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Updated on: May 5, 2024

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About St. Joseph County Jail

The St. Joseph County Jail is located in South Bend, Indiana. This facility is frequently known as the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department Corrections Bureau. 

The St. Joseph County Jail is made up of two facilities. 

On average, the St. Joseph County Jail holds around 700 inmates.The St. Joseph County Jail staffs around 300 correctional officers. 

This facility is a direct supervision facility. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the St. Joseph County Jail. 

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St. Joseph County Jail
Facility Name
St. Joseph County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
401 West Sample Street, South Bend, IN, 46601
Phone
574-245-6500
Email
[email protected]
Capacity
700
Security Level
Medium
City
South Bend
Postal Code
46601
State
Indiana
Country
St. Joseph County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Saint Joseph County Sheriff - Patrol Division

Sheriff
Bill Redman
Address
4817 Lincoln Way West, South Bend, Indiana, 46628
Phone
574-235-9611

Inmate Search

Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates. That is what the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department does.

The St. Joseph County Jail has its jail roster open with their current arrests available to the general public by the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The St. Joseph County Jail has its roster in alphabetical order by the inmate's last name. When doing a successful inmate search you will be able to find the inmate information listed below:

  • Inmate's Full Name
  • Booking Date & Time
  • Future Released Date
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Arresting Agency
  • Race
  • Charges
  • PNC Number

Unfortunately, there are no mugshots in this database. You will need to get a hold of the St. Joseph County Jail if you would like more information about an inmate.  

Here is the phone number to the St. Joseph County Jail at 574-245-6500.

Sending a Mail

The St. Joseph County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters get inspected by St. Joseph County Jail employees when the letters arrive. The letters will get pass out to the correct inmates after they get checked. 

When you send items to the prison along with your letters, there are a number of things you are not allowed to send. Here is a list of items that are not allowed: 

  • Plastic
  • Glitter
  • Stamps
  • Metal
  • Confetti
  • String
  • Ribbons
  • Gang Related Items
  • Polaroids
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Perfume
  • Writing Paper
  • Envelopes
  • Music Cards
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

Inmates at the St. Joseph County Jail who isn't a level 1 or a 2 can receive books, magazines, and newspapers as well. The books, magazines, and newspapers will need to be sent directly from the bookstore or publisher to the St. Joseph County Jail. All books being sent to the St. Joseph County Jail will have to be new and paperback. Any and all used and hardcover books are not allowed. Books will be sent back to the sender if they are hardcovered or used. 

Here is the mailing address for inmates in the St. Joseph County Jail is listed below: 

(Inmate's full name) (Inmate's Booking ID #)
401 West Sample Street, South Bend, IN, 46601

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Sending Money

Inmates at the St. Joseph County Jail will need money to make purchases at the commissary. There are several different ways you can deposit funds into an inmates account. 

Kiosk

At the St. Joseph County Jail, there is a kiosk at the TouchPay Kiosk that you can during normal business hours. You can deposit funds using your debit card, Credit card and cash. 

Online

You can also go online to TouchPay and deposit money there if that is more convenient for you. 

By Phone

With your credit or debit card, you can also call TouchPay. 

Phone Calls

St. Joseph County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time the inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. The inmates are only allowed to have 15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected when the 15-minutes is up. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are prohibited for the inmates to use. The call will be disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these calling features. Disciplinary action will be taken against the inmate. 

The St. Joseph County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls only. Only individuals who have a landline phone can receive collect calls. Ones who only have cell phones will not be able to get these collect calls. The individual receiving the collect calls is the one responsible for any and all charges that are associated with the collect calls. of the call is the one responsible for any and all charges associated with the collect calls. The St. Joseph County Jail is not responsible for any and all charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

The St. Joseph County Jail inmates can have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 are allowed to visit, however they will need to stay by their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will need to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport.

Make sure you put all your personal belongings in your car. You are not allowed to bring any of your personal belongings to the visitation area.

The visiting hours are associated with the housing units at the St. Joseph County Jail. The list of hours by housing units can be found here.

At the St. Joseph County Jail inmates are allowed to visit during the times listed above. However, visitations is not a right, but a privilege. 

St. Joseph County Prison Statistics

St. Joseph County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 26
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 25
Jail Population Held for State Jail 4
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 60
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 18
Jail Population Held for ICE -

St. Joseph County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 231
Asian Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 337
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 46

St. Joseph County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 4
Latino Prison Population 54
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 365
Black Prison Population 630

St. Joseph County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 8,689
Male Jail Population 541
Total Jail Population 574
Female Jail Population 74

St. Joseph County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 471
Female Pretrial Jail Population 51
Male Pretrial Jail Population 412

St. Joseph County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 420
Black Prison Admissions 213
Other Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions 14
White Prison Admissions 189
Male Prison Admissions 383
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 37

St. Joseph County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 50
Total Prison Population 1,053
Male Prison Population 1,003

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