Mecklenburg County NC Warrants and Arrest Records

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Mecklenburg County has one of the highest crime rates in the state of North Carolina; this information alone ought to give you impetus enough to conduct arrest records search when forging personal and professional ties. Fortunately, you won't have to look too hard for arrest warrant related information from Mecklenburg.

For an online search, you can use the official website of the Sherriff's Department at You will only need the first and last name of your subject to pull up details on all outstanding arrest warrants in his/her name.

Although the law enforcement agency does not generally disseminate information pertaining to active arrest warrants unless they have been served, you can always contact the Sherriff's Office if you are suspicious of an individual. The Sherriff's Department is located at 700 E 4th StCharlotte, North Carolina 28202. You can also get in touch with them over the phone; however, a warrant search can only be conducted when you visit the agency office in person.

For an inmate search you will need to check the official website of the North Carolina Department of Corrections. However, the Mecklenburg County Sherriff's Department does not provide a "most wanted "list on their site like most other justice agencies across the state. This is done in the interest of public safety to prevent citizens from confronting a known and dangerous criminal.

Because an arrest warrant can only be issued in Mecklenburg County by a judicial entity that hears criminal cases, warrant information is naturally also stored in the court dockets. So, another approach to find arrest records is to visit the office of Clerk of Court at The Mecklenburg Courthouse
832 East Fourth StCharlotte, NC 28202
Tel no: 704 686-0400,

Despite the earnest efforts of law enforcement agencies, the crime rate in Mecklenburg remains high with almost 56,000 incident reports filed every year. In fact, a closer look at the historical crime figures captured over a ten year period show a slight uptrend. If this is not controlled, crime rates could very well top at over 60,000 per annum in the near future.

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