Jack E. Sandlin

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200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-382-9467
or 317-232-9400

Legislative Assistant:
Dawna Smith
Phone: 317-232-9533

Media Contact:
Charlie Tinkle
Phone: 317-234-3560

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Jack E. Sandlin

State Senator - District 36


Indiana State Senate, 2016 - Present

Political Affiliation


Standing Committees

Corrections and Criminal Law
Environmental Affairs
Insurance and Financial Institutions


Indiana Wesleyan University, Masters in Business Administration
University of Indianapolis, B.S. in Business Administration
University of Indianapolis, A.S. in Criminal Justice
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS)
United States Fire Academy – Fire & Arson Investigator
United States Army – Military Police (95BP5), Ft. Gordon, Georgia
Indianapolis Police Department Law Enforcement Academy – Certified Police Officer
Greenwood High School


Indianapolis City-County Council, November 2010-2016
Perry Township Trustee, November 1997-December 2006
Southport Police Department, 1995-2009
Indianapolis Police Department, 1973-1993
Perry Township Senior Citizen Services – Board of Directors (NFP)
Central Indiana Youth For Christ – Volunteer
International Association of Chiefs of Police – Member
American Society of Industrial Security – Member
American Legion Post 56 – Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1120 – Member
Perry Township Historical Society – Member, Board of Directors
Greater Southside Business Alliance – Member
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 86 – Member


Morris W. Hancock Community Service Award – Greater Southside Business Alliance (2008)
Certified Fraud Examiners Distinguished Achievement Award (1998)
Distinguished Hoosier Award (1993)


President, Jack Sandlin & Associates Fraud Examination


Married to Lydia, one daughter and three grandchildren

Counties Served

Portions of Johnson and Marion counties

Jack E. Sandlin

State Senator - District 36

Bills to curb violent crime pass Senate

Five bills aiming to curb violent crime in Marion County and the state as a whole passed the Senate today. more »

Marion County Republican senators unveil legislation to curb crime

Senate Republicans representing Marion County today announced a package of bills aimed at reducing crime in Marion County and the state as a whole. more »

State Sen. Jack E. Sandlin to serve on study committees

State Sen. Jack E. Sandlin (R-Indianapolis) will serve as a member of several study committees in preparation for the 2022 legislative session. more »

Indiana Senate Republicans urge IU to rescind mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy

Members of the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus today sent a letter to Indiana University President Michael McRobbie urging the University to reconsider and rescind the policy mandating all students and staff receive the COVID-19 vaccine. more »

Bill to study IMPD oversight passes committee

A bill authored by State Sen. Jack E. Sandlin that would request a study of creating a five-member state board to oversee the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) passed out of the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law today. more »

Statement from State Sen. Jack Sandlin

State Sen. Jack E. Sandlin (R-Indianapolis) issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Deputy Chief Jim Waters and Southport Police Department Lt. Aaron Allan more »

Jack E. Sandlin

State Senator - District 36

2022 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Sandlin

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Jack E. Sandlin

State Senator - District 36

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