Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Brownstown, Indiana
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 To pay an offenders bond:

CASH BONDS   https://www.govpaynet.com/

You may also come to the jail to pay a bond 24 hours a day.

The court ordered standard issue bonds are as follows:

Murder - NO BOND

Level 1 Felony - $150,005.00 cash or surety

Level 2 Felony - $100,005.00 cash or surety

Level 3 Felony - $50,005.00 cash or surety

Level 4 Felony - $40,005.00 cash or surety

Level 5 Felony - $20,005.00 cash or surety

Level 6 Felony - $1,505.00 cash only

A Misdemeanor - $705.00 cash only

B or C Misdemeanor - $355.00 cash only

Felony arrests are not eligible to bond until the initial hearing or after 96 hours. Please contact the jail to determine eligibility and bond amount.


 To put money on an offenders account:

COMMISSARY   https://www.jailatm.com

We also accept money orders through the mail and there is also a kiosk in the lobby available 24 hours a day. NO CASH will be accepted.


The following days and times are for visitation:

A pod: Thursdays 7 pm to 8 pm

B pod: Thursdays 6 pm to 7 pm

C pod: Sundays 1 pm to 2 pm

D pod: Sundays 2 pm to 3 pm

E pod: Thursdays 8 pm to 9 pm

F pod: Sundays 3 pm to 4 pm

G pod: Saturdays 9 am to 10 am

Holding: Saturdays 10 am to 11 am

H, I and J pods: Sundays 6 pm to 7:30 pm (females not in holding)

If you are uncertain of the housing location of an offender, you may contact the jail at (812) 358-1982 for their location and visit day/time.

Offenders are allowed a 20 minute visit per week.  Each offender may have up to 3 visitors. Each visitor MUST sign in and have a photo ID and be age 12 or older. Visitors are NOT allowed to wear tank tops or sleeveless tops.

Jackson County Jail may terminate a visit for any reason.  ALL visitations are recorded.


Video Visitation is currently not available.  We are in the process of getting this set up with www.NCIC.com


Ministers are given the opportunity to visit with offenders every Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Female offenders may be seen from 1pm - 2pm.  Male offenders from 2pm - 3pm.


Offenders are released 24 hours a day with the following exceptions:

No releases during the hours of 6-7 am,  11 am to 1 pm and 4-6:30 pm


Offenders that have been released to the Indiana Department of Corrections (IDOC) are not allowed to take their personal items with them.  The offender's personal items can be picked up by a family member or friend within 30 days of the offenders release.

Offenders property will not be released during the above restrictions of release times or during visitation.


Offenders are allowed to receive mail.  ALL mail MUST have a return address. All mail is checked for contraband before it is given to the offender.  The following items are NOT allowed and the mail will be returned to the sender if necessary:

Currently offenders can ONLY receive pre-stamped postcards and 4x6 pictures on regular photo paper. Pictures must be sent in separate from the postcards.  Books MUST be sent directly from the publisher


The Jackson County Jail staff will notify the offender if their mail has been returned.

It is our duty to serve all citizens of Jackson County by providing a safe, secure facility where people are treated with dignity and respect and learn to be accountable for their actions.

The Jackson County Jail houses those charged and awaiting trial, those arrested on warrants, those serving sentences at the county jail, those held by Parole and Probation, and those sentenced to and awaiting beds in the State prison system.

Our Jail houses subjects accused of all levels of charges. We are responsible for securely holding all of these individuals as well as providing a safe environment for the staff, the public and the offenders.

Pretrial confinement is not for punishment purposes. It is merely to assure that the arrestee appears in court. Sentenced inmates, on the other hand, are here as punishment for their offense. It is the responsibility of the Jail Commander and staff to make productive use of the inmates’ time, but not to inflict further punishment upon them.