North Carolina Arrest Records Search

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


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Find North Carolina Arrest Records

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

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Find Arrest Records in North Carolina

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

Where to find North Carolina Arrest Records

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

North Carolina Background Checks

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