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Story County Arrest Records

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Story County, IA Arrest Records

What Are Story County Arrests Statistics?

Story amassed 465 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Story’s arrest rate was 149.35 per 100,000 residents. The county of Story is 79.79% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 14 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Story also experienced 131 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Scott and Butler, Story is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 465Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 149.35Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 14Violent crime arrests

Story County, Iowa Arrests

In Story, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 65 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Story, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 65Larceny/Theft
  • 56Burglary
  • 10Aggravated Assault

Story County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

In Story, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Story has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Story experienced 14 violent crimes and 131 non-violent crimes. When comparing Story to the national average of 739.02, Story is lower by 79.79% than the national average.

Story County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Story County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Story are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 81-90.

Story County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Story County Police Reports

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Story county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Story county police reports, Story county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Story county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Story county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Story County Mugshots

Story County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

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

Typically , when a judge issues an Story county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

The majority 64.3% of felonies committed in Story, are committed by males. The rest of them 35.7% are committed by females.

Story County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Story county, Iowa with a total number of 83 employees - 3 female, 26 male officers and 54 civilians. Story County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IA0850000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

Story County Police Departments

Ames Police Department515 Clark Ave515-239-5133
Nevada Police Department1209-6th St(515)382-4593
Story City Police Department508 Broad St(515)733-2646

Story County Jail Inmates Roster

STORY County has 72 jails with an average daily population of 1,307 inmates with a total of 72 jail population. When breaking down the STORY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 11% with 8 female and 57 male inmates.

  • 72Jails
  • 72Prisoners
  • 103 %Jail Rate

How Does Story County Inmate Search Work?

Story County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Story county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Story County Booking

Story county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Story county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Story county booking records without any type of approval .

Story County Jail

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