Assumption County, Louisiana Warrants and Arrest Records

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Any hiring decisions just cannot be made without checking for Assumption County, Louisiana arrest records and outstanding warrants in the name of a prospective employee. In fact, even out of state employers now require candidates to submit a thorough background check report before they are considered for a job. Fortunately, most state agencies are more than helpful when it comes to a warrant search.

The only effort required on the part of the applicant when looking for information on active warrants from Assumption, LA, is that he/she will have to drive down to the local sheriff’s office or a branch of a judicial department. In this case, you can head to:

The sheriff’s office: The local law enforcement agency will be able to furnish details on arrest orders, bench warrants, search orders and provide a general background report on the subject as they are entrusted the task of actually serving these legal orders. Apart from information on Assumption County arrest warrants, the police will also be happy to provide a most-wanted list and crime statistics for the area. The agency works out of 4809 Hwy 1, Napoleonville, Louisiana 70390 and can be contacted on 504-369-7281.

The magistrate’s court: This representative of the state’s powers has the authority to issue an active warrant. Unlike detention orders issued by civil tribunals, an arrest warrant issued by a court with criminal jurisdiction will only be released at the behest of the sheriff’s office. The request for such an arrest order has to be made in the form of an affidavit, which is kept in the record along with a copy of the warrant. So, for a warrant search, you can also go to the magistrate’s office; it is also located at the courthouse on 4809 Hwy 1.

The office of the county clerk: This department of the judiciary maintains all trial records, which are called court dockets. To browse through a repository of case proceedings from the civil and criminal tribunals, you will merely have to drive down to the office of the clerk of court, which works out of the county courthouse.

In Assumption County, LA, only about 450 criminal matters are reported each year. While this figure is not exceptionally high, the area does have a stunningly high average of violent crime, which stands at 30% of the total criminal activity. To make the situation worse, there has been an increase of almost 100% in both violent and overall crime rates since 2001.

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