Aroostook County Arrest Records

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Aroostook County, ME Arrest Records

What are Aroostook County Arrest Statistics?

Aroostook County had 173 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 89.76 per 100.000 population which is by 87.85% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 6 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Androscoggin and county Cumberland it’s a safer place to live in.

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  • 173Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 89.76Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 6Violent crime arrests

Aroostook County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Aroostook is larceny/theft - 36 arrests followed by burglary - 17 and aggravated assault - 5 arrests.

  • 36Larceny/Theft
  • 17Burglary
  • 5Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Aroostook County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 91.23% lower.

Aroostook County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Aroostook County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of law enforcement agencies and in many forms. In most cases, Aroostook county police reports may be found from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can appear in person and request copies as county police records are available to the general public per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. These records may include Aroostook county police reports, Aroostook county bookings and even mugshots. These records are related to when someone is arrested, booked, and jailed. First, they are questioned, and basic information is taken while officers fills out the report. Then they takes mugshots of the suspect, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bail the fees. Some counties may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to visit in person and may need to have the following information 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 officer find the documents you need.

Aroostook county police records can provide a lot of information about a suspect. A good example of police record might be a traffic accident report. Some records are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can order copies of Aroostook county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about forms and the fees.

Aroostook County Mugshots

Aroostook County mugshots have been used since the 1800s, shortly after the invention of photography. Then in 1888, a French police officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Groups of these mugshots are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify criminals.

Aroostook county mugshots are the photographs taken of suspects upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Typically , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Aroostook county mugshots are filed with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify criminals guys.

Additionally , when a judge issues an Aroostook county arrest warrant for other purposes , and the person does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help find the suspect.

Mugshots are readily available online as they are public records. Information brokers portals offer mugshots with other types of public records such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also contain on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is computerized available and connected, any past incidents will show up as well.

Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Aroostook county, Maine with a total number of 27 employees - 3 female, 17 male officers and 7 civilians. Aroostook County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ME0020000, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Aroostook County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Maine
  • City: Houlton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 25 School Street Suite 216
  • Phone Number: 207-532-3471

Police Departments in Aroostook County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Caribou Police Department25 High Street(207)493-3301
Fort Fairfield Police Department121 Main St(207)472-3808
Fort Kent Police Department111 W Main St(207)834-5678
Houlton Police Department97 Military St(207)532-2287
Limestone Police Department93 Main St(207)325-4702
Madawaska Police Department344 Main St(207)728-6356
Presque Isle Police Department43 North St, Suite 2(207)764-4476
Van Buren Police Department51 Main St(207)868-3481
Washburn Police DepartmentPO Box 505(207)455-4043

Aroostook County, ME Jail and Inmate Records

AROOSTOOK County has 73 jails with an average daily population of 951 inmates with a total of 73 jail population. When breaking down the AROOSTOOK County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 19% with 14 female and 88 male inmates.

  • 73Jails
  • 73Prisoners
  • 163 %Jail Rate

How Does Aroostook County Inmate Search Work?

Aroostook County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Aroostook county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Aroostook County Booking

Aroostook county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Aroostook county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Aroostook county booking records without any type of permission .

Aroostook County Jail

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