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Overton County Arrest Records

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Overton County, TN Arrest Records

What are Overton County Arrest Statistics?

Overton amassed 542 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Overton’s arrest rate was 739.20 per 100,000 residents. The county of Overton is 0.02% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 8 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Overton also experienced 155 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Chester and Hamilton, Overton is a more dangerous place to reside.

  • 542Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 739.20Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 8Violent crime arrests

Overton County Recent Arrest Trends

In Overton, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 113 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Overton, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 113Larceny/Theft
  • 28Burglary
  • 14Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Overton, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Overton has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Overton experienced 8 violent crimes and 155 non-violent crimes. When comparing Overton to the national average of 739.02, Overton is higher by 0.02% than the national average.

Overton County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Overton County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Overton are perpetrated by people between the ages of 31-40. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 41-50.

Overton County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Overton County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Overton county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Overton county police reports, Overton county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Overton county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Overton county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Overton County Mugshots

Overton County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

Overton county mugshots are the pictures taken of people upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Usually , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Overton county mugshots are stored with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify bad guys.

Typically , when a judge issues an Overton county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Overton County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Overton county, Tennessee with a total number of 48 employees - 0 female, 22 male officers and 26 civilians. Overton County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TN0670000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Overton County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Tennessee
  • City: Livingston
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1010 John T Poindexter Dr
  • Phone Number: (931) 823-5635
  • Website:

Police Departments in Overton County

Livingston Police Department900 N Church St931-823-6496

Overton County, TN Jail and Inmate Records

OVERTON County has 144 jails with an average daily population of 153 inmates with a total of 144 jail population. When breaking down the OVERTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 28% with 41 female and 102 male inmates.

  • 144Jails
  • 144Prisoners
  • 1,043 %Jail Rate

How Does Overton County Inmate Search Work?

Overton County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Overton county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Overton County Booking

Overton county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Overton county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Overton county booking records without any type of approval .

Overton County Jail

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