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Beadle County Arrest Records

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Beadle County, SD Arrest Records

What are Beadle County Arrest Statistics?

Beadle County had 74 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 104.97 per 100.000 population which is by 85.8% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 5 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Dewey and county Edmunds it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 74Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 104.97Arrest rate in 2016 per 100.000 population
  • 5Violent crime arrests

Beadle County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Beadle is larceny/theft - 6 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 4 and burglary - 4 arrests.

  • 6Larceny/Theft
  • 4Aggravated Assault
  • 4Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Beadle County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with 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 72.25% lower.

Beadle County Crime Rate from 2002-2016

Beadle County Police Records

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

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

Beadle County Mugshots

Beadle 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.

Beadle 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 Beadle 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 Beadle 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.

Beadle County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Beadle county, South Dakota with a total number of 22 employees - 0 female, 5 male officers and 17 civilians. Beadle County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is SD0020000, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Beadle County Sheriff's Office
  • State: South Dakota
  • City: Huron
  • Type: County
  • Address: 455 4th St SW
  • Phone Number: 605-353-8424
  • Fax: 605-353-8427
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Beadle County

Huron Police Department239 Wisconsin Ave SW(605) 353-8550

Beadle County, SD Jail and Inmate Records

BEADLE County has 24 jails with an average daily population of 757 inmates with a total of 24 jail population. When breaking down the BEADLE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 4% with 1 female and 4 male inmates.

  • 24Jails
  • 24Prisoners
  • 210 %Jail Rate

How Does Beadle County Inmate Search Work?

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

Beadle County Booking

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

Beadle County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Beadle County

Beadle County Juvenile455 4th Street SW PO Box 42605-353-8424
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