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

St. Joseph County Indiana Sheriff Overview

St. Joseph County is in the northern region of Indiana. It was created in 1830 and named after the St. Joseph River which runs through the county towards Lake Michigan. The county seat is South Bend. The zip codes in St. Joseph County are 46628, 46637, 46506, 46635, 46680, 46530, 46536, 46544, 46546, 46545, 46552, 46554, 46556, 46561, 46574, 46573, 46601, 46595, 46614, 46613, 46616, 46615, 46619, 46617, and 46624.

Sheriff Michael D. Grzegorek is the chief law enforcement officer in St. Joseph County. Chief Timothy Decker works directly under the Sheriff, overseeing the daily operations of the entire department. You can get in touch with both of these individuals by calling 574-245-6540.

St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 401 W Sample Street, South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-245-6540
Fax: 574-245-6574

Inmate Search in St. Joseph County Jail

The St. Joseph County Jail has a Weekly Arrest Report Online. This is a list of individuals currently incarcerated in the facility. If you wish you locate a person here, you can type in the individual’s name, date of birth, age, sex, booking date, or prisoner ID in the search boxes provided. Each inmate’s file shows his/her complete name, booking date, date of birth, place of birth, physical description, arrest information, charge information, and booking history.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the St. Joseph County Jail are allowed to receive visits from family and friends. All visitors must have a valid state issued identification card, a military identification card, or a valid passport. Also, they must follow the dress code policy: conservative-casual attire. All personal items must be left in the vehicle because the facility has no lockers available. Cell phones, purses, and other personal items are not allowed inside the visitation area. You can get the inmate visitation schedule here.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, sex offenders must notify local law enforcement whenever there are changes in their information to ensure that their records in the state and national sex offender registries remain up-to-date. A sex offender is someone who has been found guilty of a crime involving sexual misconduct such as rape, incest, and prostitution. Residents of St. Joseph County can locate sex offenders residing in their neighborhood by visiting

Keep in mind that not all offenders update their information so you may find some records that only contain last known addresses. Also, you need to read and acknowledge the disclaimer provided before you use the registry.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money lodged with the court so that a defendant is granted temporary release from jail while awaiting trial. It will be used to help make sure that the defendant will return for his trial. A missed court appearance will mean forfeiting the bail.

If a defendant does not have enough money for bail, he can opt to pay 10% of the bail amount to a bondsman instead. A bondsman is a person in the business of signing bonds with the court in exchange for the temporary release of defendants. Unlike the actual bail paid to the court, the bondsman’s fee cannot be refunded no matter what the outcome of the trial is.

St. Joseph 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:St Joseph County Probation Department
Location:227 West Jefferson Boulevard, South Bend, Indiana, 46601
St. Joseph County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined643
Avg Daily Population629
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll124
Full time total employees124
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2001
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


St. Joseph County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016133,809
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016127,748
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20166,061
Unemployment Rate, 20164.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201546,881
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
St. Joseph County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201442,922
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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