Mishawaka, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Mishawaka is a city in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The City of Mishawaka had a population of approximately 48,252 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Mishawaka, Indiana is Dave Wood. Dave Wood can be contacted at (574) 258-1601 and by email at mayor@mishawaka.in.gov.

Dave Wood, Mayor
City of Mishawaka
600 E. Third Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544
Phone: (574) 258-1601
Fax: (574) 258-1603
Email: mayor@mishawaka.in.gov

Mishawaka City Mayor

In 2013, the crime-index in Mishawaka, Indiana was 373.7, 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 54 registered sex offenders living in Mishawaka, Indiana as of December 15, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Mishawaka to the number of sex offenders is 898 to 1.

There were an estimated 380 total crimes per 100,000 people in Mishawaka, 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 Mishawaka is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Mishawaka, there were an estimated 105 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 275 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 Mishawaka, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Mishawaka is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.14 daily crimes that occur in Mishawaka.
  • Mishawaka is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mishawaka you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mishawaka has decreased by 85%.

Mishawaka, Indiana Police Station Information

Mishawaka Police Department

The Mishawaka Police Department has 103 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 45440 people.

Kenneth Witkowski, Jr., Chief of Police
Mishawaka Police Department
200 N Church St
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544-1423
Email: kwitkowski@mishawaka.in.gov
Phone: 574-258-1683
Fax: 574-258-1690
Emergency: 911

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St. Joseph County Police Department

The St. Joseph County Police Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Mishawaka, Indiana. There are six divisions within the department: Detective Bureau, Civil, Warrants, Jail Division, and the Records Division.

Michael D. Grzegorek, Sheriff
St. Joseph County Police Department
125 S Lafayette Blvd,
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-245-6500
Dispatch: 574-235-9611
Emergency: 911

St. Joseph County Police

St. Joseph County Jail Information

The St. Joseph County Jail can house 31 inmates which is staffed by nearly 145 correctional officers. The physical location of the jail is:

St. Joseph County Jail
401 W. Sample St.
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574-245-6501

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Police Records Request in Mishawaka, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Mishawaka. 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. The Clerk-Treasurer maintains the public records.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Deborah S. (Ladyga) Block, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544
Email: dblock@mishawaka.in.gov
Phone: (574) 258-1616
Fax: (574) 258-1728

Mishawaka City Clerk

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