Salem, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Salem is a city in Washington County, Indiana. The City of Salem had a population of approximately 6,319 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Salem, Indiana is Troy Merry. Troy Merry can be contacted at 812-883-4265.

Richard Savage, Mayor
City of Salem
City of Salem Mayor’s Office
201 East Market Street Suite 100
Salem, IN 47167
Phone: 812-883-4265
Fax: 812-883-5260
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Salem City Mayor

In 2009, the crime-index in Salem, Indiana was 30.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 309.1. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Salem, Indiana as of December 19, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Salem to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.

There were an estimated 2,999 total crimes per 100,000 people in Salem, 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 Salem is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Salem, there were an estimated 425 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 2,574 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 Salem, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Salem is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.22 daily crimes that occur in Salem.
  • Salem is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Salem has decreased by 6%.

Salem, Indiana Police Station Information

Salem Police Department

The Salem Police Department has 14 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 6400 people.

Joey Wheeler, Chief of Police
Salem Police Department
38 Public Sq
Salem, Indiana 47167-2036
Email: salempolice@cityofsalem.com
Phone: 812-883-5100
Fax: 812-883-6380
Emergency: 911

Salem Police Dept

Washington County Sheriff’s Department

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Salem, Indiana.

Roger Newlon, Sheriff
Washington County Sheriff’s Department
801 S Jackson St.
Salem, IN 47167
Email: sheriff@washingtoncounty.in.gov
Phone: 812-883-5999
Emergency: 911
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Washington County Sheriff

Police Records Request in Salem, Indiana

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

Sally Hattabaugh, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Salem
201 E. Market Street Suite #101
Salem, IN 47167
Email: clerk.treasurer@cityofsalemin.com
Phone: 812-883-4264
Fax: 812-883-3634
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 — 4:30

Salem Clerk-Treasurer

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