Lake County Police Records Search (Indiana)

Perform a free Lake County, IN public police records search, including police reports, logs, notes, blotters, bookings, and mugshots.


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Gary Police Department Website http://www.gary.in.us/city-departments/police-department.asp View Gary Police Department general information page, including personnel list, units and divisions, location map, social media links and contact information.

Hammond Police Department Crime Maps http://www.hammondpolice.com/CRSite.htm Search Hammond Police Department crime map by address, or filter by date range, day of the week and/or incident type.

Hammond Police Department Website http://www.hammondpolice.com View Hammond Police Department's home page, including a message from the chief, contact information, social media and crime reports.

Highland Police Department Website http://highland.in.gov/Crime View Highland Police Department website for information on resources to report crimes.

Lake County Circuit Court Records https://www.lakecountyin.org/portal/user/anon/page/online-docket-welcome Search Lake County Circuit Court calendar records database by name, case and ticket number and filing date.

Lake County Court Records (Indiana) https://www.lakecountyin.org/portal/media-type/html/user/anon/page/online-docket Search Lake County Court calendar records database by name, birth date and social security, case and ticket number.

Lake County Pistol Permits & Gun Licenses https://www.in.gov/isp/2829.htm View Lake County, Indiana pistol permit and gun license information, including concealed carry applications, renewals, procedure, eligibility, requirements, waiting period, and fees.

Lake County Sheriff Civil Division Website http://www.lakecountysheriff.com/page.php View Lake County Sheriff Civil Division general information page, including offices, jurisdiction, functions, Sheriff sales, foreign writs, and tax warrants.

Lake County Sheriff Website http://www.lakecountysheriff.com/ View Lake County Sheriff home page, including FAQ and contact information.

Lake County Sheriff's Department Most Wanted http://lakecountysheriff.com/warrant/warrant-search.php Search Lake County Sheriff's Department arrest warrants by name or zip code.

Lake County Sheriff's Department Sheriff Sales http://lakecountysheriff.com/ View Lake County Sheriff's Department sheriff sales information including final sale listings, current sale listings and future sale listings.

Lake County Sheriff's Office Offender Search http://www.sheriffalerts.com/cap_main.php Search Lake County Sheriff's Office offender record by area, name, city, non-compliant, internet names/email or phone number.

Munster Police Department Press Releases https://twitter.com/munsterpolicein View Munster Police Department Twitter feed for information such as weather and flood updates and announcements.

Find Lake County Police Records

Lake County Police Records are documents created by Police Departments that document the details of crimes, arrests, and the criminal activities of particular individuals in Lake County, Indiana. The Lake County Police Department maintains detailed records on arrests, investigations, and the actions of police officers and makes many of these records available for public search and background checks.

Learn about Police Records, including:
  • Where to get free Police Records online
  • How to perform a Lake County background check
  • Where to get accident and crash reports
  • Which public records are available from Lake County Police Departments
  • Where to find mugshots online
Search Public Police Records in Lake County, IN

Public Police Records include a number of different documents, such as Lake County police reports, arrest logs, and crime reports that are available for public records searches. They also include records related to detention, such as Lake County mugshots, booking reports, and intake and visitor logs for Lake County police stations and jails. In addition, Lake County Police Departments produce blotters, descriptions of suspected or charged criminals, and investigation reports. These criminal records also include search warrants and arrest warrants, which must be signed by a Lake County judge.

Lake County, Indiana Background Checks

Searching for Police Records is an important part of performing a Lake County background check. Background searches contain information on an individual's arrest records, detentions, and Lake County Court records. Background checks can provide employers and the public with information on the criminal history of potential employees or neighbors. For example, a Lake County Police Record can show if someone is a convicted sex offender and listed on the Indiana Sex Offender Registry, or committed other serious felonies. Indiana public records may also be used for tenant checks, childcare provider checks, or contractor background searches. Lake County background checks must be used in accordance with Indiana State employment and privacy laws.

Accident, Crash and DUI/DWI Reports

Police Records also include information about traffic violations, including crash and accident reports, Lake County DUI and DWI interventions, and other traffic accidents that required police or other law enforcement agencies to intercede. Lake County police reports may be required to reinstate a driver's license or for insurance purposes following an accident. They can also be used to establish someone's IN driving history for employment or volunteer purposes.