Delaware Arrest Records Search

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Find Delaware Arrest Records

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

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Find Arrest Records in Delaware

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

Where to find Delaware Arrest Records

Criminal records, including Arrest Records for individuals arrested in Delaware, contain all records related to an individual's arrests, criminal charges, convictions, and jail or prison sentencing in Delaware. Arrest Records can be requested from Delaware Courts, Delaware 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 Delaware public. This information contains an individual's full name and known aliases, date of birth (DOB), and age when arrested. Additional information in Delaware Arrest Records include mugshots, fingerprints, and descriptive information such as height, identifying marks or tattoos.

Delaware Background Checks

Criminal background checks will reveal if an individual has Delaware Arrest Records. Employers in Delaware 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 Delaware may also consider performing background checks while assessing potential tenants. Schools, firearm vendors, consumer reporting agencies, foster care and adoption services, and Delaware DMV offices use background checks to research Delaware arrest and criminal records while screening applicants.