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Medina County Arrest Records

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Medina County, TX Arrest Records

What are Medina County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Medina had 1,222 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 844.10 per 100,000 residents. This is 14.22% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 52 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Medina also processed 364 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Austin and Bell, Medina is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 1,222Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 844.10Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 52Violent crime arrests

Medina County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Medina is larceny/theft totaling 206, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 206Larceny/Theft
  • 121Burglary
  • 37Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Medina County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Medina tallied 52 violent crimes and 364 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Medina is higher by 14.22% than the national average.

Medina County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Medina County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Medina county police reports may be located from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can show up in person and request files as county police records are available to anyone per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The files may include Medina county police reports, Medina county bookings and even pictures. These files are related to when a suspect is arrested, booked, and imprisoned. First, they are questioned, and basic details is taken while policemen fills out the report. Then the police takes images of the criminal, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bond the fees. Some areas may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to go there in person and may need to have the following details 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 attendant find the paperwork you need.

Medina county police records can show a lot of information about a criminal. A good illustration of police record might be a traffic crash report. Some files are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can obtain copies of Medina county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Medina County Mugshots

Medina County mugshots have been performed since the 1800s, shortly after the creation of photography. Then in 1888, a French law enforcement officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Collections of these images are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify suspects.

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

Also , when a judge issues an Medina county arrest warrant for other reasons , and the suspect does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help identity the suspect.

Mugshots are readily easily found online as they are public records. Information companies portals offer mugshots with other types of files such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also have on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is online available and connected, any past crimes will show up as well.

Medina County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Medina county, Texas with a total number of 72 employees - 1 female, 34 male officers and 37 civilians. Medina County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TX1630000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Medina County

Castroville Police Department411 London St830-931-2222
Devine Police Department303 S Teel Dr(830)663-4403
Hondo Police Department1101 16th Street(830) 426-5353

Medina County, TX Jail and Inmate Records

MEDINA County has 78 jails with an average daily population of 614 inmates with a total of 78 jail population. When breaking down the MEDINA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 7 female and 71 male inmates.

  • 78Jails
  • 78Prisoners
  • 250 %Jail Rate

How Does Medina County Inmate Search Work?

Medina County inmate records are public documents that anyone can get a copy of easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the access to regarding Medina county inmate records which provide a lot of useful details about a person.

Medina County Booking

Medina county bookings are also helpful when looking for details on whether or not a person has been arrested. When a criminal is arrested, the officer fills out documents and then holds them in a prison , which essentially becomes their Medina county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, images , physical details, their name, and address, police officer who arrested them , the details of the crime, the location, and any cars that were involved. The general public has the power to read a copy of someone’s Medina county booking records without any type of allowance .

Medina County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Medina County

Joe Ney State Jail114 Private Road 4303830-426-8030 **085
Ruben M. Torres Unit125 Private Road 4303830-426-5325 **055
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