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Randolph County Arrest Records

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Randolph County, IL Arrest Records

What are Randolph County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Randolph had 60 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 42.92 per 100,000 residents. This is 94.19% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 1 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Randolph also processed 13 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Cook and Schuyler, Randolph is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 60Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 42.92Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 1Violent crime arrests

Randolph County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Randolph is larceny/theft totaling 9, followed by burglary, and then rape.

  • 9Larceny/Theft
  • 4Burglary
  • 1Rape

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Randolph County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Randolph tallied 1 violent crimes and 13 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Randolph is lower by 94.19% than the national average.

Randolph County Crime Rate from 2013-2017

Randolph County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Randolph county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Randolph county police reports, Randolph county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Randolph county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Randolph county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Randolph County Mugshots

Randolph County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

Randolph county mugshots are the images taken of criminals upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Generally , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Randolph county mugshots are kept with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify suspects guys.

Also , when a judge issues an Randolph county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

Mugshots are readily easily found online as they are public records. Information companies portals offer mugshots with other types of files such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also have on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is online available and connected, any past crimes will show up as well.

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Randolph county, Illinois with a total number of 30 employees - 0 female, 9 male officers and 21 civilians. Randolph County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0790000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Randolph County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Illinois
  • City: Chester
  • Type: County
  • Address: 200 W. Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: (618) 826-5484
  • Fax: (618) 826-4732
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Randolph County

Chester Police Department1330 Swanwick St618-826-5454
Red Bud Police Department200 E Market St618-282-2363
Sparta Police Department112 W Jackson St618-443-2917

Randolph County, IL Jail and Inmate Records

RANDOLPH County has 18 jails with an average daily population of 1,826 inmates with a total of 18 jail population. When breaking down the RANDOLPH County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 22% with 4 female and 16 male inmates.

  • 18Jails
  • 18Prisoners
  • 82 %Jail Rate

How Does Randolph County Inmate Search Work?

Randolph County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Randolph county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Randolph County Booking

Randolph county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Randolph county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Randolph county booking records without any type of allowance .

Randolph County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Randolph County

Menard Correctional Center711 Kaskaskia Street, P.O. Box 711618-826-5071
Menard Medium Security Unit711 Kaskaskia Street, P.O. Box 711618-826-5071
Menard Reception and Classification Center711 Kaskaskia Street, P.O. Box 711618-826-5071
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