Covington, IN is home to Fountain County Jail. This facility is a medium security detention center that holds male and female inmates that are overseen by the Fountain County Sheriff’s Department.
The Fountain County Jail holds inmates that have been sentenced as well as inmates that are still awaiting trial. Inmates that are held in a county jail are released within 2 years or transferred to a federal or state penitentiary to finish serving their sentence.
Inmates that are arrested in the Fountain County are taken to the Fountain County Jail. This facility also takes inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal’s Service and the Covington Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.
When an inmate first arrives at the jail they are taken to the intake where they are held in a large holding cell with other inmates. Inmates are highly monitored while they are in the intake. Those that are violent and can’t control themselves are segregated.
This facility has the Work Release program that inmates are able to take advantage of. This allows inmates to attend to their financial responsibilities while they are in jail. Inmates must meet a list of qualifications to be accepted into this program.
Fountain County Jail Sheriff's Office
|Address:||216 Union StCovington, IN 47932|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Fountain County Jail
216 Union Street, Covington, IN, 47932
Fountain County Jail Information
|Jail Name||Fountain County Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||216 Union Street, Covington, IN, 47932|
|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|