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Greenbrier County Arrest Records

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Greenbrier County, WV Arrest Records

What are Greenbrier County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Greenbrier had 211 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 175.74 per 100,000 residents. This is 76.22% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 2 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Greenbrier also processed 60 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Hardy and Mcdowell, Greenbrier is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 211Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 175.74Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 2Violent crime arrests

Greenbrier County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Greenbrier is burglary totaling 31, followed by larceny/theft, and then motor vehicle theft.

  • 31Burglary
  • 23Larceny/theft
  • 6Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Greenbrier County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Greenbrier tallied 2 violent crimes and 60 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Greenbrier is lower by 76.22% than the national average.

Greenbrier County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Greenbrier County Police Records

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

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

Greenbrier County Mugshots

Greenbrier 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.

Greenbrier 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 Greenbrier 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 Greenbrier 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.

Police Departments in Greenbrier County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Lewisburg Police Department119 Preston Blvd304-645-1626
Rainelle Police Department201 Kanawha Ave304-438-7772
Ronceverte Police Department182 West Main Street(304)647-5720

Greenbrier County, WV Jail and Inmate Records

GREENBRIER County has 71 jails with an average daily population of 498 inmates with a total of 76 jail population. When breaking down the GREENBRIER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 17% with 13 female and 54 male inmates.

  • 71Jails
  • 76Prisoners
  • 324 %Jail Rate

How Does Greenbrier County Inmate Search Work?

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

Greenbrier County Booking

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

Prisons and Jails in Greenbrier County

NameAddressPhone
Alderson FPCGLEN RAY RD. BOX A304-445-3300
Anthony Correctional Center (ACC)313 Anthony Center Drive304-536-3911
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