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Elko County Arrest Records

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Elko County, NV Arrest Records

What are Elko County Arrest Statistics?

Elko County had 737 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 406.38 per 100.000 population which is by 45.01% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 38 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Storey and county Churchill it’s a safer place to live in.

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  • 737Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 406.38Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 38Violent crime arrests

Elko County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Elko is larceny/theft - 102 arrests followed by burglary - 46 and aggravated assault - 31 arrests.

  • 102Larceny/Theft
  • 46Burglary
  • 31Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Elko 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 - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 27.63% lower.

Elko County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Elko County Police Records

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

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

Elko County Mugshots

Elko 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.

Elko 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 Elko 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 Elko 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.

Elko County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Elko county, Nevada with a total number of 77 employees - 14 female, 49 male officers and 14 civilians. Elko County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NV0040000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Elko County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Nevada
  • City: Elko
  • Type: County
  • Address: 775 W. Silver St
  • Phone Number: 777.738.3421
  • Fax: 777.753.9845
  • Website:

Police Departments in Elko County

Carlin Police Department101 S. 8th St775-754-2221
Elko Police Department1448 Silver St775-777-7310
West Wendover Police Department1111 Gene L. Jones Way775-664-2930

Elko County, NV Jail and Inmate Records

ELKO County has 152 jails with an average daily population of 347 inmates with a total of 152 jail population. When breaking down the ELKO County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 26% with 39 female and 122 male inmates.

  • 152Jails
  • 152Prisoners
  • 436 %Jail Rate

How Does Elko County Inmate Search Work?

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

Elko County Booking

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

Elko County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Elko County

Carlin Conservation Camp - CCC124 Suzie Creek Road, P.O. Box 1490775-754-6307
Wells Conservation Camp - WCCHC 67-50775-478-5120
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