Everyone can access data on sex offenders residing in Hancock County by going to the Sheriff’s Alert. Keep in mind that you will need to read and understand the disclaimer first before using the registry. It is important that you remember that some offenders do not comply with the law. This means that you may encounter records that only have last known addresses on file.

Bail and Bondsman
When charged with a crime, an individual is allowed to secure his release from jail or custody as long as he can post bail. Bail is the money the defendant puts down as a form of collateral to the court. If he keeps his word and shows up at all of his court dates, the money will be returned to him, minus fees. If he fails to appear, he loses the money.

If the defendant does not have enough money for bail, he can pay a bondsman to secure his release instead. The bondsman can act as a surety for a fee. This fee is set at 10% of the bail amount and cannot be refunded.

Hancock 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:Hancock County Probation Department
Location:9 East Main Street, Greenfield, Indiana, 46140
Hancock County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined215
Avg Daily Population221
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll221
Full time total employees57
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1988
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Hancock County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201638,359
Number Employed Annual Average, 201636,903
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,456
Unemployment Rate, 20163.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201570,277
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Hancock County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,272
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20156.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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