District of Columbia Arrest Records Search

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Find District of Columbia Arrest Records

District of Columbia Arrest Records contain an individual's entire criminal history record and are available from Government Offices in District of Columbia. Arrest Records are considered public records and as such are available for public request from a number of government agencies including District of Columbia State, County, and local law enforcement. District of Columbia Police Departments and District of Columbia Criminal Courts maintain Arrest Records, warrants, and mug shots.

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Find Arrest Records in District of Columbia

Felony arrests, misdemeanor arrests and other criminal charges are available to the public by performing District of Columbia Arrest Records searches. District of Columbia Arrest Records contain District of Columbia warrants, fines, criminal charges and convictions. If the arrest led to a conviction then the District of Columbia Arrest Record will contain sentencing, District of Columbia Court records and District of Columbia jail and prison records. Arrest Records also show if an individual is registered on the District of Columbia Sex Offender Registry.

Where to find District of Columbia Arrest Records

Criminal records, including Arrest Records for individuals arrested in District of Columbia, contain all records related to an individual's arrests, criminal charges, convictions, and jail or prison sentencing in District of Columbia. Arrest Records can be requested from District of Columbia Courts, District of Columbia Police and Sheriff's Departments, and County and City Clerk's Offices.

Freedom of Information Act Requests

The U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) makes public information regarding an individual's arrest and criminal records available to the District of Columbia public. This information contains an individual's full name and known aliases, date of birth (DOB), and age when arrested. Additional information in District of Columbia Arrest Records include mugshots, fingerprints, and descriptive information such as height, identifying marks or tattoos.

District of Columbia Background Checks

Criminal background checks will reveal if an individual has District of Columbia Arrest Records. Employers in District of Columbia use background checks to determine an individual's prior criminal history, and some employers are required by law to perform a check before hiring. Landlords in District of Columbia may also consider performing background checks while assessing potential tenants. Schools, firearm vendors, consumer reporting agencies, foster care and adoption services, and District of Columbia DMV offices use background checks to research District of Columbia arrest and criminal records while screening applicants.