Shawnee County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

Kansas Arrest Records and Warrant Search

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When looking for details on Shawnee County, Kansas active warrants, you will inevitably end up visiting one or more of the local justice department offices. Because the sheriff’s department and the judiciary do not currently offer an online warrant search option, you will have to take your inquiry to their offices in person.

One reason to make people drive down to the agency office is to ensure that the criminal history dissemination system is not abused by criminals who have Shawnee County arrest warrants in their name. Because applicants have to bring along a valid government photo id, there is no room left for absconders to find information on warrants issued against them discreetly.

Of course, this also indicates that any attempt on the part of people who have outstanding warrants against them to access crime history data will result in their arrests. Every day fresh attempts are made to nab criminals who are on the run; this includes the publication of most-wanted lists at frequent intervals and sending details on all outstanding arrest orders to a central repository hosted by the FBI.

Although you will not be able to access this database, you can find information on arrest records and warrants from the agencies mentioned below after filling out a request form. Expect to pay a small fee that goes towards maintaining the criminal history database and paying the staff dedicated to disseminating this information to the public. For your inquiry, you can approach:

  • The sheriff: 320 South Kansas Ave, Suite 200, Topeka, Kansas 66603
  • The magistrate: 200 SE 7th St, Topeka, KS 66603
  • The clerk of court: 200 East 7th Street, Room 104, Topeka, Kansas 66603

Shawnee County, KS is another area of the state which logs in a very high crime rate at almost 11,000 incidents. Fortunately, the rate of violent crime has been low at just 8% of this figure. Then, there is the decrease of nearly 45% in the rates of violent and reported crime, which shows that the police are taking stringent measures to curb the crime menace in the area.