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Dupage County Arrest Records

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Dupage County, IL Arrest Records

What are Dupage County Arrest Statistics?

Dupage County had 2,436 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 84.14 per 100.000 population which is by 88.61% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 80 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Cook and county Kane it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 2,436Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 84.14Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 80Violent crime arrests

Dupage County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Dupage is larceny/theft - 521 arrests followed by burglary - 134 and motor vehicle theft - 47 arrests.

  • 521Larceny/Theft
  • 134Burglary
  • 47Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Dupage 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 91.45% lower.

Dupage County Crime Rate from 2014-2017

Dupage County Police Records

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

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

Dupage County Mugshots

Dupage 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.

Dupage 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 Dupage 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 Dupage 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.

Dupage County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Dupage county, Illinois with a total number of 284 employees - 30 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. DuPage County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0220000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: DuPage County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Illinois
  • City: Wheaton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 501 N. County Farm Road
  • Phone Number: (630) 682-7256
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Dupage County

Addison Police Department3 Friendship Plz630-543-3080
Benedictine University Police Department5720 College Rd630-829-6122
Bensenville Police Department345 E Green St630-350-3455
Bloomingdale Police Department201 S Bloomingdale Rd630-529-9868
Carol Stream Police Department500 North Gary Ave(630) 668-2167
Clarendon Hills Police Department448 Park Avenue630-286-5460
Darien Police Department1710 Plainfield Road630-353-8351
Elmhurst Police Department125 E. First St.(630) 530-3050
Glen Ellyn Police Department65 S Park Blvd.(630) 469-1187
Glendale Heights Police Department300 Civic Center Plaza630.260.6070
Itasca Police Department540 W Irving Park Road630-773-1004
Lisle Police Department5040 Lincoln Ave.630-271-4200
Lombard Police Department235 E Wilson Ave630-873-4400
Villa Park Police Department40 S. Ardmore630-834-7447
Warrenville Police Department3S245 Warren Ave630-393-2131
West Chicago Police Department325 Spencer St630-293-2222
Westmont Police Department500 N Cass Ave630-981-6300
Wheaton Police Department900 W Liberty Dr630-260-2161
Willowbrook Police Department7760 Quincy St630-325-2808
Winfield Police Department27 West 465 Jewell Road(630) 933-7160

Dupage County, IL Jail and Inmate Records

DUPAGE County has 614 jails with an average daily population of 1,519 inmates with a total of 645 jail population. When breaking down the DUPAGE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 57 female and 515 male inmates.

  • 614Jails
  • 645Prisoners
  • 98 %Jail Rate

How Does Dupage County Inmate Search Work?

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

Dupage County Booking

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

Dupage County Jail

  • Agency Name: DuPage County IL Jail
  • State: IL
  • City: Wheaton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 501 North County Farm Road, PO Box 957
  • Phone Number: 630-407-2255
  • Fax: 630-407-2013
  • Email:
  • Website:
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