Steuben County Jail
The Steuben County Jail was constructed in 1992. The facility was originally designed to hold up to 130 inmates, but has since been modified to house 178 inmates. The Jail staff includes 28 full-time confinement officers and maintains part-time officers to assist in staffing requirements. All full-time officers are required to complete a one-week Jail Academy
accredited by the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.
The Steuben County Jail accepts applications for full time Confinement Officers as positions become available. The Jail also accepts applications for part-time Confinement Officers at any time. A Confinement Officer Application in pdf format can be downloaded below. The completed application should be dropped off at the Sheriff's Office.
The Steuben County Jail is currently taking applications for the position of Confinement Officer. An application can be obtained at the link below. Completed applications must be dropped off at the Steuben County Sheriff's Office. Place the completed application in a sealed envelope with the attention to Captain Francisco Ortiz.
Some of the services provided to inmates include, but are not limited to, the following:
We provide routine health care to inmates through the services of a license doctor and an LPN. The physician conducts weekly sick call. The jail nurse screens medical mental health requests, consults with the physician and then advises the jail staff on what health services need to be provided. Both the doctor and the nursing staff are contracted through Quality Correction Care. Mental health care is also provided by QCC on a routine basis.
The kitchen staff prepares all meals. The Sheriff's Office employs three full-time cooks. Meals are prepared in accordance with a master menu approved by a licensed dietician.
- Inmates may purchase items off of commissary using a cash account
- Funds may be provided for inmates using a money order
- Money orders may be personally delivered to the jail or may be mailed using the postal service
- Money orders must include the name of the inmate and the name of the purchaser