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Cuyahoga County Arrest Records

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Cuyahoga County, OH Arrest Records

What are Cuyahoga County Arrest Statistics?

Cuyahoga County had 63,011 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 4,341.24 per 100.000 population which is by 487.43% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 6,492 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Allen and county Belmont it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 63,011Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 4,341.24Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 6,492Violent crime arrests

Cuyahoga County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Cuyahoga is larceny/theft - 13,395 arrests followed by burglary - 6,809 and motor vehicle theft - 3,740 arrests.

  • 13,395Larceny/Theft
  • 6,809Burglary
  • 3,740Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Cuyahoga 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 820.03% higher.

Cuyahoga County Crime Rate from 1999-2017

Cuyahoga County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.

Cuyahoga County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Cuyahoga County Police Records

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

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

Cuyahoga County Mugshots

Cuyahoga 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.

Cuyahoga 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 Cuyahoga 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 Cuyahoga 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.

Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Cuyahoga county, Ohio with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Cuyahoga County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0180000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Ohio
  • City: Cleveland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1215 W 3rd St
  • Phone Number: 216-443-6000
  • Fax: (216)348-4353
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Cuyahoga County

Bay Village Police Department28000 Wolf Rd(440)871-1234
Beachwood Police Department2700 Richmond Rd(216)464-2343
Bedford Police Department165 Center Road(440)232-7600
Berea Police Department11 Berea Commons440-234-1234
Brecksville Police Department9069 Brecksville Rd(440)526-8900
Broadview Heights Police Department9543 Broadview Rd(440)526-5400
Chagrin Falls Police Department21 W Washington St(440)247-7321
Cleveland Heights Police Department40 Severance Cir216-321-1234
Cleveland Police Department1300 Ontario Avenue(216)623-5000
Euclid Police Department545 E 222nd St.216-731-1234
Gates Mills Police Department1470 Chagrin River Rd(440)423-4456
Independence Police Department6800 Brecksville Rd(216)524-1234
Lakewood Police Department12650 Detroit Ave(216)521-6773
Maple Heights Police Department5373 Lee Rd(216)662-5884
North Olmsted Police Department27243 Lorain Rd(440)777-3535
North Royalton Police Department14000 Bennett Road(440)237-8686
Olmsted Falls Police Department26100 Bagley Road(440)235-3145
Orange Village Police Department4600 Lander Rd(440)247-7321
Seven Hills Police Department7325 Summitview Dr(216)524-4423
Solon Police Department33000 Solon Road440-248-1234

Cuyahoga County, OH Jail and Inmate Records

CUYAHOGA County has 2,152 jails with an average daily population of 585 inmates with a total of 2,192 jail population. When breaking down the CUYAHOGA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 301 female and 1,802 male inmates.

  • 2,152Jails
  • 2,192Prisoners
  • 261 %Jail Rate

How Does Cuyahoga County Inmate Search Work?

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

Cuyahoga County Booking

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

Cuyahoga County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County OH Euclid Jail Annex545 E.222nd St.216-731-1234
Northeast Reintegration Center2675 East 30th Street216-771-6460
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