The Office of the Gary City Clerk
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The criminal division of the Office of the Gary City Clerk maintains court records affecting the Gary Police Department, Gary City Court, Lake County Prosecutor (Gary Office), City of Garyís Department of Code Enforcement, and includes the following:

Bonds
The criminal division collects cash bonds and records surety bond receipts.

Lake County Prosecutor
The criminal division is responsible for processing criminal cases filed through the Lake County Prosecutorís Office in Gary.

Bench Warrants
The criminal division maintains active files and recalls of all bench warrants issued through the court for failure to appear.

Fines
The criminal division collects fines, court costs and other fees from traffic and criminal cases.

Motions
The criminal division receives motions filed by attorneys for court appearances and other dispositions.

Driver Licenses
The criminal division processes and maintains a record of court-suspended driver licenses and reinstatements; and works closely with the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Ordinance Violations
The criminal division processes and maintains the court records of ordinance violations cited through code enforcement.

Background Checks
The criminal division provides information on background checks as requested from the Gary Police Department, surrounding law enforcement agencies, and other entities for citizens applying for gun permits, housing, and/or employment.

Data
The criminal division maintains a computer database of all city court cases.

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