Decatur, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Decatur is a city in Adams County, Indiana. The City of Decatur had a population of approximately 9,405 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Decatur, Indiana is Kenneth L. Meyer. Kenneth L. Meyer can be contacted at (260) 724-7171 and by email at kmeyer@decaturin.org.

Kenneth L. Meyer, Mayor
City of Decatur
City Hall
172 North Second Street
Decatur, IN 46733
Phone: (260) 724-7171
Fax: (260) 724-7213
Email: kmeyer@decaturin.org

Decatur City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Decatur, Indiana was 109.1, 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 25 registered sex offenders living in Decatur, Indiana as of December 05, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Decatur to the number of sex offenders is 378 to 1.

There were an estimated 147 total crimes per 100,000 people in Decatur, 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 Decatur is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Decatur, there were an estimated 10 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 137 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 Decatur, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.22 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has decreased by 33%.

Decatur, Indiana Police Station Information

The Decatur Police Department has 17 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 9500 people.

Decatur Police Department

Leonard Corral, Chief of Police
Decatur Police Department
112 S. 7th St
Decatur, IN 46733
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: (260) 724-8646
Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Decatur Police Dept
Decatur Police Facebook

Adams County Sheriff’s Department

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

Shane L. Rekeweg, Sheriff
Adams County Sheriff’s Department
911 W Peacekeepers Way
Decatur, IN 46733-0608
Phone: 260-724-5345
Fax: 260-724-5346
Emergencies: 911
Email: srekeweg@co.adams.in.us, sheriff@co.adams.in.us
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Adams County Sheriff

Police Records Request in Decatur, Indiana

Public record requests must be submitted in writing to the Decatur Police Department. The location and records request contact information is given below:

Decatur Police Department
112 S. 7th St
Decatur, IN 46733
Non-Emergency: (260) 724-8646
Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Decatur Police Department Public Record Requests:

Decatur Record Requests

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:

Phyllis Whitright, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Decatur
Decatur City Hall,
172 North Second Street
Decatur, IN 46733
Phone: 260-724-4307
Email: pwhitright@decaturin.org
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M

Decatur Clerk-Treasurer

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