Search Inmates in Adams County, Indiana. Results May Include: Arrests, Charges, Mugshot, Booking Date, Booking Number, Status, Description, Code, Level, Count, Personal Description

Adams County Indiana Sheriff Overview

Adams County is located in the northeast region of Indiana. It was created in 1836 and named in honor of John Quincy Adams, the 6th US President. The county seat is Decatur. The zip codes in Adams County are 46769, 46772, 46711, 46733, 46780, 46782, and 46740.

Sheriff Shane L. Rekeweg is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Adams County. You can reach him directly via email at The Adams County Clerk of Court is James J. Voglewede, Jr. He serves as the record keeper for the Circuit Court as well as the Secretary to the County Election Board. You can reach him at or via email at

Adams County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 911 W Peacekeepers Way, Decatur, IN 46733-0608

Inmate Search in Adams County Jail

The Adams County Jail does not have a Weekly Arrest Report Online, listing individuals currently detained in the facility. If you wish to locate an individual here, you can contact the Sheriff’s Office at .

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Family and friends are allowed to visit inmates detained in the Adams County Jail. All visitors are required to sign in and present a valid photo ID. Visitors below 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. A birth certificate may be required. All visitors are subject to a search and must adhere to the facility’s dress code. If you wish to learn the visiting hours for this facility, you can get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office at .

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

All sex offenders must have their information entered into the state and national sex offender registries. A person with a conviction for a sexually oriented crime such as rape, prostitution, and child molestation is considered a sex offender. If you want to find out if any sex offenders are residing in Adams County, you can visit / The disclaimer provided must be completely read and understood before you use the database. Keep in mind that not all offenders follow the registration law which can result in some of the records containing only last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

Once a person is charged with a crime, he is only able to stay out of jail while awaiting trial if the court grants him bail. This is the amount of money set by the court which will be used to guarantee the defendant’s return once the trial starts. If the defendant misses a court date, bail will be revoked and forfeited.

If the defendant doesn’t have enough funds to post bail, he or she can use the services of a bondsman. A bondsman can act as a surety for a non-refundable fee equal to 10% of the bail amount.

Contact the Adams County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name: Adams County Public Defender
Address: 313 West Jefferson Street, Decatur, Indiana, 46733
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Adams County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office: Adams County Probation Department
location: 122 South 3rd Street, Decatur, Indiana, 46733
Adams County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 61
Avg Daily Population 62
Name of new facility not applicable
Full time payroll 15
Full time total employees 15
Total salaries and wages 345905
Other operating expenditures 203741
Total construction costs 0
Equipment, furnishings, etc 0
Year of original construction not applicable
Year of major renovation not applicable
Name of new facility not applicable

For more information on the Adams County Jail in Indiana, Visit: 

Address: 313 SOUTH 1ST STREET DECATUR IN 46733

Adams County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016 17,007
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016 16,398
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016 609
Unemployment Rate, 2016 3.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015 49,251
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Adams County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014 4,416
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015 12.8
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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