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Carter County Arrest Records

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Carter County, TN Arrest Records

What are Carter County Arrests Statistics?

Carter County had 1,825 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,212.35 per 100.000 population which is by 64.05% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 73 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Anderson and county Bradley it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 1,825Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,212.35Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 73Violent crime arrests

Recent Arrests in Carter County TN

Currently, the most popular arrest in Carter is larceny/theft - 420 arrests followed by burglary - 140 and aggravated assault - 66 arrests.

  • 420Larceny/Theft
  • 140Burglary
  • 66Aggravated Assault

Carter County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crime in Carter County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with 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 28.37% higher.

Carter County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Carter County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 31-40 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 81-90 years old.

Carter County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Carter County Police Records

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

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

Carter County, TN Mugshots

Carter 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.

Carter 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 Carter 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 Carter 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.

Carter County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Carter county, Tennessee with a total number of 131 employees - 5 female, 52 male officers and 74 civilians. Carter County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TN0100000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Carter County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Tennessee
  • City: Elizabethton
  • Type: County
  • Address: 900 E Elk Ave
  • Phone Number: 423 542 1845
  • Email: info@Sheriff.CC
  • Website:

Carter County, TN Jail and Inmates List Search

CARTER County has 175 jails with an average daily population of 325 inmates with a total of 175 jail population. When breaking down the CARTER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 23% with 40 female and 135 male inmates.

  • 175Jails
  • 175Prisoners
  • 484 %Jail Rate

How Does Carter County Inmate Search Work?

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

Carter County Jail Booking

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

Carter County Detention Center & Jail Details

Carter County Jails and Prisons

NECX Carter County Annex188 Old Railroad Grade Road423-772-3231
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