Cumberland County Arrest Records Search (Maine)

Perform a free Cumberland County, ME public arrest records search, including current & recent arrests, arrest inquiries, warrants, reports, logs, and mugshots.


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Brunswick Police Department Crime Map http://www.brunswickme.org/departments/police/public-crime-mapping-tool/ Search Brunswick Police Department crime map by address, date range, event, and sex of offender.

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Police Press Releases http://www.cumberlandso.org/Archive.aspx View Cumberland County Sheriff's Office press releases list including past archives.

Gorham Police Department Press Releases http://www.gorham-me.org/police-department/pages/press-releases View Gorham Police Department press releases by date of post and description.

Portland Police Department Crime Map https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/me/portland/crime View Portland Police Department crime map by safety level and location.

Scarborough Police Department Press Releases https://www.facebook.com/ScarboroughPD View Scarborough Police Department press releases, including photographs, by date and time.

South Portland Police Department Arrest Records http://www.southportland.org/departments/police-department/public-information/arrest-blotters/ View South Portland Police arrest blotters for recent arrest records dating back several months.

South Portland Police Department Logs http://www.southportland.org/departments/police-department/public-information/dispatch-logs/ View South Portland Police Department dispatch logs by date, including types of call.

University of Southern Maine Police Logs http://usm.maine.edu/police/campus-crime-log View University of Southern Maine Police Campus Crime Log, listed by month and year, including incident and time of day.

Find Cumberland County Arrest Records

Cumberland County Arrest Records are public records that contain an individual's criminal history record which are available in Cumberland County, Maine. They are maintained and available for public request from a number of government agencies, from Federal, Maine State, and Cumberland County level law enforcement agencies, including the local Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Cumberland County Court. Arrest Records contain an individual's arrests, arrest searches, inquiries, warrants, reports, logs, and mug shots.

Learn about Arrest Records, including:
  • Where to get free Arrest Records
  • How to find Cumberland County mugshots online
  • Are Cumberland County, ME Arrest Records public information
  • How to see someone's criminal record
  • What information is available in an Arrest Record
Search Public Arrest Records in Cumberland County, ME

Arrests for felonies, misdemeanors, and both criminal and civil charges are available Cumberland County public record searches that are included in the Arrest Record. They may also contain pending Cumberland County, ME warrants, fines, or monetary restitution for an arrest or conviction, and charges that have been dismissed or for which the individual was acquitted. If an arrest led to a conviction, the Cumberland County Arrest Record may list the sentence, court records, court case information, and any incarceration. An Arrest Record will also show if an individual is on the Maine sex offender registry.

Where to get Cumberland County Arrest Records

Arrest Records are part of a broader criminal record, which includes an individual's entire criminal history, including Cumberland County, Maine arrests, charges, convictions, and incarcerations. These records are typically kept by the Cumberland County Court, Cumberland County Police Department, Cumberland County Clerk's Office, and certain Federal Agencies.

Public Records Information

Cumberland County Arrest Records contain personal and public information about the individual, including their full name, date of birth, and known aliases and are available as part of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The record also contains the individual's age at the time of the arrest. Many Cumberland County Arrest Records include a photograph or mugshot, fingerprints, and a description of identifying marks or tattoos.

Cumberland County, Maine Criminal Background Checks

Reviewing Arrest Records is an important part of performing a Cumberland County background check. Most employers use background checks as part of their hiring process, and some are required by law to run a background check before hiring anyone, however these must be in compliance with the Credit Reporting Act as public records requests contain sensitive information. Landlords in Cumberland County, Maine may also use Arrest Records to assess potential renters but must adhere to strict Maine information privacy laws. Arrest Records may also be used by credit and consumer reporting agencies, post-secondary schools, the military, Maine foster care services, firearms sellers, and ME driver's license offices to screen criminal history.