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Sedgwick County Arrest Records

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Sedgwick County, KS Arrest Records

What are Sedgwick County Arrest Statistics?

Sedgwick amassed 1,136 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, Sedgwick’s arrest rate was 22.07 per 100,000 residents. The county of Sedgwick is 97.01% lower than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 24 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Sedgwick also experienced 89 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Butler and Doniphan, Sedgwick is a safer place to reside.

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  • 1,136Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 22.07Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 24Violent crime arrests

Sedgwick County Recent Arrest Trends

In Sedgwick, the most common crime is burglary which accounts for 37 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Sedgwick, is larceny/theft, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 37Burglary
  • 31Larceny/theft
  • 21Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Sedgwick, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Sedgwick has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Sedgwick experienced 24 violent crimes and 89 non-violent crimes. When comparing Sedgwick to the national average of 739.12, Sedgwick is lower by 97.01% than the national average.

Sedgwick County Crime Rate from 2010-2016

Sedgwick County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Sedgwick are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 61-70.

Sedgwick County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Sedgwick County Police Records

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

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

Sedgwick County Mugshots

Sedgwick 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.

Sedgwick 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 Sedgwick 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 Sedgwick 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 Sedgwick misdemeanors crime rates are committed by the following races: 50% of the crimes were committed by African Americans, and the rest 50% were committed by White.

Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Sedgwick county, Kansas with a total number of 208 employees - 24 female, 127 male officers and 57 civilians. Sedgwick County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KS0870000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Kansas
  • City: Wichita
  • Type: County
  • Address: 141 W Elm
  • Phone Number: 316.660.3900
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Sedgwick County

Cheney Police Department100 W 1st St316-542-3173
Clearwater Police Department129 E. Ross620-584-2349
Colwich Police Department310 S. Second(316) 796-0333
Derby Police Department229 N. Baltimore316-788-1557
Goddard Police Department118 N Main St316-794-2051
Haysville Police Department200 W Grand Ave316-529-5912
Kechi Police Department105 Sioux St316-744-6611
Maize Police Department10100 W Grady Ave316.722.1433
Valley Center Police Department616 E 5th St316-755-7325
Wichita Police Department455 N Main(316) 942-4482

Sedgwick County, KS Jail and Inmate Records

SEDGWICK County has 1,213 jails with an average daily population of 419 inmates with a total of 1,219 jail population. When breaking down the SEDGWICK County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 167 female and 959 male inmates.

  • 1,213Jails
  • 1,219Prisoners
  • 367 %Jail Rate

How Does Sedgwick County Inmate Search Work?

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

Sedgwick County Booking

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

Sedgwick County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County KS Juvenile Detention Facility700 South Hydraulic316-660-9750
Sedgwick County KS Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center (JIAC)700 South Hydraulic316-660-5350
Sedgwick County KS Juvenile Residential Facility881 South Minnesota316-660-9775
Sedgwick County KS Residential Center623 East Elm Street316-660-9500
Sedgwick County KS Work Release Facility701 West Harry316-660-3917
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