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Cobb County Arrest Records

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Cobb County, GA Arrest Records

What Are Cobb County Arrests Statistics?

Cobb County had 298 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 4.41 per 100.000 population which is by 99.40% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 7 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Clarke and county Dekalb it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 298Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 4.41Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 7Violent crime arrests

Cobb County Recent Arrests

Currently, the most popular arrest in Cobb is larceny/theft - 24 arrests followed by robbery - 4 and rape - 2 arrests.

  • 24Larceny/Theft
  • 4Robbery
  • 2Rape

Cobb County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crime in Cobb 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 99.07% lower.

Cobb County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Cobb County Police Reports

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

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

Cobb County Mugshots

Cobb 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.

Cobb 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 Cobb 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 Cobb 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.

Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Cobb county, Georgia with a total number of 345 employees - 91 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Cobb County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0330000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Cobb County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Georgia
  • City: Marietta
  • Type: County
  • Address: Public Safety Building Second Floor 185 Roswell Street
  • Phone Number: 770-499-4600
  • Email:
  • Website:

Cobb County Police Department, GA Details

Kennesaw Police Department2539 J O Stephenson Ave770.422.2505
Marietta Police Department240 Lemon St770-794-5300
Powder Springs Police DepartmentPO Box 46(770)943-1616
Smyrna Police Department2646 Atlanta Road(770) 434-9481

Cobb County Jail Inmate Search

COBB County has 1,794 jails with an average daily population of 407 inmates with a total of 1,794 jail population. When breaking down the COBB County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 247 female and 1,528 male inmates.

  • 1,794Jails
  • 1,794Prisoners
  • 353 %Jail Rate

How Does Cobb County Jail Inmate Search Work?

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

Cobb County Booking

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

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