Colbert County, AL Arrest Records and Warrants
While the sheriff's department of Colbert County, AL does not offer an online recourse for warrant search, you can visit them in person to access arrest records. An active arrest warrant issued by a criminal court in the county is a judicial order for detention that is passed on to the police for execution.
So, not only the sheriff's office but also the local court and the county clerk have all the information on all outstanding arrest warrants. To get this information from the office of the local law enforcement agency, you will need to visit them in person with a photo ID and a formal request that offers details on the subject of the inquiry.
To file the "background information" form with the sheriff's department, call on them at
201 N Main St, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674. You can also call them on 256-383-0741 for ancillary information.
If your inquiry is more generic in nature and not aimed at a specific person and his/her criminal past, try the most wanted lists given on the official website of the agency at http://community.dps.alabama.gov/.
To reach the office of the court of clerk or the sitting magistrate who issued the warrant, drive down to 201 N Main St, Tuscumbia, AL 35674. Once again calling them is an option and you can do so at 256-386-8519.
The ten year interval from 1999 to 2008 did not bode well for Colbert County, AL in terms of crime. The incident reports have made a steady climb by almost 80% over this decade. Through this period, over 14000 crime reports were filed in the area which puts the annual crime average at just about 1400 occurrences. Of these, almost 9% are instances of violent crime which include rapes with almost 100 cases and homicide with nearly 10 cases.
Property crimes have also burgeoned through these ten years and almost 11,000 reports were filed in Colbert through this period. The daily crime rate stands at almost 5 incidents as a crime is reported every 5 hours.