Lawrence County Jail, IN Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: July 22, 2021
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1420 I Street, Bedford, IN, 47421

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Lawrence County Jail is located in Bedford, Indiana.

The leadership of Lawrence County’s Department of Detention is comprised of sworn/certified detention deputies, civilian support members, and sworn deputy sheriffs.

Chief leads the Lawrence County Department of Detention, which includes two detention facilities, the booking facility, county and statewide inmate transportation, courtroom security, court process service, and several inmate work programs.

In addition to providing inmate processing, security, housing, food, and medical services within the two jails, the members of the Lawrence County Department of Detention are also responsible for courthouse security, court processing services, inmate transportation services, and the inmate work program.

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Lawrence County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Lawrence County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 1420 I Street, Bedford, IN, 47421
Contact Numbers 812-277-2014
City Bedford
Postal Code 47421
State Indiana
County Lawrence County
Jail Webpage website

Lawrence County Sheriffs Department / Lawrence County Jail

Sheriff Mike Branham
Address 1420 I Street, Bedford, Indiana, 47421
Phone 812-275-3316
Fax 812-277-2007
Email [email protected]
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If you want to see if someone you know is in Lawrence County Jail, go to this page and check out the roster.

This database will serve as a jail inquiry, and you can easily find anyone you are looking for. Here, you can search their first and last name, and if they are in the jail, their profile will pop up with the following information:

  • Their full name

  • Their mugshot

  • Their race

  • Their date of birth

  • Their height/weight

  • Their booking date

  • Their charges

  • Their location within the jail

  • Their charges

Lawrence County Jail provides a disclaimer on their website that says the information is for informational use only, it is subject to change, it may contain factual errors, and an arrest goes not mean a conviction.

Sending a Mail

Currently, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office contracts with Smart Jail Mail, which involves kiosks in all housing units for inmates to use. Through Smart Jail Mail, they can send and receive written communications with loved ones.

Click here to set up your Smart Jail Mail account:

As of now, inmates will no longer receive postal mail, with the exception of legal mail.

If you do not have a computer to set up a Smart Jail Mail account, you may send postal mail to the following address, and it will be scanned and then emailed to the inmate via Smart Jail Mail:

Lawrence County Jail
1420 I Street, Bedford, IN, 47421

Make sure to remember to write the inmate’s name and ID number clearly on the envelope.

Sending Money

Loved ones can deposit money into an inmate’s account in the following ways:


  • Visit to create an account

  • Available 24/7

  • Keep track of the deposits you’ve made

  • A convenience fee applies

Over the phone

  • Call 812-277-2014

  • Available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • A convenience fee applies

In person

  • Visit Lawrence County Jail

  • Use cash, a credit card, or debit card at a kiosk in the jail lobby

  • open 24 hours per day

  • A convenience fee applies

By mail

  • Send a money order to:
    Lawrence County Jail
    1420 I Street, Bedford, IN, 47421

Phone Calls

Lawrence County Jail provides a collect-calling system for inmate use through a contract with Securus Technologies. The system allows inmates to make collect calls only. No incoming calls can be received by an inmate. To establish an account with Securus, please contact them at 1-800-844-6591 or visit

Visiting Rules

Inmates at Lawrence County Jail have the opportunity to visit with friends and family twice per week for one hour each day via the Securus video visitation system.

This high-tech system of communication will still allow the visitor and the inmate to see each other and to communicate, while increasing the safety of the visitors and the security of the jail.


Either a current and valid:

  • state identification card

  • military identification

  • passport, or

  • state driver license.

No photocopies will be allowed

Minors (under 18 years old):

All visiting minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and present either an original or certified copy of the juvenile’s birth certificate from “The Department of Vital Statistics,” that shows the names of the parents.

Certificates of birth from a hospital and birth certificates stamped “Not a Certified Copy,” or that lack the raised seal, are not considered proper identification. No photocopies will be allowed

Note: Before entering the secure area of Lawrence County Jail, all visitors must remove their watches and jewelry. The only possession the visitor may take into the secure area of a facility is their identification and keys.

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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Lawrence County Prison Statistics

Lawrence County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Lawrence County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 5
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 104
Native Jail Population 1
Latino Jail Population 4

Lawrence County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 3
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 200
Black Prison Population 4

Lawrence County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,698
Male Jail Population 81
Total Jail Population 125
Female Jail Population 29

Lawrence County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 93
Female Pretrial Jail Population 20
Male Pretrial Jail Population 105

Lawrence County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 113
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 2
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 111
Male Prison Admissions 82
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 31

Lawrence County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 34
Total Prison Population 207
Male Prison Population 173