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Lancaster County Arrest Records

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Lancaster County, NE Arrest Records

What are Lancaster County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Lancaster had 690 arrests during the past three years. For 2016, the arrest rate was 71.70 per 100,000 residents. This is 90.30% lower than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 22 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lancaster also processed 200 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Arthur and Garfield, Lancaster is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 690Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 71.70Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 22Violent crime arrests

Lancaster County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Lancaster is larceny/theft totaling 129, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 129Larceny/Theft
  • 59Burglary
  • 15Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lancaster County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Lancaster tallied 22 violent crimes and 200 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.12, Lancaster is lower by 90.30% than the national average.

Lancaster County Crime Rate from 2004-2016

Lancaster County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Lancaster are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.

Lancaster County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Lancaster County Police Records

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

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

Lancaster County Mugshots

Lancaster 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.

Lancaster 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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster 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.

Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Lancaster county, Nebraska with a total number of 103 employees - 7 female, 70 male officers and 26 civilians. Lancaster County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NB0550000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Lancaster County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Nebraska
  • City: Lincoln
  • Type: County
  • Address: 575 South 10th Street
  • Phone Number: (402) 441-6500
  • Fax: (402) 441-7724
  • Website:

Police Departments in Lancaster County

Lincoln Police Department575 South 10th Street(402)441-6000

Lancaster County, NE Jail and Inmate Records

LANCASTER County has 581 jails with an average daily population of 519 inmates with a total of 581 jail population. When breaking down the LANCASTER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 21% with 120 female and 538 male inmates.

  • 581Jails
  • 581Prisoners
  • 282 %Jail Rate

How Does Lancaster County Inmate Search Work?

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

Lancaster County Booking

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

Lancaster County Jail

  • Agency Name: Lancaster County NE Correctional Facility
  • State: NE
  • City: Lincoln
  • Type: County
  • Address: 3801 West O Street
  • Phone Number: 402-441-1900
  • Fax: 402)441-8946
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Lancaster County

Community Corrections Center - Lincoln2720 West Van Dorn402-471-0740
Lancaster County NE Juvenile Detention Center1200 Radcliff Street402-441-7090
Lincoln Correctional Center3216 West Van Dorn St, PO Box 22800402-479-6175
Nebraska Diagnostic and Evaluation Center3220 West Van Dorn Street402-479-6343
Nebraska State Penitentiary4201 So. 14th Street402-471-3161
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