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There were 2 registered sex offenders living in Michigan City as of December, 2023. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Michigan City is 15,549 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 Michigan City was 409, which was 1.6 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.2% U.S. cities. The crime rate in Michigan City decreased by 3% from 2019 to 2020. The number of homicides was 7, which was an increase of 4 compared to 2019. In the last 5 years, Michigan City has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.

Michigan City crime rates are 4,118 per 100k, which is 123% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
3,697 crimes per 100k

Violent Crime
421 crimes per 100k

The Michigan City Police Department consists of a Uniform Division, a Plain Clothes Division, and a Drug Task Force. The Uniform Division practices preventive patrol and enforces the law, provides general and emergency assistance, gives public information and directions, alleviates public hazards, and protects the community. The Plain Clothes Division is responsible for criminal investigation, and conducts follow up investigations of complaints of misconduct. The Drug Task Force combats the illegal sale of narcotics.

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Chief of Police: Dion Campbell
Phone: (219) 873-3221

Michigan City Police Department Address:
1201 East Michigan Boulevard
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Mugshot Record Request in Michigan City, Indiana

Public records can be accessed in-person at the Records Division of the Michigan City Police Department. The Records Division is located in the front lobby of the Police Department. Reports are made available three business days after the date reported. Some records require individuals to complete an Access to Public Records Request form. The request will then be reviewed by the department. Once the request is approved or denied, requesters will receive a notification in writing of the approval and they then can contact the Records Division for the requested item/copies. The Records Division is open Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Friday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Michigan City, Indiana

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office maintains a list of most wanted fugitives. The suspect’s name, charges, biographical information, and address are displayed on the website. Mugshots of most wanted fugitives are provided. To inquire about open warrants in La Porte County, the public may contact the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office directly at:

La Porte County Sheriff’s Office Address:
809 State St. Suite 202A
La Porte, IN 46350

Phone: 219.326.7700

Michigan City, Indiana Information

According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population of Michigan City was 32,075. The total area of Michigan City is 20.59 square miles. The county seat is La Porte County. The mayor of Michigan City is Duane Parry.

Phone: (219) 873-1400

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