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Rockingham County Arrest Records

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Rockingham County, NC Arrest Records

What are Rockingham County Arrests Statistics?

Rockingham amassed 2,759 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Rockingham’s arrest rate was 788.90 per 100,000 residents. The county of Rockingham is 6.75% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 0 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Rockingham also experienced 721 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Buncombe and Cabarrus, Rockingham is a more dangerous place to reside.

  • 2,759Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 788.90Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 0Violent crime arrests

Rockinghamr County Recent Arrests Trends

In Rockingham, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 380 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Rockingham, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 380Larceny/Theft
  • 296Burglary
  • 45Motor Vehicle Theft

Rockingham County Arrest Records: Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Rockingham, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Rockingham has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Rockingham experienced 0 violent crimes and 721 non-violent crimes. When comparing Rockingham to the national average of 739.02, Rockingham is higher by 6.75% than the national average.

Rockingham County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Rockingham County Police Reports

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Rockingham county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Rockingham county police reports, Rockingham county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Rockingham county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Rockingham county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Rockingham County Jail Mugshots

Rockingham County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

Rockingham county mugshots are the pictures taken of people upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Usually , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Rockingham county mugshots are stored with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify bad guys.

Typically , when a judge issues an Rockingham county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Police Departments in Rockingham County

Eden Police Department308 E Stadium Dr # B336-623-9755
Madison Police Department310 Carter St336-548-6097
Mayodan Police Department101 N 3rd Ave336-548-6038
Reidsville Police Department220 W Morhead Street(336)349-1010
Stoneville Police Department101 Smith St336-573-9861

Rockingham County NC Jail Inmate Search

ROCKINGHAM County has 151 jails with an average daily population of 607 inmates with a total of 163 jail population. When breaking down the ROCKINGHAM County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 22 female and 123 male inmates.

  • 151Jails
  • 163Prisoners
  • 254 %Jail Rate

How Does Rockingham County Inmate Search Work?

Rockingham County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Rockingham county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Rockingham County Booking

Rockingham county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Rockingham county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Rockingham county booking records without any type of approval .

Rockingham County Jail & Sheriff's Office

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