Court records in Alabama are available through Just One Look, AlaCourt and AlaFile. These websites offer online access to criminal records but only for those who maintain an account and pay for the service. Unfortunately, very few county websites provide online information about active cases. Therefore, if you are searching for arrest warrants and criminal case information in Walker County, you must visit the court clerk’s office to search records.
Walker County Courts
In Walker County, the Circuit Court and the District Court have jurisdiction to issue arrest warrants. To search for active warrants or case records, contact the clerk of court located in the Walker County Courthouse, 1900 3rd Avenue South, Second Floor in Jasper, AL (telephone 205-384-7268). Remember, the staff cannot give you legal advise; however, they can show you how to search the records. If you want copies of records, you will need to be prepared to pay a copy fee.
Walker County Sheriff’s Office
Once an arrest warrant has been issued, it is sent to the Sheriff’s Office to be served and executed. Therefore, the sheriff’s office is another source for finding warrants in Walker County. The Clerical Division of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office maintains arrest records and processes outstanding warrants. Contact the office by telephone at 205-302-6464 or in person at 2011 Second Avenue in Jasper, AL 35501. In addition, the Sheriff’s Office may be able to provide you a list with the most wanted fugitives for Walker County.
Crime rates for Walker County, AL
Between 2001 and 2008, about 14,355 crimes were committed in Walker County. Of those crimes, only 5% of those crimes were violent in nature. Over one-half of the crimes reported during those eight years were related in some way to theft. In 2001, there were less than 600 crimes committed in the county; however, in 2008, over 2,800 crimes were committed.