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George County, MS Arrest Records

What are George County Arrest Statistics?

George County had 272 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2014 the arrest rate was 312.85 per 100.000 population which is by 59.59% lower than the National average of 774.16 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2014 arrests 12 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Hinds and county Tishomingo it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 272Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 312.85Arrest rate in 2014 per 100.000 population
  • 12Violent crime arrests

George County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in George is larceny/theft - 31 arrests followed by burglary - 28 and aggravated assault - 7 arrests.

  • 31Larceny/Theft
  • 28Burglary
  • 7Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in George 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 - 93.99 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 45.29% lower.

George County Crime Rate from 2004-2014

George County Police Records

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

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

George County Mugshots

George 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.

George 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 George 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 George 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.

George County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in George county, Mississippi with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. George County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0200000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: George County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Mississippi
  • City: Lucedale
  • Type: County
  • Address: 355 Cox Street Suite B
  • Phone Number: (601) 947-4811
  • Email: info@georgecountymssheriff.com

Police Departments in George County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Lucedale Police Department545 Oak St601-947-3261

George County, MS Jail and Inmate Records

GEORGE County has 370 jails with an average daily population of 63 inmates with a total of 370 jail population. When breaking down the GEORGE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 5% with 20 female and 350 male inmates.

  • 370Jails
  • 370Prisoners
  • 2,482 %Jail Rate

How DoesGeorge County Inmate Search Work?

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

George County Booking

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

George County Jail

Prisons and Jails in George County

NameAddressPhone
George-Greene County/Regional Correctional Facility154 Industrial Park Rd.601-947-9399
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