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Redwood County Arrest Records

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Redwood County, MN Arrest Records

What are Redwood County Arrest Statistics?

Redwood amassed 176 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Redwood’s arrest rate was 452.07 per 100,000 residents. The county of Redwood is 38.83% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 8 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Redwood also experienced 61 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Anoka and Chisago, Redwood is a more dangerous place to reside.

  • 176Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 452.07Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 8Violent crime arrests

Redwood County Recent Arrest Trends

In Redwood, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 37 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Redwood, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 37Larceny/Theft
  • 16Burglary
  • 8Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Redwood, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Redwood has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Redwood experienced 8 violent crimes and 61 non-violent crimes. When comparing Redwood to the national average of 739.02, Redwood is lower by 38.83% than the national average.

Redwood County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Redwood County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Redwood county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Redwood county police reports, Redwood county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Redwood county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Redwood county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Redwood County Mugshots

Redwood County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

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

Typically , when a judge issues an Redwood county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

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

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Redwood County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Redwood county, Minnesota with a total number of 29 employees - 1 female, 12 male officers and 16 civilians. Redwood County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MN0640000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Redwood County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Minnesota
  • City: Redwood Falls
  • Type: County
  • Address: 303 E 3rd Street
  • Phone Number: 507-637-4036
  • Fax: 507-637-4007
  • Email:

Police Departments in Redwood County

Lamberton Police Department200 S. Douglas Street507 752-7971
Redwood Falls Police Department303 East Third Street507-637-4005

Redwood County, MN Jail and Inmate Records

REDWOOD County has 23 jails with an average daily population of 675 inmates with a total of 23 jail population. When breaking down the REDWOOD County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 2 female and 13 male inmates.

  • 23Jails
  • 23Prisoners
  • 252 %Jail Rate

How Does Redwood County Inmate Search Work?

Redwood County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Redwood county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Redwood County Booking

Redwood county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Redwood county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Redwood county booking records without any type of approval .

Redwood County Jail

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