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Pope County, AR Arrest Records

What are Pope County Arrest Statistics?

Pope amassed 1,335 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Pope’s arrest rate was 718.11 per 100,000 residents. The county of Pope is 2.83% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 79 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Pope also experienced 379 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Craighead, Pope is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 1,335 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 718.11 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 79 Violent crime arrests

Pope County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Pope county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Pope county police reports, Pope county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Pope county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Pope county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Pope County Mugshots

Pope County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

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

typically , when a judge issues an Pope county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Pope County Recent Arrest Trends

In Pope, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 188 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Pope, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 188 Larceny/Theft
  • 136 Burglary
  • 69 Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Pope, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Pope has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Pope experienced 79 violent crimes and 379 non-violent crimes. When comparing Pope to the national average of 739.02, Pope is lower by 2.83% than the national average.

Pope County Crime Rate from 2006-2017

Pope County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Pope are perpetrated by people between the ages of 31-40. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.

Pope County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Pope County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Pope county, Arkansas with a total number of 88 employees - 1 female, 34 male officers and 53 civilians. Pope County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0580000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Pope County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Arkansas
  • City: Russellville
  • Type: County
  • Address: #3 Emergency Lane
  • Phone Number: 479-968-2558
  • Fax: (479) 968-6145
  • Email: info@popecoso.net2017-08-05Map
  • Website: http://popecoso.org/

Police Departments in Pope County

Department Address Phone
Atkins Police Department 305 E. Main Street 479-641-1811
Dover Police Department 9686 Highway 7 479-331-3270
Russellville Police Department 115 W. H St. 479-968-3232
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