North Vernon, IN Police

North Vernon, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

North Vernon is a city in Jennings County, Indiana. The City of North Vernon had a population of approximately 6,728 in the year 2016.

The mayor of North Vernon, Indiana is Mike Ochs. Mike Ochs can be contacted at (812) 346-3789.

Mike Ochs, Mayor
City of North Vernon
143 East Walnut St.
North Vernon, Indiana 47265
Phone: (812) 346-3789

North Vernon City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in North Vernon, Indiana was 281.6, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 290. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in North Vernon, Indiana as of December 17, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in North Vernon to the number of sex offenders is 135 to 1.

There were an estimated 2,852 total crimes per 100,000 people in North Vernon, 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 North Vernon is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in North Vernon, there were an estimated 18 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 177 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 North Vernon, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in North Vernon is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.81 daily crimes that occur in North Vernon.
  • North Vernon is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In North Vernon you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in North Vernon has decreased by 9%.

North Vernon, Indiana Police Station Information

North Vernon Police Department

The North Vernon Police Department has 15 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 10000 people.

James Webster, Chief of Police
North Vernon Police Department
101 Madison Ave
North Vernon, Indiana
Phone: 812-346-1466
Fax: 812-346-0906
Emergency: 911

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Police Records Request in North Vernon, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on North Vernon. 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 location and records request contact information is as follows:

Shawn Gerkin, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of North Vernon
143 East Walnut St.
North Vernon, Indiana 47265
Phone: 812.346.5907
Email: sgerkin@northvernon-in.gov

North Vernon Clerk-Treasurer

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