Whiting, Indiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Whiting is a city in Lake County, Indiana. The City of Whiting had a population of approximately 4,997 in the year 2016.

The mayor of Whiting, Indiana is Joseph M. Stahura. Joseph M. Stahura can be contacted at (219) 659-7700.

Joseph M. Stahura, Mayor
City of Whiting
1443 119th Street
Whiting, IN 46394
Phone: (219) 659-7700
Fax: (219) 473-4452

Whiting City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Whiting, Indiana was 306.1, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 270.1. According to research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Whiting, Indiana as of December 24, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Whiting to the number of sex offenders is 537 to 1.

There were an estimated 116 total crimes per 100,000 people in Whiting, 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 Whiting is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Whiting, 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 102 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 Whiting, Indiana:

  • The overall crime rate in Whiting is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.61 daily crimes that occur in Whiting.
  • Whiting is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Whiting you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Whiting has decreased by 33%.

Whiting, Indiana Police Station Information

Whiting Police Department

The Whiting City Police Department has 20 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 5800 people.

Stephen E. Miller, Chief of Police
Whiting Police Department
1914 Schrage Ave
Whiting, Indiana 46394-2007
Phone: 219-659-2186
Fax: 219-473-4442
Emergency: 911

Whiting Police Dept

Lake County Sheriff’s Department

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

Lake County Sheriff’s Department
2293 N. Main Street
Whiting, IN 46307-1854
Police Emergency: 9-1-1
Police Non-Emergency: (219)660-0001
Sheriff Administration: (219)755-3400
Jail Booking Information: (219)648-6300
Jail Records & Pretrial: (219)755-3421
Email: info@lakecountysheriff.com

Lake County Sheriff
Lake Jail Visitations
Lake County Jail

Police Records Request in Whiting, Indiana

We have not found any police records information on Whiting. 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’s Office maintains all documents associated with city business. The location and records request contact information is as follows:

John Haynes, Clerk-Treasurer
Office of the Clerk-Treasurer
City of Whiting
1443 – 119th Street
Whiting, IN 46394
Phone: (219) 659-3100
Fax: (219) 473-0799

Whiting Clerk-Treasurer

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