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St. Joseph County Jail, IN Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: March 7, 2024
401 West Sample Street, South Bend, IN, 46601

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St. Joseph County Jail is located in South Bend, Indiana.

According to St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office website, their Detention Facility is to be a premier Corrections organization dedicated to public safety. Through ethical, innovative and professional leadership we will deliver superior services to the residents of St. Joseph County.

Here you find information on how to communicate with, visit with, and send money to current inmates in St. Joseph County Jail.

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St. Joseph County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name St. Joseph County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 401 West Sample Street, South Bend, IN, 46601
Contact Numbers 574-245-6500
City South Bend
Postal Code 46601
State Indiana
County St. Joseph County
Jail Webpage website

Saint Joseph County Sheriff - Patrol Division

Sheriff Bill Redman
Address 4817 Lincoln Way West, South Bend, Indiana, 46628
Phone 574-235-9611

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

To see the St. Joseph County Jail view, click here. You can either do an inmate search, or just search through the list of mugshots. Either way, you if you know someone serving time in St. Joseph County Jail, this is where you will find him or her.

Sending a Mail

When sending mail or a package to an inmate, address your envelope or package as follows:

Inmate Name and Number

401 West Sample Street, South Bend, IN, 46601

ALL incoming and outgoing inmate mail is subject to search. A valid return address is required on all incoming mail; if no return address is provided the incoming mail will be thrown away.

The Following Items are not allowed to be received via the Mail:

  • Stickers and/labels.
  • Holiday/Greeting/Birthday cards with music/vocalizations
  • Pictures must be no larger than 4x6; mounted, framed, or Polaroid pictures are not allowed.
  • No photographs exhibiting lewd, sexual, criminal behavior or gang-related behavior or writings. Photographs displaying genitals or exposed breasts are not authorized.
  • No photos of inmates in jail or prison. No photos of large sums of money or any other activity that may appear to be illegal. Photos of children must be fully clothed.
  • The ONLY certified, priority, or express mail that will be accepted will be from an attorney or courts.
  • Anything that depicts or describes procedures for the construction of weapons, ammunition, bombs, chemical agents, or incendiary devices.
  • Lipstick, lip gloss, crayon, marker, stickers, tape, corrective tape (white out), glitter pens, glue or paint are prohibited.
  • Maps and laminated materials are prohibited.
  • No bubble wrapped envelopes will be accepted.

Sending Money

Inmates may have money placed on their commissary accounts by making deposits to Commissary through the on-site cashier kiosk which accepts cash, credit card, or bank debit cards.

An Indiana driver's license is required to use a debit or credit card.

Funds may also be applied online at or by phone at (866) 345-1884. Funds need to be applied by Tuesday & Thursday at midnight in order for the inmate to make the next store.

Money orders contained in inmate mail will be returned to sender.

Phone Calls

All phone calls from the St. Joseph County Jail, regardless of location, will be collect, pre-paid or credit card calls.

Phone calls from the booking area are free. All calls are subject to monitoring and/or recording. Inmates will be provided PIN numbers in order to make phone calls.

Phone services are provided through GTL (Global-Tel Link) and if there is a phone issue, you must contact GTL at (800) 483-8314.

There are three easy ways to use Offender Connect to create accounts and make deposits:

  • Online at
  • AdvancePay prepaid telephone account deposit (800) 483-8314
  • Deposit cash ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100 bills) into the kiosk located in the Municipal building lobby.

Visiting Rules

Inmates must be incarcerated 30 days before visitation is allowed.

St. Joseph County Jail’s week begins on Monday and ends on Sunday.

Visitation appointments can be made by calling 574-245-6500 Monday - Friday from 8:00am – 11:00am and from 12:00pm – 3:00pm the week prior to the actual visit.

Visitation appointments are on a first come, first serve basis. Inmates are allowed up to three different visitors per visitation day. Once a visitor is on the list and given a visitation time, no changes will be made.

Substitutions on visitation day will not be permitted for any reason. Visitors must arrive 10-15 minutes prior to scheduled visitation time.

Valid state or government issued identification is required to enter the visitation area.

Anyone under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will not be permitted.

Visitors who miss three scheduled inmate visitation appointments may be suspended from visitation privileges for up to thirty (30) days.

Inmates are responsible for informing their visitors about visitation regulations. The St. Joseph County Jail reserves the right to restrict any person from entering the jail.

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.

St. Joseph County Prison Statistics

St. Joseph County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 26
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 25
Jail Population Held for State Jail 4
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 60
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 18
Jail Population Held for ICE -

St. Joseph County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 231
Asian Jail Population 1
White Jail Population 337
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 46

St. Joseph County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 4
Latino Prison Population 54
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 365
Black Prison Population 630

St. Joseph County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 8,689
Male Jail Population 541
Total Jail Population 574
Female Jail Population 74

St. Joseph County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 471
Female Pretrial Jail Population 51
Male Pretrial Jail Population 412

St. Joseph County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 420
Black Prison Admissions 213
Other Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions 14
White Prison Admissions 189
Male Prison Admissions 383
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 37

St. Joseph County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 50
Total Prison Population 1,053
Male Prison Population 1,003