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Jennings County Sheriff's Office re-opening lobby on limited basis.




Beginning Monday, May 11, 2020, the Jennings County Sheriff's Office will be open by appointment only.

  • Appointments will need to be made for Gun Permits and background checks by calling (812) 346-8642.


  • Inmate visits will also resume, the visiting days and hours will be Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm, with a limit of 2 visitors allowed at a time in the visitation area. Remember to schedule your visit 24 hours in advance.  (We will be checking visitor's temperatures at the door before entering the building.)


  • Commissary can be put on an inmate's books in the lobby only while visiting an inmate. Other options to add money are, or mail a postal money order.


 While in the building please maintain the Social Distancing Guidelines of 6 feet

Masks are recommended but not required


*If exhibiting the symptoms of the COVID-19 please do not come into the building.  We have the right to refuse entry to anyone with the following symptoms:

-Fever greater than 100 degrees


-Sore Throat

-Runny Nose

-Nasal Congestion

submit a crime tip 812-346-0342 or submit via email
submit a crime tip 1-812-346-0342

Or submit via email
submit a crime tip

or submit via email