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Montgomery County Arrest Records

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Montgomery County, VA Arrest Records

What are Montgomery County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Montgomery had 940 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 301.21 per 100,000 residents. This is 59.24% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 43 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Montgomery also processed 254 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Craig and Rappahannock, Montgomery is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 940Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 301.21Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 43Violent crime arrests

Montgomery County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Montgomery is larceny/theft totaling 175, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 175Larceny/Theft
  • 56Burglary
  • 25Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Montgomery County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Montgomery tallied 43 violent crimes and 254 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Montgomery is lower by 59.24% than the national average.

Montgomery County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Montgomery County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of police departments and in many forms. In most typically, Montgomery 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 Montgomery county police reports, Montgomery 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.

Montgomery 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 Montgomery county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about paperwork and the cost.

Montgomery County Mugshots

Montgomery 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.

Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Montgomery county, Virginia with a total number of 126 employees - 17 female, 97 male officers and 12 civilians. Montgomery County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is VA0600000, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Police Departments in Montgomery County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Blacksburg Police Department200 Clay St SW540-443-1400
Christiansburg Police Department10 East Main Street540-382-3131

Montgomery County, VA Jail and Inmate Records

MONTGOMERY County has 90 jails with an average daily population of 1,080 inmates with a total of 90 jail population. When breaking down the MONTGOMERY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 2% with 2 female and 69 male inmates.

  • 90Jails
  • 90Prisoners
  • 122 %Jail Rate

How Does Montgomery County Inmate Search Work?

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

Montgomery County Booking

Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery county booking records without any type of allowance .

Montgomery County Jail

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