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Baldwin County Arrest Records

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Baldwin County, GA Arrest Records

What are Baldwin County Arrest Statistics?

Baldwin County had 2,607 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,880.65 per 100.000 population which is by 154.48% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 200 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Barrow and county Brooks it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 2,607Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,880.65Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 200Violent crime arrests

Baldwin County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Baldwin is larceny/theft - 478 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 184 and burglary - 148 arrests.

  • 478Larceny/Theft
  • 184Aggravated Assault
  • 148Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Baldwin County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not 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 340.18% higher.

Baldwin County Crime Rate from 2005-2017

Baldwin County Police Records

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

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

Baldwin County Mugshots

Baldwin 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.

Baldwin 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 Baldwin 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 Baldwin 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.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Baldwin county, Georgia with a total number of 118 employees - 13 female, 46 male officers and 59 civilians. Baldwin County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0050000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Baldwin County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Georgia
  • City: Milledgeville
  • Type: County
  • Address: 119 Old Monticello Rd NW
  • Phone Number: 478-445-4726
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Baldwin County

Milledgeville Police Department125 W McIntosh St478-414-4000

Baldwin County, GA Jail and Inmate Records

BALDWIN County has 191 jails with an average daily population of 240 inmates with a total of 194 jail population. When breaking down the BALDWIN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 12% with 23 female and 158 male inmates.

  • 191Jails
  • 194Prisoners
  • 592 %Jail Rate

How Does Baldwin County Inmate Search Work?

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

Baldwin County Booking

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

Baldwin County Jail

  • Agency Name: Baldwin County Jail
  • State: GA
  • Type: County
  • Phone Number: 478-445-4314
  • Fax: 478-445-1897
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Baldwin County

Baldwin State Prison140 LAYING FARM ROAD478-445-5218
Riverband Correctional Facility196 LAYING FARM RD478-414-2300
Riverbend Correctional Facility196 Laying Farm Road478-414-2300
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