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Wilson County Arrest Records

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Wilson County, TX Arrest Records

What are Wilson County Arrest Statistics?

Wilson amassed 790 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Wilson’s arrest rate was 534.24 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wilson is 27.71% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 26 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wilson also experienced 233 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Austin and Bell, Wilson is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 790Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 534.24Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 26Violent crime arrests

Wilson County Recent Arrest Trends

In Wilson, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 113 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wilson, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 113Larceny/Theft
  • 87Burglary
  • 33Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Wilson, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Wilson has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Wilson experienced 26 violent crimes and 233 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wilson to the national average of 739.02, Wilson is lower by 27.71% than the national average.

Wilson County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Wilson County Police Records

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

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

Wilson County Mugshots

Wilson 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.

Wilson 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 Wilson 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 Wilson 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.

Wilson County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Wilson county, Texas with a total number of 74 employees - 3 female, 30 male officers and 41 civilians. Wilson County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TX2470000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Wilson County

Floresville Police Department800 10th St 5(830)393-4055
Poth Police Department200 N Carroll(830)484-0281

Wilson County, TX Jail and Inmate Records

WILSON County has 67 jails with an average daily population of 693 inmates with a total of 117 jail population. When breaking down the WILSON County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 11% with 13 female and 112 male inmates.

  • 67Jails
  • 117Prisoners
  • 226 %Jail Rate

How Does Wilson County Inmate Search Work?

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

Wilson County Booking

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

Wilson County Jail

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