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Colorado County, TX Arrest Records

What are Colorado County Arrest Statistics?

Colorado County had 529 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 789.76 per 100.000 population which is by 6.87% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 36 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Austin and county Bell it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 529Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 789.76Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 36Violent crime arrests

Colorado County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Colorado is larceny/theft - 72 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 36 and burglary - 36 arrests.

  • 72Larceny/Theft
  • 36Aggravated Assault
  • 36Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Colorado County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 70.17% higher.

Colorado County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Colorado County Police Records

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

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

Colorado County Mugshots

Colorado 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.

Colorado 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 Colorado 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 Colorado 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.

Colorado County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Colorado county, Texas with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Colorado County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TX0450000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Colorado County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Texas
  • City: Columbus
  • Type: County
  • Address: 2215 Walnut St
  • Phone Number: 979-732-2388
  • Fax: 979-732-6431
  • Website: http://coloradoso.net/default.aspx

Police Departments in Colorado County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Columbus Police Department605 Spring St979-732-3351
Eagle Lake Police Department200 E Post Office St(979)234-2727
Weimar Police Department1754 I H 10(979)725-8060

Colorado County, TX Jail and Inmate Records

COLORADO County has 46 jails with an average daily population of 450 inmates with a total of 48 jail population. When breaking down the COLORADO County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 10% with 5 female and 54 male inmates.

  • 46Jails
  • 48Prisoners
  • 367 %Jail Rate

How DoesColorado County Inmate Search Work?

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

Colorado County Booking

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

Colorado County Jail

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