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Where and Kow to Look for DeKalb Count Arrest Records

Georgia Open Records Act enables you to gain access to formal governmental documents, among which are DeKalb County arrest records. These records will help you trace a person incarceration history. The problem is that most people do not know where to look for them. The following article will present the available online and offline databases that can be used for a criminal background check. To initiate a DeKalb County arrest records search use the Online Judicial System. This system requires registration to get details, such as an inmate's incarceration date and charges and court dispositions. Some searchers often choose to increase the scope of their inquiry and opt for a full Georgia inmate search utilizing the electronic data bank of the state's Department of Corrections. Results cover the state's prisons. The most efficient way to garner information on DeKalb County warrants is to contact the sheriff's Warrant Unit by dialing 404-298-6200. It is also recommended contacting the county's Police Department, Central Records Unit at 770-724-7740.

Searching for DeKalb County court records

Not all people who are arrested are prosecuted. For this reason, DeKalb County arrest records will not be able to give you an indication whether a certain individual has ever been convicted of a crime. To trace a person's convictions history, you will need to obtain access to court dockets. We suggest using again the OJC (see link above). It offers an online civil and a criminal case search. It enables you to base your inquiry on a person's name, case ID, case type and status, court code and date.

Initiating an online criminal record check

There are two main databases we strongly recommend:
  • The search box on this page enables searchers to obtain full civil and criminal background reports on the person being checked, including DeKalb County arrest records & warrants. The data is accurate, updated and abundant. It comes from enormous governmental and private sources that contain hundreds of thousands of records. The inquiry process is quick, simple, efficient and confidential.
  • The Georgia Technology Authority operates a felon search that shows a person's criminal records and incarceration history in all of GA counties. Every inquiry demands a $15fee – which can be very expensive if you want to search more than one name.

How to track down Georgia sex offenders in your area

With today's technology, it is very easy to find out if a person with a history of sex offenses lives close to you. Go to Georgia Sex Offender Registry and use their computerized inquiry tool. You can define the distance from your house you want to cover. You can run a search based on county, offense type, offender's name, gender and race.