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Winkler County Arrest Records

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Winkler County, TX Arrest Records

What are Winkler County Arrest Statistics?

Winkler amassed 103 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Winkler’s arrest rate was 532.12 per 100,000 residents. The county of Winkler is 28.00% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 2 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Winkler also experienced 40 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Austin and Bell, Winkler is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 103Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 532.12Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 2Violent crime arrests

Winkler County Recent Arrest Trends

In Winkler, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 33 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Winkler, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 33Larceny/Theft
  • 4Burglary
  • 3Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Winkler, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Winkler has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Winkler experienced 2 violent crimes and 40 non-violent crimes. When comparing Winkler to the national average of 739.02, Winkler is lower by 28.00% than the national average.

Winkler County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Winkler County Police Records

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

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

Winkler County Mugshots

Winkler 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.

Winkler 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 Winkler 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 Winkler 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.

Winkler County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Winkler county, Texas with a total number of 24 employees - 1 female, 8 male officers and 15 civilians. Winkler County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is TX2480000, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Winkler County

Kermit Police Department110 S Tornillo St(432)586-2577
Wink Police DepartmentPO Box 397(432)527-3413

How Does Winkler County Inmate Search Work?

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

Winkler County Booking

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

Winkler County Jail

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