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Switzerland County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday February 27th, 2013 :: 11:00 a.m. EST


Switzerland County Sheriff Roy A. Leap releases annual report for the Sheriff's Office.

Switzerland County Sheriff Roy A. Leap, Switzerland County Sheriff’s Office, reports departmental statistics for the year 2012.


Arrests are for single booking records of all agencies countywide. Multiple charges on the same arrest do not affect these numbers

Switzerland County Sheriff 194
Vevay Police Department 114
Indiana State Police/IGC 37
Indiana DNR 0


Average arrests per month 28.75
Average Arrests per day .95

Average stay 24.4 days
Average Daily Population 37.91

Out of County Inmate Billing $330,525.00
Switzerland County Inmate Billing $310,950.00


Calls for Service are the calls answered by the Sheriff’s Dispatch that require Law Enforcement, EMS or Fire Dept response. This does not include general information calls, or routine business calls.

Total Calls for Service answered
by the Sheriff’s Dept. Dispatch Center 8,234
Total of those calls for Switzerland County Sheriff 3,076
Average per Month 256
Average per day 8.4

911 CALLS:

Total 911 calls 3,039
Total Landline 911 Calls 1,051
Total Wireless 911 Calls 1,988

Average per month 279.8

Comparison of the more significant calls handled by the Sheriff’s Office from 2011 to 2012

Burglaries are down by 45%
Operating While Intoxicated has increased by 13%
Domestic Disturbances have decreased by 6%
Auto Accidents are down 10%
Thefts are up by 6%
Traffic Stops have increased by 50%
Suspicious Vehicle reports are down by 29%
Fights have decreased by 1%
Juvenile Calls have increased 34%

Switzerland County Sheriff's Office
405 Liberty St
Vevay, IN 47043

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 812-427-3636

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