Knox, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Knox is a city in Starke County, Indiana. The City of Knox had a population of approximately 3,704 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Knox, Indiana is Dennis Estok. Dennis Estok can be contacted at (574) 772-4553 and by email at mayor@cityofknox.net.

Dennis Estok, Mayor
City of Knox
101 W. Washington St.
Knox, IN 46534
Phone: (574) 772-4553
Email: mayor@cityofknox.net

Knox City Mayor

In 2013, the crime-index in Knox, Indiana was 102.3, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 295.1. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Knox, Indiana as of December 12, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Knox to the number of sex offenders is 140 to 1.

There were an estimated 200 total crimes per 100,000 people in Knox, 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 Knox is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Knox, there were an estimated 4 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 196 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 Knox, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Knox is 104% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.31 daily crimes that occur in Knox.
  • Knox is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Knox you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Knox has increased by 207%.

Knox, Indiana Police Station Information

Knox Police Department

The Knox Police Department has 8 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3500 people.

Harold L. Smith, Chief of Police
Knox Police Department
120 N. Shield St.
Knox, IN 46534
Emergency: 911
Phone: 574-772-4122
Email: knoxcitypolice@cityofknox.net
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Knox Police Dept

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

The Starke County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Knox, Indiana.

Bill Dulin, Sheriff
Starke County Sheriff’s Office
5435 E State Road 8
Knox, IN 46534
Email: sheriff@co.starke.in.us
Phone: 574-772-3771
Emergency: 911

Starke County Sheriff

Starke County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Phil Cherry, Starke County Warden
Starke County Jail
5435 E State Road 8
Knox, IN 46534
Email: pcherry@co.starke.in.us

Visitations Hours at Starke County Jail:

All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. To register and schedule a visit, visit the following link:

Inmate Commissary Deposit

Or call: 866-340-7879

Visitations Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8am – 2pm

Starke Jail Visitations
Starke County Jail

Police Records Request in Knox, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Knox. Instead we have included public 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. The Clerk-Treasurer is the record keeper for the Common Council and the Board of Public Works and Safety.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Jeff Houston, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Knox
101 W. Washington St.
Knox, IN 46534
Phone: 574-772-3032
Fax: 574-772-5669
Email: jhoustonct@cityofknox.net

Knox Clerk-Treasurer

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