Los Angeles County Arrest Records and Warrant Search
Los Angeles County warrants enable the police to apprehend a person who has allegedly committed a crime. Any arrest warrant must be signed by a judge to become active. Once it is signed, the suspect can be incarcerated anytime and anywhere the moment he or she is located.
To carry out a Los Angeles County warrant search, you are advised to visit the sheriff office and go over their criminal databases. Since 1988, LA County Sheriff Department (LASD) has been operating the CWS – a comprehensive database that contains all warrants that have been issued by the county's law enforcement agencies. The data is also delivered to the state's authorities and to the National Crime Information Center managed by the FBI.
Private citizens are not given full access to this database. However, they may file a Public Record Act Request to view criminal reports which may include outstanding warrants processed by the county's law enforcement agencies. Such a request can be submitted by going to the sheriff office in person. The LASD can be found at 211 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Their telephone number is 213-229-1700.
Alternatively, you can send your request by mail to Public Records Act Request, 211 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, or by email to DiscoveryUnitPRARequests@lasd.org.
Valuable information can be obtained by using the search option that appears on this page. It displays a person's criminal history and it encompasses the whole state. The information you'll get includes active warrants, jail and prison records, police records and more, The data is highly accurate and is updated on a regular basis. Searchers' confidentiality and anonymity are fully guaranteed. Service fees are low.
Carrying out an Arrest Search
You can conduct an LA County inmate search by referring to the electronic inquiry tool found on the LASD's website. The data shown includes the detainee's personal details and physical description, the date on which he or she was taken into custody, release date, charge level, the jail where he or she is held, bail information and future court dates.
If Los Angeles County arrest records provide you with insufficient information, you can opt for a wider California inmate search using the electronic data bank offered by the state's Correctional Department. You will need to insert either a name or a CDCR number. You will be presented with an inmate's admission date, parole eligible date and most importantly the specific facility where he/she serves time.
How Can One Find Los Angeles County Court Records?
Based on the regulations stipulated by Office of the Attorney General, a person can run a background check only on himself. However, the official website of Los Angeles Superior Court puts at your disposal elaborate online search options where you can trace civil and criminal court dockets. One of the searches you can conduct include defendants in criminal cases by name. The data you will access will reveal the defendant's name, case number, filing date and filing locations. Users must sign up for this service and pay a fee.
The sheriff department reports that crime rate in Los Angeles County in 2021 was 227.29 per 10,000 population. In 2017, there were 580 reported murder cases in the county, 4,302 rapes, 21,089 robberies and 33,953 aggravated assaults. There were 47,972 burglaries, 47,406 motor vehicle thefts and 154,336 larceny thefts. Based on the FBI official data, in 2019, in the City of Los Angeles alone, there were 29,400 violent crimes which included 258 murders, 2,274 rapes, 9,652 robberies, 17,216 aggravated assaults.