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Contra Costa County, CA Arrest Records

What are Contra Costa County Arrest Statistics?

Contra Costa County had 6,114 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 0.00 per 100.000 population. Among the 2017 arrests 318 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Alameda and county Butte it’s a safer place to live in.

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  • 6,114 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 0.00 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 318 Violent crime arrests

Contra Costa County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of law enforcement agencies and in many forms. In most cases, Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa county police reports, Contra Costa 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.

Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about forms and the fees.

Contra Costa County Mugshots

Contra Costa 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.

Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa 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.

Contra Costa County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Contra Costa is larceny/theft - 993 arrests followed by burglary - 500 and aggravated assault - 177 arrests.

  • 993 Larceny/Theft
  • 500 Burglary
  • 177 Aggravated Assault

Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Contra Costa county, California with a total number of 350 employees - 96 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Contra Costa County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0070000, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office
  • State: California
  • City: Martinez
  • Type: County
  • Address: 651 Pine St 7th Floor
  • Phone Number: 925-335-1500
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Contra Costa County

Department Address Phone
Antioch Police Department 300 L St 925-779-6900
Brentwood Police Department 9100 Brentwood Blvd 925-634-6911
Clayton Police Department 6000 Heritage Trail 925-673-7350
Concord Police Department 1350 Galindo Street 925) 671-3220
Danville Police Department 510 La Gonda Way 925-314-3700
El Cerrito Police Department 10900 San Pablo Ave 510-215-4400
Hercules Police Department 111 Civic Dr 510-799-8260
Moraga Police Department 329 Rheem Blvd (925) 888-7055
Richmond Police Department 1701 Regatta Boulevard 510-233-1214
San Pablo Police Department 13880 San Pablo Ave. (510) 233-1214.(510) 233-1214
San Ramon Police Department 2401 Crow Canyon Rd (925) 973-2700
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