Monroe County, Illinois Warrants and Arrest Records

Illinois Arrest Records and Warrant Search

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Looking for arrest warrants related data in Monroe County, Illinois does not have to be a cumbersome task if you know about the agencies that keep information pertaining to these detention decrees. Also, understanding how active warrants work will help you to learn how the release of one impacts the legal standing of an individual.

An active warrant is an arrest order that can exclusively be issued by the court in response to an affidavit from a law enforcement agency. Such a decree for detention cannot be issued by the court without any intervention from the local police. In fact, the writ submitted by the police works as a base point when it comes to determining the probable cause.

Apart from this, the sitting magistrate may very well ask the witnesses and the victim to appear in court and testify under oath in order to ensure that the rights of the accused are not compromised. This is in keeping with the fourth amendment of the United Sates Constitution.

Once a warrant has been handed over to the sheriff’s office, the deputies have the job of serving it, arresting the alleged offender, processing him/her and presenting this person before the court for a bail hearing. All warrants that do not get served are sent into the police crime database and the repository hosted by the FBI in the form of outstanding warrants from Monroe County.

For a warrant search, you can go to:

  • The office of the sheriff: 301 N College Ave Rm 203, Bloomington, Indiana 47404
  • The office of the magistrate: 100 S Main St, Waterloo, IL 62298
  • The county clerk’s department: PO Box 1634, Bloomington, Indiana 47402

In 2011, an estimated 140 crimes occurred in Monroe County, IL. This is a fairly low crime rate when compared with the other areas of the state. Of the total crime figure, property crimes were the most common with 65 incidents while arson came in on the last position with just one occurrence. Violent crime had a pretty low incident rate as well at just 4 cases.

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