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White County, AR Arrest Records

What are White County Arrest Statistics?

White amassed 2,782 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, White’s arrest rate was 1,167.00 per 100,000 residents. The county of White is 57.91% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 146 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of White also experienced 779 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Craighead, White is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 2,782 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,167.00 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 146 Violent crime arrests

White County Police Records

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

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

White County Mugshots

White 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.

White 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 White 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 White 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.

White County Recent Arrest Trends

In White, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 472 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in White, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 472 Larceny/Theft
  • 218 Burglary
  • 122 Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In White, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of White has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, White experienced 146 violent crimes and 779 non-violent crimes. When comparing White to the national average of 739.02, White is higher by 57.91% than the national average.

White County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

White County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

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

White County Crime Rate by Age Groups

White County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in White county, Arkansas with a total number of 98 employees - 7 female, 41 male officers and 50 civilians. White County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0730000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: White County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Arkansas
  • City: Searcy
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1600 East Booth
  • Phone Number: 501-279-6279
  • Email: rickyshourd@wcso.cc
  • Website: https://www.whitecountyar.org/sheriff

Police Departments in White County

Department Address Phone
Bald Knob Police Department 3713 AR-367 501-724-5193
Beebe Police Department 201 W. Illinois 501-882-3365
Bradford Police Department 308 W Walnut St 501-344-2252
Higginson Police Department PO Box 198, 100 Walker Rd (501)742-3678
Judsonia Police Department 318 Van Buren Ave (501) 729-3411
Kensett Police Department 101 NE 1st St 501-742-5454
Pangburn Police Department 503 Searcy St (501)728-4611
Rose Bud Police Department 5916 Highway 36 W 501-556-4967
Searcy Police Department 101 N. Gum Street (501) 268-3531
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