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Butler County Arrest Records

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Butler County, OH Arrest Records

What are Butler County Arrest Statistics?

Butler County had 3,228 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 271.76 per 100.000 population which is by 63.23% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 37 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Geauga and county Jefferson it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 3,228Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 271.76Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 37Violent crime arrests

Butler County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Butler is larceny/theft - 761 arrests followed by burglary - 220 and aggravated assault - 13 arrests.

  • 761Larceny/Theft
  • 220Burglary
  • 13Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Butler 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 90.26% lower.

Butler County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Butler County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 31-40 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.

Butler County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Butler County Police Records

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

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

Butler County Mugshots

Butler 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.

Butler 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 Butler 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 Butler 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.

Butler County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Butler county, Ohio with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Butler County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0090000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Butler County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Ohio
  • City: Hamilton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 705 Hanover Street
  • Phone Number: 513-785-1000
  • Website:

Police Departments in Butler County

Butler County MetroParks5701 Reigart Road(513)785-1300
Fairfield Police Department5230 Pleasant Ave513-829-8201
Hamilton Police Department331 S Front Street513-868-5811
New Miami Police Department268 Whitaker Ave(513)737-1284
Oxford Police Department101 E. High St.(513)524-5240
Oxford Township Police Department925 Collins Run Road, PO Box 712(513)523-7131
Ross Township Police Department3133 Hamilton-Cleves Road(513)863-2337

Butler County, OH Jail and Inmate Records

BUTLER County has 576 jails with an average daily population of 650 inmates with a total of 783 jail population. When breaking down the BUTLER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 23% with 184 female and 638 male inmates.

  • 576Jails
  • 783Prisoners
  • 230 %Jail Rate

How Does Butler County Inmate Search Work?

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

Butler County Booking

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

Butler County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Butler County

Butler County OH Juvenile Detention & Rehabilitation Center280 North Fair Avenue513-887-3800
Butler County OH Resolutions442 South 2nd Street513-785-1191
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