Contact the
LaPorte County Sheriff Department

809 State Street
Suite 202A
LaPorte, IN 46350
LaPorte: 219-326-7700
Michigan City: 219-879-3530
Toll Free: 1-800-548-5374

Contact

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1.

Contact the Sheriff Department at the following

La Porte County Sheriff's Office
809 State Street, Suite 202A
La Porte, IN 46350
La Porte Phone: 219-326-7700
Michigan City Phone: 219-879-3530
Toll Free: 1-800-548-5374
Fax: 219-324-6205

Reports

IF THIS IS AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CAL 9-1-1.

Certain types of reports, such as lost property, damage to property, vandalism, and theft from vehicle reports, can be completed over the phone. For a report to be completed over the phone, all of the following must be true:
  • Thie incident is not an emergency
  • The incident occurred within the County of La Porte
  • There are no known suspects to the incident

You may file a case report for the following incidents:
  • Any Lost Property - You may not report a lost license plate over the phone; you must contact an officer
  • Damage to Property - Examples of this include grocery carts striking your car in a parking lot or a tree limbs falling on your vehicle
  • Vandalism Report - This includes damages that total less than $2,500, for example if a mailbox was damaged.
  • Theft from Vehicle Report - This includes only damages totaling less than $2,500

Within two business days your report will be assigned a case number and may be contacted. Once you receive your case number, a copy of your report can be obtained at the LaPorte County Sheriff's Office located at:
809 State Street, Suite 202A
La Porte, IN 46350
Reports must be picked up in person at the La Porte County Sheriff's Office.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
All cases filed will be reviewed. Upon review, if further investigation of your case is needed, you may be contacted.

MAKING A FALES CRIME REPORT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE UNDER IC 35-44-2-2.
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