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Lyon County Arrest Records

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Lyon County, KS Arrest Records

What are Lyon County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Lyon had 314 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 280.51 per 100,000 residents. This is 62.04% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 16 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lyon also processed 78 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Harvey and Johnson, Lyon is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 314Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 280.51Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 16Violent crime arrests

Lyon County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Lyon is larceny/theft totaling 50, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 50Larceny/Theft
  • 25Burglary
  • 12Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lyon County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lyon tallied 16 violent crimes and 78 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lyon is lower by 62.04% than the national average.

Lyon County Crime Rate from 2002-2017

Lyon County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Lyon are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 61-70.

Lyon County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Lyon County Police Records

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

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

Lyon County Mugshots

Lyon 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.

Lyon 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 Lyon 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 Lyon 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.

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Lyon county, Kansas with a total number of 32 employees - 1 female, 24 male officers and 7 civilians. Lyon County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0560000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Lyon County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Kansas
  • City: Emporia
  • Type: County
  • Address: 425 Mechanic
  • Phone Number: 620-342-5545
  • Fax: 620-343-2074
  • Website:

Police Departments in Lyon County

Emporia Police Department518 Mechanic St620-343-4200

Lyon County, KS Jail and Inmate Records

LYON County has 118 jails with an average daily population of 281 inmates with a total of 121 jail population. When breaking down the LYON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 23% with 28 female and 103 male inmates.

  • 118Jails
  • 121Prisoners
  • 522 %Jail Rate

How Does Lyon County Inmate Search Work?

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

Lyon County Booking

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

Lyon County Jail

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