Adams County Criminal Records

Search free Adams County IN crime records such as arrest records, warrant search, jail and prison records, inmate search, police records, sex offender registry, and court records.


Clerks file important documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality that can be accessed by the public. The Clerk's Office is an important source for crime records. Multiple court records can be obtained through the Clerk's Office, including case records for felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic infractions. Many Clerk's Offices provide online access to court records as well as online criminal history searches.

Adams County Clerk Decatur IN 112 South 2nd Street 46733 260-724-5505

Berne City Clerk Berne IN 158 West Franklin Street 46711 260-589-8526


District attorneys are charged with prosecuting crimes in court. The District Attorney's Office makes information on ongoing criminal cases and upcoming court dates available to the public. Most District Attorney's Offices provide online access to current and recent cases, excluding juvenile cases and cases sealed by the court. If you need information on an ongoing criminal case, the District Attorney's Office can give you important information about the defendants involved in the case.

Adams County Prosecuting Attorney Decatur IN 112 South 2nd Street 46733 260-724-5338


Jails and Prisons maintain records on current and former inmates. This information is accessible to the public through the relevant Department of Corrections or the Federal Bureau of Prisons. These records contain information on a criminal's conviction and sentence, the facility where an inmate is incarcerated, and release dates. In order to locate jail and prison records, you will need a last name and supporting information such as an identification number, date of birth, and the inmate's incarceration status. Jail and prison records are available online through county, state, or federal databases.

Adams County Jail Decatur IN PO Box 608 46733 260-724-7141


Police Departments maintain records on criminal arrests, incidents reported to the police, and other criminal records. Many of these records are available to the public, including 911 incident response reports, police incident reports, and witness statements in certain departments. Logs of arrests and search warrants are also public records. Some police records, particularly those involving ongoing cases or sensitive information, are sealed. Many police departments provide online access to crime records online.

Berne Police Department Berne IN 1160 West Main Street 46711 260-589-2169

Decatur Police Department Decatur IN 521 North 3rd Street 46733 260-724-3123

Geneva Police Department Geneva IN 411 East Line Street 46740 260-368-7077


Probation Departments enforce court orders by monitoring probationers to prevent them from committing new crimes. Probation departments maintain records on individuals currently or formerly under probation. State law governs access to probation records and may restrict certain information about a probationer. Contact the local Probation Department if you need someone's probation record.

Adams County Probation Department Decatur IN 122 South 3rd Street 46733 260-724-5336

Adams County Probation Department Decatur IN 122 South 3rd Street 46733 260-724-5336


Sheriffs maintain records on criminal arrests, incidents reported to the sheriff, traffic collision reports, and other criminal records. Some sheriff records, particularly those involving ongoing cases or sensitive information, are not available to the public. Many Sheriff's Offices provide access to incident reports if you know some basic information about the incident, and some Sheriff's Offices provide criminal history background checks.

Adams County Sheriff's Office Decatur IN 313 South 1st Street 46733 260-724-5345


The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town Halls and City Halls maintain records related to the locality, including criminal records. Many provide online access to local crime reports.

Berne City Hall Berne IN 158 West Franklin Street 46711 260-589-8526

Decatur City Hall Decatur IN 225 West Monroe Street 46733 260-724-7171

Geneva Town Hall Geneva IN 411 East Line Street 46740 260-368-7251

Monroe Town Hall Monroe IN 102 South Polk Street 46772 260-692-6215