The Vanderburgh County Detention Center is operated and managed by the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Jail Division. The mission of the facility is to provide a safe and secure place for those who are currently incarcerated in the Vanderburgh area.
The facility is one of the areas that help keep the community safe with the rehabilitation of inmates prior to them going back into the community.
All correctional officers that work in the Vanderburgh County Detention Center are trained to protect themselves, inmates, and visitors against any unruly person. Correctional officers are also trained by using the latest technology as well.
Major Chad Ferguson oversee the day to day operations at the Vanderburgh County Detention Center. The jail employs 95 full-time correctional officers.
The facility is over 156,000 square feet. The detention center can hold up to 600 inmates comfortably.
Most of the inmates in the facility have already been sentenced. However, there are inmates that are currently awaiting trial as well. Many of the inmates will complete their sentence in the Vanderburgh County Detention Center if there is space available.
The facility is equipped with state-of-the-art security systems that control locks and doors. It’s all computerized and has an integrated touch screen security that allows internal communications. They have over 130 cameras that record the facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Vanderburgh County Detention Center Prison Information
|Jail Name||Vanderburgh County Detention Center|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||3500 North Harlan Avenue, Evansville, IN, 47711|
|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|