Duval County Arrest Records and Warrant Search
With staggering crime rates, it is no wonder that you would be interested in conducting a Duval County warrant search. According to Florida Department of Law Enforcement, in 2013 this county suffered from 93 murders, 787 severe sex offenses, more than 1,400 robberies, close to 7,500 burglary cases, more than 3,100 aggravated assaults and around 1,600 vehicle theft cases. The County’s crime rates are, indeed, considered high with a total of over 5,500 violent crimes and 631.1 offenses per 100,000 people.
Tips on How to Conduct a Duval County Criminal History Check
To start your warrant search in Duval County, you should go to the sheriff office which is located at 501 E. Bay St., Jacksonville. You can try to reach them by phone at (904) 630-5898.
The sheriff office has a warrants unit that is in charge of electronically storing outstanding warrants, capiases, custody orders and arrest affidavits coming from the clerk of court, so they are also a good source for a Duval County arrest records search.
However, caution is advised. If you decide to use the sheriff office for a criminal history search, you will have to give up your anonymity and if there is an FL active warrant on your name, you will probably be arrested.
Gaining Access to Public Records
To look for Duval County public records, you should visit the clerk of courts’ website. They have two search sections. The first section relates to civil affairs while the second will give you access to court records and dockets.
There are two things you have to take into account regarding a court records search in Duval County. First, to use the service you will have to open an account that requires that you submit your personal details and a valid e-mail. Second, court records are only created when a person is convicted in court, so they do not cover arrest cases that ended up without conviction. In other words, a court records search cannot come instead an arrest search.
Alternatively, you may choose to use the search form on this page to initiate a discreet and comprehensive criminal history check without the risk of being arrested and without the bother of opening an account and disclosing your personal details.