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Van Buren County, AR Arrest Records

What are Van Buren County Arrest Statistics?

Van Buren amassed 679 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Van Buren’s arrest rate was 0.00 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 28 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Van Buren also experienced 177 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Cleveland, Van Buren is a safer place to reside.

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  • 679 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 0.00 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 28 Violent crime arrests

Van Buren County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Van Buren 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 Van Buren county police reports, Van Buren 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.

Van Buren 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 Van Buren county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Van Buren County Mugshots

Van Buren 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.

Van Buren 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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren 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.

Van Buren County Recent Arrest Trends

In Van Buren, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 121 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Van Buren, is motor vehicle theft, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 121 Larceny/Theft
  • 37 Motor Vehicle Theft
  • 27 Aggravated Assault

Van Buren County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Van Buren are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 10-20.

Van Buren County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Van Buren county, Arkansas with a total number of 37 employees - 2 female, 25 male officers and 10 civilians. Van Buren County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0710000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Van Buren County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Arkansas
  • City: Clinton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 184 Detention Drive
  • Phone Number: (501) 745-2112
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Van Buren County

Department Address Phone
Clinton Police Department 274 Hwy 65 B 501-745-8110
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