Marion County Jail
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Marion County Jail


40 S. Alabama Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 327-1574

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The facility, Marion County Jail, does not accept property and property cannot be dropped off for inmates. Property may be released only if an inmate has filled out a property release form listing the authorized person picking up the property. The person picking up the property must have two pieces of identification, one being a photo id. Inmate property / vehicle release procedures are as follows 0800-1130 Monday through Friday for inmates being housed here at the Main Jail unless the identified inmate is in court on the requested date. Inmates that have been transferred to ( DOC ) Department of Corrections, property may be picked up 0800-1600 Monday through Thursday and 0800-1500 on Friday.

More information on Inmate Property Release

Sending Money

Deposits can be made to commissary accounts of inmates currently in the Marion County Jail via the U.S. Mail but only Postal Prepaid Money Orders, other accredited prepaid money orders, and U.S. government checks are accepted. Cash, personal or payroll checks, and credit card numbers are not accepted. All money orders received for deposit on inmate accounts must be made payable to Marion County Jail Commissary. The inmate's name, cell housing unit (cell block number), date of birth and Gallery number must appear on the money order and the name must be the one that the inmate used whey they were processed into the jail. Money orders without the necessary information will be returned to the sender. Please use this address format when sending money orders to the jail.

Inmate Account Manager
Inmate's Name & Gallery #
Cell Housing Number
Marion County Jail
40 South Alabama Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Cash deposits can be made to Jail I commissary accounts using our kiosks at the following 2 locations:

  • Jail Lobby 40 S Alabama Monday-Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 24 hour access at the Jail 40 S. Alabama

Cash deposits can also be made to Jail II CCA Commissary accounts at the following location:

  • ​Main lobby of Jail II CCA 730 E. Washington

Deposits can be made to all inmate's commissary accounts using credit cards by calling 1-888-988-4768 or via the Internet at The site ID is 82.

Deposits can be made to telephone accounts for all inmates at any of our kiosks or by calling 1-888-288-9879 or via the Internet at​. The facility number is 00246.

Sending Mail

Inmates in the Marion County Jail can receive mail during the time they are incarcerated. All mail is delivered in person, as it is received, to those for who it is addressed. Mail is distributed Monday through Friday. No delivery is made on weekends or holidays. Mail is not delivered to inmates who are unable to produce a valid and legible Jail identification armband. All mail, with the exception of "legal mail", is opened and inspected for contraband and security breaches according to federal guidelines. Mail pertaining to legal matters is opened in the presence of the inmate whom it is addressed.

The inmates address for incoming mail must consist of the inmate's name as used at the time of the arrest and processing, their Jail ID number, cell housing number and the Marion County Jail in the following format:

Inmate's Name & Jail ID
Cell Housing Number
Marion County Jail
40 South Alabama Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Items That Are Not Allowed To Be Sent Through Mail​​​

-No postage.

-No obscene materials or nude photographs will be accepted.
-No polaroid pictures will be accepted.
-No food items are allowed to be mailed in or out of the facility.
-No commissary type of items such as clothing, snacks, writing materials, games, toilet articles,         health items, etc., will be accepted.
-No identification cards, stickers, labels, felt tip markers, pens, crayons, mechanical pencils,                 color or standard pencils, tape, puzzles, electronic devices, oversized greeting cards, plastic           cards, carbon paper, or metal objects will be accepted.
-Inmates cannot receive any kind of colored stock or construction paper through the mail. Such         paper, when found in an inmate's incoming mail, shall be confiscated. White stock or white             construction paper is allowed for receipt through the mail.

Marion County Jail Chaplain

Chaplain's Office: 327-1320

Senior Chaplain: Michael A. Wolley,

Chaplain Assistant: Sherry Proffitt,

Chaplain Assistant: Derrick Spight,

Administrative Assistant: Stephen M. Talley,

Chaplain Michael A. Wolley is the Senior Chaplain for the Marion County Sheriff's Department. His staff is comprised of chaplain assistants and numerous volunteer chaplain assistants from various socioeconomic, religious and cultural back grounds. There are approximately 30 religious institutions that conduct classes and worship services on a weekly or monthly basis.

Chaplain Wolley and his staff are responsible for approximately 3000 inmates in four facilities. The chaplains department provides one on one counseling for inmates as well as staff in the Administration Division, Jail Division, Communication Division, Civil Division and Law Enforcement Division. They also conduct religious services, baptismal services and marriage ceremonies. The chaplains staff is available twenty-four hours a day to provide bereavement counseling for inmates that lose their loved ones while incarcerated.

Chaplain Wolley's extensive experience as an ordained clergyman, law enforcement officer and a program director for a jail, has equipped him to oversee the needs of the inmates. As an active minister in the greater Indianapolis community, he has developed partnerships with community organizations in order to develop pre-release programs that inmates can be placed in upon release from the jail in order to facilitate them in their transition back into society.


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