Sheriff's Office


The Sheriff's Office provides various law enforcement services:
  • Manages the county jail and its prisoners
  • Serves protective orders and warrants
  • Collects delinquent state income taxes
  • Executes the sale of certain properties (Sheriff's Sales)
  • Conveys persons committed to certain state institutions
  • Executes the orders of the County Council and the Board of County Commissioners


Our purpose is to sustain and protect the quality of human life in Hamilton County by providing responsive, efficient and quality public services. Our unselfish service shall be to individuals, families, businesses and our entire community. Our philosophy of teamwork and collaboration will be anchored through shared values:
  • Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Responsiveness
Social Media
The Sheriff's Office utilizes Facebook, Twitter, and Nixle to create and publish public announcements. Subscribed residents can be notified instantly via cell phone text message and/or email. This is a free service (text message rates may apply) for emergency alerts, relevant safety information, and community interest events. Please subscribe on Facebook (Hamilton County Sheriff), Twitter (@HCSOIndiana), and Nixle.

Helpful Phone Numbers

Phone Number
Administration 317-773-1872
Chaplain 317-776-1824
Civil Process
Crime Tip Line (Not Monitored 24/7)
Dispatch 317-773-1282
Dispatch 765-649-1172
Fax 317-776-9835
Investigations 317-776-9887
Jail 317-776-9800
Juvenile Services
Property Room
Sheriff Sales
Tax Warrants