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  • How do I request a copy of a mugshot for a person who was arrested for extreme DUI?
    If the person is in state prison, you can view the automated summary record file from Arizona's Department of Correction's website. You can freely view the mugshot and incarceration information, including charges, sentences, and more. The search is open to anyone online. Active, inactive, supervised parolees and absconders (escapees) can also be searched. You don't need the entire first name, just the last name and the first letter of the first name. A general online search may not do it. Therefore, you will need to go directly into the database and search. It's a free search, so it wouldn't hurt even if the chances are low. Search for "automated summary record file Arizona's Department of Correction" on your browser. You can also search the Maricopa county jail inmates, but you will need their first/last name and date of birth. It's also a free search and worth trying.
  • How to request a fire investigation report?
    It may be different depending on which city in the county of Maricopa; using Phoenix as an example, the city offers an online form to complete to request fire records. The name of the form is titled "Fire Records Request." Search for the keyword "Fire Request Forms, " which will take you to the records request forms page. Four types of documents are listed on that page; the top two are Fire Records and Fire Prevention Inspection Records. Fire Records are for incident and investigation reports, Fire Prevention Inspection Records for hazardous/underground tanks, occupancy certificates, environmental matters, and complaint filings. Both can be completed and submitted online. It takes about 30 - 45 business days once the request is received.
  • How do I find a dog owner's name in a dog incident on March 1, 2016, in Tartesso?
    Was there an incident report taken? If so, you can request the incident report from the department which responded to the call. Depending on the department, their sites will list instructions for requesting the report. For Maricopa county, the sheriff provides a free copy if the person requesting is listed as the victim. You can request incident reports by either mail or in person. To request them, go to the Maricopa sheriff's website, and look for the victim services tab, the last tab on top. Then, you will see traffic accidents/incident reports in the drop-down. Note that reports aren't released until the case is completed and once completed, it will take seven to fourteen days for the reports to reach the records department.
  • How do I find arrests in Mesa, Arizona, on March 9, 2016, in the afternoon?
    The city of Mesa's police department's jail holds offenders for 24 hours or less, longer detentions, felonies, and orders from the judge are held at the Maricopa county jail.
  • Where can I find access to verify a Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff's Office booking number from 2000?
    Sheriff's departments have a records division to help with public document requests. In this case, you can look up the Maricopa county sheriffs page under the SIMS division or check the instructions on requesting an incident report on their site to see how far back they go. Copies are free under some circumstances.
  • Where can I find a mug shot from an arrest?
    If you are looking for an open public page, the Maricopa Sheriff's office maintains a webpage of inmates booked within the last three days. There is open voting for the mug shot of the day.
  • Where can I find access to probate court records?
    If you cannot go to the courthouse in person to search their records, you can hire a service that goes to the court's clerks daily. Attorneys use these services often; they're even called attorney services. It is a company that sends a person, similar to delivery, to the court daily, turning in various filings. They can also search when at the courthouse for their clients. You can look up their websites in your area, see if they offer what you need, and go from there.
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Maricopa County, AZ Latest Crime Records (Updated 03/21/2023)
  • Total Violent Crime:
    1,389
  • Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter:
    18
  • Rape:
    151
  • Robbery:
    133
  • Aggravated Assault:
    1,087
  • Total Property Crime:
    5,411
  • Burglary:
    1,004
  • Larceny Theft:
    3,733
  • Motor Vehicle Theft:
    674
  • Arson:
    66
Maricopa County, AZ Census Data
  • Information About People and Demographics

  • Total population of persons residing within the County
    3,817,117
  • County's white resident population
    2,786,781
  • County's black resident population
    190,519
  • County's American Indian and Alaska Native resident populations
    78,329
  • County's Asian resident population
    132,225
  • County's Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander resident population
    7,790
  • Countywide resident population of two or more races
    131,768
  • Countywide resident population of Hispanic or Latino origin
    1,128,741
  • Non Hispanic white resident population
    2,240,055
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