Hammond, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Hammond is a city in Lake County, Indiana. The City of Hammond had a population of approximately 80,830 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Hammond, Indiana is Thomas M McDermott Jr. Thomas M McDermott Jr. can be contacted at (219) 853-6301.

Thomas M McDermott Jr., Mayor
City of Hammond
Hammond City Hall
5925 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
Phone: (219) 853-6301

Hammond City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Hammond, Indiana was 390.2, 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 125 registered sex offenders living in Hammond, Indiana as of December 10, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Hammond to the number of sex offenders is 617 to 1.

There were an estimated 3,482 total crimes per 100,000 people in Hammond, 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 Hammond is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Hammond, there were an estimated 486 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 2,996 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 Hammond, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Hammond is 66% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.46 daily crimes that occur in Hammond.
  • Hammond is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hammond you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hammond has increased by 13%.

Hammond, Indiana Police Station Information

The Hammond Police Department has 211 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 85178 people.

Hammond Police Department

John D Doughty, Chief of Police
Hammond Police Department
509 Douglas St
Hammond, Indiana 46320-1836
Emergency: 911
Phone: 219-852-2900, 219-853-6310
Fax: 219-853-6329

The Hammond Police Department is comprised of 4 Divisions and several smaller departments. The divisions are:

  • Uniform Division
  • Support Services
  • Detective Bureau
  • Special Deployment
  • Personnel and Training
  • Tactical Unit
  • K-9 Unit
Hammond Police Dept

Lake County Sheriff’s Department

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

Lake County Sheriff’s Department
2293 N. Main Street
Hammond, 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 County Jail

Police Records Request in Hammond, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Hammond. 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. If you would like to request any information from the Hammond City Clerk’s office, you must fill out the clerk’s public record request form.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Robert J. Golec, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Hammond
Hammond City Hall
5925 Calumet Avenue (map)
Hammond, IN 46320
Phone: 219-853-6346
Fax: 219-853-6339
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Hammond City Request Form
Hammond City Clerk

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