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Baxter County Arrest Records

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Baxter County, AR Arrest Records

What are Baxter County Arrest Statistics?

Baxter County had 2,123 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,716.92 per 100.000 population which is by 132.32% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 73 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Cleveland it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 2,123Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,716.92Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 73Violent crime arrests

Baxter County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Baxter is larceny/theft - 495 arrests followed by burglary - 80 and aggravated assault - 58 arrests.

  • 495Larceny/Theft
  • 80Burglary
  • 58Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Baxter 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 76.64% higher.

Baxter County Crime Rate from 2005-2017

Baxter 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.

Baxter County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Baxter County Police Records

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

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

Baxter County Mugshots

Baxter 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.

Baxter 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 Baxter 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 Baxter 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.

Baxter County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Baxter county, Arkansas with a total number of 53 employees - 3 female, 30 male officers and 20 civilians. Baxter County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0030000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Baxter County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Arkansas
  • City: Mountain Home
  • Type: County
  • Address: 904 Hwy 62 W.
  • Phone Number: 870-425-7000
  • Fax: 870-424-4048
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Baxter County

Cotter Police Department115 McLean Ave870-435-2122
Gassville Police Department137 East Sanford Street(870) 435-6439
Lakeview Police Department14 Skyles Ln(870)707-9009
Mountain Home Police Department424 W. 7th Street870-425-6336

Baxter County, AR Jail and Inmate Records

BAXTER County has 100 jails with an average daily population of 409 inmates with a total of 100 jail population. When breaking down the BAXTER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 15 female and 66 male inmates.

  • 100Jails
  • 100Prisoners
  • 439 %Jail Rate

How Does Baxter County Inmate Search Work?

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

Baxter County Booking

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

Baxter County Jail

  • Agency Name: Baxter County Jail & Detention Center
  • State: AR
  • City: Mountain Home
  • Type: County
  • Address: 904 Highway 62 West
  • Phone Number: 870-425-7000
  • Fax: 870-425-6092
  • Email:
  • Website:
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