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

La Porte County Indiana Sheriff Overview

La Porte County is located in the northern end of Indiana. It was created in 1832 and named by French explorers who discovered a natural opening within the region’s dense forests that led to lands further west. La porte is French for “the door” or “the port.” The county seat is also called La Porte. The zip codes in La Porte County are 46340, 46345, 46532, 46346, 46348, 46352, 46350, 46361, 46365, 46371, 46382, and 46390.

The highest ranking law enforcement officer in La Porte County is Sheriff John T. Boyd. You can reach him at 219-326-7700 ext 2406 or via email at jboyd@lcso.in.gov. Chief Deputy Ron Heeg serves as the Sheriff’s second-in-command, overseeing the daily operations of the entire department. He can be reached at 219-326-7700 ext 2335 or via email at rheeg@lcso.in.gov.

La Porte County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 809 State St., Suite 202A, La Porte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-326-7700
Fax: 219-324-6205

Inmate Search in La Porte County Jail

The La Porte County Jail maintains a Weekly Arrest Report Online

of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. If you wish to find someone here, you can use the inmate’s first name, last name, or alias to search the database. Each inmate’s file contains the inmate’s complete name, booking photo, charges, address, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, sex, arrest date, arresting agency, booking date, and cell.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the La Porte County Jail are afforded the privilege of video visitation. Each inmate is given one free 20-minute on-site visit per week. Visitors can schedule a visit using the on-site kiosks at the Sheriff’s Office or going online at http://securustech.net/VideoVisitation.

All visits are recorded and subject to electronic monitoring. All visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Visitors are not allowed to wear tight fitting or provocative clothing. Each visitor must provide the following information when scheduling a visit: inmate’s legal name or Jail ID, visitor home address, visitor telephone address, visitor telephone number, and visitor email address.

Onsite video visitation hours are as follows:

Monday
8am-11am
12pm-1pm
3pm-4pm

Tuesday
8am-11am
12pm-1pm
3pm-4pm

Wednesday
8am-11am
12pm-1pm
3pm-4pm

Friday
8am-11am
12pm-1pm
3pm-4pm

At-home visitation hours are as follows:

Monday
7am-11am
12pm-1pm
2pm-6pm

Tuesday
7am-11am
12pm-1pm
2pm-6pm

Wednesday
7am-11am
12pm-1pm
2pm-6pm

Friday
7am-11am
12pm-1pm
2pm-6pm

Saturday
7am-11am
12pm-1pm
2pm-6pm

Sunday
7am-11am
12pm-1pm
2pm-6pm

Inmates are also allowed to receive mail. All incoming mail must have the sender’s complete name and return address. Stains, lipstick, perfume, pornographic pictures, cash, stickers, staples, greeting cards, tape, glitter, and other prohibited material will not be accepted.

To send mail to an inmate, please address it in the following manner:

Inmate’s Name
809 State Suite 201A,
La Porte, IN 46350

To send money to an inmate, you can go online at Access Corrections.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

According to federal law, a sex offender must submit his information to local law enforcement which is then filed in the state and national sex offender registries. The definition of a sex offender is a person who has been convicted of a sex crime such as rape, prostitution, and incest. Anyone can access information on sex offenders living or working in La Porte County by going to

The disclaimer provided must be read first before you can use the database. Because some offenders fail to register, their records may only show last known addresses.

Bail and Bondsman

The temporary release of an accused individual from jail while awaiting trial is done through bail. Bail is the money that pledged to the court and will be used to ensure that the defendant fulfills all of his court obligations during his trial. If he violates any of the conditions of his release, he forfeits the money.

A bondsman is a person in the business of acting as a surety on behalf of defendants who cannot afford to pay the bail on their own. He typically charges 10% of the bail amount as his fee. This cannot be refunded.

Laporte County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Laporte County Probation Department
Location:300 Washington Street, Michigan, Indiana, 46360
Phone:219-874-5611
Fax:219-879-7842
La Porte County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined240
Avg Daily Population272
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll69
Full time total employees69
Total salaries and wages2545458
Other operating expenditures650000
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2004
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 809 STATE STREET LAPORTE IN 46360

La Porte County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201648,521
Number Employed Annual Average, 201645,646
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,875
Unemployment Rate, 20165.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201547,401
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
La Porte County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201416,294
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201515.7
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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