All active warrants issued in White County, Indiana are promptly included in the police and judicial crime databases upon release. As soon as the person against whom the detention order has been issued is taken into custody, the original document is sent back to the magistrate's office. This is done to ensure that the judiciary also has access to arrest records from White.
In cases, where the order cannot be executed, the decree remains in effect as an outstanding warrant. Details pertaining to these orders can once again be found with the local judicial offices as well as White County sheriff's department. The Freedom of Information Act of the state confers upon all residents the statutory right to get a warrant search done.
At the same time, pursuant to this law, the agency in question is allowed to charge a small fee to cover printing and manpower costs. However, an applicant will seldom, have to pay more than a few dollars to get details on White County arrest records and warrants.
Although a proper background check comes with a price tag, you can get a lot of other crime related information at virtually no cost. For instance, you can find the most wanted list for White County from any police precinct office. Also, you can get information on civil cases by browsing the database of court dockets that can be accessed through the public service terminals at White County justice center. For a formal inquiry pertaining to arrest warrants, you will have to connect with one of agencies listed here:
- Sheriff's department: 915 Hanawalt St, Monticello, Indiana 47960-1828
- Magistrate's office: 110 N Main St, Monticello, IN 47960
- Clerk of court's department: PO Box 127, Monticello, Indiana 47960
The White County IN, sheriff's department receives approximately 200 complaints each year of which less than 5 are violent. Over the 6 year period from 2002 to 2008, an estimated 1300 crimes occurred in the area, and in more than half of these cases, the victim was close to his home or office when the incident occurred.