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Gallatin County, MT Arrest Records

What are Gallatin County Arrest Statistics?

Gallatin County had 1,631 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 545.44 per 100.000 population which is by 26.19% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 103 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Cascade and county Missoula it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 1,631Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 545.44Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 103Violent crime arrests

Gallatin County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Gallatin is larceny/theft - 367 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 73 and burglary - 53 arrests.

  • 367Larceny/Theft
  • 73Aggravated Assault
  • 53Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Gallatin 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 - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 2.07% lower.

Gallatin County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Gallatin County Police Records

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

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

Gallatin County Mugshots

Gallatin 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.

Gallatin 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 Gallatin 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 Gallatin 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.

Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Gallatin county, Montana with a total number of 110 employees - 7 female, 51 male officers and 52 civilians. Gallatin County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MT0160000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

Police Departments in Gallatin County

Belgrade Police Department91 East Central406-388-4262
Bozeman Police Department615 South 16th Avenue(406) 582-2000
Manhattan Police Department207 South 6th St.406.284.6630
West Yellowstone Police Department124 Yellowstone Ave_x000D_406-646-7600

Gallatin County, MT Jail and Inmate Records

GALLATIN County has 134 jails with an average daily population of 729 inmates with a total of 134 jail population. When breaking down the GALLATIN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 29% with 39 female and 85 male inmates.

  • 134Jails
  • 134Prisoners
  • 197 %Jail Rate

How Does Gallatin County Inmate Search Work?

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

Gallatin County Booking

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

Gallatin County Jail

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