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Bolivar County, MS Arrest Records

What are Bolivar County Arrest Statistics?

Bolivar County had 145 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2010 the arrest rate was 337.35 per 100.000 population which is by 64.99% lower than the National average of 963.54 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2010 arrests 18 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Pontotoc and county Sharkey it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 145Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 337.35Arrest rate in 2010 per 100.000 population
  • 18Violent crime arrests

Bolivar County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Bolivar is burglary - 54 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 41 and aggravated assault - 7 arrests.

  • 54Burglary
  • 41Larceny/theft
  • 7Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Bolivar County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 108.73 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 51.44% lower.

Bolivar County Crime Rate from 2008-2010

Bolivar County Police Records

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

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

Bolivar County Mugshots

Bolivar 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.

Bolivar 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 Bolivar 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 Bolivar 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.

Bolivar County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Bolivar county, Mississippi with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Bolivar County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0060000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Bolivar County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Mississippi
  • City: Cleveland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 2792 Hwy 8 West
  • Phone Number: 662-843-5378
  • Website:

Police Departments in Bolivar County

Cleveland Police Department301 South Sharpe Avenue662-843-3611
Shelby Police Department305 3rd Street662-398-5156

Bolivar County, MS Jail and Inmate Records

BOLIVAR County has 440 jails with an average daily population of 77 inmates with a total of 456 jail population. When breaking down the BOLIVAR County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 2% with 8 female and 437 male inmates.

  • 440Jails
  • 456Prisoners
  • 2,038 %Jail Rate

How DoesBolivar County Inmate Search Work?

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

Bolivar County Booking

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

Prisons and Jails in Bolivar County

Bolivar County Correctional Facility2792 Hwy 8 West662-843-3284
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