Sheriff's Office

  1. Sheriff's Office Continues to Provide Services and Protection.

    Posted on April 6, 2020

    In light of Governor Holcomb’s “Directive for Hoosiers to Stay Home” Executive order and Hamilton County Commissioner’s closing of all non-essential operations, we are providing an update regarding operations at the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. Read on...
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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

Helpful Phone Numbers

Phone Number
Emergency 911
Support   (317) 773-1872
Fax (317) 776-9835
Dispatch (317) 773-1282
Crime Tip Line (Not Monitored 24/7)
(317) 776-5848
Jail (317) 776-9800
Property Room/Evidence  (317) 776-2310
Chaplain (317) 776-1824
Investigations (317) 776-9887
Tax Warrants  (317) 776-9860
Juvenile Services
(317) 776-9828
Civil Division (317) 776-8452
Sheriff Sale
(317) 776-2266