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Clarke County Arrest Records

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Clarke County, AL Arrest Records

What are Clarke County Arrest Statistics?

Clarke County had 401 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 537.06 per 100.000 population which is by 27.33% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 40 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Baldwin and county Bibb it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 401Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 537.06Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 40Violent crime arrests

Clarke County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Clarke is larceny/theft - 47 arrests followed by burglary - 36 and aggravated assault - 34 arrests.

  • 47Larceny/Theft
  • 36Burglary
  • 34Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Clarke 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 62.93% higher.

Clarke County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Clarke County Police Records

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

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

Clarke County Mugshots

Clarke 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.

Clarke 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 Clarke 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 Clarke 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.

Clarke County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Clarke county, Alabama with a total number of 43 employees - 1 female, 11 male officers and 31 civilians. Clarke County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AL0160000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Clarke County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Alabama
  • City: Grove Hill
  • Type: County
  • Address: 149 Clark St
  • Phone Number: 251-275-8156

Police Departments in Clarke County

Grove Hill Police DepartmentPO Box 847 111 S Church St(251)275-3153
Jackson Police Department350 Commerce St(251)246-4484
Thomasville Police DepartmentPO Box 127 137 Adams Avenue(334)636-5827

Clarke County, AL Jail and Inmate Records

CLARKE County has 200 jails with an average daily population of 125 inmates with a total of 200 jail population. When breaking down the CLARKE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 3% with 6 female and 193 male inmates.

  • 200Jails
  • 200Prisoners
  • 1,255 %Jail Rate

How Does Clarke County Inmate Search Work?

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

Clarke County Booking

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

Clarke County Jail

  • Agency Name: Clarke County Jail
  • State: AL
  • City: Grove Hill
  • Type: County
  • Address: PO Box 913
  • Phone Number: 251-275-8132
  • Website:
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