Crawford County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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When launching an arrest warrant search in Crawford County, IA, you should consider the police and the judiciary as likely sources of information. The role of the cops in the justice process is evident. They make arrests, process the offenders upon detention, and generally offer the judiciary support when handling criminals and conducting the trial.

One of their responsibilities is to approach the court when an arrest warrant is needed to detain a suspect. This situation arises when very little information is available on the accused or if he/she is absconding. The release of a Crawford County active warrant serves two purposes in this scenario. For one, it keeps the case alive even after years since warrants do not go out of effect.

The second advantage is that the local police get other law enforcement agencies across the country when making arrests under these outstanding warrants. Because all peace officers are expected to run the name of an arrestee through the FBI database, which has information on all pending warrants from across the country, it gets easy to spot a person with a detention order to his name.

Unfortunately, civilians cannot access this repository. However, you can get in touch with the office of the county clerk, the magistrate, or the sheriff to look for Crawford County arrest records and warrants.

  • The police: 1119 1st Ave N, Denison, Iowa 51442
  • The county clerk: 1202 Broadway, Dennison, Iowa 51442
  • The court of the magistrate: 1202 Broadway, Denison, IA 51442

How can I get arrest records and warrant details from Crawford County over the phone? (Expires in 2021)      

  • Call the Crawford County Jail to inquire about recent arrests- 712-263-3577
  • Get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office for information on arrest warrants- 712-263-2146.
  • Contact the Crawford County Attorney’s Office in case you need victim assistance-712-263-5601
  • Call the Office of the Clerk of Court to learn about the process for initiating a judicial record search-712-263-2242

Crime statistics of Crawford County

The Crawford Sheriff’s Office received 6 criminal complaints in 2019, as opposed to the 18 cases reported in 2018. These included 3 non-person crimes and 3 violent crimes.

The non-person crimes category included 2 larceny thefts, and 1 motor vehicle theft. The violent crimes category included 3 aggravated assaults.

Older crime statistics

In Crawford County, Iowa, the local police deal with almost 125 criminal matters per year. So, between 2001 and 2008, nearly 1000 criminal complaints were filed with the sheriff’s office. Of these, about 60 cases were lodged in matters about violent criminal activity. There was a growth of 80% in violent crime rates through this interval, but overall crime figures went down by over 100%.

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