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Cheyenne County Arrest Records

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Cheyenne County, NE Arrest Records

What are Cheyenne County Arrest Statistics?

Cheyenne County had 159 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 189.04 per 100.000 population which is by 74.42% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 4 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Douglas and county Lancaster it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 159Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 189.04Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 4Violent crime arrests

Cheyenne County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Cheyenne is larceny/theft - 8 arrests followed by burglary - 4 and motor vehicle theft - 3 arrests.

  • 8Larceny/Theft
  • 4Burglary
  • 3Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Cheyenne County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 60.03% lower.

Cheyenne County Crime Rate from 2002-2016

Cheyenne County Police Records

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

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

Cheyenne County Mugshots

Cheyenne 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.

Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne 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.

Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Cheyenne county, Nebraska with a total number of 21 employees - 0 female, 9 male officers and 12 civilians. Cheyenne County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NB0170000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Nebraska
  • City: Sidney
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1000 10th Ave.
  • Phone Number: 308-254-2922
  • Fax: 308-254-7895
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Cheyenne County

Sidney Police Department1715 Illinois St308-254-5515

Cheyenne County, NE Jail and Inmate Records

CHEYENNE County has 19 jails with an average daily population of 534 inmates with a total of 19 jail population. When breaking down the CHEYENNE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 0% with 0 female and 10 male inmates.

  • 19Jails
  • 19Prisoners
  • 298 %Jail Rate

How Does Cheyenne County Inmate Search Work?

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

Cheyenne County Booking

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

Cheyenne County Jail

  • Agency Name: Cheyenne County NE Jail
  • State: NE
  • City: Sidney
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1000 10th Avenue, PO Box 75
  • Phone Number: 308-254-5878
  • Fax: 308-254-7895
  • Email:
  • Website:
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