Gary, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Gary is a city in Lake County, Indiana. The City of Gary had a population of approximately 80,294 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Gary, Indiana is Karen Freeman-Wilson. Karen Freeman-Wilson can be contacted at (219) 881-1301 and by email at kfreemanwilson@ci.gary.in.us.

Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor
City of Gary
401 Broadway, Suite 203
Gary, Indiana 46402
Phone: (219) 881-1301
Fax: (219) 881-1337
Email: kfreemanwilson@ci.gary.in.us

Gary City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Gary, Indiana was 529.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 281.5. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 291 registered sex offenders living in Gary, Indiana as of December 08, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Gary to the number of sex offenders is 265 to 1.

There were an estimated 3,052 total crimes per 100,000 people in Gary, 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 Gary is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Gary, there were an estimated 471 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 2,581 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 Gary, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Gary is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.03 daily crimes that occur in Gary.
  • Gary is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gary you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gary has decreased by 19%.

Gary, Indiana Police Station Information

The Gary Police Department has 280 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately
116000 people.

Gary Police Department

Richard Allen, Chief of Police
Gary Police Department
555 Polk St
Gary, Indiana 46402-1741
Phone: 219-881-1201
Fax: 219-881-1259
Email: rallen@ci.gary.in.us

Gary Police Dept

Lake County Sheriff’s Department

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

Lake County Sheriff’s Department
2293 N. Main Street
Gary, 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
Lake Jail Visitations
Lake Jail Operations

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