Morgan County Arrest Records

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Morgan County, AL Arrest Records

What are Morgan County Arrest Statistics?

Morgan County had 1,294 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 358.79 per 100.000 population which is by 51.45% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 143 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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  • 1,294Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 358.79Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 143Violent crime arrests

Morgan County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Morgan is burglary - 157 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 131 and larceny/theft - 109 arrests.

  • 157Burglary
  • 131Aggravated Assault
  • 109Larceny/theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Morgan County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 19.38% higher.

Morgan County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Morgan 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.

Morgan County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Morgan County Police Records

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

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

Morgan County Mugshots

Morgan 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.

Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Morgan county, Alabama with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Morgan County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AL0520000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Morgan County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Falkville Police DepartmentPO Box 407 2125 Ringold Street(256)784-5237
Trinity Police DepartmentNorth Seneca Dr(256)355-1326

Morgan County, AL Jail and Inmate Records

MORGAN County has 405 jails with an average daily population of 295 inmates with a total of 430 jail population. When breaking down the MORGAN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 70 female and 380 male inmates.

  • 405Jails
  • 430Prisoners
  • 524 %Jail Rate

How Does Morgan County Inmate Search Work?

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

Morgan County Booking

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

Morgan County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Morgan County

NameAddressPhone
Decatur Community Based Facility/Community Work Center1401 Highway 20 West256-350-0876
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