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Coos County, OR Arrest Records

What are Coos County Arrest Statistics?

Coos County had 1,806 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 1,055.50 per 100.000 population which is by 42.80% higher than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 21 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Columbia it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 1,806Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,055.50Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 21Violent crime arrests

Coos County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Coos is larceny/theft - 401 arrests followed by burglary - 168 and motor vehicle theft - 83 arrests.

  • 401Larceny/Theft
  • 168Burglary
  • 83Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Coos 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 - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 66.92% lower.

Coos County Crime Rate from 2004-2016

Coos County Police Records

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

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

Coos County Mugshots

Coos 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.

Coos 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 Coos 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 Coos 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.

Coos County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Coos county, Oregon with a total number of 89 employees - 6 female, 54 male officers and 29 civilians. Coos County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OR0060000, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

Police Departments in Coos County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Bandon Police Department555 US-101541-347-2241
Coos Bay Police Department500 Central Ave541-269-8911
Coquille Police Department851 N Central Blvd541-396-2114

Coos County, OR Jail and Inmate Records

COOS County has 84 jails with an average daily population of 744 inmates with a total of 84 jail population. When breaking down the COOS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 20% with 17 female and 81 male inmates.

  • 84Jails
  • 84Prisoners
  • 221 %Jail Rate

How DoesCoos County Inmate Search Work?

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

Coos County Booking

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

Coos County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Coos County

NameAddressPhone
Coos County OR Juvenile Detention Center240 N. Collier Street541-396-7880
Shutter Creek Correctional Institution95200 Shutters Landing Lane541-756-6666
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