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Canyon County, ID Arrest Records

What Are Canyon County Arrests Statistics?

Canyon County had 1,874 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 283.90 per 100.000 population which is by 61.58% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 94 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Ada and county Bannock it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 1,874Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 283.90Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 94Violent crime arrests

Canyon County Current Arrests Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Canyon is larceny/theft - 241 arrests followed by burglary - 193 and aggravated assault - 78 arrests.

  • 241Larceny/Theft
  • 193Burglary
  • 78Aggravated Assault

Canyon County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crime in Canyon County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 55.88% lower.

Canyon County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Canyon County Police Reports

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

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

Canyon County Mugshots

Canyon 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.

Canyon 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 Canyon 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 Canyon 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.

Canyon County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Canyon county, Idaho with a total number of 141 employees - 5 female, 64 male officers and 72 civilians. Canyon County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ID0140000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

Canyon County Police Departments

DepartmentAddressPhone
Caldwell Police Department411 Blaine St208-454-7531
Nampa Police Department820 2nd St S.(208) 465-2257
Parma Police Department105 N 4th St208-722-5900
Wilder Police Department217 3rd Street208-454-7531

Canyon County, ID Jail & Inmate Roster

CANYON County has 381 jails with an average daily population of 533 inmates with a total of 382 jail population. When breaking down the CANYON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 55 female and 332 male inmates.

  • 381Jails
  • 382Prisoners
  • 295 %Jail Rate

How Does Canyon County Inmate Search Work?

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

Canyon County Booking

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

Canyon County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Canyon County

NameAddressPhone
Nampa Community Reentry Center1640 11th Avenue North208-465-8490
Southwest Idaho Juvenile Detention Center222 12th Avenue North208-454-7240
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