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Franklin County, ME Arrest Records

What are Franklin County Arrests Statistics?

Franklin County had 194 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 189.99 per 100.000 population which is by 74.29% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 8 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Androscoggin and county Cumberland it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 194Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 189.99Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 8Violent crime arrests

Franklin County Recent Arrests 

Currently, the most popular arrest in Franklin is larceny/theft - 34 arrests followed by burglary - 9 and motor vehicle theft - 6 arrests.

  • 34Larceny/Theft
  • 9Burglary
  • 6Motor Vehicle Theft

Franklin County Arrests: Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent 

Violent crime in Franklin 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 73.51% lower.

Franklin County  Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Franklin County Police Reports

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

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

 Franklin County Mugshots Online

Franklin 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.

Franklin 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 Franklin 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 Franklin 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.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Franklin county, Maine with a total number of 34 employees - 1 female, 18 male officers and 15 civilians. Franklin County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ME0040000, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Franklin County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Maine
  • City: Farmington
  • Type: County
  • Address: 123 County Way
  • Phone Number: 207-778-2680
  • Email:

Franklin County Police Departments

Farmington Police Department116 Franklin Avenue(207) 778-6311
Jay Police Department99 Main St(207)897-6766
Rangeley Police Department15 School St(207)864-3579
Wilton Police Department874 Main Street207-645-4222

How Does Franklin County Inmate Search Work? 

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

Franklin County Maine Jail Bookings

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

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