Peru, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Peru is a city in Miami County, Indiana. The City of Peru had a population of approximately 11,417 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Peru, Indiana is Gabriel Greer. Gabriel Greer can be contacted at (765) 472-2400 and by email at ggreer@cityofperu.org.

Gabriel Greer, Mayor
City of Peru
City Hall
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: (765) 472-2400
Fax: (765) 472-5815
Email: ggreer@cityofperu.org

Peru Mayor Office

In 2013, the crime-index in Peru, Indiana was 225.6, lower than it had been since at least the year 2009, but lower than the national average of 250.9. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Peru, Indiana as of December 17, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Peru to the number of sex offenders is 234 to 1.

There were an estimated 482 total crimes per 100,000 people in Peru, 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 Peru is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Peru, there were an estimated 46 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 436 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 Peru, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Peru is 59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12 daily crimes that occur in Peru.
  • Peru is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peru you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peru has increased by 12%.

Peru, Indiana Police Station Information

Peru Police Department

The Peru Police Department has 26 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 13000 people.

Michael Meeks, Chief of Police
Peru Police Department
City Hall
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
Email: mmeeks@cityofperu.org
Phone: (765) 473-2150, (765) 473-5522
Fax: (765) 473-8673
Emergency: 911
Hours: M – F 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Peru Police Dept
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Miami County Sheriff’s Office

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

Robert J. Downey, Sheriff
Miami County Sheriff’s Office
1104 W 200 N
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: 765-472-1322
Fax: 765-472-0852
Emergency: 911
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Miami County Sheriff
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Miami County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Miami County Jail
1104 W 200 N
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: 765-472-1322
Fax: 765-472-7520

Visitations Hours at Miami County Jail:

Sunday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Monday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday No Visitation
Thursday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Miami Jail Visitations
Miami County Jail

Police Records Request in Peru, Indiana

Peru Police Most Wanted

We have not found any police records information on Peru. 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:

Tish Soldi, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Peru
City Hall
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: (765) 472-2344
Fax: (765) 472-1831
Email: tsoldi@cityofperu.org
Hours: M, Tues., Thur., Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Wed. 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Peru Clerk-Treasurer

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