News & Alerts

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 9:33am

Randolph County Sheriff's Department is seeking any information on the whereabouts of Joshua Welch, a 36 year old white male who was last known to reside at 6290 N 100 E in Randolph County.  Joshua currently has a warrant issued through Randolph County Courts for being a non compliant sex offender who is not living at his registered address.  He also has a second arrest warrant issued out of Jay County courts for a possession of methamphetamine case.  If anyone has any information on where Welch is staying, please contact this agency at 765-584-1721.

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:41pm

The Randolph County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for the position of full time Merit Deputy.  The process is utilized to create a list that full time personnel will be hired from.  The qualifications for the position are as follows;

Must be 21 years of age on or before September 11th, 2017

No Felony Convictions

No domestic battery convictions

High school graduate or equivalent

Must pass the following; General knowledge test, physical agility test, psychological exam, interview with officer board, and interview with merit board

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:35am

CodeRED is a FREE emergency notification service provided to all residents within Randolph County that will notify you of emergency information through phone calls, text messages, emails, social media and the CodeRED Mobile Alert app. The system will be used to keep you informed of local events that may immediately impact your safety. As a local resident, public safety officials encourage you to take action and register your cell phone for this service and verify your home location to receive targeted notifications that directly impact your home or business.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 11:44am

There is a story of circulating of this man from Winchester injecting innocent passerbyers with heroin. There is no truth to this story in Winchester, Indiana or anywhere else that we know of.  The bogus story also offers a link to share this story on facebook.  To those who are sharing it, please do not.  If you want to share something, share the fact that there isn't truth to this story.  Anybody can post anything on the internet! 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 11:53am

Do you have a family member that has an Autism Spectrum Disorder or another critical disorder / functional need where there may be communication issues if the 9-1-1 center is called and first responders are sent to help your family member? If you do, the Randolph County 9-1-1 is willing to register your family members critical information in our CAD Systems Names Table to provide information to first responders should an emergency occur with that family member.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:29pm

Now taking applications and resumes for a full time position of the Prosecutor Title IV-D Administrator (Child Support).  Employee application/job description are available in the Randolph County Auditor's office, Room 102 of the Courthouse, Winchester, IN  47394.  Applications and resumes will be accepted in the Auditor's office through March 17,2017 at Noon.

Randolph County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:48pm

Telephone Alert

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 9:00pm

Click below to view the results from the 2016 General Election for Randolph County:


Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 1:05pm

The Randolph County Sheriff Dept will be taking applications for part time jail officers. you may apply by picking up an application, Monday thru Friday from 8:00am until 4:30pm at the Sheriff Dept.


Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:42am

The Randolph County Solid Waste Management District is pleased to present a Community Grant Program for 2016, designed to encourage an increase in recycling, raise awareness about important environmental issues and support efforts by county agencies, clubs and businesses to dispose of waste responsibly. All local units of government, non-profit organizations, schools, civic organizations, businesses and clubs operating within Randolph County are encouraged to apply.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 2:15pm

The Randolph County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for the position of Merit Deputy.  The process is utilized to create a list that full time personnel will be hired from in the future.  The qualifications for the position are as follows:

Must be 21 years of age on or before December 31st, 2015

No Felony Convictions

No domestic battery convictions

High School Graduate or GED

Must Pass the following:  General Knowledge Test, Physical Agility Test, Psychological Exam, Interview with Officer Board, and Interview with Merit Board

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 9:17am

An updated list of new case filing fees is announced by the state on July 1st of each year. Below is a list of the newest court filing fees as of July 1, 2017.

Civil Cases $185.00 for one defendant, (or $157.00 if Sheriff service is not requested) and $10 for each additional defendant

        **NEW**  Post Judgment Sheriff service requires a one time fee of $28.00

Expungements $185.00 (or $157.00 without service)

Small Claims $125.00 for one defendant, $10 for each additional defendant