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Craven County Arrest Records

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Craven County, NC Arrest Records

What are Craven County Arrests Statistics?

Craven County had 4,411 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2014 the arrest rate was 992.88 per 100.000 population which is by 28.25% higher than the National average of 774.16 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2014 arrests 103 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Alamance and county Buncombe it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 4,411Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 992.88Arrest rate in 2014 per 100.000 population
  • 103Violent crime arrests

Recent Arrests in Craven County NC

Currently, the most popular arrest in Craven is larceny/theft - 492 arrests followed by burglary - 395 and aggravated assault - 84 arrests.

  • 492Larceny/Theft
  • 395Burglary
  • 84Aggravated Assault

Craven County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crime in Craven 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 - 93.99 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 5.02% higher.

Craven County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2014

Craven County Police Records

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

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

Craven County Mugshots

Craven 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.

Craven 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 Craven 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 Craven 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.

Craven County Police Departments

DepartmentAddressPhone
Vanceboro Police DepartmentPO Box 306 7905 Main Street(252)244-0440

Craven County, NC Jail Roster and Inmate Search

CRAVEN County has 245 jails with an average daily population of 427 inmates with a total of 245 jail population. When breaking down the CRAVEN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 36 female and 215 male inmates.

  • 245Jails
  • 245Prisoners
  • 373 %Jail Rate

How Does Craven County Inmate Search Work?

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

Craven County Jail Booking

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

Craven County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Craven County

NameAddressPhone
Craven Correctional Institution600 Alligator Road252-244-3337
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