Adams County, Indiana Jail Information:
313 S. 1st Street
P.O. Box 608
Decatur, IN 46733
8:00 - 4:00 M - F
What we do:
The Adams County, Indiana Sheriffs' Department, by statute, is the keeper of the county jail and servants of the county courts.
* Operate and maintain the county wide Enhanced 911 system.
* Operate and maintain a 24 hour, multi-agency, and county wide dispatching center.
* Secure and house all county jail inmates.
* Operates and maintains a county wide work release center.
About the Sheriff:
Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Sheriff Padgett began his law enforcement career with the Indiana State Police on June 13, 1976 at which time he was assigned to the State Police Post in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Padgett was assigned road patrol duties in Adams County, Indiana and continued those duties until August 1987 when he was promoted to the rank of Detective and re-assigned to the Vehicle Crimes Unit.
In 2002 Padgett ran for and was elected to the position of Adams County Sheriff. After retiring from the Indiana State Police on December 31, 2002, Padgett began his first term in Office on January 1, 2003. Padgetts' election made a mark in Adams County as he was the first Republican in the history of Adams County, Indiana to be elected Sheriff.
Bail Bond Agent Information:
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