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Vanderburgh County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Vanderburgh County is located in the southern tip of Indiana. It was created in 1818 and named in honor of a Revolutionary War veteran, Captain Henry Vanderburgh. The county seat is Evansville. The zip codes in Vanderburgh County are 47710, 47708, 47712, 47711, 47714, 47713, 47715, 47720, 47725, and 47639.

Sheriff Dave Wedding is the head law enforcement officer in Vanderburgh County. Chief Deputy John H. Strange III works directly under the Sheriff. He oversees the daily operations of the entire department. Major Rick Pace is the Executive Commander of the Administration Division. You can get in touch with any of the command staff by calling (812)421-6200.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 3500 N. Harlan Ave., Evansville, IN 47711
Phone: (812)421-6200

Inmate Search in Vanderburgh County Jail

The Vanderburgh County jail has a Weekly Arrest Report Online, showing a list of inmates currently detained in the facility. To locate an individual here, you can search the database by typing in the individual’s last name, age, and/or gender. You can also view the inmates by choosing the first letter of their last names. Each inmate’s file lists his complete name, race, sex, age, residence, booking photo, booking date, charges, and bond amount.

Vanderburgh County’s Most Wanted is featured on the Sheriff’s website.

If you have information about any of these individuals, please call the Warrant Tip Line at 812-421-6276.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Vanderburgh County is allowed video visitation through Telmate. All visitors must have an account with Telmate. To create an account, you can use the Telmate Kiosk in the jail lobby or go online at

All visitors must schedule their visit through the Telmate Kiosk, the Telmate app, or online. A valid picture ID is required. No more than 2 people from an inmate’s list may visit at a time. Visitors are allowed to visit more than one inmate per day.

Individuals younger than 18 years old must be an immediate family member of the inmate and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must be on the inmate’s list. Only 2 children may be allowed to visit at a time. Cell phones, electronic devices, candy, food, and drinks are prohibited. All visitors are required to wear proper attire.

On-site visits are held from 8am to 8:30pm Monday through Friday, except for meal service at noon to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm. Remote visits are available 7 days a week from 8am to 8:30pm, except for meal times. Inmates are allowed 2 free onsite video visits each week.

Inmates are also allowed to send and receive mail. Mail with crayon, markers, glitter, electronic music inserts, or homemade cards are not allowed. To send mail to an inmate, please follow the format below:

Vanderburgh County Detention Center
C/O “Inmate Name”
3500 North Harlan Ave
Evansville, In 47711

To send money to an inmate, family and friends can use the KIOSK system located in the jail lobby, going online at, or calling 1-866-394-0490.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, a sex offender needs to register his information in the state and national sex offender databases. An individual who was found guilty of a crime involving sexual misconduct such as prostitution, incest, and rape is called a sex offender. Anyone can find sex offenders in Vanderburgh County by visiting

The disclaimer provided needs to be read and acknowledged first before the database can be used. Bear in mind that some offenders do not submit their information so you may get records that only show last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money pledged with the court by a defendant in order to get released temporarily from jail while the trial is still pending. The money will be used as insurance for the defendant’s return to court once the trial starts. The defendant loses the money if he fails to appear in court as promised.

If bail is set too high for a defendant to be able to pay it on his own, a bondsman can be hired to post bail on the defendant’s behalf. A bondsman typically charges 10% of the bail amount as his non-refundable fee.

Vanderburgh 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:Vanderburgh County Probation Department
Location:1 Northwest Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Evansville, Indiana, 47708
Vanderburgh County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined707
Avg Daily Population504
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll166
Full time total employees166
Total salaries and wages2364209
Other operating expenditures1724211
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2006
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Vanderburgh County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201693,215
Number Employed Annual Average, 201689,387
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20163,828
Unemployment Rate, 20164.1
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201543,823
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Vanderburgh County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201430,123
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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