Hobart, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Hobart is a city in Lake County, Indiana. The City of Hobart had a population of approximately 29,059 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Hobart, Indiana is Brian K. Snedecor. Brian K. Snedecor can be contacted at (219) 942-6112 and by email at mayorsnedecor@cityofhobart.org.

Brian K. Snedecor, Mayor
City of Hobart
414 Main St.
Hobart, IN 46342
Phone: (219) 942-6112
Fax: (219) 947-4605
Email: mayorsnedecor@cityofhobart.org

Hobart City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Hobart, Indiana was 279.8, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 274.6. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Hobart, Indiana as of December 10, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Hobart to the number of sex offenders is 837 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,262 total crimes per 100,000 people in Hobart, 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 Hobart is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Hobart, there were an estimated 93 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 1,169 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 Hobart, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Hobart is 64% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.32 daily crimes that occur in Hobart.
  • Hobart is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hobart you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hobart has decreased by 25%.

Hobart, Indiana Police Station Information

Hobart Police Department

Richard W. Zormier, Chief of Police
Hobart Police Department
705 E. Fourth St.
Hobart, IN 46342
Phone: 219-942-1125
Emergency: 911

Hobart Police Dept
Hobart Police Facebook

Lake County Sheriff’s Department

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

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

Police Records Request in Hobart, Indiana

The Hobart Police Department Records unit receives, reviews and files most criminal offense reports, accident reports, arrest reports and related records. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Hobart Police Department Records
705 E. 4th Street,
Hobart, Indiana 46342
Phone: 219-942-1125 (Option 2)
Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Hobart Police Records

Public records can be obtained from the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office by visiting, calling or emailing your request to the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. If you would like to request any information from the Hobart Clerk-Treasurer’s office, you must fill out the public record request form. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Deborah A. Longer, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Hobart
414 Main St.
Hobart, IN 46342
Phone: 219-942-1940
Fax: 219-942-0505
Email; clerk-treasurer@cityofhobart.org
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hobart City Request Form
Hobart Clerk-Treasurer

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