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Clay County Arrest Records

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Clay County, TN Arrest Records

What Are Clay County Arrests Statistics?

Clay County had 187 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 890.09 per 100.000 population which is by 20.44% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 19 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Cannon and county Chester it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 187Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 890.09Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 19Violent crime arrests

Clay County Recent Arrests

Currently, the most popular arrest in Clay is larceny/theft - 37 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 17 and motor vehicle theft - 9 arrests.

  • 37Larceny/Theft
  • 17Aggravated Assault
  • 9Motor Vehicle Theft

Clay County Arrests: Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Violent crime in Clay 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 143.52% higher.

Clay County Arrest Records by type from 2004-2017

Clay County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 51-60 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.

Clay County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Clay County Police Records

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

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

Clay County Mugshots

Clay 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.

Clay 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 Clay 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 Clay 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.

Clay County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Clay county, Tennessee with a total number of 21 employees - 2 female, 10 male officers and 9 civilians. Clay County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TN0140000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Clay County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Tennessee
  • City: Celina
  • Type: County
  • Address: 400 W Lake Ave
  • Phone Number: 931-243-3266

Clay County Police Department Details

Celina Police Department143 Cordell Hull Dr931-243-2115

Clay County Jail Roster & Inmates Search

CLAY County has 25 jails with an average daily population of 311 inmates with a total of 25 jail population. When breaking down the CLAY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 8% with 2 female and 17 male inmates.

  • 25Jails
  • 25Prisoners
  • 534 %Jail Rate

How Does Clay County Inmate Search Work?

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

Clay County Booking

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

Clay County Jail & Detention Center

  • Agency Name: Clay County TN Jail
  • State: TN
  • City: Celina
  • Type: County
  • Address: 400 West Lake Avenue
  • Phone Number: 931-243-3266
  • Fax: 931-243-4282
  • Email:
  • Website:
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