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Graves County Arrest Records

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Graves County, KY Arrest Records

What are Graves County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Graves had 850 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 847.18 per 100,000 residents. This is 14.64% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 31 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Graves also processed 284 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Boone, Graves is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 850Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 847.18Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 31Violent crime arrests

Graves County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Graves is larceny/theft totaling 162, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 162Larceny/Theft
  • 90Burglary
  • 32Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Graves County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Graves tallied 31 violent crimes and 284 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Graves is higher by 14.64% than the national average.

Graves County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Graves County Police Records

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

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

Graves County Mugshots

Graves 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.

Graves 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 Graves 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 Graves 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.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

Most of the felonies committed in Graves, 76.9%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 23.1% is committed by females.

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

Misdemeanors crime rates by race for Graves are as follows: 36.4% of the crimes were committed by African Americans, 36.4% by White, and the remaining crimes 27.3% were committed by Hispanic people.

Graves County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Graves county, Kentucky with a total number of 19 employees - 0 female, 16 male officers and 3 civilians. Graves County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KY0420000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Graves County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Kentucky
  • City: Mayfield
  • Type: County
  • Address: 100 East Broadway
  • Phone Number: (270) 247-4501
  • Email:

Police Departments in Graves County

Mayfield Police Department211 E Broadway St(270)247-1621

Graves County, KY Jail and Inmate Records

GRAVES County has 108 jails with an average daily population of 348 inmates with a total of 108 jail population. When breaking down the GRAVES County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 15 female and 105 male inmates.

  • 108Jails
  • 108Prisoners
  • 458 %Jail Rate

How Does Graves County Inmate Search Work?

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

Graves County Booking

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

Graves County Jail

  • Agency Name: Graves County KY Jail
  • State: KY
  • City: Mayfield
  • Type: County
  • Address: 103 East South Street
  • Phone Number: 270-247-4373
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Graves County

Graves County KY Restricted Custody Center150 Jenkins Street270-247-9829
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