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Berne, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Berne is a city in Adams County, Indiana. The City of Berne had a population of approximately 3,999 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Berne, Indiana is William F. (Bill) McKean. William F. (Bill) McKean can be contacted at (260) 849-1243 or (260) 589-0081 and by email at

William F. (Bill) McKean, Mayor
City of Berne
158 W. Franklin Street
Berne Indiana 46711
Phone: (260) 589-0081 (Office)
Phone: (260) 849-1243 (Cell)

Berne City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Berne, Indiana was 37.3, 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 5 registered sex offenders living in Berne, Indiana as of December 02, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Berne to the number of sex offenders is 802 to 1.

There were an estimated 16 total crimes per 100,000 people in Berne, 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 Berne is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Berne, there were an estimated 0 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 16 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 Berne, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Berne is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.06 daily crimes that occur in Berne.
  • Berne is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Berne you have a 1 in 258 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Berne has decreased by 25%.

Berne, Indiana Police Station Information

Berne Police Department

The Berne Police Department is a full time department serving a population of approximately 4,200 residents and is staffed with 7 full time Officers, 5 Reserve Officers and a full time Secretary. The City of Berne Police Department is located at:

Tim Taylor, Chief of Police
Berne Public Safety Building
1160 W Main Street
Berne, Indiana 46711
Phone: (260) 589-2169

Berne Police Dept

Adams County Sheriff’s Department

The Adams County Sheriff’s Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Berne, Indiana.

Shane L. Rekeweg, Sheriff
Adams County Sheriff’s Department
313 S 1st Street
Decatur, IN 46733
Emergency: 911
Phone: 260-724-5345
Fax: 260-724-5346
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Adams County Sheriff
Adams Sheriff Facebook

Police Records Request in Berne, Indiana

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

Gwen Maller, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Berne
158 W Franklin Street,
Berne, Indiana 46711
Phone: (260) 589-8526

Berne Clerk-Treasurer

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