Linton, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Linton is a city in Greene County, Indiana. The City of Linton had a population of approximately 5,413 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Linton, Indiana is John Wilkes. John Wilkes can be contacted at (812) 847-7754.

John Wilkes, Mayor
City of Linton
86 S Main St
Linton, IN 47441
Phone: (812) 847-7754

Linton City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Lafayette, Indiana was 222.7, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 249.9. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Linton, Indiana as of December 14, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Linton to the number of sex offenders is 214 to 1.

There were an estimated 151 total crimes per 100,000 people in Linton, 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 Linton is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Linton, 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 147 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 Linton, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Linton is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.92 daily crimes that occur in Linton.
  • Linton is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Linton you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Linton has decreased by 11%.

Linton, Indiana Police Station Information

Linton Police Department

The Linton Police Department has 8 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 6400 people.

Troy R. Jerrell, Chief of Police
Linton Police Department
49 NW A St
Linton, Indiana 47441-1727
Phone: 812-847-4411
Fax: 812-847-2867
Emergency: 9-1-1

Linton Police Dept

Greene County Sheriff’s Department

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

Greene County Sheriff’s Department
204 County Road 70 E
PO Box 267
Bloomfield, IN 47424
Phone: (812) 384-4411
Office Hours: M – F 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Greene County Sheriff
Greene Jail Visitations
Greene County Jail

Police Records Request in Linton, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Linton. 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 responsible for maintaining the records.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Jathan Wright, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Linton
City Hall
86 S Main St
Linton, IN 47441
Phone: (812) 847-7014
Email: jwright@cityoflinton.com
Hours: M – F, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Linton Clerk-Treasurer

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