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Portage, IN Arrest Record Search

Portage has a population of 36,741. During the past three years, Portage saw 2,548 arrests. For 2015, the Portage's arrest rate totaled 208.49 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 36.89% makes Portage lower than the national average of 330.38 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 52 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Portage also totaled 714 arrests for property crimes during 2015. When compared to Chesterton and Valparaiso, Portage is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 766Number of arrests in the city for 2015
  • 208.49Crime Rate
  • 14.15Violent Crime Rate
  • 194.33Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Portage had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2015, Portage averaged 52 violent crimes and 714 non-violent crimes.

Portage Violent Crime Types from 2007-2015

The city of Portage experienced 954 violent crimes during 2007-2015. Of that total, 10 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 48 was for legacy rape and 8 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 90, and the aggravated assault total was 798.

Portage City Police Department

It is situated in Porter county, Indiana with a total number of 68 employees - 3 female, 58 male officers and 7 civilians. Portage PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IN0640200, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

Total Crime Rate in Portage

YearCrime Rate
2007462.11
2008443.25
2009397.61
2010348.73
2011348.50
2012293.45
2013253.92
2014229.86
2015208.49
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