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Tell City, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Tell City is a city in Perry County, Indiana. The City of Tell City had a population of approximately 1,563 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Tell City, Indiana is Jim Adams. Jim Adams can be contacted at 812-547-5511 and by email at

Jim Adams, Mayor
City of Tell City
700 Main Street
P.O. Box 515
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812-547-5511

Tell City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Tell City, Indiana was 122.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Tell City, Indiana as of December 21, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Tell City to the number of sex offenders is 335 to 1.

There were an estimated 136 total crimes per 100,000 people in Tell City, 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 Tell City is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Tell City, there were an estimated 5 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 131 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 Tell City, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Tell City is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.09 daily crimes that occur in Tell City.
  • Tell City is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tell City you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tell City has decreased by 11%.

Tell City, Indiana Police Station Information

The Tell City Police Department has 11 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 8,950 people.

Tell City Police Department

Derrick Lawalin, Chief of Police
Tell City Police Department
707 Mozart St
Tell City, Indiana 47586-1781
Phone: 812-547-7068
Fax: 812-547-4049
Emergency: 911

Tell City Police Dept

Perry County Sheriff’s Office

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

Alan Malone, Sheriff
Perry County Sheriff’s Office
2211 Herrman Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: 812-547-2441
Fax: 812-547-0410

Perry County Sheriff
Perry Sheriff Facebook

Perry County Jail Information

The Perry County Jail was constructed in 1965 and had enough beds for a total of only forty-six (46) inmates. The newly constructed Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center has a bed count of one-hundred and thirty-six (136)

Visitations Hours at Perry County Jail:

Monday – Saturday (8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
Sunday (No visitation)

Perry Jail Visitations

Police Records Request in Tell City, Indiana

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section of the Tell City Police Department. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Pam Wittman, Records Coordinator
Records Section
Tell City Police Department
707 Mozart St
Tell City, Indiana 47586-1781
Phone: (812) 548-4067
Fax: (812) 548-4077
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tell City Police Records
Tell City Police Arrests

Arrests are listed according to inmate’s name and arrest date.

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 to the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office is responsible for maintaining city records. You need to download the Public Request Form and submit it to the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office.

Tell City Public Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Jenny Richter, Clerk/Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Tell City
700 Main Street
P.O. Box 515
Tell City, IN 47586
Phone: (812)-547-2349

Tell City Clerk-Treasurer

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