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

Martin County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Martin County is located in Southern Indiana. It was founded in 1820 and named in honor of Major John T. Martin. The county seat is Shoals. The zip codes in Martin County are 47522 and 47581.

The chief law enforcement officer in Martin County is Sheriff Travis Roush. Chief Deputy Josh Greene works directly under the Sheriff. He oversees the daily operations of the entire department. To get in touch with either officer, please call (812) 247-3726.

Martin County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 318 Capital Ave, Shoals, IN 47581
Phone: (812) 247-3726

Inmate Search in Martin County Jail

The Martin County Security Center does not maintain an online roster of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate here, you can call the jail at (812)247-3726 and select option 2 then option 1.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Martin Security Center are allowed a maximum of 30 minutes visitation time per week. This can be broken down into two visits of 15 minutes each. To visit an inmate, family and friends are required to present a photo ID at the time of the visit and must be dressed appropriately. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Visitation is on a first come, first serve basis. Visitation is not allowed during inmate lunch from 11:30am to 12:30pm. No cell phones will be allowed inside the visitation area.

Visiting hours for Department of Corrections Inmates are on Saturday from 9am to 4pm. Visiting hours for Martin County Inmates are on Sunday from 9am to 4pm.

Inmates are also allowed to receive correspondence. Only letters and postcards will be allowed. To send mail, you can address it in the following manner:

Inmate’s Name
c/o Martin County Sheriff’s Department
PO Box 180
Shoals, IN 47581

Family and friends can also add funds to an inmate’s commissary account by sending money orders via the US Postal Office to the address provided above.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

A sex offender is an individual who has been convicted of a sex offense such as rape, prostitution, and sex trafficking. Such an offender is mandated by federal law to submit his information for entry in the state and national sex offender registries. If you wish to locate sex offenders in Martin County, you can go to

Please read the disclaimer provided completely before using the registry. Keep in mind that some offenders do not update their registration. You may find some records that only show last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

The money lodged with the court in exchange for the temporary release of a pretrial inmate from custody is called bail. It will be used to ensure the inmate’s presence at his trial once it starts. If he fails to make an appearance, the bail is revoked and forfeited.

A bondsman can post bail on behalf of a pretrial inmate who cannot afford to do it on his own. He will, of course, require a fee which is usually 10% of the bail amount. The fee cannot be refunded.

Martin 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:Martin County Circuit Court
Location:129 Main Street, Shoals, Indiana, 47581
Martin County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 63
Avg Daily Population 61
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 18
Full time total employees 18
Total salaries and wages 450000
Other operating expenditures 145000
Total construction costs 4000
Equipment, furnishings, etc 20000
Year of original construction 1992
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Martin County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20165,155
Number Employed Annual Average, 20164,941
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016214
Unemployment Rate, 20164.2
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201547,717
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Martin County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,381
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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