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Multnomah County Arrest Records

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Multnomah County, OR Arrest Records

What Are Multnomah County Arrests Statistics?

The county of Multnomah had 4,134 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 206.44 per 100,000 residents. This is 72.07% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 124 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Multnomah also processed 1,527 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Clackamas and Deschutes, Multnomah is a safer place to live.

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  • 4,134Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 206.44Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 124Violent crime arrests

Multnomah County Jail Recent Arrests

The most popular crime committed in Multnomah is larceny/theft totaling 1,034, followed by motor vehicle theft, and then burglary.

  • 1,034Larceny/Theft
  • 338Motor Vehicle Theft
  • 155Burglary

Multnomah County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Multnomah County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Multnomah tallied 124 violent crimes and 1,527 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Multnomah is lower by 72.07% than the national average.

Multnomah County Arrests Records by type from 2004-2017

Multnomah County Police Records

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

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

Multnomah County Mugshots

Multnomah 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.

Multnomah 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 Multnomah 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 Multnomah 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.

Multnomah County Police Department

Fairview Police Department1300 NE Village St503-674-6200

Multnomah County Jail Inmates Search

MULTNOMAH County has 1,082 jails with an average daily population of 718 inmates with a total of 1,166 jail population. When breaking down the MULTNOMAH County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 179 female and 905 male inmates.

  • 1,082Jails
  • 1,166Prisoners
  • 193 %Jail Rate

How Does Multnomah County Inmate Search Work?

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

Multnomah County Booking

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

Multnomah County Jail

  • Agency Name: Multnomah County OR Detention Center
  • State: OR
  • City: Portland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1120 Southwest Third Avenue
  • Phone Number: 503-988-3689
  • Email:
  • Website:

Multnomah County Jail, Prison & Detention Center Details

Columbia River Correctional Institution9111 NE Sunderland Avenue503-280-6646
Donald E. Long Detention Center1401 Northeast 68th Avenue503-988-3460
Multnomah County OR Inverness Jail11540 Northeast Inverness Drive503-988-5060
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