Sheriff's Office Records

The office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. You must arrive before 4:00 pm for gun permits.

  • Case Reports: Summary reports are available for victims of crimes. All other criminal reports are available by subpoena only.
  • Crash Reports: Citizens can obtain a copy of a crash report by coming in to the Sheriff's Office. They are also available by sending a self addressed stamped envelope to the attention of: "Records Section - Crash Reports". Please include the date, location and crash report number, and the name of the party involved with your request. The reports are also available at
  • Gun Permits: Please call 317-773-1872 to verify that you reside in the Sheriff's Office jurisdiction. Gun permits can be obtained at the Sheriff's Office. You must arrive at least 30 minutes before the office closes.
  • Warrants: To verify an active warrant you may call 317-773-1872 during business hours and 317-776-9800 after hours.
  • Background Checks: For employment, you must go to the lobby of the jail to obtain a background check. Please call 317-776-2486. Background checks for adoption can be picked up in the lobby of the Administration.