Arrest records can help you:

  • Look up an individual's criminal history
  • Check criminal arrests and convictions
  • Find mug shots and aliases
  • Perform a thorough background search
  • Identify people on the sex offender registry
  • Check for arrest or search warrants

Search for arrest records from law enforcement authorities, such as

  • Jails & Prisons

    Jails and Prisons are charged with incarcerating convicted criminals at the federal, state, and local level, and they also detain people awaiting trial. Jails and Prisons maintain detailed records about the people they detain, which includes arrest records. Arrest records contain criminal history information, including any arrests for felonies or misdemeanors, arrest or search warrants, convictions and court sentences, as well as all current and prior incarcerations. These records list personal information about convicts, including their names, dates of birth, mug shots, and aliases. Jail and Prison records also state whether the individual is on the sex offender registry. Anyone can request arrest record information from a Jail or Prison.

  • Police Departments

    Police Departments are responsible for protecting people by stopping crimes and performing investigations. As part of their law enforcement responsibilities, Police Departments maintain arrest records. These arrest records contain important criminal history information, including arrests for felonies and misdemeanors, criminal and civil charges, any prior or current warrants, and any convictions, sentences, and incarcerations. Arrest records contain personal information such as names, dates of birth, mug shots, and known aliases. Police arrest records also list whether the individual is on the sex offender registry. Arrest records can be requested directly from the Police Department, and some departments provide online request forms.

  • Sheriff Departments

    Sheriff Departments are responsible for policing and protecting a community by stopping crimes and performing investigations. Sheriffs also maintain arrest records as part of their law enforcement responsibilities. These arrest records contain detailed criminal history information, such as arrests for felonies and misdemeanors, prior or current arrest warrants, criminal or civil charges, and any convictions, court sentences, and incarcerations. In addition, arrest records contain personal information about offenders, including names, dates of birth, mug shots, and aliases. Sheriff's Department records also list whether an individual is on the sex offender registry. The public can request arrest records from the Sheriff's Department, and some departments provide online request forms.