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Harrison County Jail Information

Jail Overview

Due to our inmate population increasing and the need to keep security a top priority, additional bunks were added in 2013. The facility was able to add 1 additional bunk to each of our 5 intake holding cells in booking and 2 additional bunks in each dorm area. Based on the addition of the new beds, our rated capacity increased from 160 to 175.

The facility now has 159 general population beds (some of which can be used for special housing such as administrative/disciplinary segregation or Protective Custody), 13 fixed beds in intake holding, 1 padded cell, 1 medical isolation cell, and 1 large intake holding cell for intoxicated or overflow inmates.  Of the 175 bed capacity, 28 of these beds may be used by the female population.

The Harrison County Jail currently employs:

  • 1 Jail Commander
  • 3 Lieutenants
  • 3 Sergeants
  • 3 Corporals
  • 20 Officers

Property

As of February 19, 2018 the Harrison County Jail will no longer be accepting socks, t-shirts or any other clothing items for any inmate. All clothing must be purchased from www.careacell.com

Sending Money 

Inmate commissary deposits can be made 24 hours a day 7 days a week through www.smartdeposit.com, or by calling phone# 1-866-394-0490. You will need a credit or debit card, the inmates name and Inmate #.  Inmate phone cards can be purchased within our facilities’ front lobby, at the Combined Public Communications kiosk.

Sending Mail

Inmates within the Harrison County Correctional Facility can receive mail during the time in which they are incarcerated. Mail is distributed Monday through Saturday. All mail, with the exception of “legal mail”, is opened and inspected for contraband and security breaches according to federal guidelines. Mail that is pertaining to a legal matter is opened in the presence of the inmate whom it is addressed. All books and magazines have to be mailed from a publisher company, not from individuals. 

Example: 

Harrison County Sheriff’s Department
C/O John Doe
1445 Gardner LN Suite 1000
Corydon, IN 47112

Harrison County Jail Kitchen Staff