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Mesa County Arrest Records

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Mesa County, CO Arrest Records

What are Mesa County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Mesa had 4,443 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,027.43 per 100,000 residents. This is 39.03% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 216 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Mesa also processed 1,326 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Adams and Arapahoe, Mesa is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 4,443Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,027.43Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 216Violent crime arrests

Mesa County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Mesa is larceny/theft totaling 911, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 911Larceny/Theft
  • 274Burglary
  • 145Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Mesa County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Mesa tallied 216 violent crimes and 1,326 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Mesa is higher by 39.03% than the national average.

Mesa County Crime Rate from 2005-2017

Mesa County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Mesa county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Mesa county police reports, Mesa county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Mesa county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Mesa county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Mesa County Mugshots

Mesa County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

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

Also , when a judge issues an Mesa county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

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

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

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

Mesa County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Mesa county, Colorado with a total number of 223 employees - 11 female, 92 male officers and 120 civilians. Mesa County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CO0390000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Mesa County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Colorado
  • City: Grand Junction
  • Type: County
  • Address: 215 Rice Street
  • Phone Number: 970-244-3500
  • Website:

Police Departments in Mesa County

Fruita Police Department157 S. Mesa Street(970) 858-3008
Grand Junction Police Department625 Ute Ave(970)244-3555
Palisade Police Department175 E Third St(970)464-5601

Mesa County, CO Jail and Inmate Records

MESA County has 581 jails with an average daily population of 255 inmates with a total of 587 jail population. When breaking down the MESA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 90 female and 496 male inmates.

  • 581Jails
  • 587Prisoners
  • 611 %Jail Rate

How Does Mesa County Inmate Search Work?

Mesa County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Mesa county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Mesa County Booking

Mesa county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Mesa county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Mesa county booking records without any type of allowance .

Mesa County Jail

  • Agency Name: Mesa County Community Corrections & Work Release
  • State: Co
  • City: Grand Junction
  • Type: County
  • Address: Powell Building, 650 South Avenue; Chipeta Building 436 South 7Th Street
  • Phone Number: 970-244-3300
  • Fax: 970-263-7467
  • Email: Sheriffinfo@Mesacounty.Us
  • Website: http://Http://Www.Cjsd.Mesacounty.Us/

Prisons and Jails in Mesa County

Grand Mesa Youth Center360 28 Rd.970-242-1521
Mesa County Detention Facility215 Rice Street, Po Box 20000970-244-3500
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