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Paulding County Arrest Records

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Paulding County, GA Arrest Records

What are Paulding County Arrest Statistics?

Paulding amassed 7,864 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Paulding’s arrest rate was 1,687.79 per 100,000 residents. The county of Paulding is 128.38% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 180 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Paulding also experienced 2,450 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Brooks and Bryan, Paulding is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 7,864Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,687.79Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 180Violent crime arrests

Paulding County Recent Arrest Trends

In Paulding, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 1,670 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Paulding, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 1,670Larceny/Theft
  • 464Burglary
  • 316Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Paulding, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Paulding has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Paulding experienced 180 violent crimes and 2,450 non-violent crimes. When comparing Paulding to the national average of 739.02, Paulding is higher by 128.38% than the national average.

Paulding County Crime Rate from 2005-2017

Paulding County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Paulding county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Paulding county police reports, Paulding county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Paulding county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Paulding county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Paulding County Mugshots

Paulding County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

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

Typically , when a judge issues an Paulding county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Paulding County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Paulding county, Georgia with a total number of 208 employees - 57 female, 127 male officers and 24 civilians. Paulding County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA1100000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Paulding County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Georgia
  • City: Dallas
  • Type: County
  • Address: 247 Industrial Way N
  • Phone Number: 770-443-3010
  • Fax: (770) 443-3014
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Paulding County

Dallas Police Department120 Main Street(770) 443-8100

Paulding County, GA Jail and Inmate Records

PAULDING County has 207 jails with an average daily population of 720 inmates with a total of 207 jail population. When breaking down the PAULDING County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 28 female and 176 male inmates.

  • 207Jails
  • 207Prisoners
  • 205 %Jail Rate

How Does Paulding County Inmate Search Work?

Paulding County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Paulding county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Paulding County Booking

Paulding county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Paulding county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Paulding county booking records without any type of approval .

Paulding County Jail

  • Agency Name: Paulding County Jail
  • State: GA
  • City: DALLAS
  • Type: County
  • Phone Number: 770-443-3030
  • Fax: 770-443-3045
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Paulding County

Paulding Probation Detention Center1295 NORTH INDUSTRIAL BOULEVARD770-443-7807
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