Porter County Criminal History (Indiana)

Search for Porter County, IN criminal history information. A criminal history search provides information on criminal records, arrest records, search warrants, arrest warrants, bench warrants, jail bookings, arrest charges, criminal misdemeanors, traffic violations, drug violations, parole violations, criminal case files, DUIs, domestic violence, investigation records, and other background check information.


Porter County Courts resolve legal disputes, including criminal misdemeanors and felonies in Porter County, Indiana. Courts operate at the Federal, Indiana State, or local Porter County level, and they maintain records for all of their criminal cases, which make up an individual's Porter County criminal history. These Porter County public criminal records include homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, drug charges, property crimes, and more. Criminal records also list trials, convictions, and sentences, as well as any plea bargains or settlements. Porter County criminal history records include the defendant's name, personal information, the criminal charges brought against the individual, and any criminal case files created by Indiana law enforcement. A criminal history search shows an individual's criminal record, making it an important part of performing a thorough Porter County background check. Porter County Courts may provide online access to their criminal history records.

Porter County Circuit Court Valparaiso IN 16 Lincolnway 46383 219-465-3425

Porter County Superior Court Valparaiso IN 16 Lincolnway 46383 219-465-3410


Porter County Police Departments provide local law enforcement services, including stopping crimes, arresting suspects, and conducting investigations in Porter County, Indiana. As part of this job, Police Departments maintain a number of criminal history records, including Porter County arrest records, warrants, and reports on jail bookings. These records make up an individual's Porter County criminal record, including the criminal charges made during an arrest and any resulting legal cases from a police arrest. This can include felonies and misdemeanors such as fraud, probation violations, drug possession, manslaughter, and traffic crimes. Police Department records can include investigation materials and criminal case files, and searching criminal history records is an important step in performing a Porter County background check. Police Departments make many of their criminal history records available online.

Beverly Shores Police Department Chesterton IN 600 South Broadway 46304 219-879-8800

Burns Harbor Police Department Burns Harbor IN 1240 North Boo Road 46304 219-787-9411

Chesterton Police Department Chesterton IN 790 Broadway 46304 219-926-1136

Hebron Police Department Hebron IN 104 East Sigler Street 46341 219-996-2111

Hebron Police Department Hebron IN 106 East Sigler Street 46341 219-996-2747

Ogden Dunes Police Department Ogden Dunes IN 115 Hillcrest Road 46368 219-762-4125

Portage Police Department Portage IN 2693 Irving Street 46368 219-762-3122

Porter Police Department Porter IN 50 Francis Street 46304 219-926-7611

Town Of Kouts Police Department Kouts IN 210 South Main Street 46347 219-766-2332

Valparaiso Police Department Valparaiso IN 355 Washington Street 46383 219-462-2135

Valparaiso Police-Detective Valparaiso IN 16 Indiana Avenue 46383 219-464-4584

Valparaiso University Police Department Valparaiso IN 816 Union Street 46383 219-464-5430


Porter County Probation Departments oversee court-ordered probations which have been imposed instead of incarceration in Porter County, Indiana. Probation Departments maintain detailed records on individuals who are on probation, which is part of the individual's criminal history. These Porter County public records include personal information on the individual and the criminal charges that led to probation. It can also include the terms of the probation, such as any requirements to seek treatment, attend counseling, or pay restitution to victims, as well as any travel restrictions or bans on contacting certain people that may be included in the probation order. Porter County probation records also list the length of the probation sentence, and they are an important part of a background check. Probation Departments may provide online searches for criminal history records.

Porter County Probation Department Valparaiso IN 2755 Highway 49 46383 219-465-3420


Porter County Sheriff Departments operates at the county or local level, keeping public order by investigating crimes, arresting suspected criminals, and stopping crimes in progress in Porter County, Indiana. Sheriff Departments maintain records on all of their actions, including arrest reports, warrants, and jail bookings. These Porter County criminal records make up an individual's criminal history, and they contain personal information, all criminal charges in a person's record, and any legal cases after an arrest. Criminal history records include felonies and misdemeanors such as Porter County DUIs, drug charges, homicide, domestic violence, and probation violations. Sheriff Department records also include criminal case files and investigation records, which makes searching criminal history records an important step in conducting a background check in Porter County. These records may be available online from the Sheriff Department.

Porter County Sheriffs Department / Porter County Jail Valparaiso IN 2755 Indiana 49 46383 219-477-3000