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Jackson County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Jackson County is located in Southern Indiana. It was created in 1816 and named after Andrew Jackson who fought and won against the British during the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. The county seat is Brownstown. The zip codes in Jackson County are 47235, 47249, 47260, 47274, 47220, 47281, 47229, 47102, and 47228.

Sheriff Mike Carothers is the chief law enforcement officer in Jackson County. You can reach him at (812) 358-2141. Reserve Deputy Charlie Murphy serves as Jail Commander of the Jackson County Jail. He oversees the daily operations of the entire division. You can get in touch with him at (812) 358-1982.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 150 East SR 250, Brownstown, Indiana 47220
Phone: (812) 358-2141

Inmate Search in Jackson County Jail

The Jackson County Jail maintains an online inmate roster. If you wish to locate an individual at this facility, you can scroll through the list which can be ordered by name or date. Each inmate’s profile contains his/her booking photo, booking number, age, gender, race, address, arresting agency, booking date, charges, and bond.

Jackson County’s Most Wanted can be found on the Sheriff’s website. If you have information on any of the individuals on this list, please call the Crime Tips Hotline at 812-358-2141.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Jackson County Jail are allowed one 20-minute visit per week. Each inmate can have up to 3 visitors at a time. Visitors must be at least 12 years of age and are required to sign in as well as present a photo ID. Visitors are not allowed to wear inappropriate clothing such as tank tops or sleeveless tops. All visits are recorded.

An inmate’s visitation schedule depends on his housing location. To learn an inmate’s housing location, please call (812) 358-1982. The schedule for visitation is as follows:

A pod: Thursdays 7 pm to 8 pm

B pod: Thursdays 6 pm to 7 pm

C pod: Sundays 1 pm to 2 pm

D pod: Sundays 2 pm to 3 pm

E pod: Thursdays 8 pm to 9 pm

F pod: Sundays 3 pm to 4 pm

Holding: Saturdays 10 am to 11 am

Inmates are also allowed to receive correspondence. All incoming mail must have a return address. All mail is inspected for the presence of contraband. Magazines, coloring books/pages, puzzle books/pages, internet printouts, glitter, stickers, blank paper, envelopes, stamps, and other contraband materials will be returned to sender.

Family and friends can deposit funds into an inmate’s commissary account by using the kiosk in the lobby 24/7 or by sending money orders through the mail. Cash will not be accepted.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

An individual is considered a sex offender if he or she has been found guilty of rape, sexual assault, prostitution, or any other offense involving sexual misconduct. By law, this type of offender must provide his/her information to local law enforcement for record purposes. The information will be stored in the state and national sex offender registries for the purpose of increasing public awareness and safety. Residents of Jackson County can learn about the sex offenders in their area by visiting

The disclaimer provided must be read and acknowledged before the data can be accessed. Keep in mind that there may be records that only show last known addresses. This is because some offenders do not register their information.

Bail and Bondsman

The court requires a “deposit” of money before it will grant the temporary release of a pretrial inmate. This deposit will serve as insurance to ensure the appearance of the defendant at the trial once it commences. Failure to show up will result in the forfeiture of the money.

Should a defendant be unable to post bail due to financial constraints, he/she is allowed to hire a bondsman. A bondsman can act as a surety, posting bail on behalf of a defendant for a non-refundable fee. This is usually set at 10% of the bail amount.

Jackson 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:Jackson County Probation Department
Location:220 East Walnut Street, Brownstown, Indiana, 47220
Jackson County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined127
Avg Daily Population155
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll26
Full time total employees26
Total salaries and wages817137
Other operating expenditures697450
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2000
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 150 E STATE ROAD 250 BROWNSTOWN IN 47220

Jackson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201622,209
Number Employed Annual Average, 201621,393
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016816
Unemployment Rate, 20163.7
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,504
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Jackson County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,250
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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