New Jersey Arrest Records Search

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


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New Jersey Department of Corrections Escaped Offenders View New Jersey Department of Corrections escaped offender list, including photographs, by name, birth date, race and escape date.

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs State Board of Court Reporting Court Records Search New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs State Board of Court Reporting disciplinary action records.

New Jersey Judiciary Court Records Search New Jersey Judiciary criminal convictions database by defendant name, indictment/accusation number and county, or CDR number.

New Jersey Most Wanted Fugitives View New Jersey's most wanted fugitives by name, including photographs, DOB, physical description, address, race, sex and charges.

Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Police Press Releases View Ocean County Prosecutor's Office current and previous news releases, including pictures.

Ocean County Sheriff's Office Warrants View Ocean County Sheriff's Office warrants.

Ocean County Surrogate's Court Records Search Ocean County Surrogate's Court docket indexes by name, docket class, town, docket number, form and date.

Passaic County Sheriff's Department Warrants and Arrest Records Search Search Passaic County Sheriff's Department arrest records and warrants by first and last name.

Passaic County Sheriff's Office Website View Passaic County Sheriff's Office general information page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Scotch Plains Police Department Logs View Scotch Plains Police Department police blotter by date, including descriptions.

State of New Jersey Court Records Search State of New Jersey court decisions, including the option of compound searches.

State of New Jersey Criminal Records Search State of New Jersey criminal conviction records by name, county, judge and crime type.

Sussex County Sheriff's Office Most Wanted Search Sussex County Sheriff's Office most wanted list by warrant date or name, including photographs and charges.

Sussex County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Sales View Sussex County Sheriff's Office sales information page, including what they are and when and where they are held.

Sussex County Surrogate Court Records Search Sussex County Surrogate Court index by type of case, first name, last name or docket number.

Union County Prosecutor's Office Police Press Releases View Union County Prosecutor's Office press releases on the current topics and also for different years.

Union County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Sales View Union County Sheriff's Sale Information which includes foreclosure listings with times and location.

Warren County Prosecutor's Office Most Wanted Search Warren County Prosecutor's Office most wanted list by name and date.

Warren County Prosecutor's Office Police Press Releases View Warren County Prosecutor's Office press releases, including dates of publication and full press releases.

West Milford Police Department Blotter View West Milford Police Department blotter, including address and phone numbers.

Find New Jersey Arrest Records

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

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Find Arrest Records in New Jersey

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

Where to find New Jersey Arrest Records

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

New Jersey Background Checks

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