Osceola County Arrest Records and Warrant Search
Osceola arrest warrants are released by police request after they had been signed by a judge. The aim of an arrest warrant is to allow the police to detain a suspect to further a criminal investigation. If the police are not able to incarcerate the suspect, the warrant will be categorized as an outstanding warrant, yet it will not lose its legal force and it will still allow any officer of the law to arrest the suspect the moment that he or she is located. It means that if there is an Osceola County outstanding warrant on your name, there is a high probability that you might be arrested during a license inspection or even when you spend time with friends outdoors in a restaurant or a bar. To avoid such an embarrassing situation, you ought to check whether you are on the police wanted list.
Performing a criminal background check on yourself or on one of your acquaintances
For an Osceola County warrant search, go to the sheriff office. Their address is 2601 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy Kissimmee, FL 34744. As they write on their website, you may send them an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) requesting information on wanted persons. The sheriff office website also directs its visitors to Florida Crime Information Center which offer a wanted persons online search based on a statewide warrant database.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement has an online Criminal History Information search which you can use to find Osceola County arrest records. You will be demanded to pay $24 to utilize their service. If you wish your arrest search to include an inmate search as well, go to the website of Florida Department of Correction (their URL is http://www.dc.state.fl.us/AppCommon/) and use their online search tool.
How will you obtain Osceola County public records?
The clerk of courts is the place to find all kinds of official documents. Most importantly, they have an online search service which will enable you to obtain court records. Court records contain information on a person’s prior convictions.
2013 crime statistics
Throughout 2013, there were 15,594 arrests across the county. Violent rate reached 488.3, which is quite high taking into account population size (288,361). The county’s law officers had to deal with 1,408 violent crimes. These crimes included:
- 7 murders
- 117 sex offenses
- 23 forcible fondling cases
- 224 robberies
- Around 2,500 burglaries
- More than 5,900 larceny incidents
- Close to 1,100 aggravated assault cases.