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

Jennings County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Jennings County is located in the southern region of Indiana. It was created 1817 and named after Jonathan Jennings, the first Governor of Indiana. The county seat is Vernon. The zip codes in Jennings County are 47245, 47265, 47273, and 47282.

Sheriff Gary Driver is the head law enforcement officer in Jennings County. You can reach him at (812)346-5111. Josh Proctor serves as Election Deputy for Jennings County. He is responsible for helping people register to vote, sign up for absentee voting, vote in person, and for signing up to run for political office. You can reach him at 812.352.3080.

Jennings County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 925 South State St., North Vernon, Indiana 47265

Inmate Search in Jennings County Jail

The Jennings County Jail does not maintain an online database of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. If you need to locate an individual at this jail, you can call the Sheriff’s Office at (812)346-5111.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Jennings County Jail are allowed visitation with family and friends. All visitors are required to sign up and present a valid photo ID prior to the start of every visit. Individuals younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All visitors are subject to being searched. Personal items such as cell phones, cameras, bags, purses, coats, etc. will not be permitted inside the visitation area. Only the ID and vehicle keys will be allowed. All visitors are required to wear appropriate attire when visiting. Anyone wearing suggestive or provocative clothing such as tank tops, mini skirts, see through shirts, etc. will not be allowed to enter. If you wish to learn the visitation hours for this facility, please call the Sheriff’s Office at (812)346-5111.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

A person is categorized as a sex offender if he has been found guilty of a sexually oriented offense such as rape, sex trafficking, and child pornography. Based on federal law, such an offender must provide his information to local law enforcement which will then be entered into the state and national registries. Go to

to locate any sex offenders residing in Jennings County. The disclaimer provided must be read first before the information in the registry can be accessed. Some offenders do not register their information so you may find some records that only show last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

A pretrial inmate is granted temporary release from custody when bail has been posted. This is the money that the court requires as a kind of collateral in exchange for the release of a defendant. It will be used to ensure the defendant’s appearance in court once the trial begins. Bail is revoked and forfeited if the defendant fails to appear.

A bondsman can secure the release of a defendant by acting as a surety. He can sign a bond with the court, promising full payment of the bail if the defendant fails to return to court when required. Using a bondsman’s services is an option for defendants who lack funds for posting bail. The cost is typically 10% of the bail amount.

Jennings 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:Jennings Probation Officer
Location:953 South State Street, North Vernon, Indiana, 47265
Jennings County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 134
Avg Daily Population 127
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Full time payroll 21
Full time total employees 21
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Jennings County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201613,210
Number Employed Annual Average, 201612,574
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016636
Unemployment Rate, 20164.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201546,047
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Jennings County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,594
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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