Munster Police Department

Department Mission Statement
To serve and protect the community by preserving the peace, providing rapid response to emergency situations, and deterring crime through prevention, education, enforcement and apprehension of law violators; utilizing available resources in an effective manner; applying moral, ethical, legal, and professional standards, while being responsive to the community, as well as employee needs.
The Munster Police Department is comprised of 42 dedicated sworn officers utilizing the latest technology and law enforcement equipment to make Munster one of the safest communities in northwest Indiana and in the country.
Established in 1955, the Munster Police Department has grown with the community and now has dedicated itself with programs such as Neighborhood Watch, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), the School Resource Officer Program, and other crime prevention initiatives.  We also work closely with our neighboring departments to make the region as crime free as possible.
The Munster Police Department is an accredited law enforcement agency through the Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
Accredited July 28th, 2008
Emergencies:  CALL 911
Non-Emergency Line:  219-660-0000
Department Phone Tree:  219-836-8810
Department Fax Number:  219-836-8134 
Munster PD Facebook Page   Smart 911   Munster PD Twitter Page
The Munster Police Department utilizes services provided by SMART 911 (RAVE ALERTS)FACEBOOK, TWITTER, and RING.COM to provide emergency alerts & advisories, traffic alerts and information on community activities hosted by the police department. Residents are urged to sign-up for these free services if they are interested in receiving this type of information.  Notifications are sent via text message and/or by email.  Residents may subscribe to the service by clicking on the above icons.
Making a Complaint
Residents can also access information about the process of filing complaints by clicking on the button above, or they can contact our Administrative Secretary for more information at 219-836-6654.

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Stephen Scheckel,
Chief of Police

1001 Ridge Rd
Munster, IN 46321
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  • Phone: (219) 836-6630
  • Fax: (219) 836-8134
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  • Office Hours:
    Records Department Open on Mondays & Tuesdays from 8am-6pm & from Wednesdays-Fridays from 8am-4pm.

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