Changes to The Boone County Sheriff’s Office Operations

The Boone County Commissioners are facilitating the jail expansion for the Justice Center, which means changes to the daily operations of the Boone County Sheriff’s Office are taking place as well. As of April 3, 2023, most of the Administrative Divisions are being housed at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, and the Boone County Jail Lobby will be closed to the public.

Temporary Location for BCSO Offices

Divisions that are being affected by this move are Administration, Corrections and Investigations, and the following operations will be moved to the Boone County 4-H Fair Grounds until further notice:

• Sex Offender Verifications

• Local Background Checks

• Print Documentation

The kiosk that is used to monetarily assist inmates (Keefe Kiosk) will be located at the Boone County Courthouse at 112 Courthouse Sq, Lebanon, IN 46052.

The prescription medication disposal box will not be accessible during the construction phase; however, Lebanon Police Department, Zionsville Police Department and the Boone County Health Department will be the point of disposal.

Administrative and any corrections services are temporarily housed in a double-wide trailer on the parking lot of the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds that are located south of the jail. Detectives are working out of a single trailer that is also located at the fairgrounds.

Folks can access the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds from Indianapolis avenue, just south of the jail entrance.

A gate blocks the public and most staff from entering the jail property, and there is signage posted to provide directions for where to find services now located at the fairgrounds.

More information about access to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office Operations will be provided as the project continues. Please monitor the Boone County Sheriff’s Office website for upcoming announcements.

BCSO Public Information Officer Deputy Wesley Garst shared the following information.

“We’re business as usual,” Garst stated. “The only thing that’s going to be different is just the location, and it’s going to be a growing pain because we’re trying to grow during this process of growth. Throughout the ‘build,’ we have to make minor temporary adjustments just to make sure that we keep the efficiency and the quality of service that we want to provide the citizens of Boone County.”

Garst confirmed that the hours of operation remain the same and haven’t been disrupted by the move to BCSO’s temporary office location.

Helpful Resources:

Boone County Sheriff’s Office Website: Boone County Sheriff’s Office App: Apple and Google Play Boone County Commissioners Office:

For more expansive information about the Boone County Justice Center project, visit