Rising Sun, IN Police

Rising Sun, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Rising Sun is a city in Ohio County, Indiana. The City of Rising Sun had a population of approximately 2,304 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Rising Sun, Indiana is Brent Bascom. Brent Bascom can be contacted at (812) 438-3340 and by email at bbascom@cityofrisingsun.com.

Brent Bascom, Mayor
City of Rising Sun
200 North Walnut Street
(P.O. Box 172)
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Phone: (812) 438-3340
Fax: (812) 438-3561
Email: bbascom@cityofrisingsun.com

Rising Sun City Mayor

According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Rising Sun, Indiana as of December 19, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Rising Sun to the number of sex offenders is 477 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,293 total crimes per 100,000 people in Rising Sun, 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 Rising Sun is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Rising Sun, there were an estimated 183 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 1,110 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 Rising Sun, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Rising Sun is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.54 daily crimes that occur in Rising Sun.
  • Rising Sun is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rising Sun you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rising Sun has decreased by 5%.

Rising Sun, Indiana Police Station Information

Rising Sun Police Department

The Rising Sun Police Department has 8 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 3000 people.

David Hewitt, Chief of Police
Rising Sun Police Department

300 S Poplar St
Rising Sun, Indiana 47040-1257
Email: d.hewitt@risingsunpolice.net
Phone: 812-438-3737
Fax: 812-438-2023
Emergency: 911

Rising Sun Police Dept

Ohio County Sheriff’s Office

The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Rising Sun, Indiana.

Eldon Fancher, Sheriff
Ohio County Sheriff’s Office
123 S Mulberry St,
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Phone: 812-438-3636
Fax: 812-438-4848
Emergency: 911

Ohio County Sheriff
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Police Records Request in Rising Sun, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Rising Sun. 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 provides open access to public records.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Rae Baker Gipson, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Rising Sun
200 North Walnut Street
(P.O. Box 172)
Rising Sun, IN 47040
Phone: (812) 438-2475
Email: raegipson@cityofrisingsun.com

Rising Sun Clerk-Treasurer

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