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Peru, Indiana Police Station Crime Information

There were 8 registered sex offenders living in Peru as of December, 2023. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Peru is 1,436 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 Peru was 74, which was 3.5 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 40.2% U.S. cities. The crime rate in Peru decreased by 74% from 2019 to 2020. In the last 5 years, Peru has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.

Peru crime rates are 2,455 per 100k, which is 33% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
2,049 crimes per 100k

Violent Crime
406 crimes per 100k

The Peru Police Department consists of a Detectives Division, Administrative Division, K9 Division, and a Patrol Division. The Detective Division is responsible for investigating all reported crimes and cooperating with other law enforcement personnel. The Administrative Division disseminates incident reports, conducts background checks, and manages firearms licenses. The Patrol Division is responsible for handling crash investigations, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations and arrests, crime prevention, and enforcement of laws.

To obtain a copy of an accident report, individuals may visit the website Individuals must select the state and jurisdiction in which the accident occurred. The last name of the driver must then be entered along with one of the following: VIN, report number, or driver’s license number. The results should show the report at the bottom. If available, the report will appear at the bottom of the webpage, and the user may then select it to purchase it.

Chief of Police: Dan Sofianos

Peru Police Department Address:
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970

Mugshot Record Request in Peru, Indiana

The Peru Clerk-Treasurer is responsible for maintaining records for the Peru Police Department. The Clerk-Treasurer’s Office is Open Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, and Wednesday from 8 am to 12 pm. To inquire about making a public records request in the City of Peru, individuals may contact the Clerk-Treasurer at:

Kurt Krauskopf,

City Hall Address:
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970

Phone: (765) 472-2344
Fax: (765) 472-1831

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

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

Miami County Sheriff’s Office Address:
1104 W 200 N
Peru, IN 46970

Phone: (765) 473-2150

Peru, Indiana Information

According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population of Peru was 11,073. The total area of Peru is 5.14 square miles. The county seat is Miami County. The mayor of Peru is Miles Hewitt.

Phone: 765-472-2400

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