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Jail Division

Jail Division

The Grant County Sheriff's Jail Division stands as a critical component within the agency, responsible for the secure and humane custody of individuals who are detained within the county's correctional facilities. This division plays an essential role in maintaining public safety, upholding the rights of detainees, and ensuring that justice is carried out in a responsible and professional manner.

At the heart of the Jail Division's mission is the secure housing of individuals who are awaiting trial, have been convicted of crimes, or are serving sentences. The division is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring that detainees are held in a safe and controlled environment that prevents escape and mitigates potential threats. Through strict security protocols, constant monitoring, and state-of-the-art facilities, the division minimizes the risk of dangerous incidents within the jail.

However, the Jail Division's role extends beyond confinement. It is committed to treating detainees with respect, dignity, and in accordance with the law. Detainees have basic rights that must be upheld, including access to medical care, legal representation, and a humane living environment. The division works to strike a balance between security and humanity, acknowledging that even individuals who are incarcerated should be treated with fairness and compassion.

The division also plays a critical role in the rehabilitation and reintegration of detainees. Many individuals who pass through the correctional facilities will eventually rejoin society, making it imperative to provide them with resources and opportunities that can help them lead law-abiding lives upon release. The Jail Division collaborates with various agencies to offer educational programs, vocational training, and counseling services that can empower detainees to make positive changes in their lives.

Effective communication and collaboration within the division are essential for its smooth operation. Corrections officers, supervisors, medical staff, and support personnel work together to ensure that detainees are provided with the necessary care and attention. This teamwork is instrumental in preventing incidents, addressing challenges, and maintaining order within the facility.

Furthermore, the Jail Division serves as a gateway for individuals who are awaiting trial. The division ensures that detainees have access to their legal rights, including communication with attorneys and the court system. This support is integral to maintaining the integrity of the criminal justice process and ensuring that detainees have a fair opportunity to present their cases.

The Grant County Sheriff's Jail Division plays a multifaceted role in the realm of law enforcement. Its responsibilities encompass not only secure confinement but also the protection of detainees' rights, rehabilitation efforts, and preparation for reintegration into society. By maintaining a balance between security and humanity, the division contributes to the overall goal of justice and public safety. Its commitment to professionalism, respect, and effective management showcases the agency's dedication to ensuring that individuals within its custody are treated with fairness, dignity, and the opportunity for positive change.

SAVIN Offender Look-up

What is the Indiana SAVIN program?

Indiana SAVIN stands for Statewide Automated Victim Information & Notification.  The Indiana SAVIN program is a free automated hotline that provides crime victims with vital information and notification 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  This service will allow you to obtain offender information and to register for notification of a change in offender status, such as offender release.

  • All telephone and email registrations through Indiana Savin are kept completely confidential.
  • If you are not home, the service will leave a message on an answering machine.  If there is no answer, the service will keep calling back until you enter your PIN code or until 48 hours have passed
  • Please leave a direct number where you can easily be reached.  Do not leave a phone number with SAVIN that rings to a switchboard.
  • Do not depend only on this service or any other single program for your protection.  Make this service part of your safety plan.
  • You can leave more than one phone number with this service.
  • If you want to change your phone number, PIN, or email address, you MUST update your Indiana SAVIN registration by calling 1-866-959-8463.  If you are updating your email address, press zero to speak with an operator.
  • You can also register for notification by going to

What do I need to do?

  1. Call 1-866-959-8463 from a touch-tone phone and follow directions.
  2. If the offender is in custody, you can leave your phone number to be called when they are released.  Enter the phone number where you want to be reached, including are code, followed by the pound (#) key.
  3. When the service asks, make up and enter a four-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN code) that will be easy for you to remember.  Write it down and place it in a safe place.  The service will ask for the PIN code when it calls you.
  4. When the service calls, listen to the message.  When asked, enter our PIN code, followed by the pound (#) key.  Entering the PIN lets the services know that you got the call, and will stop the service from calling you again.

All registrations through Indiana SAVIN are kept completely confidential.


SAVIN Offender Look-up