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Hempstead County, AR Arrest Records

What are Hempstead County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Hempstead had 699 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,019.39 per 100,000 residents. This is 37.94% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 35 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hempstead also processed 189 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Craighead, Hempstead is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 699Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,019.39Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 35Violent crime arrests

Hempstead County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Hempstead is larceny/theft totaling 104, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 104Larceny/Theft
  • 56Burglary
  • 32Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hempstead County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hempstead tallied 35 violent crimes and 189 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hempstead is higher by 37.94% than the national average.

Hempstead County Crime Rate from 2005-2017

Hempstead County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Hempstead are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 51-60.

Hempstead County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Hempstead County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Hempstead county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Hempstead county police reports, Hempstead county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Hempstead county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Hempstead county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Hempstead County Mugshots

Hempstead County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

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

Also , when a judge issues an Hempstead county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

Mugshots are readily easily found online as they are public records. Information companies portals offer mugshots with other types of files such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also have on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is online available and connected, any past crimes will show up as well.

Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Hempstead county, Arkansas with a total number of 47 employees - 2 female, 19 male officers and 26 civilians. Hempstead County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0290000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Hempstead County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Arkansas
  • City: Hope
  • Type: County
  • Address: 312 S Washington St
  • Phone Number: 870-777-6727
  • Email: sheriff@hempsteadcountysheriff.org
  • Website: http://www.hempsteadcountysheriff.org/

Police Departments in Hempstead County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Hope Police Department312 S Washington St870-777-3434

Hempstead County, AR Jail and Inmate Records

HEMPSTEAD County has 105 jails with an average daily population of 213 inmates with a total of 105 jail population. When breaking down the HEMPSTEAD County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 10% with 10 female and 103 male inmates.

  • 105Jails
  • 105Prisoners
  • 757 %Jail Rate

How Does Hempstead County Inmate Search Work?

Hempstead County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Hempstead county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Hempstead County Booking

Hempstead county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Hempstead county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Hempstead county booking records without any type of allowance .

Hempstead County Jail

  • Agency Name: County Jail & Sheriff
  • State: AR
  • City: Hope
  • Type: County
  • Address: 312 South Washington Street
  • Phone Number: 870-777-7850
  • Fax: 870-777-1903
  • Email: sheriff@hempsteadcountysheriff.org
  • Website: http://www.hempsteadcountysheriff.org/
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