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Tipton County Arrest Records

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Tipton County, TN Arrest Records

What are Tipton County Arrest Statistics?

Tipton amassed 2,307 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Tipton’s arrest rate was 1,174.49 per 100,000 residents. The county of Tipton is 58.93% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 140 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Tipton also experienced 580 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Anderson and Bradley, Tipton is a more dangerous place to reside.

  • 2,307Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,174.49Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 140Violent crime arrests

Tipton County Recent Arrest Trends

In Tipton, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 357 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Tipton, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 357Larceny/Theft
  • 154Burglary
  • 112Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Tipton, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Tipton has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Tipton experienced 140 violent crimes and 580 non-violent crimes. When comparing Tipton to the national average of 739.02, Tipton is higher by 58.93% than the national average.

Tipton County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Tipton County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Tipton are perpetrated by people between the ages of 41-50. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 10-20.

Tipton County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Tipton County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Tipton 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 Tipton county police reports, Tipton 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.

Tipton 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 Tipton county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Tipton County Mugshots

Tipton 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.

Tipton 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 Tipton 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 Tipton 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.

Tipton County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Tipton county, Tennessee with a total number of 106 employees - 6 female, 56 male officers and 44 civilians. Tipton County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TN0840000, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Tipton County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Tennessee
  • City: Covington
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1801 South College Street Suite 106
  • Phone Number: 901-475-3300
  • Fax: 901-476-0241
  • Website:

Police Departments in Tipton County

Brighton Police Department139 N Main St901-476-8661
Mason Police Department12157 Main St901-294-3525
Munford Police Department63 College St901-837-5980

Tipton County, TN Jail and Inmate Records

TIPTON County has 560 jails with an average daily population of 110 inmates with a total of 560 jail population. When breaking down the TIPTON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 3% with 17 female and 109 male inmates.

  • 560Jails
  • 560Prisoners
  • 1,373 %Jail Rate

How Does Tipton County Inmate Search Work?

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

Tipton County Booking

Tipton 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 Tipton 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 Tipton county booking records without any type of approval .

Tipton County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Tipton County

West Tennessee Detention Facility6299 Finde Naifeh Jr. Drive, P.O. Box 509901-294-3060
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