Lookup Arrests and Wanted Persons in the City of Abernathy, Texas. Results Include: Arrest Records, Warrants, Mugshot, Type of Crime, Warrant Number, Bond Amount, Race, DOB, Eyes, Height, Weight, Sex, Age, Hair.
City of Abernathy
The City of Abernathy has a population of 2,805 as of the 2010 census. The mayor as of 2017 is Sharon Kester-Fair who was elected in 2015 as the first lady to ever serve the position in the city. Her address is 1012 15th Abernathy, TX 79311-2456. She can be contacted through her email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or through her phone number (806) 298-2546.
In 2015, there were 5 full-time law enforcement employees serving the city, all of which are police officers. That leads to 1.83 officers assigned to every 1,000 citizens, which is lower than the average of Texas at 2.09 officers per 1,000 people.
Abernathy, Texas | City Police Station and Crime Index Information
The crime index of Abernathy, as reported by a 2015 statistic, was 109.8, which is 62% lower than the nation’s average at 286.7. As of May 19, 2017, there has been 12 reported sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 1 to 235.
The city of Abernathy, Texas is 85% safer than the other cities in the state, and 74% safer than the other cities in the nation. Approximately 4.91 crimes occur daily for every 100,000 people, almost half the Texas average of 8.89 and the national average of 7.83. In the city of Abernathy, Texas, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime, although the number of total year over year crimes in the city of Donna has increased by 20%.
The Abernathy Police Department has a mission “to enhance the quality of life within the City of Abernathy.” They aim to create and uphold a safer and more prosperous community, committing themselves to providing enhanced public service and community-oriented law enforcement. Currently, the Police Chief is Cameron W. Bowman, who was appointed on August 2012.
Abernathy Police Department Address:
811 Ave D,
Abernathy, TX 79311, USA
Phone: +1 806-298-2545
The Abernathy Police Department currently uses the Abernathy TX Police Jail. They can be contacted at the same phone number provided by the Police Department.
The Police Department also has their Facebook page
You can file a Police Complaint Form and a Vacation Watch Request Form here, as well as find general information about the Police Department
Abernathy Police Department | Additional Information from PoliceOne
Address 1: 811 Ave D
County: Hale County
Phone No.: 806-298-2545
Fax No.: 806-298-4541
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 2904
Number of Officers: 4
Lookup Warrants in Southlake Texas
The Municipal Court is responsible for issuing of warrants in the city. To check if you have an outstanding warrant you can call (806) 298-2546 for more information on warrants.
How Does Bail Work In Texas?
Once an individual is arrested for a crime, they are brought to a local law enforcement agency to be booked, a process which lasts 1-2 hours. They are given a date when they can settle their charges, and before then, they are brought to jail. However, they can also opt to be released from jail by posting bail, among other release options. Bail gives the court an assurance that the defendant will appear on court by giving them an incentive if they return.
There are three release options available: release on own recognizance, cash bail, or surety bond.
The release on own recognizance option requires the defendant to promise the court to appear if needed by signing a written note. RORs do not require bail to be posted, and only require the person to promise that under ROR, he will not commit other offenses. On the downside, RORs are only usually granted to less grave misdemeanors, thus they are only left to post bail.
As the name suggests, cash bails requires cash to be posted as bail to the court. The cash is held by the court and returned once the defendant has completed his court appearances. However, cash bails are expensive, so most people choose a surety bond.
Requiring only 10% of the bail as premium, surety bonds are arranged by bail bonds agents and companies. This stipend, although a lot cheaper, cannot be reimbursed even if the defendant appears on court. This premium, on another upside, can be paid not just by cash, but also by credit card and collateral, among others, and the agents are then responsible for the defendant. However, at the occasion that the defendant fails to appear, the entire amount which the agents spent, from the court bails to other miscellaneous fees must be paid in full.
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