Porter County Jail, IN Inmate Roster

Updated on: September 11, 2021
Porter County 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
  • Holiday Closed

Porter County Jail Basic Information

Facility Name
Porter County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
2755 State Road 49, Valparaiso, IN, 46383
Postal Code
Porter County
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Porter County Sheriffs Department / Porter County Jail

David M. Reynolds
2755 Indiana 49, Valparaiso, Indiana, 46383
[email protected]

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It can be a tough transition finding out that a friend or loved one is in jail. However, just because someone you care about is facing time, doesn’t mean you can’t find a way to be there and support them.

Those who were arrested in Porter County will most likely be taken to Porter County Jail in Indiana before being sentenced. In this guide, you will learn a little about the jail, how to make sure an inmate is there, and how to be a support system while a friend or loved one is incarcerated.

About the Porter County Jail

Porter County Jail in Indiana actually houses both the main jail and the road prison as well as those who are arrested in Porter County.

The Porter County Jail is dedicated to keeping the public safe through custody and control of inmates. However, they also treat inmates with fairness and respect while maintaining a safe, humane, and secure environment for inmates, staff, and the community.

The Porter County Jail also supports former inmates to reintegrate into the community by providing programs that encourage positive behavior changes and positive attitudes.

The Porter County Jail currently has work release security, health services, booking, transportation, central support services, training, and contract services.

How to Search for an Inmate

In order to fully support an inmate, you must first locate which facility they are in. So, your first step would be to do an inmate search.

To search for an inmate, click on this link. From there, you can search for an inmate by going through the list or typing in their first and last name.

Once you find the person you are looking for, you will want to write down pertinent information such as the booking number, facility code, the facility address, and the booking date.

You will need the information from the inmate search to send mail, visit, or send money to the inmate.

How to Support an Inmate

Whether an offender is in jail for a minor offense or a major offense, it is important to their rehabilitation to be in contact with positive friends and relatives. A great way to support an inmate is by being a person they can call, writing letters, visiting, and helping them get things they need from commissary.

Each jail and prison has different rules and procedures when it comes to keeping in contact. Here is how you can stay in contact with an inmate at Porter County Jail in Indiana:

Send Mail: To send mail to an inmate, you will need to use the address assigned to the inmate that you wrote down from the inmate search. Be sure to include all information. Here is an example

Inmate Full name/number

Porter County Jail

2755 State Road 49, Valparaiso, IN, 46383

When sending mail to an inmate, it must always have a return address or it will not be given to the inmate. Include your full name and address.

Talk on the Phone: Inmates are only allowed to make outgoing phone calls. There are two ways they can do this.

  • Make a prepaid account with CenturyLink. This prepaid collect allows you to receive calls directly to your phone number.

  • Put money on an inmate’s phone account. Using CenturyLink, you can also fund an account that allows the inmate to call any number on their approved list.

Visit an Inmate: In order to visit an inmate, you will need to schedule a visit online. If you are a new user, you will need to register for an account. You will be required to check the box stating that you read and understand the visitation policy, rules, and regulations. Keep the following in mind when scheduling a visit:

  • No cell phones are allowed during the visit.

  • No visitors can be added to the visitation the day of visitation.

  • You must schedule a visit 24 hours in advance.

  • Visitation is Monday through Sunday from 9am to 8pm.

  • Visits can also be set up by video.

If an inmate is housed in Porter County Jail, you can call the facility to schedule a visit as well.

  • 219-477-3050

Commissary and Sending Money

Inmates who are staying in the Porter County Jail in Indiana are able to buy things they may need from commissary. Commissary is a store within the jail that an inmate can purchase such as:

  • Books

  • Paper, pencils, pens, stamps, envelopes

  • Clothes

  • Shoes

  • Tablets (no internet)

  • Hygiene products

In order for an inmate to purchase these items, make calls, or to bail themselves out (self-bail), they will need money put on their trust accounts. You can easily make a deposit online.

Once on the page, you will click on the Corrections bubble “Make a deposit now” to make a touchpay account. You will need to register for an account if you haven’t done so before.

Send Care Packages

Additionally, Porter County Jail allows you to purchase items online through iCare Gifts. Using this service, you can send your friend or loved one a package of their favorite snacks to let them know you are thinking about them and care.

With so many ways to stay connected with an offender, you can make this hard time in their life and yours a way to show them that you are confident in them being able to be rehabilitated, and that you will support them through this tough time.

Keep in mind that all rules and regulations must be followed for the safety of the community, the inmates, and the staff.

Porter County Prison Statistics

Porter County Prison Admissions

Asian Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 148
Other Prison Admissions 1
White Prison Admissions 115
Latino Prison Admissions 10
Black Prison Admissions 22
Male Prison Admissions 125
Female Prison Admissions 23

Porter County Prison Population

Male Prison Population 255
Female Prison Population 38
Total Prison Population 293

Porter County Prison Population By Race

Asian Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population 15
White Prison Population 238
Other Prison Population 2
Black Prison Population 38
Native Prison Population -

Porter County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population 1
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 104
White Jail Population 383

Porter County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 48
Total Jail Admissions 6,466
Total Jail Population 495
Male Jail Population 441

Porter County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 34
Male Pretrial Jail Population 255
Pretrial Jail Population 289

Porter County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 88
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 74
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

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