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Hardin County Arrest Records

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Hardin County, IA Arrest Records

What are Hardin County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Hardin had 317 arrests during the past three years. For 2016, the arrest rate was 650.18 per 100,000 residents. This is 12.03% lower than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 10 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hardin also processed 102 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bremer and Dallas, Hardin is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 317Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 650.18Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 10Violent crime arrests

Hardin County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Hardin is burglary totaling 52, followed by larceny/theft, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 52Burglary
  • 37Larceny/theft
  • 13Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hardin County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Hardin tallied 10 violent crimes and 102 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.12, Hardin is lower by 12.03% than the national average.

Hardin County Crime Rate from 2001-2016

Hardin County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Hardin are between the ages of 41-50. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 31-40.

Hardin County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Hardin County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Hardin 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 Hardin county police reports, Hardin 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.

Hardin 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 Hardin county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Hardin County Mugshots

Hardin 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.

Hardin 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 Hardin 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 Hardin 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.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

Most of the felonies committed in Hardin, 100%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 0% is committed by females.

Hardin County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Hardin county, Iowa with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Hardin County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IA0420000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Hardin County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Iowa
  • City: Eldora
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1116 - 14th Ave
  • Phone Number: 641-939-8189
  • Fax: 641-939-8249
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Hardin County

Eldora Police Department1442 Washington St(641)939-3333
Iowa Falls Police Department321 Stevens St(641)648-6464

Hardin County, IA Jail and Inmate Records

HARDIN County has 15 jails with an average daily population of 1,154 inmates with a total of 55 jail population. When breaking down the HARDIN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 8 female and 80 male inmates.

  • 15Jails
  • 55Prisoners
  • 140 %Jail Rate

How Does Hardin County Inmate Search Work?

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

Hardin County Booking

Hardin 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 Hardin 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 Hardin county booking records without any type of allowance .

Hardin County Jail

  • Agency Name: Central Iowa Juvenile Detention
  • State: IA
  • City: Eldora
  • Type: County
  • Address: 2317 Rick Collins Way
  • Phone Number: 641-858-3852
  • Fax: 641-858-5839
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Hardin County

Hardin County IA Correctional Center1116 14th Avenue641-939-8189
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