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Johnson County, AR Arrest Records

What are Johnson County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Johnson had 727 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 970.36 per 100,000 residents. This is 31.30% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 37 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Johnson also processed 217 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Craighead, Johnson is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 727 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 970.36 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 37 Violent crime arrests

Johnson County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Johnson 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 Johnson county police reports, Johnson 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.

Johnson 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 Johnson county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Johnson County Mugshots

Johnson 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.

Johnson 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 Johnson 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 Johnson 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.

Johnson County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Johnson is larceny/theft totaling 134, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 134 Larceny/Theft
  • 56 Burglary
  • 28 Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Johnson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Johnson tallied 37 violent crimes and 217 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Johnson is higher by 31.3% than the national average.

Johnson County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Johnson County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Johnson are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.

Johnson County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Johnson county, Arkansas with a total number of 43 employees - 0 female, 17 male officers and 26 civilians. Johnson County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0360000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Johnson County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Arkansas
  • City: Clarksville
  • Type: County
  • Address: 301 Porter Industrial Rd
  • Phone Number: 479-754-2200
  • Fax: (479) 754-2210
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Johnson County

Department Address Phone
Clarksville Police Department 1008 W Main St 479-754-8100
Lamar Police Department 437 W Main St (479)885-3865
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