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East Chicago, Indiana Police Station Crime Information

There was 1 registered sex offender living in East Chicago as of December, 2023. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Chicago is 28,733 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 East Chicago was 171, which was 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 69.2% U.S. cities. The crime rate in East Chicago decreased by 60% from 2019 to 2020. The number of homicides was 3, which was a decrease of 4 compared to 2019. In the last 5 years, East Chicago has seen a decrease in violent crime and property crime.

East Chicago crime rates are 2,854 per 100k, which is 54% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
2,382 crimes per 100k

Violent Crime
472 crimes per 100k

The mission of the East Chicago Police Department is to protect the lives and property of community members. The department treats those it encounters with respect as if they were their own family members. The department conducts its duties while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.

Chief of Police: Jose Rivera
Phone: 219-391-8400

East Chicago Police Department Address:
2301 Columbus Drive
East Chicago, IN 46312

Mugshot Record Request in East Chicago, Indiana

To make a public record request, individuals must submit the request in writing (handwritten, typed, or electronically) to the East Chicago City Clerk. Requesters must provide their name, address and contact phone number. Public record requests must specifically describe what records are being requested, including the beginning to ending date and time. Written requests can be delivered in-person during the normal business hours.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in East Chicago, Indiana

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

Lake County Sheriff’s Office Address:
2293 N Main Street
Building-C, Door J-2
Crown Point, IN 46307

Phone: (219) 755-3400

East Chicago, Indiana Information

According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population of East Chicago was 26,370. The total area of East Chicago is 14.86 square miles. The county seat is Lake County. The mayor of East Chicago is Anthony Copeland.

Phone: 219-391-8200

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