Ask the Sheriff

Jun 20, 2017 by Sheriff Brad Rogers

The jail ministry program is probably the largest of any jail in Indiana.

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'Breaking all the stereotypes'

Dec 02, 2016 by Veronica Ortega

A new class at the Elkhart County Jail has some inmates giving back to the community. They've also picked up a unique skill.

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Elkhart County inmates crochet items for the needy

Nov 28, 2016 by SHERRY VAN ARSDALL

After learning to crochet a month ago, eight to 12 inmates at the Elkhart County jail are giving back to the community by donating scarves and hats to local ministries to help struggling families keep warm this winter.

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Jubilee Masses for prisoners call attention to jail ministry

Nov 14, 2016 by Molly Gettinger

"Elkhart County is the newest of all the diocesan jail ministry teams. Recently founded through the work of Mark Griffin, the team of five or six individuals hosts discussions, religious services, and Bible studies for their incarcerated brothers and sisters in Christ."

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About Town: How college came to the Elkhart County jail

Jan 25, 2016 by Marshall V. King

For a few days each May, some earnest college students who want to change the world sit in a room with men and women who were on the wrong side of the law. They sit as students, as equals. One set of them pays for college credit. The other is paying a debt in jail while awaiting trial or sentencing.

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