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Coos County Arrest Records

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Coos County, NH Arrest Records

What are Coos County Arrest Statistics?

Coos County had 1,107 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,487.55 per 100.000 population which is by 101.29% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 33 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Rockingham and county Strafford it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 1,107Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,487.55Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 33Violent crime arrests

Coos County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Coos is larceny/theft - 232 arrests followed by burglary - 37 and aggravated assault - 22 arrests.

  • 232Larceny/Theft
  • 37Burglary
  • 22Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Coos 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 58.87% higher.

Coos County Crime Rate from 1999-2017

Coos County Police Records

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

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

Coos County Mugshots

Coos 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.

Coos 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 Coos 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 Coos 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.

Coos County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Coos county, New Hampshire with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Coos County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NH0040000, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

Police Departments in Coos County

Berlin Police Department135 Green St603-752-3131
Colebrook Police Department10 Bridge St(603)237-4487
Lancaster Police Department11 Mechanic St(603)788-4402

Coos County, NH Jail and Inmate Records

COOS County has 38 jails with an average daily population of 833 inmates with a total of 38 jail population. When breaking down the COOS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 6 female and 38 male inmates.

  • 38Jails
  • 38Prisoners
  • 187 %Jail Rate

How Does Coos County Inmate Search Work?

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

Coos County Booking

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

Coos County Jail

  • Agency Name: Coos County NH Department of Correction
  • State: NH
  • City: West Stewartstown
  • Type: County
  • Address: 168 County Farm Rd, PO Box 10
  • Phone Number: 603-246-3315
  • Fax: 603-246-7081
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Coos County

Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility138 East Milan Rd.603-752-2906
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