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Fairfield County, OH Arrest Records

What are Fairfield County Arrest Statistics?

Fairfield County had 3,397 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 655.32 per 100.000 population which is by 11.33% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 38 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Belmont and county Butler it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 3,397Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 655.32Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 38Violent crime arrests

Fairfield County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Fairfield is larceny/theft - 793 arrests followed by burglary - 153 and aggravated assault - 17 arrests.

  • 793Larceny/Theft
  • 153Burglary
  • 17Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Fairfield County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not 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 75.26% lower.

Fairfield County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Fairfield 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 10-20 years old.

Fairfield County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Fairfield County Police Records

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

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

Fairfield County Mugshots

Fairfield 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.

Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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.

Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Fairfield county, Ohio with a total number of 139 employees - 16 female, 94 male officers and 29 civilians. Fairfield County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0230000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Fairfield County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Ohio
  • City: Lancaster
  • Type: County
  • Address: 221 E Main St
  • Phone Number: 740-652-7900
  • Email: fcso23@sheriff.fairfield.oh.us
  • Website: https://www.sheriff.fairfield.oh.us/

Police Departments in Fairfield County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Baltimore Police Department416 West Market Street(740)862-4205
Lancaster Police Department130 S Broad Street740-687-6680

Fairfield County, OH Jail and Inmate Records

FAIRFIELD County has 267 jails with an average daily population of 563 inmates with a total of 267 jail population. When breaking down the FAIRFIELD County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 23% with 62 female and 204 male inmates.

  • 267Jails
  • 267Prisoners
  • 272 %Jail Rate

How DoesFairfield County Inmate Search Work?

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

Fairfield County Booking

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

Fairfield County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Fairfield County

NameAddressPhone
Southeastern Correctional Complex5900 B.I.S. Road740-653-4324
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