Muskegon, Michigan Jail and Mugshot Information
The City of Muskegon, Michigan has a population of 38,401. The mayor as of 2018 is Stephen Gawron. His phone number is (231) 724-6701 and his email address is Steve.Gawron@shorelinecity.com. The city can be found in Muskegon County.
The crime index of Muskegon, as reported by a 2016 statistic, was 426.7. There has been 628 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 61 to 1.
Muskegon, Michigan Police Station Information
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Muskegon, MI is displayed. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Muskegon, MI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You’ll find that the rate of crime in Muskegon, MI averages 91% higher than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 60% higher than. You’ll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Muskegon, MI is 55% higher than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 84% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 100% higher than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 56% higher than the nation’s average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Muskegon, MI area.
Facts about crime in Muskegon, Michigan:
- The overall crime rate in Muskegon is 60% higher than the national average.
- For every 100,000 people, there are 12.41 daily crimes that occur in Muskegon.
- Muskegon is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
- In Muskegon you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
- The number of total year over year crimes in Muskegon has decreased by 8%.
The Muskegon Police Department provides law enforcement and policing functions for a 26 square mile area, including a variety of restaurants, retail stores, theaters, schools, industries and residential neighborhoods.
In addition to district road patrol and non-uniformed detectives, the Muskegon Police Department also has neighborhood officers assigned to each of the fifteen neighborhood association areas within the City of Muskegon. These officers work in a unified effort with residents to address the most pressing concerns of their individual neighborhoods. They provide crime prevention training for residents and students and also participate in a number of community events designed to increase positive interaction between the police and the community. The Muskegon Police Department also works with residents on quality of life issues and may bring in or refer issues to other agencies as needed.
Muskegon Police Department Address:
Jeffrey Lewis, Director of Public Safety
980 Jefferson Street,
Muskegon, MI 49440
Phone: (231) 724-6750
Fax: (231) 722-5140
Muskegon County Jail opened in 2015 is a 542 bed facility operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week with 4 Shift supervisors (Sergeants) and 48 corrections officers working rotating shifts.
The jail has its own Medical offices, laundry and a kitchen that produces over 200,000 meals a year.
Muskegon, Michigan Jail:
Address 1: 980 Jefferson St
Zip Code: 49440-1325
County: Muskegon County
Phone #: 231-724-6750
Fax #: 231-722-5140
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 40900
Number of Officers: 91
Police Records Request in Muskegon, Michigan
Incident and accident reports are available for anyone that lives within the unincorporated areas of Muskegon County. Accident reports can be purchased online. Refer to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process to request incident reports.
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