COVID-19 Visitation Restrictions at the Allen County Jail



DATE:             March 12, 2020

For Immediate Release

Re: COVID-19

By order of the Sheriff, in cooperation with the Allen County Board of Health the following restrictions will be placed on visitation of inmates within the Allen County Jail:
No face to face contact between inmates and members of the general public.
No face to face contact between inmates and law enforcement personnel, chaplains, support staff, or any personnel not assigned to the Allen County Jail.

At this time, attorney meetings, police and/or official interviews, or visitation of inmates in the Allen County Jail will be restricted to no direct contact. As always, video visitation may be utilized and is encouraged. Inmates of the Allen County Jail will continue to be transported to all scheduled court appearances as ordered by the State of Indiana.

As an additional precaution, only personnel assigned to the Allen County Jail will have access to secured areas.
These restrictions are a preventative precaution, and a case of COVID-19 has not been found in the Allen County Jail.
Thank you for your understanding at this time.

David J. Gladieux
Sheriff of Allen County

Captain Steven A. Stone
Public Information Officer
Allen County Sheriff’s Department
715 S. Calhoun Street, Room #101
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Office (260) 449-4954