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Perry County, AL Arrest Records

What are Perry County Arrest Statistics?

Perry amassed 311 arrests over the past three years. During 2009, Perry’s arrest rate was 967.47 per 100,000 residents. The county of Perry is 6.09% lower than the national average of 1,030.26 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 4 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Perry also experienced 98 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Bibb and Calhoun, Perry is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 311 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 967.47 Arrest rate in 2009 per 100.000 population
  • 4 Violent crime arrests

Perry County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Perry county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Perry county police reports, Perry county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Perry county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Perry county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Perry County Mugshots

Perry County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

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

typically , when a judge issues an Perry county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Perry County Recent Arrest Trends

In Perry, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 50 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Perry, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 50 Larceny/Theft
  • 34 Burglary
  • 14 Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Perry, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Perry has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2009, Perry experienced 4 violent crimes and 98 non-violent crimes. When comparing Perry to the national average of 1,030.26, Perry is lower by 6.09% than the national average.

Perry County Crime Rate from 2001-2009

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