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UPDATED March 23, 2010

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Before a protection order can take effect, it must be served upon the abuser.  In most states, protection orders are served by the sheriff department.  You can contact the clerk of the court in the court that issued your order to find out the procedure for service if you are unsure.  For a list of Indiana courts, check the IN Courthouse Locations page on our site.  Listed below are telephone numbers and addresses for sheriff departments in Indiana. You may be able to find more up-to-date listings for sheriff departments on the Indiana Sheriffs Association website.


Saint Joseph

Sheriff's Office
401 W. Sample St.
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: (574) 245-6540 Office
Phone: Non-Emergency Phone: (574) 235-9611
Web: http://www.sjcsheriff.com/information.html


Sheriff's Office
111 S First St
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Phone: (812) 752-8400
Phone: (877) 752-8400 (toll free)
Web: http://leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=scottcountysheriffdepartment


Sheriff's Office
107 W Taylor St
Shelbyville, IN 46176
Phone: (317) 392-6345


Sheriff's Office
120 N Second St
Rockport, IN 47635
Phone: (812) 649-2286
Fax: (812) 649-6489
Web: http://spencercounty.in.gov/pages.cfm?DepartmentID=409


Sheriff's Office
108 N Pearl St
Knox, IN 46534
Phone: (574) 772-3771
Web: http://co.starke.in.us/sheriff/index.htm
Email: sheriff@co.starks.in.us


Sheriff's Office
206 E Gale St
Angola, IN 46703
Phone: (260) 668-1000 Ext. 5000
Fax: (260) 665-9476
Web: http://www.co.steuben.in.us/departments/sheriff/sheriffs_department.aspx


Sheriff's Office
24 S State
Sullivan, IN 47882
Phone: (812) 268-4044
Web: http://myscsd.com/default.aspx
Email: scsd@joink.com


Sheriff's Office
305 Liberty St
Vevay, IN 47043
Phone: (812) 427-3636
Web: http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/IN_Switzerland.htm

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