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Lauderdale County Arrest Records

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Lauderdale County, AL Arrest Records

What are Lauderdale County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Lauderdale had 670 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 218.81 per 100,000 residents. This is 70.39% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 37 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lauderdale also processed 165 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Calhoun and Covington, Lauderdale is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 670Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 218.81Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 37Violent crime arrests

Lauderdale County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Lauderdale is larceny/theft totaling 87, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 87Larceny/Theft
  • 41Burglary
  • 37Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lauderdale County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lauderdale tallied 37 violent crimes and 165 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lauderdale is lower by 70.39% than the national average.

Lauderdale County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Lauderdale County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Lauderdale county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Lauderdale county police reports, Lauderdale county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Lauderdale county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Lauderdale county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Lauderdale County Mugshots

Lauderdale County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

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

Also , when a judge issues an Lauderdale county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

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

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

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

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Lauderdale county, Alabama with a total number of 46 employees - 2 female, 38 male officers and 6 civilians. Lauderdale County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AL0410000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Alabama
  • City: Florence
  • Type: County
  • Address: 200 S Court St #201
  • Phone Number: 256-760-5757
  • Fax: 256-760-5765
  • Website:

Police Departments in Lauderdale County

Florence Police Department702 S Seminary St(256)760-6500
Rogersville Police Department59 Patton Street PO Box 540(256)247-8863

Lauderdale County, AL Jail and Inmate Records

LAUDERDALE County has 233 jails with an average daily population of 400 inmates with a total of 233 jail population. When breaking down the LAUDERDALE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 36 female and 215 male inmates.

  • 233Jails
  • 233Prisoners
  • 385 %Jail Rate

How Does Lauderdale County Inmate Search Work?

Lauderdale County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Lauderdale county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Lauderdale County Booking

Lauderdale county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Lauderdale county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Lauderdale county booking records without any type of allowance .

Lauderdale County Jail

  • Agency Name: Lauderdale County Jail
  • State: AL
  • City: Florence
  • Type: County
  • Address: PO Box 1710
  • Phone Number: 256-760-5798
  • Fax: 256-760-5735
  • Website:
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