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

Madison County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Madison County is located in Central Indiana. It was established in 1823 and named after the 4th US President, James Madison. The county seat is Anderson. The zip codes in Madison County are 46001, 46012, 46011, 46014, 46013, 46016, 46015, 46017, 46036, 46044, 46048, 46051, 46056, 46063, 46064, and 46070.

Sheriff Scott C Mellinger is the head law enforcement officer in Madison County. You can get in touch with him via email at [email protected]. Major Joseph Cole is his second-in-command. He can be reached at [email protected]. David Callahan serves as Operations Commander. His email is [email protected].

Madison County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 720 Central Ave, Anderson, IN 46016
Phone: (765) 646-9290

Inmate Search in Madison County Jail

The Madison County Jail maintains a Weekly Arrest Report Online. If you wish to locate an individual at this facility, you can search the database by using the inmate’s name, Global Subject Number, Booking Number, and booking date. Each inmate’s profile contains his/her booking photo, complete name, subject number, gender, race, height, weight, address, aliases, and booking history.

The county’s Most Wanted can also be found on the main page of the Sheriff’s Office website.

If you have information on the whereabouts of an individual on this list, please call 765-642-0221.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Madison County Jail are allowed visitation with family and friends. All visitors must present a valid photo ID upon signing in. Visitors younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All visitors are subject to being searched. Personal belongings such as cell phones, purses, coats, and bags are not allowed inside the facility with the exception of vehicle keys and the ID. All visitors are expected to be dressed in proper attire. Those wearing provocative or suggestive clothing will not be permitted inside. To get the visitation schedule for this facility, please call the jail at 765-646-9285.

Family and friends can deposit funds into an inmate’s commissary account by going online at Inmate Canteen.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, a sex offender must be registered in the state and national sex offender databases to help increase public awareness and safety. An individual with a conviction for a sex offense such as sexual assault, prostitution, and child pornography is classified as a sex offender. To locate sex offenders working or living in Madison County, visit

Make sure to read the disclaimer provided before accessing the database. Keep in mind that you may encounter records that only list last known addresses. This is because some offenders do not update their registration.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money lodged with the court in exchange for a defendant getting released from custody while his trial is pending. The money is to guarantee the defendant will appear in court once the trial starts. Bail is revoked and forfeited if the defendant does not return to court as promised.

A bondsman can be hired to act as a surety if the defendant cannot come up with enough money for bail. The cost of hiring a bondsman is usually 10% of the bail amount. Take note that the bondsman’s fee is non-refundable.

Madison 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:Madison County Probation Department
Location:3420 Mounds Road, Anderson, Indiana, 46017
Madison County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined258
Avg Daily Population235
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll50
Full time total employees50
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1984
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Madison County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201659,596
Number Employed Annual Average, 201656,621
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,975
Unemployment Rate, 20165.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,065
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Madison County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201420,636
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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