Franklin County, Missouri Warrants and Arrest Records

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To look for arrest records and warrants in Franklin County, Missouri, you can approach the police or a judicial agency that is involved in issuing such detention orders. The sheriff’s office will keep information about outstanding warrants and help applicants with area-specific crime data, a most wanted list for the county, and more.

While the police are forever on the lookout for suspects who have outstanding warrants to their name, the local law enforcement agency will usually be reluctant to release details on active warrants. This is done to ensure that the alleged offender does not use the system to skip the law. In fact, if you are looking for the most up to date information on arrest warrants from Franklin, you should try the office of the county clerk.

While the clerk of court does not actually issue the detention directive, his team is responsible for maintaining the court dockets, which are written records of what went on while the case was being heard. In fact, the office of the county clerk will also have information on civil matters initiated in Franklin County.

To see this information and initiate a formal warrant search, you can head to the clerk’s office and use the public service terminals to browse through the repositories maintained by the department. You can also get in touch with the court of the magistrate for arrest records in Franklin.

  • The police: 1 Bruns Drive, Union, Missouri 63084
  • The county clerk: 300 East Locust Street, Room 102, Union, Missouri 63084
  • The court of the magistrate: 401 E Main St, Union, MO 63084


Who can help you with an over-the-phone warrant search and arrests inquiry in County? (2021- Update)

  • You can use the non-emergency dispatch phone line- 636-583-2560 for general inquiries and filing non-emergency reports.
  • You can call Franklin County Detention/Booking at 636-583-2560, ext. 8600 for information on arrests, an inmate search and details pertaining to inmate services.
  • You can reach the Criminal Court via phone at 636-583-7365 for information on a warrant search.
  • You can get in touch with the Circuit Court Clerk at 636-583-7378 for information on judicial records.
  • You can contact the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office at 636-583-6370 for victim/witness assistance.


Crime statistics of Franklin County

The Franklin Sheriff’s Office received 230 criminal complaints in 2019, as opposed to the 500 cases reported in 2018. These included 193 non-person crimes and 37 violent crimes.

The non-person crimes category included 135 larceny thefts and 55 motor vehicle thefts. The violent crimes category included 31 aggravated assaults, 4 rapes and 2 robberies.Franklin County, MO, has a lower crime rate than most other geographical divisions of the state at annual incident figures seldom crossing into the 2000 case mark. While this may not seem too worrisome at first glance, there has been a rise of nearly 90% in both violent and reported crime rates through the ten years that ended in 2008.

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