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Fort Wayne, Indiana Police Station Crime Information

There were 17 registered sex offenders living in Fort Wayne as of December, 2023. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Wayne is 15,373 to 1. The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is considerably lower than the state average. The 2020 crime rate in Fort Wayne, IN was 243, which was comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 81.7% U.S. cities. The crime rate in Fort Wayne decreased by 8% from 2019 to 2020. The number of homicides was 39, which was an increase of 12 compared to 2019. In the last 5 years, Fort Wayne has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.

Fort Wayne crime rates are 2,649 per 100k, which is 43% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
2,387 crimes per 100k

Violent Crime
262 crimes per 100k

The Fort Wayne Police Department consists of an Investigative Division, a Records Bureau, and a Special Operations Division. The Investigative Division is responsible for handling felony cases in Fort Wayne. The Records Bureau is responsible for managing centralized records and maintains case records, identification records, and criminal history files. The Special Operations Division manages the Air Support Unit, Crisis Intervention Team, and Crisis Response Team among others.

To purchase an accident report, individuals may visit Each report costs $12.00. To locate a report, the individual must have either the incident report number, the name of the insured, the date of the accident, and a credit or debit card to finalize the purchase.
Accident reports are made available two or three days after the incident. According to the 2022 Fort Wayne Police Department Annual Report, there were 17,304 total traffic stops, 7,586 traffic accidents, and 144,357 total calls for service. There were 815 use of force incidents, 40,083 total training hours logged, and 448 crimes against persons in 2022.

Chief of Police: Steve Reed

Fort Wayne Police Department Address:
1 E. Main Street, Suite 108
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Mugshot Record Request in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The Fort Wayne Police Department offers a form for individuals wishing to request public information. The completed form will be evaluated to determine whether or not the requestor is valid, whether the request is specific enough, and whether or not the request is related to an ongoing investigation. If the request is approved, the Digital Management Team will obscure any redacted information. If the request involves law enforcement recordings, there will be a fee associated with it. Requesters must provide their name and contact information on the form. Information about the individual requests are being made about must also be provided. The type of record being requested must be selected. The fee for recordings must be provided before the records can be released to the requester.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The Allen County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for maintaining warrants in the County. Featured warrants can be found on the Sheriff’s homepage, which displays the mugshot of most wanted fugitives in the county. Individuals can look up the demographic information of each fugitive, their charges, and provide tips on how to locate the fugitive. To inquire about open warrants in Allen County, the public may contact the Allen County Sheriff’s Office directly at:

Allen County Sheriff’s Office Address:
715 S. Calhoun ST. Room 101,
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-1805

Phone: (260) 449-7535

Fort Wayne, Indiana Information

According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population of Fort Wayne was 265,974. The total area of Fort Wayne is 110.79 square miles. The county seat is Allen County. The mayor of Fort Wayne is Tom Henry.


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