Monroe County Arrest Records and Warrant Search

Monroe is a small county with a population of 73,560. Nevertheless, with a very high violent rate of 531.5 and a large number of 7,656 arrests in 2013, it is not the safest place to live in Florida.

Taking these concerning statistics into account, it is quite obvious why sometimes there is a need for obtaining  information on arrest warrants and arrest records issued in the county.

Locating arrest warrants

You are advised to start a Monroe County warrant search at the sheriff office. Their warrant division has an alphabetical list of outstanding warrants which you can view here. You can also contact them via email ( or telephone (305-293-7407). Bear in mind that every email you send them automatically becomes a Monroe County Public records item, so if you want your warrant inquiry to remain confidential, use the phone or visit the sheriff office in person. Their address is 5525 College Road, Key West, FL 33040.

Florida Crime Information Center operates an online database that provides a wanted person search service. It is considered a good source because it stores statewide criminal information.

Furthermore, with the search box on top of this page, you can initiate a full background check on a person including his / her criminal history. The search covers Monroe County and other FL counties. It is 100 per cent confidential.

Monroe County Arrest query

Monroe County arrest records can be found with the help of an online search service offered by the sheriff’s website. Records predating 2001 will not be shown, so if you wish your arrest search to include information predating that year, refer to Florida criminal history databases managed by Florida Department of Law Enforcement ( Searching the databases costs $24).

Recovering Monroe County court records

The county’s clerk of courts is in charge of storing official court dockets. They offer an online case search that covers files from January 1995 up to the present. The results will reveal a person’s past convictions, which are an inseparable part of his / her criminal background.

Crime Data

In the course of 2013, 391 violent crimes were perpetrated in the county. These included 2 reported murders, 43 severe sex crimes, 8 forcible fondling cases, 52 robberies and 294 aggravated assaults.