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Gilpin County Arrest Records

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Gilpin County, CO Arrest Records

What are Gilpin County Arrest Statistics?

Gilpin County had 200 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,787.22 per 100.000 population which is by 141.84% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 15 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Adams and county Arapahoe it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 200Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,787.22Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 15Violent crime arrests

Gilpin County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Gilpin is larceny/theft - 65 arrests followed by burglary - 17 and motor vehicle theft - 9 arrests.

  • 65Larceny/Theft
  • 17Burglary
  • 9Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Gilpin 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 151.28% higher.

Gilpin County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Gilpin County Police Records

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

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

Gilpin County Mugshots

Gilpin 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.

Gilpin 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 Gilpin 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 Gilpin 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.

Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Gilpin county, Colorado with a total number of 56 employees - 6 female, 30 male officers and 20 civilians. Gilpin County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CO0240000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Gilpin County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Colorado
  • City: Black Hawk
  • Type: County
  • Address: 2960 Dory Hill Rd #300
  • Phone Number: 303-582-1060
  • Website:

Police Departments in Gilpin County

Black Hawk Police Department221 Church St303-582-0503
Central City Police DepartmentPO Box 336, 141 Nevada Street(303)582-5519

Gilpin County, CO Jail and Inmate Records

GILPIN County has 45 jails with an average daily population of 130 inmates with a total of 45 jail population. When breaking down the GILPIN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 4 female and 24 male inmates.

  • 45Jails
  • 45Prisoners
  • 1,119 %Jail Rate

How Does Gilpin County Inmate Search Work?

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

Gilpin County Booking

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

Gilpin County Jail

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