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New Castle, Indiana Police Station Crime Information

There were 2 registered sex offenders living in New Castle as of December, 2023. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Castle is 8,875 to 1. The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is significantly lower than the state average. The 2015 crime rate in New Castle, IN was 46, which was 5.5 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 27.7% U.S. cities. The crime rate in New Castle decreased by 66% from 2013 to 2015. In the last 5 years, New Castle has seen a decrease in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.

New Castle crime rates are 2,557 per 100k, which is 38% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
2,134 crimes per 100k

Violent Crime
423 crimes per 100k

The New Castle Police Department has a Uniform Division, an Investigations Division, and a Records Division. The Uniform Division receives training in accident and traffic investigations, first-responder and/or first-aid and CPR training, firearms, chemical test operators, criminal investigations, and canine handling. The Records Division processes reports, runs criminal history checks, collects fees, and processes gun permits.

According to the 2022 New Castle Police Department Annual Report, there were slightly less than 11,000 calls for service. The total arrests was just under 800 and drug arrests constituted approximately 80 of those. There were 14 gun arrests and 50 arrests for impaired driving. There were 2,000 traffic contacts and 574 traffic accidents, which was a decrease of 7.8%. The Detective Division conducted 133 criminal investigations.

Chief of Police: Matt Schofield
Phone: 765-521-6810 x3300

New Castle Police Department Address:
227 N Main St
New Castle, IN 47362

Mugshot Record Request in New Castle, Indiana

The City of New Castle provides a form to request public records. The requester must first provide their name, address, and contact information. The requester should then provide an account of any additional information that would help the Clerk-Treasurer locate the record. Each record costs $.10 per page. When completed, individuals should return the request to theCity Clerk Treasurer at 227 North Main Street, New Castle, IN 47362. Additionally they may fax the request to (765)521-6803 or email to

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in New Castle, Indiana

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

Henry County Sheriff’s Office Address:
1033 Ron Lampe Way
New Castle, IN, 47362

Phone: 765-521-7032

New Castle, Indiana Information

According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population of New Castle was 17,396. The total area of New Castle is 7.34 square miles. The county seat is Henry County. The mayor of New Castle is Greg York.

Phone: 765-521-6801

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