The city of Lake Station, with a total population of 11,852, experienced 1,449 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 292.78 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 7.51% difference making Lake Station lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 15 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lake Station also handled 332 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Cedar Lake and Crown Point, Lake Station is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Lake Station experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lake Station totaled 15 violent crimes and 332 non-violent crimes.
During 2010-2017, Lake Station experienced 233 violent crimes. Of those, 7 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 21 were for revised rape, another 20 were for legacy rape, 70 were for robbery, and 115 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Lake county, Indiana with a total number of 22 employees - 1 female, 21 male officers and 0 civilians. Lake Station PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IN0450400, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.