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Pickens County, AL Arrest Records

What are Pickens County Arrest Statistics?

Pickens amassed 122 arrests over the past three years. During 2015, Pickens’s arrest rate was 211.26 per 100,000 residents. The county of Pickens is 71.37% lower than the national average of 737.78 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 11 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Pickens also experienced 33 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Montgomery and Chambers, Pickens is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 122 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 211.26 Arrest rate in 2015 per 100.000 population
  • 11 Violent crime arrests

Pickens County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Pickens 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 Pickens county police reports, Pickens 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.

Pickens 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 Pickens county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Pickens County Mugshots

Pickens 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.

Pickens 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 Pickens 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 Pickens 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.

Pickens County Recent Arrest Trends

In Pickens, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 17 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Pickens, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 17 Larceny/Theft
  • 16 Burglary
  • 6 Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Pickens, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Pickens has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2015, Pickens experienced 11 violent crimes and 33 non-violent crimes. When comparing Pickens to the national average of 737.78, Pickens is lower by 71.37% than the national average.

Pickens County Crime Rate from 2001-2015

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