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Alamance County Arrest Records

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Alamance County, NC Arrest Records

What Are Alamance County Arrests Statistics?

Alamance County had 2,861 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 530.41 per 100.000 population which is by 28.24% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 95 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Cabarrus and county Durham it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 2,861Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 530.41Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 95Violent crime arrests

Alamance County Recent Arrests

Currently, the most popular arrest in Alamance is larceny/theft - 372 arrests followed by burglary - 328 and aggravated assault - 80 arrests.

  • 372Larceny/Theft
  • 328Burglary
  • 80Aggravated Assault

Alamance County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crime in Alamance 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 40.24% lower.

Alamance County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Alamance County Police Reports

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

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

Alamance County Mugshots

Alamance 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.

Alamance 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 Alamance 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 Alamance 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.

Alamance County Police Department & Sheriff Office Details

Elon Police Department104 S Williamson Ave336-584-1301
Graham Police Department216 S Maple St336-570-6715
Haw River Police Department105 Stone St336-578-4141

Alamance County Jail Inmates Search

ALAMANCE County has 402 jails with an average daily population of 388 inmates with a total of 453 jail population. When breaking down the ALAMANCE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 40 female and 287 male inmates.

  • 402Jails
  • 453Prisoners
  • 392 %Jail Rate

How Does Alamance County Jail Inmate Search Work?

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

Alamance County Booking

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

Alamance County Jail

  • Agency Name: Alamance County NC Detention Center
  • State: NC
  • City: Graham
  • Type: County
  • Address: 109 South Maple Street
  • Phone Number: 336-570-6317
  • Fax: 336-227-0614
  • Email:
  • Website:

Alamance County Jail, Detention Center & Prison Information

Alamance County NC Detention Center - Annex335 Prison Camp Rd336-570-6317
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