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Ware County Arrest Records

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Ware County, GA Arrest Records

What are Ware County Arrest Statistics?

Ware amassed 2,156 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Ware’s arrest rate was 2,000.67 per 100,000 residents. The county of Ware is 170.72% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 92 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Ware also experienced 623 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Barrow and Brooks, Ware is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 2,156Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 2,000.67Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 92Violent crime arrests

Ware County Recent Arrest Trends

In Ware, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 500 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Ware, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 500Larceny/Theft
  • 99Burglary
  • 78Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Ware, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Ware has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Ware experienced 92 violent crimes and 623 non-violent crimes. When comparing Ware to the national average of 739.02, Ware is higher by 170.72% than the national average.

Ware County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Ware County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Ware are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 81-90.

Ware County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Ware County Police Records

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

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

Ware County Mugshots

Ware 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.

Ware 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 Ware 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 Ware 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.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

The majority 72.6% of felonies committed in Ware, are committed by males. The rest of them 27.4% are committed by females.

Ware County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Ware county, Georgia with a total number of 124 employees - 3 female, 43 male officers and 78 civilians. Ware County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA1480000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Ware County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Georgia
  • City: Waycross
  • Type: County
  • Address: 3487 Harris Road
  • Phone Number: (912) 287-4326
  • Email:
  • Website:

Ware County, GA Jail and Inmate Records

WARE County has 349 jails with an average daily population of 102 inmates with a total of 359 jail population. When breaking down the WARE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 26% with 94 female and 283 male inmates.

  • 349Jails
  • 359Prisoners
  • 1,553 %Jail Rate

How Does Ware County Inmate Search Work?

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

Ware County Booking

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

Ware County Jail

  • Agency Name: Ware County Jail
  • State: GA
  • City: WAYCROSS
  • Type: County
  • Address: 3487 HARRIS ROAD
  • Phone Number: 912-287-4323
  • Fax: 912-287-2481
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Ware County

Ware State Prison3620 NORTH HARRIS ROAD912-285-6400
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