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Muhlenberg County Arrest Records

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Muhlenberg County, KY Arrest Records

What are Muhlenberg County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Muhlenberg had 207 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 341.63 per 100,000 residents. This is 53.77% 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. Muhlenberg also processed 95 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bracken and Campbell, Muhlenberg is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 207Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 341.63Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 11Violent crime arrests

Muhlenberg County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Muhlenberg is burglary totaling 56, followed by larceny/theft, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 56Burglary
  • 23Larceny/theft
  • 16Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Muhlenberg County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Muhlenberg tallied 11 violent crimes and 95 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Muhlenberg is lower by 53.77% than the national average.

Muhlenberg County Crime Rate from 2005-2017

Muhlenberg County Police Records

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

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

Muhlenberg County Mugshots

Muhlenberg 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.

Muhlenberg 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 Muhlenberg 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 Muhlenberg 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 Muhlenberg, 81%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 19% is committed by females.

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

Misdemeanors crime rates by race for Muhlenberg are as follows: 50% of the crimes were committed by Asians, 37.5% by African Americans, and the remaining crimes 12.5% were committed by Hispanic people.

Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Muhlenberg county, Kentucky with a total number of 15 employees - 0 female, 13 male officers and 2 civilians. Muhlenberg County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KY0890000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Kentucky
  • City: Greenville
  • Type: County
  • Address: 109 E Main Cross St
  • Phone Number: (270) 338-3345

Police Departments in Muhlenberg County

Central City Police Department214 N. 1st St270.754.2464
Greenville Police Department200 Court St.270-338-3133

Muhlenberg County, KY Jail and Inmate Records

MUHLENBERG County has 248 jails with an average daily population of 126 inmates with a total of 248 jail population. When breaking down the MUHLENBERG County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 38 female and 205 male inmates.

  • 248Jails
  • 248Prisoners
  • 1,227 %Jail Rate

How Does Muhlenberg County Inmate Search Work?

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

Muhlenberg County Booking

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

Muhlenberg County Jail

  • Agency Name: Muhlenberg County Detention Center
  • State: KY
  • City: Greenville
  • Type: County
  • Address: 108 Court Row
  • Phone Number: 270-338-2263
  • Fax: 270-338-2228
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Muhlenberg County

Green River Correctional Complex1200 River Road, P.O. Box 9300270-754-5415
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