Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Taking Precautionary Steps Due To COVID-19

(BEDFORD) – The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is taking precautionary steps in the wake of spiking cases of COVID-19.

Effective immediately, no walk-ins will be accepted unless by appointment or if an emergency.

Gun permits will be by appointment only.

Appointments are available by calling 812-275-3316.

Tax Warrant collections can be made online at

Inmate visitation may be conducted through (charges apply). Funds for inmates can be deposited through or by mailing in a money order payable to the inmate.

In addition, for the time being, you may still use the kiosk for deposits by ringing the intercom outside the lower lobby to be allowed in for kiosk use.

Sheriff Mike Branham thanks the public for your understanding and cooperation during this time.

Updates will be posted as needed on the department’s Facebook page.