Before allowing a new employee to initiate contact with your clients, it is imperative to conduct a background check to ensure the safety of your business. Although the Wake County Sherriff's Department does not offer online warrant searches, there are several options available for people who are interested in arrest records from the area.
To begin with, you should contact the Sherriff's Office at 330 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27602 for details on active arrest warrants. You can call them on 919-856-6900 but they will not provide crime history information over the phone.
Records of all outstanding warrants are also maintained by the Clerk of Court and the Magistrate's Court Office. To contact both these judicial departments, you will need to visit the Wake County Courthouse at CH 316 Fayetteville St Mall, Raleigh, NC 27601.
However, both these options will be quite futile for people who have an arrest warrant out in their name, as any attempt to contact a justice agency will lead to immediate detention.
In this case, an online search will be more feasible. All you need to do is fill in the form above to access a third party database of arrest warrants issued all over the country.
Over the ten year period between 1999 and 2008, over 230,000 crimes were reported in Wake County, North Carolina which puts the annual crime rate at nearly 23,000. Of these most cases are thefts and robberies with an alarming ten yearly figure of almost 160,000.
Although there has only been a slight increase in the overall rate of crime in the county at just about 15%, the number of antisocial activities' reported everyday is quite worrisome, with a crime taking place every half an hour in the area. A notable trend associated with these incidents is that most crimes occur when the victim is in close vicinity of his home or work place.