Virginia Arrest Records Search

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Alexandria Police Department Crime Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records Search Alexandria Police Department crime database by date, location, offense classification, police district, and disposition. Search Records


Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk's Office Court Records Arrest Records, Court Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View Chesapeake Circuit Court Clerk's Office docket list, which includes links to dockets from 2011 to 2017/2018. Search Records

City of Suffolk Clerk of The Circuit Court Records Arrest Records, Court Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View City of Suffolk Clerk of the Circuit Court remote access site to search for recorded documents. Search Records

City of Winchester Police Department Crime Maps Arrest Records, Criminal Records, GIS Maps, Land Records, Police Records View City of Winchester Police Department crime report map with updates every 24 hours. Search Records

Danville P2C Most Wanted Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records, Warrant Search View Danville P2C's Most Wanted criminal list by page. Search Records

Danville Police Department Crime Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records Search Danville Police Department incident reports database by case number, date, business, first and last name, and location. Search Records

Hopewell Police Department Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View Hopewell Police Department activity reports by date, including time, location and charges. Search Records

Manassas City Police Department Most Wanted Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records, Warrant Search Search Manassas City Police Department most wanted by crime or name. Search Records

Manassas City Police Department Records Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records Search Manassas City Police Department events database for access to police reports on accidents, arrests, and other incidents. Search Records

Northern Virginia Community College Crime Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View Northern Virginia Community College crime alerts, including dates, times, locations and reported offenses. Search Records

Portsmouth Police Department Arrest Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Inmate Search, Jail Records, Police Records Search Portsmouth Police Department arrest reports by date, including name, race, sex, age, charge, charge description, case ID. Search Records

Portsmouth Police Department Crime Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View Portsmouth Police Department crime info, including press releases and crime incidents. Search Records

Richmond Police Department Crime Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records Search Richmond Police Department incident report database by date, crime type, civic association, district, neighborhood, precinct, sector and zone. Search Records

Virginia Beach Clerk of The Circuit Court Records Arrest Records, Court Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View Virginia Beach Clerk of the Circuit Court ROAM website to search for recorded documents online. Search Records

Virginia Circuit Court Records Arrest Records, Court Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View Virginia Circuit Courts case information, including instructions and general information. Search Records

William & Mary University Police Department Crime Reports Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View William & Mary University Police Department crime alerts by date. Search Records

Winchester Circuit Court Records Arrest Records, Court Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View Winchester Circuit Court civil motion's day dockets by judge, including time, case number, plaintiff, defendant and attorneys. Search Records

Winchester Police Department Crime Maps Arrest Records, Criminal Records, GIS Maps, Land Records, Police Records View Winchester Police Department crime map and click on incident indicators for more information. Search Records

York County Crime Maps Arrest Records, Criminal Records, GIS Maps, Land Records, Police Records View York County crime maps filtered by address, date range, event, offenders, analytic layers and agency layers. Search Records

York County Sheriff's Office Police Press Releases Arrest Records, Criminal Records, Police Records View York County Sheriff's Office press releases and reports, including arrest reports and crime reports by date. Search Records

Find Virginia Arrest Records

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

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Find Arrest Records in Virginia

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

Where to find Virginia Arrest Records

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

Virginia Background Checks

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