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Routt County Arrest Records

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Routt County, CO Arrest Records

What are Routt County Arrest Statistics?

Routt amassed 155 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Routt’s arrest rate was 178.51 per 100,000 residents. The county of Routt is 75.84% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Routt also experienced 43 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Elbert and Baca, Routt is a more dangerous place to reside.

  • 155Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 178.51Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 1Violent crime arrests

Routt County Recent Arrest Trends

In Routt, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 32 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Routt, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 32Larceny/Theft
  • 8Burglary
  • 3Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Routt, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Routt has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Routt experienced 1 violent crimes and 43 non-violent crimes. When comparing Routt to the national average of 739.02, Routt is lower by 75.84% than the national average.

Routt County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Routt County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Routt county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Routt county police reports, Routt county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Routt county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Routt county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Routt County Mugshots

Routt County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

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

Typically , when a judge issues an Routt county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Routt County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Routt county, Colorado with a total number of 46 employees - 0 female, 21 male officers and 25 civilians. Routt County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CO0540000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Routt County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Colorado
  • City: Steamboat Springs
  • Type: County
  • Address: 2025 Shield Drive
  • Phone Number: 970-870-5503
  • Fax: 970-879-3992
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Routt County

Hayden Police Department249 Hawthorne Street(970)276-3232
Oak Creek Police DepartmentPO Box 128, 129 Nancy Crawford Blvd(970)736-8355

Routt County, CO Jail and Inmate Records

ROUTT County has 21 jails with an average daily population of 1,136 inmates with a total of 21 jail population. When breaking down the ROUTT County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 29% with 6 female and 24 male inmates.

  • 21Jails
  • 21Prisoners
  • 123 %Jail Rate

How Does Routt County Inmate Search Work?

Routt County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Routt county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Routt County Booking

Routt county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Routt county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Routt county booking records without any type of approval .

Routt County Jail

  • Agency Name: Routt County Jail & Detention Center
  • State: Co
  • City: Steamboat Springs
  • Type: County
  • Address: 2025 Shield Drive, Po Box 773087
  • Phone Number: 970-870-5507
  • Fax: 970-870-1272
  • Email: Kgittleson@Co.Routt.Co.Us
  • Website: http://Http://Www.Co.Routt.Co.Us/204/Sheriff
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