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Sweetwater County Arrest Records

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Sweetwater County, WY Arrest Records

What are Sweetwater County Arrest Statistics?

Sweetwater amassed 408 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Sweetwater’s arrest rate was 276.24 per 100,000 residents. The county of Sweetwater is 62.62% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 23 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Sweetwater also experienced 99 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Albany and Carbon, Sweetwater is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 408Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 276.24Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 23Violent crime arrests

Sweetwater County Recent Arrest Trends

In Sweetwater, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 63 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Sweetwater, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.

  • 63Larceny/Theft
  • 24Burglary
  • 19Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Sweetwater, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Sweetwater has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Sweetwater experienced 23 violent crimes and 99 non-violent crimes. When comparing Sweetwater to the national average of 739.02, Sweetwater is lower by 62.62% than the national average.

Sweetwater County Crime Rate from 2001-2017

Sweetwater County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Sweetwater are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.

Sweetwater County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Sweetwater County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of Sheriff’s Offices and in many forms. In most generally, Sweetwater county police reports may be obtained from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can visit in person and request documents as county police records are available to the masses per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. The documents may include Sweetwater county police reports, Sweetwater county bookings and even images. These documents are related to when a person is arrested, booked, and incarcerated. First, they are questioned, and basic data is taken while someone fills out the report. Then the arresting officer takes pictures of the person, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make pay the fees. Some regions may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to appear in person and may need to have the following facts 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 administrator find the records you need.

Sweetwater county police records can reveal a lot of information about a person. A good type of police record might be a traffic incident report. Some reports are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can get copies of Sweetwater county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about requests and the payment.

Sweetwater County Mugshots

Sweetwater County mugshots have been taken since the 1800s, shortly after the development of photography. Then in 1888, a French policeman Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Many of these pictures are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify people.

Sweetwater county mugshots are the pictures taken of people upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Usually , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Sweetwater county mugshots are stored with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify bad guys.

Typically , when a judge issues an Sweetwater county arrest warrant for other crimes , and the criminal does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help locate the suspect.

Mugshots are readily show up online as they are public records. Information informational portals offer mugshots with other types of documents such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also include information on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is readily available and connected, any past arrests will show up as well.

Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Sweetwater county, Wyoming with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Sweetwater County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WY0190000, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office
  • State: Wyoming
  • City: Green River
  • Type: County
  • Address: 80 W. Flaming Gorge Way
  • Phone Number: (307) 872-3875
  • Fax: (307) 872-3995
  • Email:
  • Website:

Police Departments in Sweetwater County

Green River Police Department375 W Flaming Gorge Way307-872-0555
Rock Springs Police Department221 C St(307) 352-1575

Sweetwater County, WY Jail and Inmate Records

SWEETWATER County has 133 jails with an average daily population of 338 inmates with a total of 133 jail population. When breaking down the SWEETWATER County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 8% with 10 female and 71 male inmates.

  • 133Jails
  • 133Prisoners
  • 432 %Jail Rate

How Does Sweetwater County Inmate Search Work?

Sweetwater County inmate records are public files that anyone can acquire easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the rules regarding Sweetwater county inmate records which provide a lot of useful insights about a person.

Sweetwater County Booking

Sweetwater county bookings are also helpful when looking for stats on whether or not a stranger has been arrested. When a perpetrator is arrested, the officer fills out paperwork and then holds them in a incarceration cell , which essentially becomes their Sweetwater county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, photos , physical details, their name, and address, officer in charge , the details of the crime, the location, and any trucks that were involved. The general public has the ability to get a copy of someone’s Sweetwater county booking records without any type of approval .

Sweetwater County Jail

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