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Ada County Arrest Records

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Ada County, ID Arrest Records

What Are Ada County Arrests Statistics?

Ada County had 2,768 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 214.85 per 100.000 population which is by 70.93% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 241 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Bannock and county Gem it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 2,768Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 214.85Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 241Violent crime arrests

Ada County Current Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Ada is larceny/theft - 512 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 195 and burglary - 153 arrests.

  • 512Larceny/Theft
  • 195Aggravated Assault
  • 153Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Ada County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased 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 46.07% lower.

Ada County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Ada County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.

Ada County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Ada County Police Records

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

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

Ada County Mugshots

Ada 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.

Ada 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 Ada 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 Ada 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.

Ada County Police Departments

Boise Police Department333 N Mark Stall Place208-570-6000
Garden City Police Department301 East 50th Street208-472-2950
Meridian Police Department1401 E. Watertower Ave208-888-6678

Ada County Jail Inmate Roster Records

ADA County has 809 jails with an average daily population of 527 inmates with a total of 889 jail population. When breaking down the ADA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 21% with 188 female and 703 male inmates.

  • 809Jails
  • 889Prisoners
  • 281 %Jail Rate

How Does Ada County Jail Inmate Search Work?

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

Ada County Booking

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

Ada County Jail & Sheriff Office Information

  • Agency Name: Ada County Jail
  • State: ID
  • City: Boise
  • Type: County
  • Address: 7210 Barrister Drive
  • Phone Number: 208-577-3113
  • Fax: 208-577-3009
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Ada County

Ada County Juvenile Detention Center6300 West Denton Street208-364-4941
East Boise Community Reentry Center2366 Old Penitentiary Road208-334-3448
Idaho Correctional Center (ICC)14601 S. Pleasant Valley Rd208-331-2760
Idaho Maximum Security Institution (IMSI)13400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd208-338-1635
Idaho State Correctional Institution (ISCI)13500 S. Pleasant Valley Rd208-336-0740
South Boise Women's Correctional Center (SBWCC)13200 Pleasant Valley Rd208-334-2731
South Idaho Correctional Institution (SICI)13900 Pleasant Valley Rd208-336-1260
Treasure Valley Community Reentry Center14195 S. Pleasant Valley Road208-334-2241
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