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Crawford County, AR Arrest Records

What are Crawford County Arrest Statistics?

Crawford County had 1,278 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 528.37 per 100.000 population which is by 28.5% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 30 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Craighead it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 1,278Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 528.37Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 30Violent crime arrests

Crawford County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Crawford is larceny/theft - 204 arrests followed by burglary - 61 and motor vehicle theft - 34 arrests.

  • 204Larceny/Theft
  • 61Burglary
  • 34Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Crawford County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with 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 52.13% lower.

Crawford County Crime Rate from 2008-2017

Crawford 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 10-20 years old.

Crawford County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Crawford County Police Records

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

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

Crawford County Mugshots

Crawford 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.

Crawford 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 Crawford 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 Crawford 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.

Crawford County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Crawford county, Arkansas with a total number of 71 employees - 3 female, 28 male officers and 40 civilians. Crawford County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0170000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Crawford County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Arkansas
  • City: Van Buren
  • Type: County
  • Address: 409 Main Street
  • Phone Number: 479-474-2281
  • Fax: 479-471-3264
  • Email: rbrown@crawford-county.org
  • Website: http://www.crawfordcountysheriff.org/

Police Departments in Crawford County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Alma Police Department804 Fayetteville Avenue479-632-3333
Mulberry Police Department207 N Main St479-997-8235
Van Buren Police Department800 Fayetteville Road(479) 474-1234

Crawford County, AR Jail and Inmate Records

CRAWFORD County has 88 jails with an average daily population of 701 inmates with a total of 88 jail population. When breaking down the CRAWFORD County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 11% with 10 female and 67 male inmates.

  • 88Jails
  • 88Prisoners
  • 221 %Jail Rate

How Does Crawford County Inmate Search Work?

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

Crawford County Booking

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

Crawford County Jail

Arkansas Arrest Records Search