Cuyahoga County, Ohio could represent the area of interest revolving around a search warrant investigation you would like to conduct. Without further ado, know that the Ohio State Highway Patrol police unit could be responsible for issuing an arrest warrant. Plus, the city or the town police and also the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department could prove to have been the main issuers of these warrants. If this is the case, you should start your search for county arrest records here: http://cpdocket.cp.cuyahogacounty.us/, and use the criminal arrest records search to find information on assaults, drugs, robberies, homicides, burglaries, or other similar criminal acts. Each search is going to require a minimum of two characters of the last name of the suspects. If you want to find outstanding warrants which have not been successfully fulfilled by law enforcement officers, you could also personally visit one of the previously mentioned agencies that might have contributed to the issuing of those active warrants on the suspects’ names. Fill out the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request to get the data you need.
If you do not have a solid law education and you do not know the laws of the state of Ohio very well, with special emphasis on the Ohio Sunshine law, you should know the following: Public arrest warrants searches are legal and advisable. In other words, your FOIL request can include your contact information and also a brief description of the specific documents that you are looking for. No reason for searching those specific documents will be required, according to the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
With more than 450,000 criminal acts having been officially recorded in this County during the 1999–2008 decade, this county has been confronted with more than 70,000 violent crimes during the same timeframe. There are 45,000 crimes taking place in this county every year, and close to 50 percent of these illegal acts transpire less than a mile from the victims’ homes. With close to 1,000 homicides, more than 6,000 rapes, and about 280,000 thefts occurring here, there is a crime being committed every 10 minutes.