Bedford, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Bedford is a city in Lawrence County, Indiana. The City of Bedford had a population of approximately 13,413 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Bedford, Indiana is Shawna M. Girgis. Shawna M. Girgis can be contacted at (812) 279-6555 and by email at sgirgis@bedford.in.us.

Shawna M. Girgis, Mayor
City of Bedford
1102 16th Street
Bedford, IN 47421
Phone: (812) 279-6555
Fax: (812) 275-1608
Email: sgirgis@bedford.in.us or dandry@bedford.in.us

Bedford City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Bedford, Indiana was 139.4, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Bedford, Indiana as of December 01, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Bedford to the number of sex offenders is 269 to 1.

There were an estimated 355 total crimes per 100,000 people in Bedford, 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 Bedford is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Bedford, there were an estimated 11 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 344 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 Bedford, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Bedford is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.29 daily crimes that occur in Bedford.
  • Bedford is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bedford you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bedford has increased by 5%.

Bedford, Indiana Police Station Information

The Bedford Police Department has 32 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 13817 people.

Bedford Police Department

Terry Moore, Chief of Police
Bedford Police Department
21 Wilbur Avenue,
Bedford, Indiana 47102
Non-Emergencies: 812-275-3311
Emergencies: 911

Bedford Police Dept
Bedford Police Facebook

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department

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

Mike Branham, Sheriff
Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department
1420 I Street,
Bedford, IN 47421
Emergencies: Dial 911
General Office: 812-275-3316
Fax: 812-277-2007
Jail Division: 812-277-2014

Lawrence County Sheriff
Lawrence Sheriff Facebook

Lawrence County Security Center Information

The Lawrence County Security Center opened in 1990. The facility was originally designed to hold up to 88 inmates.

Visitations Hours at Lawrence County Security Center:

Kiosk hours are from 8:00am – 10:30pm.

Visitations at Lawrence County Security Center:

Lawrence Sheriff Inmate Information
Lawrence Sheriff Security Center

Police Records Request in Bedford, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Bedford. 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:

Marsha Pfeiffer, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Bedford
1102 16th Street
Bedford, IN 47421
Phone: 812-275-1604
Fax: 812-675-0798
Email: mpfeiffer@bedford.in.us

Bedford Clerk-Treasurer

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