La Porte, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

La Porte is a city in La Porte County, Indiana. The City of La Porte had a population of approximately 22,053 in the year 2016.

The mayor of La Porte, Indiana is Mark Krentz. Mark Krentz can be contacted at (219) 362-0151 and by email at mkrentz@cityoflaportein.gov.

Mark Krentz, Mayor
City of La Porte
801 Michigan Ave.
La Porte, IN 46350
Phone: (219) 362-0151
Fax: (219) 362-1102
Email: mkrentz@cityoflaportein.gov

La Porte City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in La Porte, Indiana was 286.5, 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 55 registered sex offenders living in La Porte, Indiana as of December 13, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in La Porte to the number of sex offenders is 394 to 1.

There were an estimated 655 total crimes per 100,000 people in La Porte, 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 La Porte is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in La Porte, there were an estimated 103 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 552 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 La Porte, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in La Porte is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.28 daily crimes that occur in La Porte.
  • La Porte is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Porte you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Porte has decreased by 18%.

La Porte, Indiana Police Station Information

La Porte Police Department

La Porte Police Department’s 43 sworn and six civilian support personnel serve a jurisdiction encompassing 12.2 square miles. According to the 2010 census figures, La Porte has 22,053 residents, 8,962 households and 5,362 families within its boundaries.

Ton Owens, Chief of Police
La Porte Police Department
1206 Michigan Ave.
La Porte, IN 46350
Email: towens@lpcitypd.com
Phone: 219-362-9446
Fax: 219-324-4375
After Hours: 219-362-6205
Emergency: 911
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

La Porte Police Dept

La Porte County Sheriff’s Department

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

John T. Boyd, Sheriff
La Porte County Sheriff’s Department
809 State Street, Suite 202A
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-326-7700
Fax (LP): 219-324-6205

La Porte County Sheriff
La Porte Sheriff Facebook

La Porte County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

La Porte County Jail
809 State Street, Suite 202A
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: 219-362-6548
Fax: 219-878-9132

Visitations Hours at La Porte County Jail:

Video visitation must be scheduled 24hours in advance.

La Porte Jail Visitations

La Porte County Jail:

La Porte Corrections Division

Police Records Request in La Porte, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on La Porte. 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’s Office is the official record keeper for city. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Roger Galloway, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of La Porte
801 Michigan Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350
Email: rgalloway@cityoflaportein.gov
Phone: 219-362-9512
Fax: 219-362-8955

La Porte Clerk-Treasurer

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