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Cowley County Arrest Records

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Cowley County, KS Arrest Records

What are Cowley County Arrest Statistics?

Cowley County had 435 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 408.36 per 100.000 population which is by 44.74% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 23 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Harvey and county Johnson it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 435Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 408.36Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 23Violent crime arrests

Cowley County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Cowley is larceny/theft - 74 arrests followed by burglary - 41 and aggravated assault - 21 arrests.

  • 74Larceny/Theft
  • 41Burglary
  • 21Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Cowley 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 36.08% lower.

Cowley County Crime Rate from 2002-2017

Cowley County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 41-50 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 61-70 years old.

Cowley County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Cowley County Police Records

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

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

Cowley County Mugshots

Cowley 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.

Cowley 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 Cowley 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 Cowley 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.

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Cowley county, Kansas with a total number of 25 employees - 4 female, 18 male officers and 3 civilians. Cowley County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0180000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

Police Departments in Cowley County

Winfield Police Department812 Millington620-221-5555

Cowley County, KS Jail and Inmate Records

COWLEY County has 93 jails with an average daily population of 387 inmates with a total of 94 jail population. When breaking down the COWLEY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 12% with 11 female and 86 male inmates.

  • 93Jails
  • 94Prisoners
  • 405 %Jail Rate

How Does Cowley County Inmate Search Work?

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

Cowley County Booking

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

Cowley County Jail

  • Agency Name: Cowley County KS Jail
  • State: KS
  • City: Winfield
  • Type: County
  • Address: 311 East Avenue, PO Box 47
  • Phone Number: 620-221-5444
  • Fax: 620-221-5448
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Cowley County

Winfield Correctional Facility (WCF)1806 Pinecrest Circle620-221-6660
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