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Ashland County Arrest Records

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Ashland County, WI Arrest Records

What are Ashland County Arrest Statistics?

Ashland County had 132 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 299.10 per 100.000 population which is by 59.53% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 21 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Calumet and county Dane it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

  • 132Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 299.10Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 21Violent crime arrests

Ashland County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Ashland is aggravated assault - 21 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 17 and burglary - 9 arrests.

  • 21Aggravated Assault
  • 17Larceny/theft
  • 9Burglary

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Ashland 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 32.78% higher.

Ashland County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Ashland County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most of the county arrests fall into 31-40 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 61-70 years old.

Ashland County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Ashland County Police Records

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

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

Ashland County Mugshots

Ashland 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.

Ashland 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 Ashland 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 Ashland 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.

Ashland County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Ashland county, Wisconsin with a total number of 33 employees - 2 female, 21 male officers and 10 civilians. Ashland County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WI0020000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Ashland County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Wisconsin
  • City: Ashland
  • Type: County
  • Address: 220 6th St E
  • Phone Number: 715-685-7640
  • Fax: 715-682-7039
  • Website:

Police Departments in Ashland County

Ashland Police Department601 W Main St(715)682-7062

Ashland County, WI Jail and Inmate Records

ASHLAND County has 56 jails with an average daily population of 288 inmates with a total of 56 jail population. When breaking down the ASHLAND County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 9% with 5 female and 53 male inmates.

  • 56Jails
  • 56Prisoners
  • 521 %Jail Rate

How Does Ashland County Inmate Search Work?

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

Ashland County Booking

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

Ashland County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Ashland County

Ashland County WI Juvenile Detention301 Ellis Avenue715-682-7004
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