Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office 317 S. Walnut Street Madison, IN 47250 Telephone - 812-265-2648 Fax – 812-265-3190
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Jefferson County Indiana
Our Sheriff - John I. Wallace
John I. Wallace was elected to office in 2011. With a background in law enforcement spanning 24 years, Sheriff Wallace had been named the Chief of Police in Madison, Indiana in 2008. Prior being named Chief, Wallace was a Detective for eight years. As Chief, Wallace resurrected the D.A.R.E. Program, K9 Program, implemented Neighborhood Watches, expanded the bike patrols and developed a local Emergency Response Team.
Chief Deputy -David Thomas
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy is David Thomas. With a background in law enforcement and security; Chief Deputy Thomas brings over 31 yeas of combined experience to the Sheriff’s Office. By focusing on administrative services, Chief Deputy Thomas will help to increase public service and eliminate some administrative assignments other officers.
Jail Commander: Linda Pietrykowski
Jefferson County, Indiana , is on the north bank of the Ohio River, is as much of a delight to visitors today as it was to settlers two centuries ago. Historic Madison, Hanover and the towns and farms of the county still retain their rich American Heritage. Historic architecture provides a colorful backdrop to a successful community for business farming, small industry and education. Entertainment abounds. Festivals, music and theater, sports, hydroplane racing, and hometown celebrations are enjoyed in an agreeable climate with friendly folks.
The Jefferson County Indiana Jail Information
317 South Walnut Street
Madison, Indiana 47350
Jail Commander: Linda Pietrykowski
Deputy Jail Commander: John Bible
Inmates of the Jefferson County Jail will have several privileges including visitation, telephone, commissary and others.
The inmates conduct while incarcerated will determine where they are housed and which privileges and programs they may be eligible for while incarcerated.
Read the provided information carefully as it contains valuable information about an inmates stay at the jail facility.
All visitors must be eighteen (18) years of age and older and have a valid government issued picture identification.
Any former individual that has been a prior inmate in the Jefferson County Jail must have been out of jail for 45 days before they may visit anyone who is currently incarcerated. Anyone with pending criminal charges, on probation, or parole will not be permitted visits.
Inmates will receive a visitation card before they are eligible for your first visit. The inmate may enter four (4) visitor choices on this card. Those will be the only visitors they will receive during that calendar month. They will be allowed two (2) visitors per visitation day. New visitation cards will be issued during the last week of the month.
A10 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
B10 7:45 PM – 9:30 PM
CB-C 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CB-D 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CB-E 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
CB-F 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
THERE ARE RULES POSTED AT EACH INMATE(S) CELLBLOCK. EACH INMATE SHOULD TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE JAIL RULES AND BECOME FAMILIAR WITH EACH JAIL RULE.
C/O Jefferson County Jail
317 S. Walnut Street
Madison, Indiana 47250
All outgoing mail (from the jail) must be properly addressed and stamped (inmate provides the stamp unless indigent) with a return address. Envelopes for out going mail shall not have pornographic or subversive messages on them.
All incoming mail (into the jail) will be opened and inspected for contraband and funds. Attorney client correspondence will be opened in the presence of the inmate to whom it is addressed.
Telephones are available in each housing unit. Telephone calls are either called as a collect call or telephone cards are available on commissary. All telephone calls are subject to monitoring and recording.
Released inmate property will be held for fifteen (15) days only. Any items not picked up will be destroyed.
During your incarceration, if you need medical attention you will need to ask a jail staff member for a REQUEST FOR MEDICAL ATTENTION FORM.
Inmates must fill out the form and sign it at the bottom of the form. Your medical request will be evaluated by the medical staff as soon as possible. If you feel that your request is an emergency, notify the staff and a determination will be made.
You will be responsible for the reimbursement for your medical treatment.
Doctor/Nurse - $15.00
Dentist - $15.00
Medication Filled - $15.00
No inmate will be denied medical care due to having insufficient funds in the inmate’s account. Fees will be collected only for services requested by the inmate.
All fees will be deducted from the inmate’s account. If there are insufficient funds in the inmate’s account the fees will be used for the commissary fund (except for bond money).
The inmate’s funds will be first used to satisfy the inmate’s debt with the Sheriff’s Office, and then the inmate’s money can be used for the commissary purchases.
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
A Medical Request Form will be forwarded to the doctor. Should the inmate have a Medical Health emergency, advise a staff member and the appropriate action will be taken.
Inmates will be issued jail clothing and bedding during there stay at the jail. If they destroy or alter their clothing, bedding, or towel they may be charged criminally or the Sheriff’s good time may be taken away.
All garments must be purchased through the inmate commissary at the jail. Jail issued uniform (pants and shirt) must be worn at all times.
Inmate workers are used on a daily basis at the jail. If the inmate’s conduct is acceptable and their classification allows, an inmate may be chosen to be an inmate worker.
It is not necessary to write to the Jail Administrator to be selected as an inmate worker.
Haircuts are available at the jail for $15.00. Inmates must have $15.00 in their account to sign up for a haircut.
Commissary Cards can be purchased in the Jail Lobby Monday through Saturday. Money for bail will be accepted at any time.
Jail Officers will not contact a bondsman. Contacting the bondsman is the responsibility of either the inmate or a family member.
NO PERSONAL CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED AT THE JAIL.
Commissary is ordered on Sunday and delivered on Wednesday afternoon. Funds must be available before commissary items can be ordered.
Inmates will have access to the Jail Commissary Machines three(3) times per week (M-W-F).
Flushing any form of material (including wrappers) or jail items in a toilet will result in suspension of commissary privileges.
Books or magazines may be denoted to the jail and once received the book or magazine will be placed in the Inmate Library. Inmates will be allowed to have one book or magazine at a time. Inmates will be allowed to have a one on one trade for a book or magazine on the Library Day.
Mission and Purposes
The mission of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is to protect and serve the community’s quest for a peaceful and safe existence, free from fear, and with democratic values applied equally to all citizens..More
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