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Bartow County Arrest Records

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Bartow County, GA Arrest Records

What are Bartow County Arrest Statistics?

Bartow County had 8,100 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 2,426.62 per 100.000 population which is by 228.31% higher than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 338 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Brooks and county Bryan it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 8,100Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 2,426.62Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 338Violent crime arrests

Bartow County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Bartow is larceny/theft - 1,451 arrests followed by burglary - 508 and aggravated assault - 278 arrests.

  • 1,451Larceny/Theft
  • 508Burglary
  • 278Aggravated Assault

Bartow County Arrests: Violent Crime vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Bartow County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 227.05% higher.

Bartow County Crime Rate from 2004-2016

Bartow County Police Records

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

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

Bartow County Jail Mugshots

Bartow 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.

Bartow 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 Bartow 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 Bartow 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.

Bartow County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Bartow county, Georgia with a total number of 203 employees - 38 female, 127 male officers and 38 civilians. Bartow County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0080000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Bartow County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Georgia
  • City: Cartersville
  • Type: County
  • Address: 104 Zena Drive
  • Phone Number: 770.382.5050
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Bartow County

Adairsville Police Department100 Public Sq(770)773-7779
Cartersville Police Department178 W Main(770)382-2526
Emerson Police Department700 Highway 293(770)386-6696
Kingston Police Department30 W Main Street(770)336-5507

Bartow County, GA Jail Roster and Inmate Records

BARTOW County has 596 jails with an average daily population of 171 inmates with a total of 600 jail population. When breaking down the BARTOW County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 23% with 136 female and 487 male inmates.

  • 596Jails
  • 600Prisoners
  • 878 %Jail Rate

How Does Bartow County Inmate Search Work?

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

Bartow County Booking

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

Bartow County Jail

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