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Tarrant County Arrest Records

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Tarrant County, TX Arrest Records

What are Tarrant County Arrest Statistics?

Tarrant amassed 2,948 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Tarrant’s arrest rate was 49.33 per 100,000 residents. The county of Tarrant is 93.32% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 98 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Tarrant also experienced 897 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Crosby and Dallas, Tarrant is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 2,948Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 49.33Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 98Violent crime arrests

Tarrant County Recent Arrest Trends

In Tarrant, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 531 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Tarrant, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 531Larceny/Theft
  • 300Burglary
  • 66Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Tarrant, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Tarrant has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Tarrant experienced 98 violent crimes and 897 non-violent crimes. When comparing Tarrant to the national average of 739.02, Tarrant is lower by 93.32% than the national average.

Tarrant County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Tarrant County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Tarrant are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 81-90.

Tarrant County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Tarrant County Police Records

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

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

Tarrant County Mugshots

Tarrant 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.

Tarrant 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 Tarrant 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 Tarrant 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.

Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Tarrant county, Texas with a total number of 381 employees - 127 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Tarrant County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TX2200000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Tarrant County

Arlington Police Department620 W Division St., P.O. Box 1065
Bedford Police Department2121 L Don Dodson Dr817-952-2430
Colleyville Police Department5201 Riverwalk Dr817-743-4522
Dalworthington Gardens Police Department2600 Roosevelt Dr(817)275-1234
Forest Hill Police Department3336 Horton Rd(817)531-5250
Haltom City Police Department5110 Broadway Ave817-222-7000
Hurst Police Department1501 Precinct Line Rd(817)788-7125
Keller Police Department330 Rufe Snow Dr(817)431-1515
Kennedale Police Department401 N Chitwood(817)478-5416
North Richland Hills Police Department4301 City Point Drive817-427-7000 817-427-7000
Westover Hills Police Department5824 Merrymount Rd(817)737-3127

Tarrant County, TX Jail and Inmate Records

TARRANT County has 3,239 jails with an average daily population of 601 inmates with a total of 3,239 jail population. When breaking down the TARRANT County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 15% with 498 female and 2,276 male inmates.

  • 3,239Jails
  • 3,239Prisoners
  • 244 %Jail Rate

How Does Tarrant County Inmate Search Work?

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

Tarrant County Booking

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

Tarrant County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Tarrant County

Carswell FMCNAVAL AIR STATION, J ST BLDG 3000817-782-4000
Fort Worth FMC3150 HORTON ROAD817-534-8400
Fort Worth Transitional Center600 N. Henderson St.817-335-6053
Lynn W. Ross Juvenile Detention Center2701 Kimbo Road817-838-4610
Tarrant County TX Correction Center100 North Lamar Street817-884-3000
Tarrant County TX - Green Bay Facility2500 Urban Drive817-740-4318
Tarrant County TX - Lon Evans Corrections Center600 West Weatherford817-248-6285
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