Transport & Fugitive Warrant Unit
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Transport & Fugitive Warrant Unit is currently operated by one Sergeant and one deputy that reports to the Special Operations Major, This Unit process all warrants/transport orders and is responsible for securely and accurately maintaining all adult criminal bench warrants, adult probation warrants and court transport orders. When the Fugitive/Wanted person is apprehended or the Warrant is cleared by other methods, the Warrant is returned to the court clerk of its origin. All Extraditions, including court inmate moves and transportation arrangements are handled by this division. The Transport & Fugitive Warrant Unit is also responsible for the service/transport of mental emergency detention orders/patients. (EDO)
Warrant information on a person charged with an offense is placed in a nation-wide computer system known as the National Crime Information Center which is available to virtually every law enforcement agency across the country.
The Deputies assigned to this division did approximately 489 transports for 2021 and drove over 56,000 miles
Transports Division 2021 Numbers
Total Transports 489
Total Miles 57,350
Total Cost $70,088.54
Arrest Pick up 13
Drop Off 40
Direct FAX# to Special Operations 812-954-0707
Point of Contact for Indiana and out of state transports.
Sgt. Matt Armstrong
Deputy Zechariah Daniel