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Clayton County Arrest Records

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Clayton County, GA Arrest Records

What are Clayton County Arrest Statistics?

Clayton County had 62 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 5.73 per 100.000 population which is by 99.23% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 6 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Clarke and county Cobb it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 62Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 5.73Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 6Violent crime arrests

Clayton County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Clayton is larceny/theft - 8 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 6 and motor vehicle theft - 2 arrests.

  • 8Larceny/Theft
  • 6Aggravated Assault
  • 2Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Clayton County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate is the same 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 97.87% lower.

Clayton County Crime Rate from 2009-2017

Clayton 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 81-90 years old.

Clayton County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Clayton County Police Records

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

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

Clayton County Mugshots

Clayton 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.

Clayton 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 Clayton 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 Clayton 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.

Clayton County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Clayton county, Georgia with a total number of 340 employees - 86 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Clayton County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0310000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Clayton County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Georgia
  • City: Jonesboro
  • Type: County
  • Address: 9157 Tara Blvd
  • Phone Number: 770-471-1122
  • Website:

Police Departments in Clayton County

Clayton County Police Department7911 N. MCDONOUGH STREET(770) 477-3747
Forest Park Police Department320 Cash Memorial Blvd(404)366-7280
Jonesboro Police Department170 South Main Street(770)478-7407
Morrow Police Department6311A Murphy Drive(770)961-4006
Riverdale Police Department6690 Church St(770)996-3382

Clayton County, GA Jail and Inmate Records

CLAYTON County has 1,322 jails with an average daily population of 202 inmates with a total of 1,322 jail population. When breaking down the CLAYTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 8% with 107 female and 1,069 male inmates.

  • 1,322Jails
  • 1,322Prisoners
  • 714 %Jail Rate

How Does Clayton County Inmate Search Work?

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

Clayton County Booking

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

Clayton County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Clayton County

Clayton County Jail9157 TARA BOULEVARD770-477-4413
Clayton Transitional Center242 FALCON DR404-675-1500
Robert A. Deyton Detention Facility11866 Hastings Bridge Road, PO Box 429770-305-8000
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