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El paso County Arrest Records

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El Paso County, CO Arrest Records

What are El Paso County Arrest Statistics?

El Paso County had 7,355 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 0.00 per 100.000 population. Among the 2017 arrests 411 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Adams and county Arapahoe it’s a safer place to live in.

  • 7,355Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 0.00Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 411Violent crime arrests

El Paso County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in El Paso is larceny/theft - 1,461 arrests followed by burglary - 374 and aggravated assault - 284 arrests.

  • 1,461Larceny/Theft
  • 374Burglary
  • 284Aggravated Assault

El Paso County Police Records

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

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

El Paso County Mugshots

El Paso 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.

El Paso 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 El Paso 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 El Paso 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.

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in El Paso county, Colorado with a total number of 354 employees - 100 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. El Paso County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CO0210000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: El Paso County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Colorado
  • City: Colorado Springs
  • Type: County
  • Address: 27 East Vermijo Avenue
  • Phone Number: 719-520-7100
  • Website:

Police Departments in El Paso County

Colorado Springs Police Department705 S Nevada Ave719-444-7000
Manitou Springs Police Department606 Manitou Ave(719)685-5407
Monument Police DepartmentPO Box 325, 154 N Washington St(719)481-3253

El Paso County, CO Jail and Inmate Records

EL PASO County has 1,503 jails with an average daily population of 441 inmates with a total of 1,547 jail population. When breaking down the EL PASO County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 247 female and 1,177 male inmates.

  • 1,503Jails
  • 1,547Prisoners
  • 330 %Jail Rate

How Does El Paso County Inmate Search Work?

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

El Paso County Booking

El Paso 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 El Paso 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 El Paso county booking records without any type of permission .

El Paso County Jail

Prisons and Jails in El Paso County

Cheyenne Moutain Re-Entry Center2925 E. Las Vegas Street719-390-0125
El Paso County Metro Detention Facility210 South Tejon Street719-520-7100
Zebulon Pike Juvenile Detention Center1427 W. Rio Grande719-329-6924
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