Where Can You Normally Find a Local Arrest Log for Your City?


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The websites for many city police departments and county sheriff offices list daily arrest records and crime reports. Additionally, many local newspapers also list daily arrest records and jail logs, either in print or online. Most jails and prisons also provide listings of recent bookings that include arrest information.

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Arrest logs are also available in person at most police stations and sheriff's offices. The amount of information in arrest logs varies depending on location but typically includes the name of the person arrested, the alleged crime committed, the location of the event and the newly assigned case number. The information provided by newspapers also varies significantly by paper and do not always include every arrest or jail booking on a given day.

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