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Hinds County, MS Arrest Records

What are Hinds County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Hinds had 1,503 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 195.67 per 100,000 residents. This is 73.52% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 83 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hinds also processed 389 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Desoto and Hancock, Hinds is a safer place to live.

  • 1,503Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 195.67Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 83Violent crime arrests

Hinds County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Hinds is larceny/theft totaling 175, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 175Larceny/Theft
  • 155Burglary
  • 65Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hinds County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hinds tallied 83 violent crimes and 389 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hinds is lower by 73.52% than the national average.

Hinds County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Hinds County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Hinds county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Hinds county police reports, Hinds county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Hinds county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Hinds county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Hinds County Mugshots

Hinds County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

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

also , when a judge issues an Hinds county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

Mugshots are readily easily found online as they are public records. Information companies portals offer mugshots with other types of files such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also have on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is online available and connected, any past crimes will show up as well.

Hinds County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Hinds county, Mississippi with a total number of 230 employees - 20 female, 83 male officers and 127 civilians. Hinds County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0250000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Hinds County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Clinton Police Department305 Monroe Street601-924-5252 
Edwards Police Department105 Williamson Ave(601) 852-4213

Hinds County, MS Jail and Inmate Records

HINDS County has 563 jails with an average daily population of 433 inmates with a total of 635 jail population. When breaking down the HINDS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 55 female and 580 male inmates.

  • 563Jails
  • 635Prisoners
  • 346 %Jail Rate

How DoesHinds County Inmate Search Work?

Hinds County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Hinds county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Hinds County Booking

Hinds county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Hinds county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Hinds county booking records without any type of allowance .

Hinds County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Hinds County

NameAddressPhone
Hinds County MS Juvenile Justice Center940 East McDowell Road601-985-3000
Hinds County MS Penal Farm1447 County Farm Road601-857-8058
Hinds County MS - Raymond Detention Center1450 County Farm Rd.601-857-4800
Hinds County MS Restitution Center429 South Gallatin Street601-354-0062
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