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Brooks County, TX Arrest Records

What are Brooks County Arrest Statistics?

Brooks County had 8 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 13.86 per 100.000 population which is by 98.12% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 1 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Dallas and county Cottle it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 8Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 13.86Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 1Violent crime arrests

Brooks County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Brooks is aggravated assault - 1 arrests followed by murder and non negligent manslaughter - 0 and rape - 0 arrests.

  • 1Aggravated Assault
  • 0Murder And Non Negligent Manslaughter
  • 0Rape

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Brooks County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate is the same 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 86.23% lower.

Brooks County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Brooks County Police Records

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

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

Brooks County Mugshots

Brooks 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.

Brooks 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 Brooks 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 Brooks 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.

Brooks County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Brooks county, Texas with a total number of 41 employees - 2 female, 14 male officers and 25 civilians. Brooks County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TX0240000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Brooks County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Falfurrias Police Department205 E. Allen St(361) 325-5041

Brooks County, TX Jail and Inmate Records

BROOKS County has 19 jails with an average daily population of 379 inmates with a total of 19 jail population. When breaking down the BROOKS County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 16% with 3 female and 16 male inmates.

  • 19Jails
  • 19Prisoners
  • 452 %Jail Rate

How DoesBrooks County Inmate Search Work?

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

Brooks County Booking

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

Prisons and Jails in Brooks County

NameAddressPhone
Brooks County Detention Center901 County Road 201361-325-3340
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