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.

Jail Information

Current Inmate List
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Mailing Procedures

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General Information

Wednesday May 22nd, 2024

Closure of Fry Road, west of State Road 135 for bridge reconstruction project. Beginning June 3, 2024 to November of 2024. ... See MoreSee Less
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Wednesday May 22nd, 2024

Lane restrictions beginning Monday June 3, 2024 until Friday July 26, 2024. ... See MoreSee Less
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Monday May 20th, 2024

Huge thanks to Dr. Skinner for his generous donation to our K9 program! These furry officers keep our community safe, and your support makes a big difference. ... See MoreSee Less
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Wednesday May 15th, 2024

Thank you to IN SOLE - In Support of Law Enforcement for dropping off boxes of deliciousness for our deputies and even treats and toys for our K9s to help us in celebrating National Police Week!IN SOLE - In Support of Law Enforcement showed up again to make sure our night shift deputies got some attention too! Thank you again!! ... See MoreSee Less
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Monday May 6th, 2024

As we mark National Correctional Officers Week, we extend our deepest gratitude to the dedicated men and women in the Jail Division at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. Your commitment to maintaining safety and security within our correctional facilities does not go unnoticed.Your role is often a thankless one, yet day after day, you uphold the highest standards of professionalism and care. You are the unsung heroes who work tirelessly behind the scenes, ensuring the wheels of justice turn smoothly and our communities stay safe.We recognize the challenges you face and the sacrifices you make. Thank you for your unwavering service, your resilience, and your courage. You are not just officers; you are guardians, counselors, and a vital part of our county’s law enforcement.To all the correctional officers at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, we salute you! ... See MoreSee Less
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Saturday April 27th, 2024

On or after Monday, May 6, crews will reduce S.R. 144 to one lane over Moores Creek to begin a bridge rehabilitation project in Johnson County. Motorists will be unable to access C.R. 100 W from S.R. 144 during the project. Temporary traffic signals will be utilized. Work is expected to be complete by late November, weather permitting.Additional information is here: https://lnks.gd/2/2vNXxW5 ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday April 19th, 2024

Deputies had the honor and pleasure of welcoming the Trafalgar Homeschool Group on their field trip to the Sheriff's Office today! The kids had a great time, but not as much as the deputies! ... See MoreSee Less
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Tuesday April 16th, 2024

Thoughts and prayers go out to the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office with the passing of Deputy Fred Fislar. Please keep Deputy Fislar and his family in your prayers.It is with deep sadness that we must inform our community of the passing of Deputy Fred Fislar. Last night, Deputy Fislar responded to a motor vehicle crash near Plainfield and came into contact with down power lines. Deputy Fislar was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition where he later succumbed to his injuries. We are working on gathering resources to support our employees as we grieve and work our way through this tragic loss.Please keep our brother, Deputy Fred Fislar, his family and our law enforcement family in your thoughts and prayers. ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday April 12th, 2024

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