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Norton County Arrest Records

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Norton County, KS Arrest Records

What are Norton County Arrest Statistics?

Norton amassed 64 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Norton’s arrest rate was 455.13 per 100,000 residents. The county of Norton is 38.42% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 5 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Norton also experienced 20 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Harvey and Johnson, Norton is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 64Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 455.13Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 5Violent crime arrests

Norton County Recent Arrest Trends

In Norton, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 11 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Norton, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.

  • 11Larceny/Theft
  • 5Aggravated Assault
  • 5Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Norton, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Norton has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Norton experienced 5 violent crimes and 20 non-violent crimes. When comparing Norton to the national average of 739.02, Norton is lower by 38.42% than the national average.

Norton County Crime Rate from 2002-2017

Norton County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Norton are perpetrated by people between the ages of 41-50. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 51-60.

Norton County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Norton County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Norton 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 Norton county police reports, Norton 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.

Norton 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 Norton county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Norton County Mugshots

Norton 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.

Norton 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 Norton 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 Norton 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

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

The Norton misdemeanors crime rates are committed by the following races: 100% of the crimes were committed by White.

Norton County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Norton county, Kansas with a total number of 10 employees - 0 female, 5 male officers and 5 civilians. Norton County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0690000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

Police Departments in Norton County

Norton Police Department301 E Washington St # 3785-877-5010

Norton County, KS Jail and Inmate Records

NORTON County has 3 jails with an average daily population of 1,853 inmates with a total of 3 jail population. When breaking down the NORTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 33% with 1 female and 4 male inmates.

  • 3Jails
  • 3Prisoners
  • 82 %Jail Rate

How Does Norton County Inmate Search Work?

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

Norton County Booking

Norton 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 Norton 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 Norton county booking records without any type of approval .

Norton County Jail

  • Agency Name: Norton County Jail
  • State: KS
  • City: Norton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 105 South Kansas Avenue|PO Box 70
  • Phone Number: 785-877-5780
  • Fax: 785-877-5782
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Norton County

Norton Correctional Facility (NCF)11130 Road E4, P.O. Box 546785-877-3389
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