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Malheur County Arrest Records

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Malheur County, OR Arrest Records

What are Malheur County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Malheur had 387 arrests during the past three years. For 2015, the arrest rate was 458.40 per 100,000 residents. This is 37.87% lower than the national average of 737.78 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 5 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Malheur also processed 134 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Deschutes, Malheur is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 387Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 458.40Arrest rate in 2015 per 100.000 population
  • 5Violent crime arrests

Malheur County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Malheur is larceny/theft totaling 65, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 65Larceny/Theft
  • 58Burglary
  • 11Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Malheur County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2015, Malheur tallied 5 violent crimes and 134 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 737.78, Malheur is lower by 37.87% than the national average.

Malheur County Crime Rate from 2001-2015

Malheur County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Malheur 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 Malheur county police reports, Malheur 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.

Malheur 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 Malheur county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Malheur County Mugshots

Malheur 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.

Malheur 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 Malheur 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 Malheur 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.

Police Departments in Malheur County

Nyssa Police Department14 S 3rd St(541) 372-3825
Ontario Police Department444 SW 4th St(541) 889-5312

Malheur County, OR Jail and Inmate Records

MALHEUR County has 90 jails with an average daily population of 337 inmates with a total of 90 jail population. When breaking down the MALHEUR County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 14% with 13 female and 82 male inmates.

  • 90Jails
  • 90Prisoners
  • 448 %Jail Rate

How Does Malheur County Inmate Search Work?

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

Malheur County Booking

Malheur 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 Malheur 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 Malheur county booking records without any type of allowance .

Malheur County Jail

  • Agency Name: Malheur County OR Correctional Facility
  • State: OR
  • City: Vale
  • Type: County
  • Address: 151 "B" Street West
  • Phone Number: 541-473-5510
  • Fax: 541-473-5136
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Malheur County

Snake River Correctional Institution777 Stanton Blvd541-881-5000
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