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Cumberland County Arrest Records

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Cumberland County, ME Arrest Records

What are Cumberland County Arrest Statistics?

Cumberland County had 1,611 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 164.36 per 100.000 population which is by 77.76% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 23 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Androscoggin and county York it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 1,611Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 164.36Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 23Violent crime arrests

Cumberland County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Cumberland is larceny/theft - 289 arrests followed by burglary - 145 and motor vehicle theft - 23 arrests.

  • 289Larceny/Theft
  • 145Burglary
  • 23Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Cumberland County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 92.18% lower.

Cumberland County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Cumberland County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of law enforcement agencies and in many forms. In most cases, Cumberland 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 Cumberland county police reports, Cumberland 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.

Cumberland 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 Cumberland county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about forms and the fees.

Cumberland County Mugshots

Cumberland 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.

Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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.

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Cumberland county, Maine with a total number of 71 employees - 3 female, 56 male officers and 12 civilians. Cumberland County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ME0030000, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Maine
  • City: Portland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 36 County Way
  • Phone Number: 207-774-1444
  • Email:

Police Departments in Cumberland County

Bridgton Police Department8 Iredale Street207-647-8814
Brunswick Police Department85 Pleasant Street(207) 725-5521
Cape Elizabeth Police Department325 Ocean House Road207-767-3323
Falmouth Police Department2 Marshall Drive207-781-2300
Freeport Police Department16 Main Street207-865-4800
Gorham Police Department270 Main Street(207) 839-5581
Portland Police Department109 Middle St.207-874-8575
Scarborough Police Department246 U.S. Route 1(207) 883-6361
South Portland Police Department30 Anthoine Street207-799-5511
Westbrook Police Department570 Main Street(207) 854-0644
Yarmouth Police Department200 Main Street207-846-3333

Cumberland County, ME Jail and Inmate Records

CUMBERLAND County has 384 jails with an average daily population of 749 inmates with a total of 451 jail population. When breaking down the CUMBERLAND County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 67 female and 364 male inmates.

  • 384Jails
  • 451Prisoners
  • 197 %Jail Rate

How Does Cumberland County Inmate Search Work?

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

Cumberland County Booking

Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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 Cumberland county booking records without any type of permission .

Cumberland County Jail

  • Agency Name: Cumberland County ME Jail
  • State: ME
  • City: Portland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 50 County Way
  • Phone Number: 207-774-5939
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Cumberland County

Long Creek Youth Development Center675 Westbrook Street207-822-2600
Maine Correctional Center17 Mallison Falls Road207-893-7000
Southern Maine Re-Entry Center230 River Road207-893-7132
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