Clay County Arrest Records

In the world of today, people could instantly connect not only with people that they know, but even with people that they have just met. In fact, it is now even easier to just connect with people over the wire than it is to connect with people who actually live in the same street, or even in the same house. Of course, this creates a new set of problems, even if the old problems are still there, and one of the oldest problems that a person faces when he or she gets to know a new person is the uncertainty. The uncertainty if the person that he or she had made the acquaintance of is actually worthy of the trust that is now building between them. Nothing would substitute years of interaction between people to build that trust, but as with everything, instant relationships frequently do not guarantee that luxury of time. It is in these cases that records, especially Clay County Arrest Records, come in.

These records are public records, which make them relatively easy for any person to acquire. The contents of these records would be of great assistance to the person who had procured the records to make sure that the person whom the records refer to is worthy of trust. This is because public documents are made by a number of agencies, which lessens the possibility that the records had been tampered with. In any case, a public record such as arrest records are afforded great respect when it comes to their authenticity so that only one glance is required before the contents of the record would be declared authentic.

Clay County Texas Arrest Records




One of the offices where arrest records could be found is the sheriff office, but this is hardly surprising considering that arrest records are made by the sheriff and his deputies before being passed to other agencies. Note that not every person has an arrest record because not every person has committed anything that would require an arrest record about them be made. In any case, the procedure to request for arrest records at the office of the sheriff starts with the searcher first appearing before the records division of the sheriff office and making the request there. Assistance would be provided by the members of the division who would ask for some information regarding the document in question from the searcher. Using that information, the members of the division shall determine if there are records and if there are, the records would be produced and the searcher could request that copies of the same be made. The required copying fee is one dollar per page of the document in question.

Although the procedure for searching for arrest records at the sheriff office is relatively fast, the fastest method to use when searching for arrest records would be to search for the same online. Now, this search is conducted through the use of online databases, and though most of them are not affiliated with the government, they do provide the same information. Note as well that records downloaded from the internet are not certified so they could not be used for official purposes. In any case, using online databases is faster and more efficient because of the nature of internet searches. Finally, some of these databases do not charge anything for the use of their databases.

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The following is the procedure to follow when requesting for arrest records at the sheriff office

  • Head over to the records division of the sheriff office
  • Inform a member of the division of your intention to request for copies of arrest records.
  • You should be directed to a member of the division who is free and who would be able to assist you in your search.
  • The member of the division would request for some information regarding your search.
  • Using the answers that you had provided, the member of the division would search their archives using their own search database.
  • If there are records, the member of the division would produce the same for your perusal.
  • Request that copies of the same be made for you.
  • You would be directed to the cashier where you would be asked to pay the required fee.
  • Return to the records division to claim your copy of the records by presenting your receipt as proof of payment.

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