The Porter County Jail is commonly confused with the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center. The Porter County Jail is the facility that houses adult male and adult female inmates, while the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center houses juvenile inmates.
The Porter County Jail is in Valparaiso, Indiana. The Porter County Jail is under the management of the Porter County Sheriff’s Office. The Jail Commander, Steve Lawrence oversees all of the operations within the Porter County Jail. Lawrence will be the main contact when it has something to do with the Porter County Jail.
The Porter County Jail opened its doors back in 2001. The Porter County Jail was not officially used until October 2002. The county was still using the old facility in downtown. The old Porter County Jail can house up to 136 inmates at any given time.
The current Porter County Jail is a 126,400 square foot facility. Porter County Consists of 22 housing units. The current Porter County Jail can house up to 449 inmates at a time. The Porter County Jail also comes equipped with these following things:
- Indoor/Outdoor Recreation Spaces
- Administration Section
- Multipurpose Rooms
- Main Control Unit
- Laundry Room
- Intake/Holding Area
- Medical Isolation Ward
Under the Porter County Sheriff’s Office, they have the Jail Division. This Jail Division is two different sections, but both of these sections are under the guidance of the Jail Captain. The first section is known as Security/Operations. The Security/Operations section is the security along with the general operations of the Porter County Jail including the maintenance, laundry, and kitchen. While the second section is the Support Services, which entails the Court Security, Classification, Transportation, Inmate Trust Fund, and Visitation.
Porter County Jail Sheriff's Office
|Address:||2755 State Road 49Valparaiso, IN 46383|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Porter County Jail
2755 State Road 49, Valparaiso, IN, 46383
Porter County Jail Information
|Jail Name||Porter County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||2755 State Road 49, Valparaiso, IN, 46383|
|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|