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Blount County, AL Arrest Records

What are Blount County Arrest Statistics?

Blount County had 3,422 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,949.60 per 100.000 population which is by 163.81% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 313 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Autauga and county Baldwin it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 3,422Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,949.60Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 313Violent crime arrests

Blount County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Blount is larceny/theft - 502 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 293 and burglary - 198 arrests.

  • 502Larceny/Theft
  • 293Aggravated Assault
  • 198Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Blount County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased 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 438.94% higher.

Blount County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Blount County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of law enforcement agencies and in many forms. In most cases, Blount 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 Blount county police reports, Blount 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.

Blount 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 Blount county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about forms and the fees.

Blount County Mugshots

Blount 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.

Blount 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 Blount 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 Blount 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.

Blount County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Blount county, Alabama with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Blount County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AL0080000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Blount County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Alabama
  • City: Oneonta
  • Type: County
  • Address: 225 Industrial Park Rd
  • Phone Number: 205-625-4127
  • Fax: 205-625-3264

Police Departments in Blount County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Blountsville Police Department10017 Lee St W(205)429-3479
Oneonta Police Department111 Jack Fendley Dr(205)625-4362

Blount County, AL Jail and Inmate Records

BLOUNT County has 134 jails with an average daily population of 431 inmates with a total of 134 jail population. When breaking down the BLOUNT County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 19% with 25 female and 97 male inmates.

  • 134Jails
  • 134Prisoners
  • 363 %Jail Rate

How Does Blount County Inmate Search Work?

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

Blount County Booking

Blount 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 Blount 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 Blount county booking records without any type of permission .

Blount County Jail

  • Agency Name: Blount County Corrections Department
  • State: AL
  • City: Oneonta
  • Type: County
  • Address: 225 Industrial Park Road
  • Phone Number: 205-625-4133
  • Fax: 205-625-3042
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