Court records in Alabama are available through Just One Look, AlaCourt, and AlaFile. These websites offer online access to criminal records and maintain an account and pay for the service. Unfortunately, very few county websites provide online information about active cases. Therefore, if you search 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 court clerk located in the Walker County Courthouse, 1900 3rd Avenue South, Second Floor in Jasper. Remember, the staff cannot give you legal advice; 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 in person at 2011 Second Avenue in Jasper, AL 35501. Also, the Sheriff’s Office may be able to provide you with a list of the most wanted fugitives for Walker County.
How do you obtain details pertaining to Walker County warrants and arrests? (Revised in 2021)
- To know about active warrants, contact the Warrants Clerk at (205) 302-6464.
- To get arrest records, contact the Sheriff’s Office at (205) 302-6464, option-3.
- To find out about recent arrests, contact the Walker County Jail at (205) 384-4874
- To inquire about a criminal matter, contact the Investigation Division at (205) 302-6179 (for victims only).
- To learn how to obtain criminal case records, contact the Clerk of Court’s office at (205) 384-7268.
- To request victim’s assistance information, contact the District Attorney’s Office at (205) 384-6135.
Crime rates for Walker County, AL
In 2017, the Walker County Sheriff’s Department received 671 criminal complaints involving 587 property offenses and 84 violent crimes. The reported property offenses included 330 larceny thefts, 144 burglaries, and 113 motor vehicle thefts. In the category of violent crimes, there were 65 aggravated assaults, 9 rapes, and 10 robberies.
Between 2001 and 2008, about 14,355 crimes were committed in Walker County. Of those crimes, only 5% of those crimes were violent. 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.