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Dougherty County Arrest Records

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Dougherty County, GA Arrest Records

What are Dougherty County Arrest Statistics?

Dougherty County had 357 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 109.98 per 100.000 population which is by 85.12% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 1 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Clarke and county Clayton it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 357Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 109.98Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 1Violent crime arrests

Dougherty County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Dougherty is larceny/theft - 97 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 1 and motor vehicle theft - 1 arrests.

  • 97Larceny/Theft
  • 1Aggravated Assault
  • 1Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Dougherty 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 98.9% lower.

Dougherty County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Dougherty County Police Records

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

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

Dougherty County Mugshots

Dougherty 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.

Dougherty 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 Dougherty 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 Dougherty 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.

Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Dougherty county, Georgia with a total number of 225 employees - 86 female, 127 male officers and 12 civilians. Dougherty County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0470000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Dougherty County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Georgia
  • City: Albany
  • Type: County
  • Address: 225 Pine Avenue
  • Phone Number: 229.431.3259
  • Fax: 229-431-2185
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Dougherty County

Albany Police Department201 West Oglethorpe Boulevard(229) 431-2100
Dougherty County Police Department2106 Habersham Road(229) 430-6604

Dougherty County, GA Jail and Inmate Records

DOUGHERTY County has 690 jails with an average daily population of 134 inmates with a total of 690 jail population. When breaking down the DOUGHERTY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 89 female and 558 male inmates.

  • 690Jails
  • 690Prisoners
  • 1,161 %Jail Rate

How Does Dougherty County Inmate Search Work?

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

Dougherty County Booking

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

Dougherty County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Dougherty County

Albany Transitional Center304 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET229-430-3888
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