East Chicago, IN Police

East Chicago, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

East Chicago is a city in Lake County, Indiana. The City of East Chicago had a population of approximately 29,698 in the year 2016.

The mayor of East Chicago, Indiana is Anthony Copeland. Anthony Copeland can be contacted at (219) 391-8200.

Anthony Copeland, Mayor
City of East Chicago
4527 Indianapolis Blvd
East Chicago, IN 46312
Phone: (219) 391-8200
Fax: (219) 391-8397
Email: ivera@eastchicago.com

East Chicago City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in East Chicago, Indiana was 407.6, 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 55 registered sex offenders living in East Chicago, Indiana as of December 07, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in East Chicago to the number of sex offenders is 522 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,163 total crimes per 100,000 people in East Chicago, 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 East Chicago is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in East Chicago, there were an estimated 188 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 975 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 East Chicago, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in East Chicago is 50% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.29 daily crimes that occur in East Chicago.
  • East Chicago is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In East Chicago you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in East Chicago has decreased by 12%.

East Chicago, Indiana Police Station Information

The East Chicago Police Department has 110 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 36446 people.

East Chicago Police Department

Frank Smith, Chief of Police
East Chicago Police Department
2301 E Columbus Dr
East Chicago, Indiana 46312-2876
Lake County
Phone: 219-391-8331
Fax: 219-391-8309

East Chicago Police Dept

Lake County Sheriff’s Department

The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of East Chicago, Indiana.

Lake County Sheriff’s Department
2293 N. Main Street
East Chicago, IN 46307-1854
Police Emergency: 9-1-1
Police Non-Emergency: (219)660-0001
Sheriff Administration: (219)755-3400
Jail Booking Information: (219)648-6300
Jail Records & Pretrial: (219)755-3421
Email: info@lakecountysheriff.com

Lake County Sheriff

Visitations at Lake County Jail:

Lake Sheriff Visitations
Lake County Jail

Police Records Request in East Chicago, Indiana

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

Adrian A. Santos, City Clerk,
Office of the City Clerk
City of East Chicago
2301 E. Columbus Drive
East Chicago, IN 46312
Phone: 219-391-8491
Fax: 219-391-8512
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wed, Friday: 8:30a.m. To 4:30p.m, and Thursday: 8:30a.m. to 7:00p.m.

East Chicago Public Documents Center
East Chicago City Clerk

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