Brazil, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Brazil is a city in Clay County, Indiana. The City of Brazil had a population of approximately 7,912 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Brazil, Indiana is Brian Wyndham. Brian Wyndham can be contacted at (812) 443-2221 and by email at brianw@brazil.in.gov.

Brian Wyndham, Mayor
City of Brazil
203 E National Ave
Brazil, IN 47834
Phone: (812) 443-2221
Fax: (812) 446-0337
Email: brianw@brazil.in.gov

Brazil City Mayor

In 2012, the crime-index in Brazil, Indiana was 196.2, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 295.2. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Brazil, Indiana as of December 04, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Brazil to the number of sex offenders is 166 to 1.

There were an estimated 3,683 total crimes per 100,000 people in Brazil, 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 Brazil is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Brazil, there were an estimated 498 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 3,185 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 Brazil, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Brazil is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.09 daily crimes that occur in Brazil.
  • Brazil is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brazil you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brazil has not changed.

Brazil, Indiana Police Station Information

The Brazil Police Department has 11 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 8000 people.

Brazil Police Department

Brazil Police Department
203 E National Ave
Brazil, Indiana 47834-2665
Phone: 812-446-2211
Fax: 812-446-2635
Emergencies: 911

Clay County Sheriff’s Department

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

Paul Harden, Sheriff
Clay County Sheriff’s Department
611 E Jackson St,
Brazil, IN 47834
Phone: 812-446-2535

Clay County Sheriff
Clay Sheriff Facebook

Clay County Community Corrections Information

The physical address of Clay County Community Corrections is:

120 S. Alabama Street
Brazil, IN 47834
Phone: (812) 442-9910
Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 8-4, Thursday: 8-7, and Friday: 8-noon.

Clay County Community Corrections

Police Records Request in Brazil, Indiana

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

Karen McQueen, Clerk Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Brazil
203 E National Ave
Brazil, IN 47834
Phone: 812-448-8403
Fax: 812-446-0337
Email: karen@brazil.in.gov

Brazil Clerk-Treasurer

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