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Montgomery County Arrest Records

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Montgomery County, KS Arrest Records

What are Montgomery County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Montgomery had 372 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 378.67 per 100,000 residents. This is 48.76% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 11 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Montgomery also processed 113 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Harvey and Johnson, Montgomery is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 372Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 378.67Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 11Violent crime arrests

Montgomery County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Montgomery is burglary totaling 53, followed by larceny/theft, and then aggravated assault.

  • 53Burglary
  • 52Larceny/theft
  • 8Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Montgomery County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Montgomery tallied 11 violent crimes and 113 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Montgomery is lower by 48.76% than the national average.

Montgomery County Crime Rate from 2002-2017

Montgomery County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Montgomery are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.

Montgomery County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Montgomery County Police Records

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

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

Montgomery County Mugshots

Montgomery 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.

Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Montgomery county, Kansas with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Montgomery County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0630000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Kansas
  • City: Independence
  • Type: County
  • Address: 300 East Main Street
  • Phone Number: (620)330-1000
  • Fax: (620)331-1686
  • Website:

Police Departments in Montgomery County

Caney Police Department100 W 4th Ave(620) 879-2141
Cherryvale Police Department123 W Main Street(620) 336-2400
Coffeyville Police Department1400 W. 4th Street620-252-6122
Independence Police Department811 West Laurel Street620-332-1700

Montgomery County, KS Jail and Inmate Records

MONTGOMERY County has 145 jails with an average daily population of 235 inmates with a total of 147 jail population. When breaking down the MONTGOMERY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 24% with 35 female and 103 male inmates.

  • 145Jails
  • 147Prisoners
  • 679 %Jail Rate

How Does Montgomery County Inmate Search Work?

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

Montgomery County Booking

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

Montgomery County Jail

  • Agency Name: Montgomery County KS Jail
  • State: KS
  • City: Independence
  • Type: County
  • Address: 300 East Main Street, Suite 103
  • Phone Number: 620-330-1240
  • Fax: 620-330-1119
  • Email:
  • Website:
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