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Pondera County Arrest Records

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Pondera County, MT Arrest Records

What are Pondera County Arrest Statistics?

Pondera amassed 20 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Pondera’s arrest rate was 131.49 per 100,000 residents. The county of Pondera is 82.21% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Pondera also experienced 7 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Carter and Chouteau, Pondera is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 20Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 131.49Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 1Violent crime arrests

Pondera County Recent Arrest Trends

In Pondera, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 5 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Pondera, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 5Larceny/Theft
  • 2Burglary
  • 1Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Pondera, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Pondera has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Pondera experienced 1 violent crimes and 7 non-violent crimes. When comparing Pondera to the national average of 739.02, Pondera is lower by 82.21% than the national average.

Pondera County Crime Rate from 2002-2017

Pondera County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Pondera county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Pondera county police reports, Pondera county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Pondera county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Pondera county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Pondera County Mugshots

Pondera County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

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

Typically , when a judge issues an Pondera county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Pondera County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Pondera county, Montana with a total number of 8 employees - 0 female, 7 male officers and 1 civilians. Pondera County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MT0370000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Pondera County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Montana
  • City: Conrad
  • Type: County
  • Address: 20 4th Ave SW
  • Phone Number: (406) 271-4000
  • Fax: (406) 271-4070
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Pondera County

Conrad Police Department15 4th Ave SW406-271-5723

Pondera County, MT Jail and Inmate Records

PONDERA County has 6 jails with an average daily population of 1,037 inmates with a total of 6 jail population. When breaking down the PONDERA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 0% with 0 female and 1 male inmates.

  • 6Jails
  • 6Prisoners
  • 159 %Jail Rate

How Does Pondera County Inmate Search Work?

Pondera County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Pondera county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Pondera County Booking

Pondera county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Pondera county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Pondera county booking records without any type of approval .

Pondera County Jail

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