HENDRICKS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

 

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Jail Commander

Jail Matron

Major Harold Gibson

Captain Megen Morgan

 

Mission Statement:

 

It is the mission of the Hendricks County Jail to provide a safe, secure and constitutional detention facility in the most respectful, professional and fiscally responsible manner possible.

 

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

 

The Hendricks County Jail has a zero tolerance policy for any sexual behavior, harassment or misconduct by any inmate or staff member.

 

 

Visitation:  

 

     Visitation is now offered via video monitor Sunday Through Saturday (7 days weekly), 8 am to 9 pm (on the hour only) excluding the following time:

 

11 am to 1 pm

3 pm to  6 pm

 

     The inmate is provided an Inmate Visitation Form after being assigned to cell block.

     A 24 hour notice must be given prior to making a visitation request (provided the caller is listed on the inmate's Visitation list).

     Scheduling of visitation:

 

One visitor per session

 

Monday through Friday

(excluding holidays)

9 am to 3 pm

317-745-9332

 

     Persons under the age of 18 years, must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Processing Fee:  By Order of Hendricks County Commissioners, all inmates will be charged each time they are incarcerated a mandatory, non-refundable $25.00 Processing Fee.  This fee must be paid FIRST before any funds are credited to an Inmate’s Commissary/Trust Fund Account (thus allowing the Inmates to order from Commissary).

 

 

Inmate Correspondence

 

Anyone wishing to write to an Inmate must address the envelope as follows:

 

Inmate’s Name: ____________________________

Prisoner ID Number: ________________________

Post Office Box 87

Danville, IN 46122-0087

 

All mail must include COMPLETE “Return Name & Address”.  Correspondence without a return address is non-deliverable.  No return address labels.

 

For rules and regulations for jail mail follow link below:

 

                          Hendricks County Jail Incoming Mail Policy

 

 

Library Books:  No books will be accepted at the Hendricks County Jail unless mailed from a bookstore or a publisher. 

 

Bonding:  Bond information can be obtained by calling the Jail at (317)-745-9332; 24 hours daily.

 

Commercial Bonds:  Commercial Bonds require an indemnifier (co-signer) and a bondsman who receive a nonrefundable 10% of total bond from indemnifier.  Acceptance of Cash, Check, and Money Order, credit card or any kind of collateral is at the sole discretion of the Bondsman.  Anyone wishing to post a commercial bond must contact a bondsman of their own choosing; the jail staff can’t contact bondsman. Out of state, non-Indiana inmates may require 110% collateral to bondsman. Open Court Bonds may require appearance in court of defendant, indemnifier and bondsman.  Bondsman can make arraignments with court to schedule appearance for open court bonds.

 

Cash Bonds:  Cash bonds are 100% of amount and require an indemnifier but don’t require a bondsman. Jail Staff will complete cash bond forms and direct indemnifier to Clerk’s Office for payment and indemnifier returns to jail with receipt.  After business hours, on weekends and Holidays the jail will complete cash bond forms and accept money orders made payable to either the Hendricks County Clerk or Plainfield Town Clerk or Brownsburg Town Clerk.

 

An Inmate can, without notice, be released time served or by Court Order and/or transported to other agencies. Transport information will not be released for security/safety reasons.

 

Commissary Funds: 

We do not accept any money orders, cash or checks through the mail.

Commissary is issued twice weekly, usually on Tuesday and Friday evenings.  Funds must be received by noon on Monday and by noon on Thursday.  If an inmate is released or transferred before commissary is issued, it will be credited and the money put back on his / her account.

A lobby Kiosk is available at the Sheriff's Department 24 hours a day to deposit money to an inmate account.

*Open a prepaid telephone account

*Deposit to a prepaid telephone or commissary account

*Kiosk accepts cash ($5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills)

*Accept credit and debit cards

Make a deposit to a commissary fund or prepaid telephone account by using one of the following services if you are unable to make a Kiosk Deposit:

Online Prepaid Phone Deposits:  www.pcsdailydial.com

Online Commissary Deposits:  www.offenderconnect.com

By Telephone for Prepaid Phone Deposits: 888-288-9879

By Telephone for Commissary Deposits:  888-988-4768

Site ID: 96

 

Vehicle Tow Impound:  Vehicle tow-in information (provided the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office is the arresting agency) can be obtained from the Administrative Office at (317) 745-6269 during business hours or the jail after hours. Otherwise, Vehicle Releases must be obtained from the appropriate arresting agency.

Vehicle Releases are provided to the registered owner(s) ONLY. However, if the registered owner is incarcerated, Vehicle Releases can be obtained by acquiring a notarized statement from the Inmate releasing the vehicle to an authorized person.  Please contact the Jail Staff or the Sheriff’s Staff for this form.

 

If you have additional questions or need further assistance, feel free to contact any Jail Staff member in person or by telephone at (317)-745-9332, available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

 

Inmate’s use of Telephones:  Inmates have telephones available in their housing areas daily from 6 a.m. to 12 midnight.  Inmate phones may only call collect. Inmate telephones can not call cell phones, pagers, internet phones etc.   The jail no longer sells phone cards in the lobby.  However phone cards may be purchased on commissary.  All inmates must call their families collect.  Family members and friends may have to set up an account with our inmate telephone provider GTL to accept collect calls.  GTL toll free telephone number is 1-866-230-7761.

 

New Inmates are provided opportunity to use the telephone after processing and during each 8-hour shift while in Holding Cells pending court arraignment and classification to a housing unit.  No phone calls are offered between 1200 P.M. - 6 A.M. to inmates housed in Holding.

 

Sheriff and Jail Staff can only deliver verifiable emergency telephone messages.  Jail Supervisor will verify thru Hospital, Coroner, and Funeral Home etc.

 

Inmate Medical:  The Hendricks County Jail provides medical care with Physicians and Registered Nurses through a licensed health care provider. Sick call for inmates is available daily (scheduling varies.) There is a $10.00 co-pay for doctor visits, and nurse sick calls, $10.00 medication co-pay. Dental care is provided within the facility. Dental care is provided for extraction and infection control. There is a $10.00 co-pay for dental visits.  Inmates will be assessed a $10.00 fee for all labs and x-rays.

 

While incarcerated; the inmate is under the care of the jail physician, who will insure medical care is provided.  Medication/Prescription refills may be brought in for authorization by the jail physician.  If approved, they will be given in accordance with jail physician’s order.  Emergency care is provided 24 hours daily 7 days a week at Hendricks County Community Hospital.

           

Information regarding an inmate’s medical status can only be released through proper medical channels with HIPPA Form authorization (doctor’s office, hospitals, etc.) Information can’t be released to family members or friends.

 

Dietary Requirements:  Any necessary dietary requirements must be directed to the attention of the Jail and Medical Staff. These special dietary requirements are reviewed and prescribed by Jail Physician and/or approved by Jail Commander and Kitchen Manager/Dietician.

 

INMATE CLOTHING ITEMS 

WOMEN –

Only 3 pair of each (new underwear and new sports/no underwire bras white only) may be dropped off within the first SEVEN (7) days of incarceration.  Items can only be dropped off between the hours of 0900 to 1500 Monday - Friday only to the Jail Secretaries. 

MEN-

NO CLOTHING items may be dropped off for male inmates.

(ONLY exception is for a Court Appearance.  Arrangements must be made in advance)

 

NO BOOKS, CROSSWORD PUZZLES, OR MAGAZINES