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Coahoma County, MS Arrest Records

What are Coahoma County Arrest Statistics?

Coahoma County had 424 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2008 the arrest rate was 528.27 per 100.000 population which is by 53.83% lower than the National average of 1,144.25 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2008 arrests 10 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Desoto and county Forrest it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 424Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 528.27Arrest rate in 2008 per 100.000 population
  • 10Violent crime arrests

Coahoma County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Coahoma is burglary - 62 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 53 and motor vehicle theft - 13 arrests.

  • 62Burglary
  • 53Larceny/theft
  • 13Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Coahoma 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 - 133.21 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 71.26% lower.

Coahoma County Crime Rate from 2001-2008

Coahoma County Police Records

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

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

Coahoma County Mugshots

Coahoma 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.

Coahoma 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 Coahoma 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 Coahoma 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.

Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Coahoma county, Mississippi with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Coahoma County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0140000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Coahoma County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Mississippi
  • City: Clarksdale
  • Type: County
  • Address: 63 Sunflower Avenue
  • Phone Number: (662) 624-3085
  • Email:

Police Departments in Coahoma County

Clarksdale Police Department121 Sunflower Avenue(662) 621-8154

Coahoma County, MS Jail and Inmate Records

COAHOMA County has 101 jails with an average daily population of 246 inmates with a total of 102 jail population. When breaking down the COAHOMA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 3% with 3 female and 102 male inmates.

  • 101Jails
  • 102Prisoners
  • 630 %Jail Rate

How DoesCoahoma County Inmate Search Work?

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

Coahoma County Booking

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

Coahoma County Jail

  • Agency Name: Coahoma County Jail
  • State: MS
  • City: Clarksdale
  • Type: County
  • Address: 63 Sunflower Avenue, PO Box 1182
  • Phone Number: 662-624-3085
  • Fax: 662-624-3035
  • Email:
  • Website:
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