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Marion County Arrest Records

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Marion County, OH Arrest Records

What are Marion County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Marion had 3,217 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,295.01 per 100,000 residents. This is 75.23% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 22 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Marion also processed 821 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Belmont, Marion is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 3,217Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,295.01Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 22Violent crime arrests

Marion County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Marion is larceny/theft totaling 693, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 693Larceny/Theft
  • 113Burglary
  • 15Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Marion County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Marion tallied 22 violent crimes and 821 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Marion is higher by 75.23% than the national average.

Marion County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Marion County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Marion are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 51-60.

Marion County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Marion County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Marion county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Marion county police reports, Marion county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Marion county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Marion county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Marion County Mugshots

Marion County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

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

Also , when a judge issues an Marion county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

Mugshots are readily easily found online as they are public records. Information companies portals offer mugshots with other types of files such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also have on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is online available and connected, any past crimes will show up as well.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Marion county, Ohio with a total number of 56 employees - 5 female, 24 male officers and 27 civilians. Marion County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0510000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Marion County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Ohio
  • City: Marion
  • Type: County
  • Address: 889 Marion-Williamsport Rd E
  • Phone Number: 740-382-8244
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Marion County

Marion Police Department233 W Center St740-387-0326

Marion County, OH Jail and Inmate Records

MARION County has 121 jails with an average daily population of 544 inmates with a total of 121 jail population. When breaking down the MARION County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 23% with 28 female and 93 male inmates.

  • 121Jails
  • 121Prisoners
  • 279 %Jail Rate

How Does Marion County Inmate Search Work?

Marion County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Marion county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Marion County Booking

Marion county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Marion county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Marion county booking records without any type of allowance .

Marion County Jail

  • Agency Name: Marion County OH Jail
  • State: OH
  • City: East Marion
  • Type: County
  • Address: 889 Marion Williamsport Road
  • Phone Number: 740-382-8244
  • Fax: 740-387-1067
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Marion County

Marion Correctional Institution940 Marion-Williamsport Road740-382-5781
Marion County OH Juvenile Justice Center1440 Mt. Vernon Avenue740-389-5476
Multi-County OH Correctional Center1514 Victory Road740-387-7434
North Central Correctional Complex670 Marion-Williamsport Road740-387-7040
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