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Chesterfield County Arrest Records

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Chesterfield County, SC Arrest Records

What are Chesterfield County Arrest Statistics?

Chesterfield County had 2,889 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,181.99 per 100.000 population which is by 195.25% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 146 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Calhoun and county Chester it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 2,889Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 2,181.99Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 146Violent crime arrests

Chesterfield County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Chesterfield is larceny/theft - 472 arrests followed by burglary - 347 and aggravated assault - 109 arrests.

  • 472Larceny/Theft
  • 347Burglary
  • 109Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Chesterfield County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 215.26% higher.

Chesterfield County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Chesterfield County Police Records

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

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

Chesterfield County Mugshots

Chesterfield 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.

Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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.

Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Chesterfield county, South Carolina with a total number of 55 employees - 6 female, 41 male officers and 8 civilians. Chesterfield County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is SC0130000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office
  • State: South Carolina
  • City: Chesterfield
  • Type: County
  • Address: 203 State Rd S-13-122
  • Phone Number: 843-623-2101
  • Website:

Police Departments in Chesterfield County

Chesterfield Police Department110 Main St843-623-2419

Chesterfield County, SC Jail and Inmate Records

CHESTERFIELD County has 80 jails with an average daily population of 577 inmates with a total of 80 jail population. When breaking down the CHESTERFIELD County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 8% with 6 female and 81 male inmates.

  • 80Jails
  • 80Prisoners
  • 266 %Jail Rate

How Does Chesterfield County Inmate Search Work?

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

Chesterfield County Booking

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

Chesterfield County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Chesterfield County

Chesterfield County SC Work Camp317 Goodale Road843-623-7234
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