Reports & Permits

The Porter County Sheriff’s Department is your source for local public records. These include, crash reports, case reports, and criminal background reports. Our office also processes handgun permits, snowmobile registration, and reporting lost/stolen/mutilated/destroyed Indiana license plates.

Employee Complaint Form

Handgun License

Identity Theft

License Plate Report

Request For Arrest Record Check

Request For Case/Crime Report

Request For Crash Report

Snowmobile Permit

Porter County Sheriff's Office

2755 State Road 49,

Valparaiso IN 46383

Sheriff's Office Hours of Operation:

Administration Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8am to 3pm

Sheriff's Office 219.477.3000

Jail Division 219.477.3050

Jail Hours of Operation:

Administration Office Hours

Monday thru Friday 7am to 3pm

Jail Master Control 24/7

With the exception of the hours:

11:30 am to 12:30 pm and 5:30pm to 6:30 pm

Civil Bureau 219.477.3155

Detective Bureau 219.477.3130

Records 219.477.3080

Sheriff David Reynolds  Porter County Sheriff's Office  Chief Timothy Manteuffel