1091 Hospital Road, Franklin IN 46131 Administration: 317-736-9155Investigations: 317-346-4615Jail 317-346-4716 Fax: 317-736-2200

Meet the Sheriff

Sheriff Duane Burgess is committed to guiding the Sheriff’s Office in the right direction and leading the best Law Enforcement Officers in the state in serving the citizens they are sworn to protect.

Meet the Administrative Staff

The Sheriff’s Office Administration Staff is comprised of many talented, dedicated public servants who lead the agency and its divisions.

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General Information

Monday November 27th, 2023

Very cold wind chills expected tonight and tomorrow morning! ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday November 17th, 2023

The Sheriff's Office Honor Guard has participated in several recent events with both the Indiana Sheriffs' Association and City of Franklin Police Department Honor Guards. Pictured are the Honor Flight Dinner at Plainfield High School (Plainfield, Indiana) and Veteran's Day program with Otterbein Franklin SeniorLife Community.We're honored and proud to be a part of these programs and the people they represent! ... See MoreSee Less
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Monday October 30th, 2023

Great job opportunity with Juvenile Community Corrections! ... See MoreSee Less
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Saturday October 21st, 2023

Deputies Hamilton, Mclaughlin, and Napier, along with Major Andy Fisher were invited to play soccer with SCSA TOPSoccer kids a few weeks ago. Special thanks to Laura Perry with SCSA for asking our deputies to participate in such a wonderful program for kids with disabilities and special needs. They had a blast!For more information on the program, visit https://www.southcentralsocceracademy.com/page/show/7190145-scsa-topsoccer-for-special-needs-players ... See MoreSee Less
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Tuesday October 17th, 2023

October's Johnson County Most Wanted list ... See MoreSee Less
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Monday October 16th, 2023

Here are the trick-or-treating hours for the various communities in Johnson County.These are not posted as regulations, but to help keep kids safe by alerting drivers and residents that kids will be out during these hours.Thank you and stay safe! ... See MoreSee Less
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Tuesday September 26th, 2023

Huge shoutout to DG Graphics in Martinsville for the continued work on the decals for our vehicles. They have been handling the graphics for our department vehicles for almost 5 years now and have always done an amazing job. ... See MoreSee Less
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Monday September 11th, 2023

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Friday September 1st, 2023

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is currently attempting to identify this person of interest. This photo was captured in the Smith Valley and Paddock area of Center Grove in the early morning hours on 9/1/2023.If you know who this person might be, please contact Det. Bartlett at 317-346-4767 or rbartlett@co.johnson.in.us ... See MoreSee Less
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