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Garfield County Arrest Records

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Garfield County, CO Arrest Records

What are Garfield County Arrest Statistics?

Garfield County had 747 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 407.56 per 100.000 population which is by 44.85% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 41 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Arapahoe and county Boulder it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 747Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 407.56Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 41Violent crime arrests

Garfield County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Garfield is larceny/theft - 142 arrests followed by burglary - 46 and rape - 20 arrests.

  • 142Larceny/Theft
  • 46Burglary
  • 20Rape

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Garfield County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 30.82% lower.

Garfield County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Garfield 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.

Garfield County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Garfield County Police Records

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

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

Garfield County Mugshots

Garfield 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.

Garfield 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 Garfield 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 Garfield 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.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

Most of the Garfield felonies fall to males - 81.5% while women have a share of 18.5% felony crimes.

Garfield County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Garfield county, Colorado with a total number of 134 employees - 25 female, 82 male officers and 27 civilians. Garfield County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CO0230000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Garfield County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Colorado
  • City: Glenwood Springs
  • Type: County
  • Address: 107 8th St
  • Phone Number: 970-945-0453
  • Fax: (970) 945-6430
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Garfield County

Carbondale Police Department511 Colorado Ave(970)963-2662
Glenwood Springs Police Department101 W 8th St970-384-6500
New Castle Police Department801 West Main Street970-984-2302
Parachute Police Department222 Grand Valley Way(970)285-7630
Rifle Police Department201 East 18th Street970-665-6500
Silt Police Department231 N 7th St970-876-2735

Garfield County, CO Jail and Inmate Records

GARFIELD County has 106 jails with an average daily population of 542 inmates with a total of 106 jail population. When breaking down the GARFIELD County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 10 female and 94 male inmates.

  • 106Jails
  • 106Prisoners
  • 273 %Jail Rate

How Does Garfield County Inmate Search Work?

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

Garfield County Booking

Garfield 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 Garfield 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 Garfield county booking records without any type of permission .

Garfield County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Garfield County

Rifle Correctional Center200 County Road 219970-625-7578
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