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Caroline County Arrest Records

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Caroline County, VA Arrest Records

What are Caroline County Arrest Statistics?

Caroline County had 944 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 987.47 per 100.000 population which is by 33.62% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 39 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Appomattox and county Bedford it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 944Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 987.47Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 39Violent crime arrests

Caroline County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Caroline is larceny/theft - 204 arrests followed by burglary - 55 and aggravated assault - 20 arrests.

  • 204Larceny/Theft
  • 55Burglary
  • 20Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Caroline 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 28.40% higher.

Caroline County Crime Rate from 2006-2017

Caroline County Police Records

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

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

Caroline County Mugshots

Caroline 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.

Caroline 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 Caroline 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 Caroline 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.

Caroline County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Caroline county, Virginia with a total number of 72 employees - 9 female, 41 male officers and 22 civilians. Caroline County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is VA0170000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

  • Agency Name: Caroline County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Virginia
  • City: Bowling Green
  • Type: County
  • Address: 118 Courthouse Ln
  • Phone Number: 804-633-1120
  • Fax: 804-633-1124
  • Website:

Caroline County, VA Jail and Inmate Records

CAROLINE County has 251 jails with an average daily population of 119 inmates with a total of 251 jail population. When breaking down the CAROLINE County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 6% with 16 female and 227 male inmates.

  • 251Jails
  • 251Prisoners
  • 1,301 %Jail Rate

How Does Caroline County Inmate Search Work?

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

Caroline County Booking

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

Caroline County Jail

  • Agency Name: Caroline County VA Jail
  • State: VA
  • City: Bowling Green
  • Type: County
  • Address: 118 Courthouse Lane, PO Box 39
  • Phone Number: 804-633-1120
  • Fax: 804-633-1124
  • Email:
  • Website:

Prisons and Jails in Caroline County

Caroline Correctional Unit #231285 Camp Road804-994-2161
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