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Kennebec County Arrest Records

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Kennebec County, ME Arrest Records

What are Kennebec County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Kennebec had 662 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 151.78 per 100,000 residents. This is 79.46% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 24 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Kennebec also processed 159 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Androscoggin and York, Kennebec is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 662Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 151.78Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 24Violent crime arrests

Kennebec County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Kennebec is larceny/theft totaling 103, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 103Larceny/Theft
  • 41Burglary
  • 18Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Kennebec County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Kennebec tallied 24 violent crimes and 159 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Kennebec is lower by 79.46% than the national average.

Kennebec County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Kennebec County Police Records

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

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

Kennebec County Mugshots

Kennebec 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.

Kennebec 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 Kennebec 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 Kennebec 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.

Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Kennebec county, Maine with a total number of 23 employees - 1 female, 19 male officers and 3 civilians. Kennebec County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ME0060000, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Kennebec County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Maine
  • City: Augusta
  • Type: County
  • Address: 125 State Street
  • Phone Number: (207) 623-3614
  • Fax: (207) 623-6387
  • Email:

Police Departments in Kennebec County

Augusta Police Department33 Union Street(207) 626-2370
Gardiner Police Department6 Church St(207)582-5150
Hallowell Police DepartmentOne Winthrop Street(207) 622-9710
Oakland Police Department3 Fairfield St(207)465-2202
Waterville Police Department1 Common St(207)872-5551
Winthrop Police Department15 Town Hall Ln(207)377-7227

Kennebec County, ME Jail and Inmate Records

KENNEBEC County has 161 jails with an average daily population of 752 inmates with a total of 163 jail population. When breaking down the KENNEBEC County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 18% with 30 female and 160 male inmates.

  • 161Jails
  • 163Prisoners
  • 201 %Jail Rate

How Does Kennebec County Inmate Search Work?

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

Kennebec County Booking

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

Kennebec County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Kennebec County

Kennebec County Jail115 State Street207-623-2270
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