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Linn County Arrest Records

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Linn County, IA Arrest Records

What are Linn County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Linn had 974 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 155.19 per 100,000 residents. This is 79.00% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 33 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Linn also processed 311 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Scott and Story, Linn is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 974Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 155.19Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 33Violent crime arrests

Linn County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Linn is larceny/theft totaling 147, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 147Larceny/Theft
  • 125Burglary
  • 39Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Linn County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Linn tallied 33 violent crimes and 311 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Linn is lower by 79.00% than the national average.

Linn County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Linn County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Linn are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 51-60.

Linn County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Linn County Police Records

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

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

Linn County Mugshots

Linn 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.

Linn 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 Linn 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 Linn 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 Linn, 94.7%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 5.3% is committed by females.

Linn County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Linn county, Iowa with a total number of 192 employees - 10 female, 111 male officers and 71 civilians. Linn County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IA0570000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Linn County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Iowa
  • City: Cedar Rapids
  • Type: County
  • Address: 310 2nd Ave. SW
  • Phone Number: 319-892-6100
  • Fax: 319-892-6276
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Linn County

Cedar Rapids Police Department505 1st Street SW(319) 286-5529
Hiawatha Police Department101 Emmons St319-393-1212
Lisbon Police Department115 N. Washington319-213-5824
Marion Police Department6315 US-151319-377-1511
Mount Vernon Police Department213 First Street NW319-895-6141

Linn County, IA Jail and Inmate Records

LINN County has 212 jails with an average daily population of 1,027 inmates with a total of 343 jail population. When breaking down the LINN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 8% with 29 female and 284 male inmates.

  • 212Jails
  • 343Prisoners
  • 147 %Jail Rate

How Does Linn County Inmate Search Work?

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

Linn County Booking

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

Linn County Jail

  • Agency Name: Linn County IA Correctional Center
  • State: IA
  • City: Cedar Rapids
  • Type: County
  • Address: 53 3rd Avenue Bridge, PO Box 608
  • Phone Number: 319-892-6300
  • Fax: 319-892-6279
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Linn County

Linn County IA Juvenile Detention Center800 Walford Road Southwest319-892-5735
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