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Coffee County, AL Arrest Records

What are Coffee County Arrest Statistics?

Coffee County had 565 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 314.29 per 100.000 population which is by 57.47% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 23 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Calhoun and county Lauderdale it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 565 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 314.29 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 23 Violent crime arrests

Coffee County Police Records

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

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

Coffee County Mugshots

Coffee 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.

Coffee 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 Coffee 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 Coffee 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.

Coffee County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Coffee is larceny/theft - 77 arrests followed by burglary - 46 and motor vehicle theft - 15 arrests.

  • 77 Larceny/Theft
  • 46 Burglary
  • 15 Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Coffee 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 55.39% lower.

Coffee County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Coffee County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Coffee county, Alabama with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Coffee County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AL0190000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Coffee County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Alabama
  • City: New Brockton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1133 E Mckinnon St
  • Phone Number: 334-894-5535
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Coffee County

Department Address Phone
Elba Police Department 200 Buford St (334)897-2555
Kinston Police Department 856 Main Street (334)565-3114
New Brockton Police Department 202 South John St (334)894-5559
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