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Baldwin County Arrest Records

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Baldwin County, AL Arrest Records

What Are Baldwin County Arrests Statistics?

Baldwin County had 2,403 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 431.52 per 100.000 population which is by 41.61% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 163 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Bibb and county Calhoun it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 2,403Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 431.52Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 163Violent crime arrests

Baldwin County Recent Arrests

Currently, the most popular arrest in Baldwin is larceny/theft - 442 arrests followed by burglary - 226 and aggravated assault - 135 arrests.

  • 442Larceny/Theft
  • 226Burglary
  • 135Aggravated Assault

Baldwin County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crime in Baldwin County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 22.35% lower.

Baldwin County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Baldwin County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 31-40 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.

Baldwin County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Baldwin County Police Reports

Police records exist in different types of law enforcement agencies and in many forms. In most cases, Baldwin county police reports may be found from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can appear in person and request copies as county police records are available to the general public per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. These records may include Baldwin county police reports, Baldwin county bookings and even mugshots. These records are related to when someone is arrested, booked, and jailed. First, they are questioned, and basic information is taken while officers fills out the report. Then they takes mugshots of the suspect, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bail the fees. Some counties may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to visit in person and may need to have the following information for them to find your file:

  • Date and time of the occurrence
  • The location of the incident
  • Name(s) of those involved
  • Officer’s name and rank
  • Case number

This will help the officer find the documents you need.

Baldwin county police records can provide a lot of information about a suspect. A good example of police record might be a traffic accident report. Some records are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can order copies of Baldwin county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about forms and the fees.

Mugshots of Baldwin County, AL

Baldwin County mugshots have been used since the 1800s, shortly after the invention of photography. Then in 1888, a French police officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Groups of these mugshots are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify criminals.

Baldwin county mugshots are the photographs taken of suspects upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Typically , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Baldwin county mugshots are filed with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify criminals guys.

Additionally , when a judge issues an Baldwin county arrest warrant for other purposes , and the person does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help find the suspect.

Mugshots are readily available online as they are public records. Information brokers portals offer mugshots with other types of public records such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also contain on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is computerized available and connected, any past incidents will show up as well.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

This year misdemeanor crime rate breakdown in Baldwin by race is the following: 47.7% of crimes were committed by the white races, 39.2% by African Americans, and 13.1% by hispanic.

Baldwin County Police Departments

Bay Minette Police DepartmentPO Box 1208(251)580-2559
Daphne Police Department1502 US Highway 98(251)621-9100
Elberta Police DepartmentPost Office Box 277(251)986-5300
Fairhope Police Department107 N Section St(251)928-2385
Foley Police Department200 East Section Avenue(251)943-4431
Gulf Shores Police Department220 Clubhouse Dr(251)968-2431
Orange Beach Police DepartmentPO Box 1039(251)981-9777
Robertsdale Police Department22647 Racine(251)947-2222
Spanish Fort Police DepartmentPO Box 7226(251)626-4914

Baldwin County Jail Inmates Search

BALDWIN County has 594 jails with an average daily population of 337 inmates with a total of 630 jail population. When breaking down the BALDWIN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 10% with 66 female and 430 male inmates.

  • 594Jails
  • 630Prisoners
  • 465 %Jail Rate

How Does Baldwin County Inmate Search Work?

Baldwin County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Baldwin county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Baldwin County Jail Booking

Baldwin county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Baldwin county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Baldwin county booking records without any type of permission .

Baldwin County Correction Center & Sheriff's Office

Baldwin County Jails & Prisons

Baldwin County Regional Juvenile Detention Center43405 Nicholsville Road251-580-2540
Daphne City Jail1502 US Highway 98251-621-2808
Loxley Community Based Facility/Community Work Center14880 County Road 64251-964-5044
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