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Boone County, IL Arrest Records

What are Boone County Arrest Statistics?

Boone County had 605 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 343.91 per 100.000 population which is by 53.46% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 32 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Champaign and county Clinton it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 605Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 343.91Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 32Violent crime arrests

Boone County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Boone is larceny/theft - 104 arrests followed by burglary - 39 and rape - 18 arrests.

  • 104Larceny/Theft
  • 39Burglary
  • 18Rape

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Boone 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 40.57% lower.

Boone County Crime Rate from 2010-2017

Boone County Police Records

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

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

Boone County Mugshots

Boone 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.

Boone 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 Boone 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 Boone 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.

Boone County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Boone county, Illinois with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Boone County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0040000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Boone County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Illinois
  • City: Belvidere
  • Type: County
  • Address: 615 N. Main St.
  • Phone Number: 815-544-9322
  • Fax: 815-544-9573
  • Email: Admin@BooneCountySheriff.com
  • Website: http://www.boonecountyil.org/department/sheriff

Police Departments in Boone County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Belvidere Police Department615 N Main St815-544-9626

Boone County, IL Jail and Inmate Records

BOONE County has 81 jails with an average daily population of 665 inmates with a total of 99 jail population. When breaking down the BOONE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 9 female and 75 male inmates.

  • 81Jails
  • 99Prisoners
  • 232 %Jail Rate

How DoesBoone County Inmate Search Work?

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

Boone County Booking

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

Boone County Jail

  • Agency Name: Boone County IL Correctional Facility (BCADF)
  • State: IL
  • City: Belvidere
  • Type: County
  • Address: 615 North Main Street
  • Phone Number: 815-544-9322
  • Fax: 815-544-6448
  • Email: corrections@boonecountysheriff.com
  • Website: http://www.boonecountyil.org/department/corrections
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