Smith County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

Kansas Arrest Records and Warrant Search

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An arrest warrant search from Smith County, KS, is rightly considered the first step towards procuring a subject’s criminal background report. Contrary to what its name suggests, this inquiry does not exclusively pertain to active warrants. Of course, you will be told about any outstanding warrants against the person, who is being investigated, that remain to be served.

However, along with this, you will also get additional crime-related information such as Smith County arrest records, a most-wanted list, court dockets about criminal trials, verdict delivered in such matters and sentencing, etc. In fact, if the subject is currently serving time, you could also find out about the facility where he/she is being held.

To seek details on Smith County arrests warrants, you can go to the office of the county clerk, the magistrate, or the sheriff. Through these agencies, including the judicial entities, you can also find out about instances of arrests, although it is the police who actually detain the defendant.

Information on arrests made with Smith County active warrants is sent to the judiciary by returning the detention directive to the court. If arrests are made without warrants, the bench is apprised of this when the police take the defendant to court for a preliminary hearing. So, for your warrant search, you can approach:

  • The police: 217 S Jefferson St. Smith Center, Kansas 66967
  • The county clerk: As below
  • The court of the magistrate: 218 S Grant St, Smith Center, KS 66967

Is it possible to acquire information about Smith County warrants and arrests over the phone? (2021-Update)    

  • You will get details on recent arrests from the Smith County Sheriff’s office-785-282-5180.
  • You can do a warrant search through the Municipal Court-785-282-3812.
  • You can get judicial records from the Office of the Clerk of Court-785-282-5140.
  • You can get victim’s assistance from the Smith County Attorneys’ Office-785-282-6689.

Crime statistics of Smith County

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office received 7 criminal complaints in 2018. There were 5 property offenses and 2 violent crimes among them.

Around 2 larceny thefts, 1 burglary, and 2 motor vehicle thefts were included in the property offenses category. The sole complaint in the violent crime category was against aggravated assault.

Older crime statistics

With just 30 crimes to be handled per year, one would think that the police of Smith County, Kansas, would have ample time to keep complete control over the area’s crime scene. However, the 100% increase in the rates of violent crime says otherwise. In general, over 10% of the criminal complaints filed each year are against violent incidents.