Arizona Mugshots and Arrest Records
Arizona, nicknamed the Grand Canyon State, is the 6th largest US state by area, with a population of 6,931,071 (as of 2016). Phoenix is both the capital and the largest city of the state.
Crime in Arizona
The violent crime rate of Arizona is 399.9 per 100,000 residents. The most dangerous city in the state is Tucson, where the crime rate is 421 per 100,000 residents. The property crime rate of Arizona is 18% and is above average among other US states. The safest cities are Florence, Sahuarita, and Gilbert. As of 2017, capital punishment through lethal injection is legal in the state of Arizona.
How to find mugshots in Arizona
In the state of Arizona, people can easily access these by simply visiting these websites, and by using minimum validation inputs. Since 2011, many privately owned websites are cataloguing and publishing these mugshots.
Jail and inmate records may be requested from the Arizona Department of Corrections online (via searchable database) or by phone. Requests for records are available for a small fee (0.50 per page). If you are a family member or a friend of an inmate, looking for information, you should contact the DOC directly by phone. If you are a victim, you can request to automatically be notified in case of an inmate status change. For non-victim notifications, you will need to file a request with the DOC, stating your reason for application.
Arizona also has a sex offender registry covering the entire state.
How to Perform Mugshot Search on Counties Sheriff’s Websites
Arrest records or criminal records are public records. In the state of Arizona, almost every county uploads the mugshot photo along with the arrest data of every arrestee on its sheriff’s county websites
Maricopa County Mugshots
In Maricopa County, whenever the police department arrests any individual, their arrest data and mugshot photo are uploaded on its website. One can visit the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office website for more details. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office uploads the details about the booking number, name of arrestee, date of birth, type of crime, and booking date of every arrested individual. One can also do an inmate search for inmate records of Maricopa County Jail. This search can be performed on the basis of the booking number or name along with the date of birth.
Pima County Mugshots
In Pima County, the inmate records along with mugshots photo are uploaded by the Pima County Sheriff’s Department on its website. Unlike Maricopa County, their website is more user-friendly. It allows you to lookup details about inmates and their jail records. The Pima county sheriff’s office also maintains a Sex-Offenders Search. You can search for the past criminal records of sex-offenders on the basis of address, name, and city. In addition to the inmate records of Pima County jail, one can also search for details about inmates at Ajo District Jail and Tucson Minimum Security Facility.
Gila County Mugshots
In Gila County, unlike its counterparts at Pima County and Maricopa County, the arrest records are not digitized. One has to visit its public records office to search and collect details about arrestees and inmates.
Other counties in Arizona like Apache County, Graham County, Santa Cruz County, etc. uploads their arrest records and criminal records on their sheriff’s department website.
What are Criminal Records and Arrest Records in Arizona?
In Arizona, the criminal records are the details about the conviction of an individual for any criminal act. In addition to the arrest records, It provides the details about the conviction such as the crime type (DUI, Arson, Theft, Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assaults, etc.), the court that awarded the punishment, date of conviction, tenure of imprisonment, name of the jail where one is imprisoned, release date, past convictions, outstanding warrants, etc.
Arrest records are details about the arrest. An Arrest does not mean a conviction. Every person who is arrested for any crime type is photographed and documented. The arrest record includes mugshots, name, age, sex, date of birth, crime type, details about arresting law enforcement officer or police, and booking number.
Why Find Mugshots Website is Useful and Important?
Mugshots are used to help the society to identify the criminals and to discourage them from committing criminal activities. Private Websites disseminate information relating to criminal records of individuals. Locals can be vigilant and can counter any violence that may originate from past inmates with prison history.
The following are some of the major advantages of Find Mugshots:
- Find Mugshots helps locate sex offenders and people can take precautionary measures against them.
- Find Mugshots is more user-friendly in comparison to county sheriff’s websites.
- Sometimes our website helps family members in locating their estranged individuals who happens to be imprisoned or arrested.
- Our records help people to be vigilant about the presence of people with a history of violent crimes such as arson or homicide.
- Find Mugshots website is capable of large-scale search of information across all states and counties of United States.
- Allows our users to see if someone in their community has an outstanding warrant.
- People can help identify criminals who commit future offenses.