You may have a VIN inspection done at the Sheriff’s Office or at your home. Call dispatch at (317) 736-2231 to have an officer sent to your home. Businesses may be required to schedule in advance.
There is no charge for VIN inspections done by deputies.
Background Checks / Criminal Histories
Background checks must be done in person at our Jail Lobby. You will be required to fill out a form and present state-issued identification.
If you have any questions about the process, please call (317) 346-4626.
If you are a business wanting to notify law enforcement about a repossession you’ll be performing, please call dispatch at: (317) 736-2231.
If you think your vehicle may have been repossessed, please keep in mind that businesses are NOT required to report to us if they are repossessing your vehicle. First contact your lending institution to find out if a repossession has occurred prior to contacting dispatch at: (317) 736-2231.
Court Questions / Court Dates
The Sheriff’s Office cannot advise you anything about pending court dates, hearings, cases, etc. You must contact the court directly to ask your questions.
For any County Court questions, please call the main courthouse switchboard at: (317) 736-5000.
For Greenwood City Court, please call: (317) 882-5129.
For Franklin City Court, please call: (317) 736-3619.