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Walton County Arrest Records

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Walton County, GA Arrest Records

What are Walton County Arrest Statistics?

Walton amassed 2,359 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Walton’s arrest rate was 791.72 per 100,000 residents. The county of Walton is 7.13% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 79 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Walton also experienced 635 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Cherokee and Clarke, Walton is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 2,359Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 791.72Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 79Violent crime arrests

Walton County Recent Arrest Trends

In Walton, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 443 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Walton, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 443Larceny/Theft
  • 120Burglary
  • 72Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Walton, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Walton has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Walton experienced 79 violent crimes and 635 non-violent crimes. When comparing Walton to the national average of 739.02, Walton is higher by 7.13% than the national average.

Walton County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Walton County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Walton 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 Walton county police reports, Walton 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.

Walton 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 Walton county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Walton County Mugshots

Walton 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.

Walton 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 Walton 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 Walton 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.

Police Departments in Walton County

Monroe Police Department116 S Broad Street PO Box 1570(770)267-7576

Walton County, GA Jail and Inmate Records

WALTON County has 398 jails with an average daily population of 220 inmates with a total of 400 jail population. When breaking down the WALTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 50 female and 314 male inmates.

  • 398Jails
  • 400Prisoners
  • 713 %Jail Rate

How Does Walton County Inmate Search Work?

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

Walton County Booking

Walton 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 Walton 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 Walton county booking records without any type of approval .

Walton County Jail

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