Jones County Arrest Records

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Jones County, MS Arrest Records

What are Jones County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Jones had 3,067 arrests during the past three years. For 2016, the arrest rate was 1,339.16 per 100,000 residents. This is 81.18% higher than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 142 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jones also processed 768 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Desoto and Harrison, Jones is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 3,067Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,339.16Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 142Violent crime arrests

Jones County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Jones is larceny/theft totaling 405, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 405Larceny/Theft
  • 363Burglary
  • 82Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jones County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Jones tallied 142 violent crimes and 768 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.12, Jones is higher by 81.18% than the national average.

Jones County Crime Rate from 2009-2016

Jones County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Jones 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 Jones county police reports, Jones 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.

Jones 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 Jones county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Jones County Mugshots

Jones 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.

Jones 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 Jones 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 Jones 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.

Jones County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Jones county, Mississippi with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Jones County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0340000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Jones County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Mississippi
  • City: Laurel
  • Type: County
  • Address: 419 Yates Ave
  • Phone Number: 601-425-3147
  • Email:

Police Departments in Jones County

Laurel Police Department317 S. Magnolia Street(601) 425-4711

Jones County, MS Jail and Inmate Records

JONES County has 217 jails with an average daily population of 315 inmates with a total of 217 jail population. When breaking down the JONES County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 32 female and 187 male inmates.

  • 217Jails
  • 217Prisoners
  • 505 %Jail Rate

How Does Jones County Inmate Search Work?

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

Jones County Booking

Jones 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 Jones 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 Jones county booking records without any type of allowance .

Jones County Jail

  • Agency Name: Jones County MS Detention Center
  • State: MS
  • City: Ellisville
  • Type: County
  • Address: 5178 Highway 11 North
  • Phone Number: 601-649-7502
  • Fax: 601-428-3152
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