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Meriwether County, GA Arrest Records

What are Meriwether County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Meriwether had 981 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,404.57 per 100,000 residents. This is 90.06% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 52 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Meriwether also processed 244 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Brooks and Bryan, Meriwether is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 981Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,404.57Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 52Violent crime arrests

Meriwether County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Meriwether is larceny/theft totaling 172, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 172Larceny/Theft
  • 58Burglary
  • 46Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Meriwether County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Meriwether tallied 52 violent crimes and 244 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Meriwether is higher by 90.06% than the national average.

Meriwether County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Meriwether County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Meriwether county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Meriwether county police reports, Meriwether county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Meriwether county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Meriwether county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Meriwether County Mugshots

Meriwether County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

Meriwether county mugshots are the images taken of criminals upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. generally , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Meriwether county mugshots are kept with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify suspects guys.

also , when a judge issues an Meriwether county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

Mugshots are readily easily found online as they are public records. Information companies portals offer mugshots with other types of files such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also have on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is online available and connected, any past crimes will show up as well.

Police Departments in Meriwether County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Greenville Police DepartmentCourt Sq(706)672-4211
Woodbury Police Department34 Durand St(706)553-2211

Meriwether County, GA Jail and Inmate Records

MERIWETHER County has 94 jails with an average daily population of 226 inmates with a total of 94 jail population. When breaking down the MERIWETHER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 18% with 17 female and 69 male inmates.

  • 94Jails
  • 94Prisoners
  • 701 %Jail Rate

How DoesMeriwether County Inmate Search Work?

Meriwether County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Meriwether county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Meriwether County Booking

Meriwether county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Meriwether county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Meriwether county booking records without any type of allowance .

Meriwether County Jail

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