Would you like to conduct a warrant search in Butler County, Alabama? If you answered that question with "yes" but are loath to drive down to the office of the sheriff or the local court house, you will find it very hard to get your hands on this data. In fact, only third party vendors offer information pertaining to arrest warrants online.
You can access a private database of arrest records from Butler County by filling then form above; however, often background reports have to be notarized and this can only be done by a state agency. So, if you need a personal crime history check done before you hire a person, you will have to go to one of the state departments mentioned below:
- The sheriff: 700 Court Sq, Greenville, Alabama 36037; tel no: 334-382-6521
- The county clerk: P.O. Box 756, Greenville, Alabama 36037; tel no: 205-382-3512
- The magistrate: As given above; tel no: 334-382-7166
The police will be able to offer precise information on any outstanding warrants issued against the subject along with a lot of generic data like a most wanted list and the crime averages for the county.
The office of the magistrate is a good source of information on specific cases, whether civil or criminal. So, you can gather details on the various legal instruments issued in a matter such as search warrants, bench warrants and more.
The county clerk's office maintains information pertaining to criminal and non criminal cases in the court dockets. So, if a matter was heard by a local tribunal, you are bound to find records pertaining to active warrants issued in the case through this agency.
Of the nearly 650 criminal incidents that are recorded in Butler County, AL every year, only about 9% are occurrences that can be categorized as violent crimes. From 1999 to 2008, there was a significant increase in violent crime of almost 50% and the meager single digit drop in the incident rates of reported crime cold certainly not offset this rise.