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Valparaiso, Indiana Police Station Crime Information

There were 2 registered sex offenders living in Valparaiso as of January, 2024. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valparaiso is 16,210 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 Valparaiso was 84, which was 3.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 44.0% U.S. cities. The crime rate in Valparaiso increased by 37% from 2019 to 2020. In the last 5 years, Valparaiso has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.

Valparaiso crime rates are 939 per 100k, which is 49% lower than Indiana
Property Crime
833 crimes per 100k

Violent Crime
107 crimes per 100k

The Valparaiso Police Department consists of Administration Division, a Community Relations Division, Investigations Division, and a Patrol Division. The Community Relations Division enhances partnerships, communication, education, and crime prevention within the community. The Investigation Division investigates cases including theft, fraud, burglary, armed robbery, criminal mischief, and homicides. The Patrol Division works to reduce crime in the community.

Accident reports cost $10 each. The public may request reports from the Records Division between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm CT, Monday through Friday. For more information from the division, individuals may call 219.462.2135.

Chief of Police: Andrew McIntyre

Valparaiso Police Department Address:
166 Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Mugshot Record Request in Valparaiso, Indiana

The Valparaiso Clerk-Treasurer is responsible for maintaining records for the Valparaiso Police Department. The Valparaiso Clerk-Treasurer’s Office is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. To inquire about making a public records request in the City of Valparaiso, individuals may contact the Clerk-Treasurer at:

Physical Address
166 Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Phone: 219.462.1161
Fax: 219.464.4273

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

The Porter County Sheriff’s Office maintains a list of all offenders currently being housed in its jail. The list displays a mugshot of each offender along with their gender, race, age, booking number, and charges. The Sheriff’s Office also provides a list of open warrants on its website. Fugitives are listed by name and their basic information is provided along with the charge they are suspected of committing, the type of charge, the date the warrant was issued, and the warrant number.

Valparaiso, Indiana Information

According to 2020 U.S. Census data, the population of Valparaiso was 34,151. The total area of Valparaiso is 16.43 square miles. The county seat is Porter County. The mayor of Valparaiso is Jon Costas.

Phone: 219.462.1161

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