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Davidson County, TN Arrest Records

What are Davidson County Arrest Statistics?

Davidson County had 1,811 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 3,837.84 per 100.000 population which is by 419.32% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 72 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Anderson and county Blount it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 1,811Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 3,837.84Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 72Violent crime arrests

Davidson County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Davidson is larceny/theft - 471 arrests followed by burglary - 83 and aggravated assault - 43 arrests.

  • 471Larceny/Theft
  • 83Burglary
  • 43Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Davidson 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 317.88% higher.

Davidson County Crime Rate from 1999-2017

Davidson County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 81-90 years old.

Davidson County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Davidson County Police Records

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

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

Davidson County Mugshots

Davidson 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.

Davidson 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 Davidson 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 Davidson 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.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

Most of the Davidson felonies fall to males - 80.5% while women have a share of 19.5% felony crimes.

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

This year misdemeanor crime rate breakdown in Davidson by race is the following: 44% of crimes were committed by the white races, 43.2% by African Americans, 10.3% by asians, 2.1% by hispanic, and 0.4% by Indians.

Police Departments in Davidson County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Belle Meade Police Department4705 Harding Road615-297-0241

Davidson County, TN Jail and Inmate Records

DAVIDSON County has 2,572 jails with an average daily population of 260 inmates with a total of 2,587 jail population. When breaking down the DAVIDSON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 13% with 339 female and 2,255 male inmates.

  • 2,572Jails
  • 2,587Prisoners
  • 539 %Jail Rate

How DoesDavidson County Inmate Search Work?

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

Davidson County Booking

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

Davidson County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Davidson County

NameAddressPhone
Davidson County (Nashville) Juvenile Detention Center100 Woodland Street615-862-8066
Davidson County TN Criminal Justice Center448 Second Avenue North615-862-8123
Davidson County TN Hill Detention Center506 Second Avenue North615-862-8269
Davidson County TN Offender Re-entry Center5131 Harding Place615-880-3840
Davidson County TN Woodland Hills3965 Stewarts Lane615-532-2000
Lois M. DeBerry Special Needs Facility7575 Cockrill Bend Boulevard615-350-2700
Maximum Correctional Center (MCC)5113 Harding Place615-880-3864
Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility5115 Harding Place615-831-7088
Nashville RRM701 BROADWAY ST, SUITE 124615-736-5148
Riverbend Maximum Security Institution7475 Cockrill Bend Boulevard615-350-3100
Tennessee Prison For Women3881 Stewarts Lane615-741-1255
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