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Escambia County, FL Arrest Records

What are Escambia County Arrest Statistics?

Escambia County had 30,807 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,993.46 per 100.000 population which is by 305.06% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 1,400 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Alachua and county Baker it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 30,807Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 2,993.46Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 1,400Violent crime arrests

 Latest Escambia County Arrests 

Currently, the most popular arrest in Escambia is larceny/theft - 5,879 arrests followed by burglary - 1,692 and aggravated assault - 969 arrests.

  • 5,879Larceny/Theft
  • 1,692Burglary
  • 969Aggravated Assault

Escambia County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes 

Violent crime in Escambia County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased 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 341.33% higher.

Escambia County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Escambia 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.

Escambia County Crime Rate by Age Groups

 Escambia County Police Reports 

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

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

Escambia County Mugshots

Escambia 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.

Escambia 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 Escambia 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 Escambia 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

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

This year misdemeanor crime rate breakdown in Escambia by race is the following: 55.2% of crimes were committed by the white races, and 44.8% by African Americans.

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Escambia county, Florida with a total number of 315 employees - 61 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Escambia County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0170000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Escambia County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Florida
  • City: Pensacola
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1700 West Leonard Street
  • Phone Number: 850.436.9630
  • Email: pio@escambiaso.com
  • Website: http://www.escambiaso.com/

Police Departments in Escambia County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Pensacola Police Department711 N. Hayne Street P.O. Box 1750850-435-1855

Escambia County, FL Jail and Inmate Records

ESCAMBIA County has 1,508 jails with an average daily population of 206 inmates with a total of 1,508 jail population. When breaking down the ESCAMBIA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 247 female and 1,287 male inmates.

  • 1,508Jails
  • 1,508Prisoners
  • 731 %Jail Rate

  How Does Escambia County Jail Inmate Search Work? 

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

Escambia County Booking

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

Escambia County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Escambia County

NameAddressPhone
Century Correctional Institution400 Tedder Road850-256-2600
Escambia County Road Prison601 Highway 297-A850-937-2100
Escambia Regional Juvenile Detention Center1800 St. Mary Avenue850-595-8820
Pensacola FPC110 RABY AVE850-457-1911
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