Fort Wayne, IN Police

Fort Wayne, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Fort Wayne is a city in Allen County, Indiana. The City of Fort Wayne had a population of approximately 253,691 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana is Tom Henry. Tom Henry can be contacted by email at mayor@cityoffortwayne.org.

Tom Henry, Mayor
City of Fort Wayne
Citizens Square
200 East Berry St., Suite 425
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: (260) 427-8311
Email: mayor@cityoffortwayne.org

Fort Wayne City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Fort Wayne, Indiana was 308.8, 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 523 registered sex offenders living in Fort Wayne, Indiana as of December 07, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Fort Wayne to the number of sex offenders is 500 to 1

There were an estimated 9,418 total crimes per 100,000 people in Fort Wayne, 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 Fort Wayne is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Fort Wayne, there were an estimated 952 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 8,466 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 Fort Wayne, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Wayne is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.69 daily crimes that occur in Fort Wayne.
  • Fort Wayne is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Wayne you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Wayne has increased by 3%.

Fort Wayne, Indiana Police Station Information

Fort Wayne Police Department

The Fort Wayne Police Department has 420 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately
202000 people.

Steve Reed, Chief of Police
Fort Wayne Police Department
1320 E Creighton Ave
Ft Wayne, Indiana 46803-3502
Allen County
Phone: 260-427-1230
Fax: 260-427-1374
Emergency: 911

Fort Wayne Police Dept
Fort Wayne Police Facebook

Allen County Sheriff’s Department

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

David J. Gladieux, Sheriff
Allen County Sheriff’s Department
715 South Calhoun Street
Room 101 Courthouse
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802-1805
Office: (260) 449-7535
Fax: (260) 449-7915
Non-Emergency: (260) 449-3000
Emergency: 911

Allen County Sheriff

Allen County Jail Information

The Allen County Correctional Facility was built with 144 beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Allen County Jail
417 S. Calhoun St.
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Visitations Hours at Allen County Jail:

All visitors must register at

Allen County Visitations

or at the jail lobby kiosk

Allen Jail Visitation

Police Records Request in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Police reports can be obtained at the Police Desk and are 10 cents ($0.10) per page. A Valid ID is required to obtain the report. A Public Access request forms are also available and processed by the supervisor. You can also call at 260-427-2020 during hours 6:30 A.M. – 10:30 P.M.

For any information on whether or not someone was arrested, contact 260-449-8314.

Fort Wayne Police 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:

Lana R. Keesling, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Fort Wayne
Citizens Square
200 East Berry Street, Suite 110
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: 260-427-1221
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fort Wayne City Clerk

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