Lookup Arrests and Wanted Persons in the City of West Columbia, Texas. Results Include: Arrest Records, Warrants, Mugshot, Type of Crime, Warrant Number, Bond Amount, Race, DOB, Eyes, Height, Weight, Sex, Age, Hair.
West Columbia, TX Information
The City of West Columbia has a population of 3905 as of the 2010 census. As of 2017, the elected mayor is Laurie B. Kincannon. She can be reached through her email address (email@example.com).
In 2015, there were 17 full-time law enforcement employees serving the city, 11 of which are police officers. That leads to 2.78 officers assigned to every 1,000 citizens, which is higher than the average of Texas at 2.09 officers per 1,000 people.
West Columbia, Texas | City Police Station and Crime Index Information
The crime index of West Columbia, as reported by a 2015 statistic, was 219, which is 23% lower than the nation’s average at 286.7. As of May 23, 2017, there has been 18 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the residents-sex offender ratio at 217 to 1.
The city of West Columbia, Texas is safer than 38% of the cities in the state of Texas and 34% of the cities in the United States. Approximately 6.24 crimes occur daily for every 100,000 people, which is lower than both the Texas average of 8.89 and the national average of 7.83. In the city of West Columbia, Texas, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in the city of West Columbia has also decreased by 25%.
The West Columbia Police Department aims to provide a professional community-oriented police service. Currently, the Police Chief is Paul R. Odin. He can be reached through his email address (firstname.lastname@example.org).
West Columbia Police Department Address:
310 E Clay
West Columbia, Texas 77486
The West Columbia Police Department currently uses the West Columbia City Jail. The Jail can be contacted at (979)345-5121.
The online jail portal is located here.
The online warrants lookup portal is located here.
The West Columbia Police Department also has its Facebook page which can be accessed here.
Lookup Warrants in West Columbia, Texas
The Municipal Court is responsible for issuing warrants in the city. To check if you have an outstanding warrant you can call 979-345-4832 for more information on warrants or have a personal visit to the Municipal Court at 512 E. Brazos Ave., West Columbia, TX 77486
FAQ about Bail
In the instance that someone is charged with a crime, a booking process, lasting for around an hour or two, occurs in a local law enforcement, commonly the police department in the city. 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.
What is bail?
Bail is some sort of security, usually a large sum of money, given to the court for the release of a person which guarantees the person’s appearance in all of his required court appearances.
What are the types of bail?
There are two types of bail: cash bail and bail bonds.
What is cash bail?
Cash bails require the defendant to pay a large amount of money upfront to the court for his release. Cash bails set by the court are usually hefty that not many people can afford, thus they choose to have a bail bond.
What is bail bond?
Bail bonds, or surety bonds, are what most people opt to since it only needs a fraction of the cash bail to be paid. Bail bonds are usually paid to bail bonds agents, who require a non-refundable fee to be paid, usually 10% of the cash bail.
What is collateral?
Collateral is usually given to your bail bonds agent, as payment to guarantee the appearance of the defendant, although not necessary. The posted collateral will then be used to pay the remainder of the cash bail when the defendant fails to appear on court.
What are good and bad collateral?
Major collateral items like boats and cars are good collateral, but their value will be of the current time, not of what you bought them for. Items that you are currently paying for, like a house or a car, are considered bad collateral, and must be avoided.
West Columbia Police Station Address: 310 E Clay St, West Columbia, TX 77486
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