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Bedford, Indiana Police Station Crime Information

There were 3 registered sex offenders living in Bedford as of December, 2023. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bedford is 4,476 to 1. The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is significantly lower than the state average. The 2020 crime rate in Bedford was 125, which was 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 58.1% U.S. cities. The crime rate in Bedford decreased by 21% from 2019 to 2020. In the last 5 years, Bedford has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.

Bedford crime rates are 1,027 per 100k, which is 44% lower than Indiana
Property Crime
955 crimes per 100k

Violent Crime
72 crimes per 100k

The Bedford Police Department consists of an Officer’s Division, Detective Division, and School Resource Division. The Officer’s Division handles day to day operations including traffic enforcement and responding to service calls. The Detective Division investigates general assignment criminal complaints, manages major case investigations, conducts follow-up investigations, provides support to the Uniform Division, and helps manage the department property room. The School Resource Division promotes a safe learning environment, provides resources to school staff, and works with teachers and youth to prevent and solve problems at the school.

Accident reports can be purchased at To search for an accident report, individuals first select the state and jurisdiction in which the accident occurred. Individuals are then given three options to choose from to search for the accident report. The first option to locate the record is to provide the accident report number. The second option is to provide the last name of the individual involved in the accident and the date of the accident. The last option is to provide the last name of the individual involved and the name of the street where the accident occurred.

Chief of Police: Terry Moore
Phone: 812-275-3311

Bedford Police Department Address:
1617 K Street
Bedford, In 47421

Mugshot Record Request in Bedford, Indiana

The City of Bedford offers the public the ability to request public records through its website. To do so, the requester must provide their phone number, email, address, and a detailed account of the record they are seeking. The requester must then select their preferred method of being contacted from either phone call or email. All requests for public records must be delivered to the Office of the Mayor at Bedford City Hall.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Bedford, Indiana

To inquire about most wanted fugitives or open warrants in Lawrence County, the public may contact the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office directly at:

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Address:
1420 I Street
Bedford, IN 47421

Phone: 812-275-3316

Bedford, Indiana Information

According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population of Bedford was 13,792. The total area of Bedford is 12.21 square miles. The county seat is Lawrence County. The mayor of Bedford is Sam Craig.

Phone: 812-279-6555

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