Kennebec County Arrest Records Search (Maine)

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Find Kennebec County Arrest Records

Kennebec County Arrest Records are public records that contain an individual's criminal history record which are available in Kennebec County, Maine. They are maintained and available for public request from a number of government agencies, from Federal, Maine State, and Kennebec County level law enforcement agencies, including the local Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Kennebec 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 Kennebec County mugshots online
  • Are Kennebec 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 Kennebec County, ME

Arrests for felonies, misdemeanors, and both criminal and civil charges are available Kennebec County public record searches that are included in the Arrest Record. They may also contain pending Kennebec 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 Kennebec 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 Kennebec County Arrest Records

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

Public Records Information

Kennebec 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 Kennebec County Arrest Records include a photograph or mugshot, fingerprints, and a description of identifying marks or tattoos.

Kennebec County, Maine Criminal Background Checks

Reviewing Arrest Records is an important part of performing a Kennebec 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 Kennebec 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.