Jay County, Indiana

224 W. Water St. Portland, In 47371  Phone: (260) 726-8188    Security Center (260) 726-7541    FAX: (260) 726-8103 
Welcome to the Jay County Sheriff's Office website.  I am hopeful the information obtained on this website will be helpful in explaining the many services that are provided to the citizens of Jay County by the employees of the Sheriff's Office.

As Sheriff of Jay County, I am proud of the professionalism of our employees who strive to do their very best to ensure that when needed, the citizens of Jay County will receive the best possible services when an emergency arises.

The Jay County Sheriff's Office shall provide the highest quality of service to protect lives, property, and personal liberties of all individuals.  The Sheriff's Office is committed to reducing criminal activity, creating a safer environment for all families, and working to make Jay County a safer place to live.

Sheriff Ray Newton

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The Indiana Vine system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender's custody status changes. 
The VINE toll-free number for the      Indiana VINE system is 
1-866-959-8463 or 1-866-949-VINE
This service is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.