Bloomington, IN Police

Bloomington, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Bloomington is a city in Monroe County, Indiana. The City of Bloomington had a population of approximately 80,405 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Bloomington, Indiana is John Hamilton. John Hamilton can be contacted at (812) 349-3406 and by email at mayor@bloomington.in.gov.

John Hamilton, Mayor
City of Bloomington
401 N Morton St
Suite 210
Bloomington IN 47404
Phone: (812) 349-3406
Fax: (812) 349-3455
Email: mayor@bloomington.in.gov

Bloomington City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Bloomington, Indiana was 288.0, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 148 registered sex offenders living in Bloomington, Indiana as of December 02, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Bloomington to the number of sex offenders is 565 to 1.

There were an estimated 3,081 total crimes per 100,000 people in Bloomington, 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 Bloomington is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Bloomington, there were an estimated 378 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 2,703 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 Bloomington, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Bloomington is 28% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.96 daily crimes that occur in Bloomington.
  • Bloomington is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bloomington you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bloomington has increased by 2%.

Bloomington, Indiana Police Station Information

The Bloomington Police Department has 81 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 67500 people.

Bloomington Police Department

Michael Diekhoff, Chief of Police
Bloomington Police Department
220 E Third St
Bloomington IN 47401
Phone: 812-339-4477
Fax: 812-349-3353
Email: diekhofm@bloomington.in.gov

Bloomington Police Dept

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

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

Brad Swain, Sheriff
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
301 N. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Phone: (812)-349-2534
Fax: (812)-349-2828
Email: sheriffsoffice@co.monroe.in.us
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and Thursday-Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Monroe County Sheriff

Monroe County Jail:

The Monroe County Security Center opened in 1990. The facility was originally designed to hold up to 88 inmates. The physical location of Monroe County Jail is:

301 N. College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47404
H: (812)-349-2750
FAX: (812)-349-2054
E-mail: sheriffsoffice@co.monroe.in.us

Visitations Hours at Monroe County Jail

Monroe Sheriff Visitations

Monroe County Jail:

Monroe Correction Center

Police Records Request in Bloomington, Indiana

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

Marsha Pfeiffer, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Bloomington
401 N Morton St
Suite 110
Bloomington IN 47404
Phone: 812-349-3408

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