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Tri-County Regional Jail
4099 State Route 559
Mechanicsburg, OH 43044

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail, call the jail at 937-834-5000 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Tri-County Regional Jail.

Tri-County Regional Jail incarcerates inmates from the following counties: Champaign County, Madison County, Union County.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.

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About the Tri-County Regional Jail

The Tri-County Regional Jail, located in the city of Mechanicsburg, in Champaign County, Ohio is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 4000 Bookings, with a daily average of 200 Inmates and a staff of 50.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Tri-County Regional Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Tri-County Regional Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Champaign County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Tri-County Regional Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Ohio State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How to Schedule and Visit an Inmate in Tri-County Regional Jail

To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:

  • Register and/or log in.
  • Select Tri-County Regional Jail, then your inmate.
  • Review the days, available hours and the cost of remote and on-site visits in Champaign County.
  • Schedule your visit.

To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.


How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Tri-County Regional Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Champaign County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Champaign County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


How to Send Money to an Inmate in Champaign County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Tri-County Regional Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Ohio, then select Tri-County Regional Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Tri-County Regional Jail.


Third Party Jail Inmate Services for Tri-County Regional Jail

Communication and Monetary Services for Family and Friends of Inmates

Gone are the days where Tri-County Regional Jail supervised their own phone system, mail system, visitation, commissary and inmate money deposit systems. Jails throughout the United States are now partnering with high tech companies to provide and manage these servives for them and the jail in Champaign County is no different.

Everything from video calls, to messages to visitation, and even digital mail and money deposits can be done from your home computer or personal device. Inmates in Tri-County Regional Jail, if they don't already, will soon have their own personal tablets for watching movies, TV shows, access to educational and and legal information, and more.

As Tri-County Regional Jail adds these services, JAILEXCHANGE will add them to our pages, helping you access the services and answering your questions about how to use them and what they cost.

You can check out this information now by going to the: Family Info page, Visit Inmate page, Inmate Mail page, Inmate Phone page, Send Money page, Inmate Bail page, Mugshots page, Text/Email an Inmate page, Commissary page, Remote Visits page, or the Tablet Rental page. 

Tri-County Regional Jail

Ohio Champaign 200


4099 State Route 559
Mechanicsburg, OH 43044



Inmate's First and Last Name
4099 State Route 559
Mechanicsburg, OH 43044


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio?
There are 200 inmates in the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Tri-County Regional Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio every year?
In 2021, a total of 4000 offenders were booked into the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail.

How many people work at the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio?
The Tri-County Regional Jail maintains a staff of approximately 50. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Ohio law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Tri-County Regional Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 937-834-5000 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Ohio prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Tri-County Regional Jail in Ohio?
The Tri-County Regional Jail address and phone number is: 4099 State Route 559
Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Their phone number is 937-834-5000. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Tri-County Regional Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Tri-County Regional Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Tri-County Regional Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Tri-County Regional Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Tri-County Regional Jail?
Call 937-834-5000 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Tri-County Regional Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Tri-County Regional Jail.

This facility, known as "Tri-County Regional Jail" is also known as Champaign County Inmate Search & Arrests, Madison County Inmate Search & Arrests, Union County Inmate Search & Arrests.