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Butler, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Butler is a city in DeKalb County, Indiana. The City of Butler had a population of approximately 2,684 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Butler, Indiana is Ron Walter. Ron Walter can be contacted at (260) 868-5200 and by email at

Ron Walter, Mayor
City of Butler
215 South Broadway
Butler, IN 46721
Phone: (260) 868-5200
Fax: (260) 868-5882

Butler City Mayor

According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Butler, Indiana as of December 04, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Butler to the number of sex offenders is 166 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,573 total crimes per 100,000 people in Butler, 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 Butler is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Butler, there were an estimated 213 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 1,360 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 Butler, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Butler is 45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.31 daily crimes that occur in Butler.
  • Butler is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Butler has decreased by 3%.

Butler, Indiana Police Station Information

The Butler Police Department has 7 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 2700 people.

Butler Police Department

Chief Nichols
Butler Police Department
120 West Main Street
Butler, IN 46721
Emergencies: 911
Non-emergencies: 260-868-2171

Butler Police Dept
Butler Police Facebook

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department

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

Don Lauer, Sheriff
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department
215 E 8th
Butler, IN 46706
Emergency: 911
Phone: (260) 925-3365
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00PM

DeKalb County Sheriff
DeKalb Sheriff Facebook

DeKalb County Jail Information

Visitations Hours at DeKalb County Jail

Visitation Schedule:

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – A Block
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM – B Block

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – F and R Blocks
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM – D Block
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM – E Block

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – G Block
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM – H Block

DeKalb County Jail Visitations
DeKalb County Jail

Police Records Request in Butler, Indiana

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

Angela Eck, Clerk-Treasurer.
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Butler
215 South Broadway,
Butler, IN 46721
Phone: 260-868-5200
Fax: 260-868-5882

Butler Clerk-Treasurer

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