Restrictions for Felons: Indiana

Review the restrictions for felons in each of the federal districts and the sex offender restrictions for the state of Indiana.

Indiana by Federal District: Northern and Southern

Learn more about the restrictions for federal defendants in your district. 

Below you will find information on standard conditions of supervision, travel restrictions, and compliance contracts for differing offenses.

Always follow the conditions and restrictions given to you by your U.S. Probation Officer.

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Northern District

Southern District

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Northern District of Indiana

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Standard Conditions of Supervision

These are the standard conditions of supervision or probation the Court must impose.
This does not include special conditions the court may impose.
  1. The individual under supervision shall not leave the judicial district without the permission of the court or probation officer.
  2. The individual under supervision shall report to the probation officer in a manner and frequency directed by the court or probation officer.
  3. The individual under supervision shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer.
  4. The individual under supervision shall support his or her dependents and meet other family responsibilities.
  5. The individual under supervision shall work regularly at a lawful occupation unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons.
  6. The individual under supervision shall notify the probation officer at least ten days prior to any change in residence or employment.
  7. The individual under supervision shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute, or administer any controlled substance or any paraphernalia related to any controlled substance, except as prescribed by a physician.
  8. The individual under supervision shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered.
  9. The individual under supervision shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony, unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer.
  10. The individual under supervision shall permit a probation officer to visit him or her at any time at home or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view of the probation officer.
  11. The individual under supervision shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer.
  12. The individual under supervision shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court.
  13. As directed by the probation officer, the individual under supervision shall notify third parties of risks due to the individual’s criminal record or personal history or characteristics and shall permit the probation officer to make such notifications and to the individual under supervision’s compliance with such notification requirement.

Travel Restrictions

The Northern District of Indiana is comprised of 32 counties. You are allowed to travel freely within these counties. Unless you are given permission in advance by the judge in your case, any requests to travel outside of these 32 counties must be approved in advance by your U.S. Probation Officer.

  1. Failure to obtain advance approval may result in a violation of your supervision.
  2. Only the court may approve travel outside of the contiguous United States.

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Southern District of Indiana

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Standard Conditions of Supervision

These are the standard conditions of supervision or probation the Court must impose.
This does not include special conditions the court may impose.
  1. The defendant shall not leave the judicial district without the permission of the court or probation officer.
  2. The defendant shall report to the probation officer in a manner and frequency directed by the court or probation officer.
  3. The defendant shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer.
  4. The defendant shall support his or her dependents and meet other family responsibilities.
  5. The defendant shall work regularly at a lawful occupation unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons.
  6. The defendant shall notify the probation officer at least ten days prior to any change in residence or employment.
  7. The defendant shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute, or administer any controlled substance or any paraphernalia related to any controlled substance, except as prescribed by a physician.
  8. The defendant shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered.
  9. The defendant shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony, unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer.
  10. The defendant shall permit a probation officer to visit him or her at any time at home or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view of the probation officer.
  11. The defendant shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer.
  12. The defendant shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court.
  13. As directed by the probation officer, the defendant or the probation officer shall notify third parties of potential risks due to the defendant’s criminal record, personal history, or characteristics. Defendants shall confirm compliance on the notification requirement with the probation officer.

Travel Restrictions

  1. The Southern District of Indiana is comprised of 60 counties. You are allowed to travel freely within these counties. Unless you are given permission in advance by the judge in your case, any requests to travel outside of these 60 counties must be approved in advance by your U.S. Probation Officer.
  2. Failure to obtain advance approval may result in a violation of your supervision.
  3. Only the court may approve travel outside of the contiguous United States.

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Indiana Sex Offender Compliance

All sex offender registration requirements and restrictions can be found below.

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Registry Removal

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