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Butler County Arrest Records

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Butler County, KS Arrest Records

What are Butler County Arrest Statistics?

Butler County had 1,394 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 732.56 per 100.000 population which is by 0.87% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 49 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Doniphan and county Harvey it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 1,394Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 732.56Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 49Violent crime arrests

Butler County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Butler is larceny/theft - 271 arrests followed by burglary - 134 and aggravated assault - 40 arrests.

  • 271Larceny/Theft
  • 134Burglary
  • 40Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Butler 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 27.36% lower.

Butler County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Butler County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 61-70 years old.

Butler County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Butler County Police Records

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

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

Butler County Mugshots

Butler 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.

Butler 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 Butler 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 Butler 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.

Butler County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Butler county, Kansas with a total number of 101 employees - 6 female, 55 male officers and 40 civilians. Butler County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0080000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Butler County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Kansas
  • City: El Dorado
  • Type: County
  • Address: 141 S. Gordy
  • Phone Number: 316) 322-4254
  • Fax: (316) 320-3189
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Butler County

Andover Police Department909 N. Andover Rd.(316) 733-5177
El Dorado Police Department128 N. Vine St.316-321-9120
Rose Hill Police Department125 W. Rosewood316 776-0191

Butler County, KS Jail and Inmate Records

BUTLER County has 135 jails with an average daily population of 491 inmates with a total of 209 jail population. When breaking down the BUTLER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 11% with 24 female and 156 male inmates.

  • 135Jails
  • 209Prisoners
  • 314 %Jail Rate

How Does Butler County Inmate Search Work?

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

Butler County Booking

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

Butler County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Butler County

El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF)1737 SE Highway 54, P.O. Box 311316-321-7284
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