Portland, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Portland is a city in Jay County, Indiana. The City of Portland had a population of approximately 6,223 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Portland, Indiana is Randy Geesaman. Randy Geesaman can be contacted at 260-726-9395 and by email at mayorgeesaman@thecityofportland.net

Randy Geesaman, Mayor
City of Portland
321 N. Meridian Street
Portland, Indiana 47371
Email: mayorgeesaman@thecityofportland.net
Phone: 260-726-9395

Portland City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Portland, Indiana was 133.4, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 283.7. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Portland, Indiana as of December 18, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Portland to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.

There were an estimated 102 total crimes per 100,000 people in Portland, 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 Portland is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Portland, there were an estimated 14 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 88 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 Portland, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Portland is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.54 daily crimes that occur in Portland.
  • Portland is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Portland you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Portland has decreased by 49%.

Portland, Indiana Police Station Information

Portland Police Department

The Portland Police Department has 13 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 7500 people.

Nathan M. Springer, Chief of Police
Portland Police Department
319 N Meridian Street
Portland, Indiana 47371-1905
Phone: 260-726-7161
Fax: 260-726-9490
Email: ns701@thecityofportland.net

Portland Police Dept
Portland Police Facebook

Jay County Sheriff’s Office

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

Dwane Ford, Sheriff
Jay County Sheriff’s Office
Jay County Courthouse 3rd Floor
Portland, IN 47371
Phone: 260-726-8188
Fax: 260-726-8103
Email: dford@co.jay.in.us

Jay County Sheriff

Police Records Request in Portland, Indiana

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

Lori Aker-Ferguson, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Portland
321 N. Meridian Street
Portland, Indiana 47371
Email: cityclerktreas@thecityofportland.net
Phone: 260-726-9395
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:00pm

Portland Clerk-Treasurer

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