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The Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time jail officer.  The hours are 6pm to 6am.   Print an application


The Ripley County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a scholarship program.  The female inmates have grown mums to support a scholarship to be given to students from Ripley County who are pursuing an education in various fields of law enforcement.  The mums can be purchased at the Sheriff’s Office for $5 each.


Ripley County Communications received a call on September 14, 2015 at approximately 6;55 p.m. for an accident on US 421 and County Road 350 South with multiple injuries. Upon arrival, it was found that a Pontiac Sunfire, with six passengers, and a Rumpke garbage truck were traveling northbound on US 421 when the passenger car was struck by the Rumpke truck. Passengers of the Pontiac Sunfire were Chealyn Colley, 23. Sarah Boese, 31, James Colley, 5, Jesse McIntosh, 9, Jennifer McIntosh, 9, and Joshua McIntosh, 2. Driver of the Rumpke truck was Johnathan Fulton, 29, of Cincinnati, OH. It was found that the four children and two adults of the passenger car appeared to have all been unrestrained. Two of the children were flown from the scene to Cincinnati Children's Hospital, and one was flown later from King's Daughter's Hospital. Also flown from King's Daughter's was Sarah Boese. The accident is still under investigation at this time.

Agencies Involved: Ripley County Sheriff's Office, Indiana State Police, Milan Police Dept., Versailles Fire Dept., Rescue 69, Rescue 30, Ripley County Medic, Osgood Fire Dept., King's Daughter's Hospital
Investigating Agency: Ripley County Sheriff's Office
Investigating Officer: Adam Hunger



Ripley County Chief Deputy Kurt Enneking of Batesville, graduated from the 205th recruit class of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Chief Deputy Enneking attended the fifteen week basic academy that consists of various types of schooling including criminal law, traffic law, defensive tactics, high speed driving, and firearms. Chief Deputy Enneking demonstrated the qualities of integrity, loyalty, ethics, and attitude which earned him the Herman H. Freed award. The Herman H. Freed Award was presented to one recruit out of the 127 recruit class. With these qualities, Chief Deputy Enneking will be of great service to the community and to the Ripley County Sheriff's Office.



The Ripley County Sheriff's Department has received reports that Ripley County businesses are receiving phone calls from 812-493-8286 stating that their name is SGT. Walker and they are collecting money for the Sheriff's Department. This is a fraud. The Ripley County Sheriff's Department does not solicit over the phone. There has been an incident where someone did collect the money in person from a local business.

If anyone has any information in regards to this fraud, please contact the Ripley County Sheriff's Department at 812-689-5558.




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Call 812-689-5156 to report suspected drug activity in the county .  This is not to be used for emergency calls.

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