Hillsdale County Michigan Arrest Warrant Criminal Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
(599)Hillsdale County Police Departments
Hillsdale Police Department97 North Broad StreetHillsdaleMI49242517-437-6460
Hillsdale County Police Departments
Jonesville Police Department116 West Chicago StreetJonesvilleMI49250517-849-2101
Litchfield Police Department221 Jonesville StreetLitchfieldMI49252517-542-3700
Michigan State Police District 1 Post 18.1 - Jonesville476 East Chicago StreetJonesvilleMI49250517-849-9922
Reading Police Department109 South Main StreetReadingMI49274517-283-3133
Somerset Township Police Department12715 Chicago RoadSomerset CenterMI49282517-688-9223
Hillsdale County Sheriff Department
Hillsdale County Sheriffs Department / Hillsdale County Jail165 Fayette Street WestHillsdaleMI49242517-437-7317
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What Is a Warrant Record?

The records of a person who has been arrested for a warrant are called Warrant Records in Hillsdale County, Michigan. Before the Internet became widespread, these records were maintained by the local police departments or county clerks. In addition to that, they were also stored on microfilm or cardboard in courthouses where the warrants were processed. In the past twenty years, the accessibility and searchable nature of these public records have greatly increased. That is why most of the courthouses now maintain a website which allows the citizens to access their own records.

The most basic information regarding a warrant is the name of the person who has been accused of warrant fraud. The crime that prompted the issuance of the warrant can be different in every state. In the case of a federal warrant, such an arrest warrant should be shown. However, state laws differ when it comes to issuing a state warrant. Therefore, if one is charged with fraud, one can simply find out the specific state warrant that was used in that instance.

Warrant records can often include the person’s criminal history and any other warrants that have been issued against them. This includes any instances when they have been accused of assault, domestic violence, robbery, sexual abuse, vandalism and more. These records also show if the person has ever been arrested on suspicion of stealing or any other crime. This can help a person who wants to hire someone to work for them due to the lack of trust associated with those with a criminal background.

If a person is arrested for a warrant, there are specific procedures which must be followed. The arresting officer must first determine whether the warrant is valid. After that, they will check with the circuit court to see if the person has been convicted of the specific offense which is attached to the warrant. Then the documents will be served personally or by mail to the address provided by the defendant.

If there is probable cause to believe that a person has committed a crime, then the records will be read. If the information provided by the officer indicates that a person has committed a crime, then a warrant for arrest will be created. From there, it is up to a judge to either release the person or set a bond. If bond is not paid, then the warrant will be carried out. From there, it is up to the police to find the individual.

Warrant records can tell a person a lot about a person. In particular, this information can be helpful when it comes to hiring a new employee or before letting them move into a home. It can help protect the innocent as well as the guilty. For this reason, it is highly recommended that all individuals who have access to a person’s records undergo a background check.