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Allegany County Arrest Records

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Allegany County, MD Arrest Records

What are Allegany County Arrest Statistics?

Allegany County had 1,135 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 485.24 per 100.000 population which is by 34.34% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 41 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Howard and county Montgomery it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 1,135Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 485.24Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 41Violent crime arrests

Allegany County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Allegany is larceny/theft - 236 arrests followed by burglary - 62 and aggravated assault - 29 arrests.

  • 236Larceny/Theft
  • 62Burglary
  • 29Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Allegany 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 43.52% lower.

Allegany County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Allegany County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.

Allegany County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Allegany County Police Records

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

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

Allegany County Mugshots

Allegany 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.

Allegany 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 Allegany 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 Allegany 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.

Allegany County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Allegany county, Maryland with a total number of 34 employees - 0 female, 32 male officers and 2 civilians. Allegany County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MD0010000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Allegany County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Maryland
  • City: Cumberland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 695 Kelly Road
  • Phone Number: 301-777-1585
  • Email:

Police Departments in Allegany County

Cumberland Police Department20 Bedford Street301-777-1600
Frostburg Police Department39 Broadway St PO Box 440(301)689-3000
Lonaconing Police Department7 Jackson St(301)463-6233

Allegany County, MD Jail and Inmate Records

ALLEGANY County has 153 jails with an average daily population of 477 inmates with a total of 153 jail population. When breaking down the ALLEGANY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 12% with 18 female and 118 male inmates.

  • 153Jails
  • 153Prisoners
  • 312 %Jail Rate

How Does Allegany County Inmate Search Work?

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

Allegany County Booking

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

Allegany County Jail

  • Agency Name: Allegany County MD Detention Center
  • State: MD
  • City: Cumberland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 14300 McMullen Highway
  • Phone Number: 301-729-8540 ext 227
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Allegany County

Cumberland FCI14601 BURBRIDGE RD SE301-784-1000
North Branch Correctional Institution - NBCI14100 McMullen Highway, S.W.301-729-7400
Western Correctional Institution - WCI13800 McMullen Highway, S.W.301-729-7000
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