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Monroe County Arrest Records

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Monroe County, FL Arrest Records

What are Monroe County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Monroe had 3,920 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,525.10 per 100,000 residents. This is 106.37% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 191 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Monroe also processed 1,015 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alachua and Baker, Monroe is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 3,920Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,525.10Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 191Violent crime arrests

Monroe County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Monroe is larceny/theft totaling 817, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 817Larceny/Theft
  • 162Burglary
  • 160Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Monroe County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Monroe tallied 191 violent crimes and 1,015 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Monroe is higher by 106.37% than the national average.

Monroe County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Monroe County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Monroe are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.

Monroe County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Monroe County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Monroe 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 Monroe county police reports, Monroe 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.

Monroe 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 Monroe county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Monroe County Mugshots

Monroe 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.

Monroe 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 Monroe 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 Monroe 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.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

Most of the felonies committed in Monroe, 83.5%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 16.5% is committed by females.

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

Misdemeanors crime rates by race for Monroe are as follows: 82.5% of the crimes were committed by White, 12.7% by African Americans, and the remaining crimes 4.7% were committed by Hispanic people.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Monroe county, Florida with a total number of 291 employees - 37 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Monroe County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0440000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Monroe County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Florida
  • City: Key West
  • Type: County
  • Address: 5525 College Road
  • Phone Number: (305)292-7000
  • Fax: (305)292-7070
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Monroe County

Key Colony Beach Police Department600 E Ocean Dr305-289-1212
Key West Police Department1604 Roosevelt Blvd(305) 809-1111

Monroe County, FL Jail and Inmate Records

MONROE County has 409 jails with an average daily population of 189 inmates with a total of 478 jail population. When breaking down the MONROE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 11% with 53 female and 502 male inmates.

  • 409Jails
  • 478Prisoners
  • 781 %Jail Rate

How Does Monroe County Inmate Search Work?

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

Monroe County Booking

Monroe 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 Monroe 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 Monroe county booking records without any type of allowance .

Monroe County Jail

  • Agency Name: Monroe County Marathon Detention Center, Key Vaca
  • State: FL
  • City: Marathon
  • Type: County
  • Address: 3981 Ocean Terrace
  • Phone Number: 305-289-2420
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Monroe County

Monroe County Plantation Key Detention Center53 Highpoint Road305-853-3266
Monroe Juvenile Detention Center5503 College Road, 1st Floor305-293-1500
Stock Island Detention Center, Key West5501 College Road305-293-7300
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