Austin, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Austin is a city in Scott County, Indiana. The City of Austin had a population of approximately 4,295 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Austin, Indiana is Dillo Bush. Dillo Bush can be contacted at (812) 794-6646.

Dillo Bush, Mayor
City of Austin
82 West Main Street
Austin, Indiana 47102
Phone: (812) 794-6646

Austin City Mayor

In 2010, the crime-index in Austin, Indiana was 307.8, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 291.5. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Austin, Indiana as of December 01, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Austin to the number of sex offenders is 220 to 1.

There were an estimated 2,001 total crimes per 100,000 people in Austin, Indiana. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Indiana which has 3,117 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Austin is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Austin, there were an estimated 271 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Indiana is 430 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 1.730 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Indiana average of 2,687 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Austin, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Austin is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.48 daily crimes that occur in Austin.
  • Austin is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Austin you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Austin has decreased by 25%.

Austin, Indiana Police Station Information

Austin Police Department

The Austin City Police Department currently fields seventeen (7) full time sworn police officers serving a population of 5000 people.

Austin Police Department
21 Wilbur Avenue,
Austin, Indiana 47102
Phone: 812-794-2496 OR 812-794-2497
Fax: 812-794-2859

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Austin, Indiana.

Kenny Hughbanks, Sheriff
Scott County Sheriff’s Office
111 South First Street,
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170 Map
Phone: 812-752-8400
Emergency: 911
Hours: M-F, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Scott County Sheriff
Scott Sheriff Facebook

Scott County Jail Information

The Scott County Security Center is a 200 bed facility.

Visitations Hours at Scott County Jail

SATURDAY VISITATION
BLOCK 6, 7, & HOLDING CELL 6 ARRIVE 8:50 AM STARTS 9:00 AM
CELL BLOCK 1 ARRIVE 12:50 PM STARTS 1:00 PM
CELL BLOCK 2 ARRIVE 2:20 PM STARTS 2:30 PM
CELL BLOCK 3 ARRIVE 5:50 PM STARTS 6:00 PM

SUNDAY VISITATION
HOLDING CELL 3, 4, & 5 ARRIVE 8:50 AM STARTS 9:00 AM
CELL BLOCK 5 ARRIVE 12:50 PM STARTS 1:00 PM
CELL BLOCK 4 ARRIVE 2:20 PM STARTS 2:30 PM

Scott Sheriff Visitations
Scott County Jail

Police Records Request in Austin, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Austin. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office by visiting, calling or emailing your request to the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Christopher Fugate, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Austin
80 West Main Street,
Austin, Indiana 47102
Phone: 812-794-2877

Austin Clerk-Treasurer

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