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Fairfield County, CT Arrest Records

What are Fairfield County Arrest Statistics?

Fairfield County had 46,669 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,683.19 per 100.000 population which is by 127.76% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 2,296 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Litchfield and county Middlesex it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 46,669Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,683.19Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 2,296Violent crime arrests

Fairfield County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Fairfield is larceny/theft - 9,866 arrests followed by motor vehicle theft - 1,795 and burglary - 1,708 arrests.

  • 9,866Larceny/Theft
  • 1,795Motor Vehicle Theft
  • 1,708Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Fairfield 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 145.12% higher.

Fairfield County Crime Rate from 1999-2017

Fairfield County Police Records

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

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

Fairfield County Mugshots

Fairfield 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.

Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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.

Police Departments in Fairfield County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Bethel Police Department49 Plumtrees Rd203-743-5500
Bridgeport Police Department300 Congress Street(203) 581-5100
Brookfield Police Department63 Silvermine Rd.203-775-2575
Danbury Police Department375 Main Street203-797-4614
Darien Police Department25 Hecker Avenue(203) 662-5300
Easton Police Department700 Morehouse Road(203) 268-4111
Fairfield Police Department100 Reef Road203 254 4800
Greenwich Police Department11 Bruce Place(203) 622-8000
Monroe Police Department7 Fan Hill Road203-261-3622
New Canaan Police Department174 South Avenue203-594-3500
Newtown Police Department3 Main Street(203) 270-4254
Norwalk Police Department1 Monroe St.(203) 854-3000
Ridgefield Police Department76 East Ridge(203)431.2795
Shelton Police Department85 Wheeler Street203.924.1544
Stamford Police Department805 Bedford Street(203) 977-4444
Stratford Police Department900 Longbrook Avenue(203) 385-4100
Trumbull Police Department158 Edison Road(203) 261-3665
Weston Police Department56 Norfield Road203.222.2600
Westport Police Department50 Jesup Road203-341-6000
Wilton Police Department240 Danbury Road(203) 834-6260

How Does Fairfield County Inmate Search Work?

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

Fairfield County Booking

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

Prisons and Jails in Fairfield County

NameAddressPhone
Bridgeport Correctional Center1106 North Avenue475-225-8000
Bridgeport Jail300 Congress Street203-581-5100
Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center60 Housatonic Avenue203-579-6548
Danbury FCIROUTE 37203-743-6471
Danbury Jail375 Main Street203-797-4611
Garner Correctional Institution50 Nunnawauk Road203-270-2800
Norwalk JailOne Monroe Street203-854-3000
Shelton Jail85 Wheeler Street203-924-1544
Stratford Jail900 Longbrook Avenue203-385-4100
Trumbull Jail158 Edison Road203-261-3665
Western Connecticut State University Police Jail181 White Street203-837-9300
Westport Jail50 Jesup Road203-341-6000
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