Harlan County, KY Arrest Records

Harlan County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.15 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Warren, Laurel, Bullitt counties in Kentucky.
Harlan County, KY property crime rate is 0.59 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 13 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 85.71% compared to 2015.

Harlan County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Harlan County in 2016 increased by 17.65% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 4 while non-violent crime increased by 23.08% from 13 to 16.

5 Crimes In Harlan County, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 13
Revised rape 3
Burglary 3
Aggravated assault 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Harlan County decreased by 0% from 2015 and decreased by 42.86% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 7 to 4. In 2016 violent crime rate in Harlan County was 96.86% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.015%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Harlan County increased by 23.08% from 2015 and decreased by 81.61% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 87 to 16. In 2016 property crime rate in Harlan County was 97.93% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.059%.

How Harlan stands up against other counties

Harlan vs. Bell

You’ll be in more safety in Harlan compared to Bell county that had 706.51% higher crime rate compared to Harlan county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Bell county.
Larceny rates of 0.4785 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.5033 in Bell county.

Harlan vs. Carter

You’ll be in more safety in Harlan compared to Carter county that had 80.81% higher crime rate compared to Harlan county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1479 in Carter county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Carter county.

Names with the most arrests in Harlan

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Harlan, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 34.31% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Harlan County is 0.98% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.2 daily crimes that occur in Harlan County.
  • Harlan, KY is safer than Bell.
  • In Harlan County you have a 1 in 1358 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Harlan, KY have increased by 17.65%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Harlan, KY

  • Aliases: JENNY ATKINS; JENNY RENEE ATKINS; JENNY RENEE BREWER
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  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 04"
  • Weight: 150
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Harlan Office - Harlan County
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT was Jenny Atkins. The 39-year-old Atkins was arrested by Harlan County Law Enforcement. She is 5' 04" tall, weighs 150 and has brown eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the D charge because Atkins is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Harlan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-17-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Hair: Blond/strawberry
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: KENVIR, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-17 14:33:00
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  • Summary: Ronnie J Penny was arrested on October 17, 2019 in Harlan, Kentucky on charges of COURT ORDER. He is 34 years old, 5' 10" tall, with blond/strawberry hair, green eyes and weighs 160 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Penny is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Harlan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-17-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 230 lbs
  • Hair: Blond/strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: HARLAN, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-17 15:15:00
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  • Summary: 33-year-old Jamie Brackett was arrested in Harlan, Kentucky for FAILURE TO APPEAR on October 17, 2019.He is 6' 1" tall, weighs 230 lbs and has blue eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Harlan County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-17-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MARRY ALICE, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 50
  • Booking Date: 2019-10-17 22:19:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of FAILURE TO APPEAR on October 17, 2019 was Matthew Hall. The 31-year-old Hall was arrested by Harlan County Law Enforcement. He is 6' 0" tall, weighs 150 lbs and has brown eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Hall is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Harlan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-16-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 47
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: EVARTS, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-16 17:07:00
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  • Summary: Harlan County Law Enforcement arrested 47-year-old Tyrone D Smith on October 16, 2019. The charge against Smith is HOLD FOR COURT. He weighs 170 lbs with black hair and brown eyes;  Smith and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Harlan County Law Enforcement.