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Clark County, NV Arrest Records

What are Clark County Arrest Statistics?

Clark County had 42,734 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,565.52 per 100.000 population which is by 247.15% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 3,055 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Washoe and county Churchill it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 42,734Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 2,565.52Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 3,055Violent crime arrests

Clark County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Clark is larceny/theft - 6,592 arrests followed by burglary - 3,111 and motor vehicle theft - 2,022 arrests.

  • 6,592Larceny/Theft
  • 3,111Burglary
  • 2,022Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Clark 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 426.88% higher.

Clark County Crime Rate from 1999-2017

Clark County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 91-100 years old.

Clark County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Clark County Police Records

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

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

Clark County Mugshots

Clark 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.

Clark 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 Clark 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 Clark 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.

Police Departments in Clark County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Boulder City Police Department1005 Arizona St702-293-9224
Henderson Police DepartmentP.O. Box 95050702-267-5000
Mesquite Police Department695 Mayan Cir702-346-5262
North Las Vegas Police Department2332 Las Vegas Blvd. North Ste. 200(702) 633-9111

Clark County, NV Jail and Inmate Records

CLARK County has 4,803 jails with an average daily population of 431 inmates with a total of 5,096 jail population. When breaking down the CLARK County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 749 female and 3,409 male inmates.

  • 4,803Jails
  • 5,096Prisoners
  • 342 %Jail Rate

How DoesClark County Inmate Search Work?

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

Clark County Booking

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

Clark County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Clark County

NameAddressPhone
Casa Grande Transitional Housing - CGTH3955 W. Russell Road702-486-9906
Clark County NV Juvenile Detention651 North Pecos Road702-455-5436
Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center - FMWCC4370 Smiley Road702-668-7200
High Desert State Prison - HDSP22010 Cold Creek Road702-879-6789
Jean Conservation Camp - JCC3 Prison Rd., P.O. Box 19859702-874-2509
Las Vegas Community Correctional Center2901 Industrial Road702-953-1162
Nevada Youth Training Center100 Youth Center Road, PO Box 459775-738-7182
Southern Desert Correctional Center - SDCC20825 Cold Creek Road702-879-3800
Spring Mountain Youth Camp (SMRC)2400 Angel Peak Place702-455-5555
Three Lakes Valley Boot Camp - TLVBCP.O. Box 208702-879-1369
Three Lakes Valley Conservation Camp - TLVCC20825 Cold Creek Road, P.O. Box 208702-879-5472
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