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Arkansas County Arrest Records

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Arkansas County, AR Arrest Records

What are Arkansas County Arrest Statistics?

Arkansas County had 435 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 664.32 per 100.000 population which is by 10.11% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 13 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Craighead it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 435Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 664.32Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 13Violent crime arrests

Arkansas County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Arkansas is larceny/theft - 62 arrests followed by burglary - 31 and motor vehicle theft - 15 arrests.

  • 62Larceny/Theft
  • 31Burglary
  • 15Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Arkansas 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 29.09% lower.

Arkansas County Crime Rate from 2002-2017

Arkansas 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 51-60 years old.

Arkansas County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Arkansas County Police Records

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

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

Arkansas County Mugshots

Arkansas 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.

Arkansas 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 Arkansas 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 Arkansas 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.

Police Departments in Arkansas County

De Witt Police Department120 Court Square870-946-2496
Stuttgart Police Department514 South Main Street870-673-4566

Arkansas County, AR Jail and Inmate Records

ARKANSAS County has 85 jails with an average daily population of 219 inmates with a total of 85 jail population. When breaking down the ARKANSAS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 25% with 21 female and 62 male inmates.

  • 85Jails
  • 85Prisoners
  • 706 %Jail Rate

How Does Arkansas County Inmate Search Work?

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

Arkansas County Booking

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

Arkansas County Jail

  • Agency Name: Arkansas County Jail
  • State: AR
  • City: DeWitt
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1000 Ricebelt Avenue
  • Phone Number: 870-946-3161
  • Fax: 870-946-1715
  • Email:

Prisons and Jails in Arkansas County

Arkansas County Juvenile Detention Center1010 Ricebelt Avenue870-946-4464
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