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Geauga County Arrest Records

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Geauga County, OH Arrest Records

What are Geauga County Arrest Statistics?

Geauga County had 651 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 216.88 per 100.000 population which is by 70.65% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 19 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Jefferson and county Lorain it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 651Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 216.88Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 19Violent crime arrests

Geauga County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Geauga is larceny/theft - 127 arrests followed by burglary - 43 and motor vehicle theft - 15 arrests.

  • 127Larceny/Theft
  • 43Burglary
  • 15Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Geauga 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 79.93% lower.

Geauga County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Geauga County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 41-50 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 10-20 years old.

Geauga County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Geauga County Police Records

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

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

Geauga County Mugshots

Geauga 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.

Geauga 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 Geauga 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 Geauga 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.

Geauga County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Geauga county, Ohio with a total number of 117 employees - 5 female, 45 male officers and 67 civilians. Geauga County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0280000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Geauga County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Ohio
  • City: Chardon
  • Type: County
  • Address: 12450 Merritt Rd
  • Phone Number: 440-279-2009
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Geauga County

Burton Police Department14588 W. Park St.(440)834-1234
Chardon Police Department111 Water St.440-286-6123
Middlefield Police Department14860 N State Ave(440)632-5224

Geauga County, OH Jail and Inmate Records

GEAUGA County has 69 jails with an average daily population of 1,367 inmates with a total of 137 jail population. When breaking down the GEAUGA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 26% with 36 female and 113 male inmates.

  • 69Jails
  • 137Prisoners
  • 117 %Jail Rate

How Does Geauga County Inmate Search Work?

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

Geauga County Booking

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

Geauga County Jail

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