Resources Available from the ECSO

The following is a list of services and a brief description of the resources provided by the Elkhart County Sheriff.

More about installing car seats in your vehicle. Link to the page here.

How the Sheriff's Office delivers court ordered documents. Click here for more information.

Click here to find out more information on obtaining a police report

Most of the information you need about applying for and checking on the status of your gun permit can be found here.

A PDF copy of the Horse and Buggy Manual for Elkhart County is found here.

Information on how to communicate with inmates currently serving at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility. Click the link here.

Important information and guidelines on visiting inmates is found here.

Links and phone numbers to other law enforcement agencies in the county is found here.

Click here for more teen and parent resources available throughout the community.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office receives numerous requests for our patches from patch collectors and other law enforcement enthusiasts around the world. The uniform patches of the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office are restricted. Patches are purchased with county funds, and for security reasons, it is our policy to only issue uniform patches to authorized employees of the agency.

Our uniform patch is not currently available to the public and is not available for purchase.

Thank you for your understanding.

Learn more about Elkhart County's Project Lifesaver program by clicking here.

Protect yourself. Information and location times about this important self defense class for women can be found here.

If you see a crime in progress, dial 9-1-1 immediately. If you want to report a crime that has taken place, use this link here. This link is also present throughout the site and in many sidebar menus.

Victims of crimes have resources available to them. Click here to learn more.

Current charges for reports provided by the ESCO. Click here for more information.

Click here for information about the Elkhart County Sex Offender Registry. Please read all information carefully to understand information you are entitled to.

More about dates and time of sheriff sales and property foreclosures. Click here.

Have a tip to assist us with an investigation? Click here . This link is also present in the upper menu bar and on side bar menus throughout the site.

A tax warrant is NOT a warrant for arrest. Click here to learn more about tax warrants and payment options.

Lists of bondsmen and information about bonds can be found here.

Note: the Sheriff's Office does not endorse any bondsmen on the list nor will give counsel or advice for those seeking this service. This list is only presented as a courtesy to the residents of Elkhart County.

Information about PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) is found here.

Click here to learn more about this outreach program for veterans currently serving at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility.

Click here to learn more about protecting your identity.