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Opened since 2002, the Jay County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Portland, Indiana that is operated locally by the Portland Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing.
The Jay County Jail houses an average of 152 inmates, who either are awaiting trial, or are serving sentences less than 90 days. This facility contains six minimum to maximum security housing units.
Jay County Sheriff's Office
Address: 224 West Water Street, Portland, Indiana, 47371
How to Find Someone in Jay County Jail
Inmate Records Search
Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports
To search for an inmate at Jay County Jail, you can use this public search. You will need to know the inmate’s first and last name. Here, you can find out information about an inmate’s charges and bond amount. You can also try calling the Jay County Jail at 260-726-8188, 260-726-8189.
Sending a Mail/Care Package
Inmates may receive cards and letters, but they must be larger than normal. Incoming mail will be delivered to inmates Monday through Friday. All incoming mail is opened, but not read. Inmates may receive appropriate photographs that are normal in size.
Mail sent be legal representatives is opened in the presence of the inmate.
If you wish to send mail to an inmate, address your envelope as follows:
Inmate’s full name
Jay County Jail
224 West Water Street, Portland, IN, 47371
Family and friends of inmates housed at the Jay County Jail are able to deposit funds into inmate accounts by using the kiosks located in the lobby at the main entrance of the jail. Kiosks will accept Cash, Credit Cards, and Debit cards. Deposits will immediately be available in the inmate’s account,
There is a $3 convenience fee for utilizing the Cashier Kiosks; the fee will be deducted from the amount deposited in the inmate’s account.
To make a deposit on-line to an inmate’s account, click the kiosk icon on the right. Have your credit or debit card ready. You will need the inmate’s full name and Inmate ID Number. Inmate ID numbers are available directly from the inmate or at the Jay County Jail lobby.
Inmates cannot receive incoming telephone calls, but they can make outgoing COLLECT calls. The receiver will be responsible for accepting the fees of the call.
Messages are not delivered to inmates except for emergencies, such as a death or medical emergency of an immediate family member. In the case of an emergency, call the facility shift supervisor at 260-726-8188, 260-726-8189.
Individuals can now schedule visits with inmates at the detention center by visiting https://aikencountysc.gtlvisitme.com/app. You can choose to visit on-site at the Jay County Jail or schedule a paid visit from the convenience of your own home, using the video visitation system. Visitors can also schedule visits in the Jay County Jail lobby by using a visitation kiosk.
All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance and approved by facility staff.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time for your visit in order to be registered in a timely manner! If you do not check in at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit, your visit will be canceled. Any child under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult and must remain under the adult’s supervision at all times.
Visitors must wear proper clothing while visiting. Short shorts, short skirts, bathing suits, and tank tops or excessively tight or revealing clothing is not appropriate. Shoes and shirts are required. The Jay County Jail staff has the right to deny a visit with an inmate if the visitor is wearing inappropriate attire.
For more information about this program, call the video visitation information line at 260-726-8188, 260-726-8189.
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.