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Alameda County Arrest Records

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Alameda County, CA Arrest Records

What are Alameda County Arrest Statistics?

Alameda County had 8,248 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 174.61 per 100.000 population which is by 76.37% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 675 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Orange and county Solano it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 8,248Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 174.61Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 675Violent crime arrests

Alameda County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Alameda is larceny/theft - 1,156 arrests followed by motor vehicle theft - 669 and aggravated assault - 412 arrests.

  • 1,156Larceny/Theft
  • 669Motor Vehicle Theft
  • 412Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Alameda County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 59.3% lower.

Alameda County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Alameda County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.

Alameda County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Alameda County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of law enforcement agencies and in many forms. In most cases, Alameda county police reports may be found from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can appear in person and request copies as county police records are available to the general public per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. These records may include Alameda county police reports, Alameda county bookings and even mugshots. These records are related to when someone is arrested, booked, and jailed. First, they are questioned, and basic information is taken while officers fills out the report. Then they takes mugshots of the suspect, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bail the fees. Some counties may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to visit in person and may need to have the following information 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 officer find the documents you need.

Alameda county police records can provide a lot of information about a suspect. A good example of police record might be a traffic accident report. Some records are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can order copies of Alameda county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about forms and the fees.

Alameda County Mugshots

Alameda County mugshots have been used since the 1800s, shortly after the invention of photography. Then in 1888, a French police officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Groups of these mugshots are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify criminals.

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

Additionally , when a judge issues an Alameda county arrest warrant for other purposes , and the person does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help find the suspect.

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

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

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

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Alameda county, California with a total number of 381 employees - 127 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Alameda County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0010000, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Alameda County Sheriff's Office
  • State: California
  • City: Oakland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1401 Lakeside Drive 12th Floor
  • Phone Number: (510) 272-6878
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Alameda County

Alameda Police Department1555 Oak St(510) 337-8323
Albany Police Department1000 San Pablo Ave(510)525-7300
Berkeley Police Department2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Way(510) 981-5900
Dublin Police Department100 Civic Plaza925-833-6670
Emeryville Police Department2449 Powell Street510-596-3700
Fremont Police Department2000 Stevenson Blvd(510) 790-6800
Hayward Police Department300 W Winton Ave510-293-7272
Livermore Police Department1110 S Livermore Ave925-371-4900
Newark Police Department37101 Newark Blvd(510) 578-4237
Oakland Police Department1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza(510) 238-3254
Piedmont Police Department403 Highland Avenue(510)420-3000
Pleasanton Police Department4833 Bernal Avenue(925) 931-5100
San Leandro Police Department901 E.14th Street(510) 577-2740
Union City Police Department34009 Alvarado-Niles Road(510) 471-1365

Alameda County, CA Jail and Inmate Records

ALAMEDA County has 2,266 jails with an average daily population of 711 inmates with a total of 2,583 jail population. When breaking down the ALAMEDA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 224 female and 2,324 male inmates.

  • 2,266Jails
  • 2,583Prisoners
  • 200 %Jail Rate

How Does Alameda County Inmate Search Work?

Alameda County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Alameda county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Alameda County Booking

Alameda county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Alameda county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Alameda county booking records without any type of permission .

Alameda County Jail

  • Agency Name: Alameda County, Glenn E. Dyer Detention Facility
  • State: CA
  • City: Oakland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 550 6th Street
  • Phone Number: 510-268-7777
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Alameda County

Alameda County, Camp Sweeney2600 Fairmont Drive510-667-7474
Alameda County, Santa Rita Jail5325 Broder Boulevard925-551-6500
Berkeley Police Jail Facility2100 Martin Luther King Junior Way510-272-5766
Calaveras County Jail1045 Jeff Tuttle Drive209-754-6499
Concord Police Jail1350 Galindo Street925-671-3220
Dublin FCI5701 8TH ST - CAMP PARKS925-833-7500
Fremont Detention Facility1990 Stevenson Boulevard510-790-6703
Hayward Police Detention Facility300 West Winton Avenue510-293-7043
San Leandro Jail901 East 14th Street510-577-3264
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