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Perform a free Memphis Tennessee arrest records search, including mugshots, jail roster, recent arrests, and active booking logs.

The Memphis Police Department is an accredited law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department is composed of 6 divisions: administration, patrol, special operations, investigations, and information systems. The administration division is responsible for the department’s accreditation and research, overseeing the city’s communications center, and maintaining the city’s police records. The communications center dispatches the city’s emergency calls for police, fire and emergency medical services. The patrol division responds to calls for service. These officers are responsible for crime prevention and conflict resolution. The special operations division is made up of highly trained officers who respond to high-risk calls. The organized crime, gang, and narcotics units are part of the division. The investigations division is responsible for conducting investigations on personal, property, and violent crimes. The officers work to apprehend criminals and prepare cases for prosecution. The information systems division constantly updates the city’s crime statistics.

The overall crime rate in Memphis is 237% higher than the national average, and the violent crime rate is 506% higher than the national average. The residents of Memphis have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Memphis is statistically safer than 1% of all cities in the United States, and is not safer than any other cities in the state of Tennessee.

The annual crime rate in Memphis per 100,000 people was 7,913 in the year 2019. Of the 7,913 crimes committed there were approximately 44.4 murders, 63.1 rapes, 327.4 robberies, 1,917.1 assaults, 895.8 burglaries, 3,982.6 thefts, and 682.4 vehicle thefts. The year over year crime rate has decreased by 1%. Memphis is rated “F” in public safety.

Cerelyn Davis, Chief of Police
Email: [email protected]

Memphis Police Department
201 Poplar Avenue STE 12-05
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-545-5700
Fax: 901-545-2124

Population Served: 650,000
Number of Officers: 1,900

Memphis, Tennessee Information

Memphis is located in south central Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Shelby County. The city covers a total of 304.6 square miles and has a population of 651,932. Memphis was incorporated in 1826. There are currently 2,682 registered sex offenders residing in the city.

Memphis has a Council-Mayor form of government. The current mayor is Jim Strickland. Strickland was sworn-in as mayor on January 1st, 2020.

Contact the Mayor:

Jim Strickland, Mayor
Phone: 901-636-6000
Email: [email protected]

Record Requests and Mugshots in Memphis, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Memphis City Government. Record requests can be submitted electronically on the Memphis, Tennessee website. Proof of Tennessee residency is required when submitting a request.

Police records are available through the Memphis Police Department’s central records unit. Record requests can be submitted in person, by mail, fax, or electronically through the Memphis Police Department’s website.

All persons arrested by the Memphis Police Department are housed at the Shelby County Jail. The jail updates their inmate roster every hour. A full list of inmates is not available. The public can search for an inmate using their first and last name or booking number. Inmate records and mugshots are available through the jail.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Memphis, Tennessee

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Memphis, Tennessee. The Office is responsible for providing law enforcement, overseeing the County Jail, securing the courts and serving warrants and civil processes papers.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office offers a public warrant search. Anyone can search for an individual’s warrant as long as they have their first and last name.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office does not have a most wanted list at this time.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
201 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-222-5500

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