The Jay County Jail is nestled in Portland, Indiana. The Jay County Sheriff’s Office is the law enforcement agency is responsible for day to day operation of the Jay County Jail.
The Jay County Jail is a medium-security facility. The facility houses both adult female and adult male inmates. The facility does not house any juvenile inmates.
The Jay County Jail is home to inmates who are waiting for their trial to start, going through their trial, and inmates who are waiting to be sentenced. However, there are a handful of inmates who have already been sentenced as well. Most of the inmates that have been sentenced will carry a sentence of two years and less. If an inmate is sentenced to long they will be transferred out to state prison rather than stay here in Jay County Jail.
Not all inmates who are in the Jay County Jail are residents of Jay County. The Jay County Jail also accepts inmates on a local, state, and even federal level. They frequently take in inmates from the Portland Police Department. As this facility does not have its own lock-up area.
The Jay County Jail takes in new inmates every day. They do release inmates after they posted bond, was put on probation or finished their sentence.
The Jay County Jail correctional officers are required to go through intensive training to ensure they are ready to handle any situation that may arise while they are employed at the Jay County Jail.
Jay County Sheriff's Office
|Address:||224 W Water StPortland, IN 47371|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Jay County Jail
224 West Water Street, Portland, IN, 47371
Jay County Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Jay County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||224 West Water Street, Portland, IN, 47371|
|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|