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Kenosha County Arrest Records

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Kenosha County, WI Arrest Records

What are Kenosha County Arrest Statistics?

The county of Kenosha had 1,391 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 258.65 per 100,000 residents. This is 65% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 89 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Kenosha also processed 346 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Calumet and Dane, Kenosha is a more dangerous place to live.

  • 1,391Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 258.65Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 89Violent crime arrests

Kenosha County Recent Arrest Trends

The most popular crime committed in Kenosha is larceny/theft totaling 247, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.

  • 247Larceny/Theft
  • 79Burglary
  • 49Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Kenosha County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Kenosha tallied 89 violent crimes and 346 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Kenosha is lower by 65% than the national average.

Kenosha County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Kenosha County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

The majority of arrests made in Kenosha are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.

Kenosha County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Kenosha County Police Records

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

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

Kenosha County Mugshots

Kenosha 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.

Kenosha 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 Kenosha 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 Kenosha 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.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

Most of the felonies committed in Kenosha, 88%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 12% is committed by females.

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

Misdemeanors crime rates by race for Kenosha are as follows: 71.2% of the crimes were committed by White, 28.4% by African Americans, and the remaining crimes 0.5% were committed by Asians.

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Kenosha county, Wisconsin with a total number of 245 employees - 5 female, 113 male officers and 127 civilians. Kenosha County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WI0300000, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Kenosha County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Wisconsin
  • City: Kenosha
  • Type: County
  • Address: 1000 55th Street
  • Phone Number: 262-605-5100
  • Fax: 262-605-5130
  • Website:

Police Departments in Kenosha County

Kenosha Police Department1000 55th Street262-605-5200
Pleasant Prairie Police Department8600 Green Bay Road262-694-7353
Twin Lakes Police Department920 Lance Drive262-877-9056

Kenosha County, WI Jail and Inmate Records

KENOSHA County has 437 jails with an average daily population of 385 inmates with a total of 683 jail population. When breaking down the KENOSHA County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 11% with 73 female and 611 male inmates.

  • 437Jails
  • 683Prisoners
  • 384 %Jail Rate

How Does Kenosha County Inmate Search Work?

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

Kenosha County Booking

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

Kenosha County Jail

Prisons and Jails in Kenosha County

Kenosha Correctional Center6353 14th Ave.262-653-7099
Kenosha County Downtown Pre-Trial Facility927 54th Street262-605-5111
Kenosha County Juvenile DetentionMolinaro Building, Room 102, 912 56th Street262-653-2494
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