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There may be many reasons to search for warrants and arrest records in Galveston County Texas. No matter what the reason you will want to have the best options for conducting such a search. You may not know you have a warrant for your arrest that is of a non criminal nature due to unpaid traffic fines incurred in Galveston County. Perhaps you have committed a crime or have been in trouble with the law. No matter the reason for the warrant when the police catch up with you, you will be arrested and taken into court to answer for the suspected activity. It's better to know beforehand a warrant exists for you in Galveston County so you can do something about it.

Arrest Warrants in Galveston County
In Galveston County the county sheriff serves the people of Galveston by enforcing the law to keep citizens safe. In order to do that the office is responsible for the management of arrests and exercising warrants received from the district and county courts for misdemeanor and felony offenses. For this reason, the sheriff's department is a good place to start any warrant search. You can visit in person at 601 54th St, Galveston, TX, but beware, if you have a warrant in your name you risk being arrested on the spot. It's always best to call a lawyer to help you deal with any criminal warrant.

In addition to warrants, Galveston County takes sex offenders very seriously. On the sheriff's page is a FAQ about sex offenders you may want to familiarize yourself with. For more information on sex offenders or to register as an offender in Galveston County contact: Sex Offender Compliance and Registration, 601 54th. St., Galveston, Texas 77551. Or call them at 409-770-5201.
Offenders are required to register with local law enforcement in the jurisdiction where they live.

You can also run a sex offender search on the Texas Department of Public Safety's website. They have a sex offender tool which allows you to search sex offenders throughout Texas. You must create a user account to run a search. The Texas Department of Public Safety also published a list of the top 10 sex offenders for the state.

For inmate records or to locate an inmate incarcerated in Galveston County, the Kiosk at the Galveston County Jail is the place to go. The jail is located at 5700 Ave H, Galveston, Texas 77551.

Finding Court Records in Galveston County
Galveston county offers an online case search which you can use to find court records for probate, civil, family, and criminal records. The district clerk and county clerk will help you locate any county court records if you choose to go that route. Both offices are conveniently located at 600 59th Street, in Galveston, Texas 77551. The District Clerk also has an office in League City at the address of 174 Calder Rd, League City, TX 77573.

The county courts at law and the judicial district courts of Galveston are locate at 600 59th Street in Galveston, TX 77550 and are open Monday-Friday, 8am to 500pm. They can also point you in the right direction for your court records search.

Statewide Search Options for Arrest and Warrant Searches
The Attorney General of Texas has outlined how to obtain public information on their site for any citizen who is interested. Since Texas has an open government it is obligated to make available all public record information to anyone who requests it. The Texas Public Information Act was put into effect to ensure a transparent government.

Expanding a search statewide is easy with the online tools offered by the state of Texas. The Texas Department of Public Safety has a Computerized Criminal History System that will allow you to search convicted cases that have been reported to the Department. The information you will find is for persons arrested for a class B misdemeanor or greater. This service requires opening an account and signing up with a username and password.

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is another great resource for searching arrest and warrant records in Texas. Their site offers an offender search which allows you to search information on people currently imprisoned in a TDCJ facility. You can search by name, TDCJ number, or SID number depending on what information you know about that person. You will also need that information if you decide to go to a TDCJ jail in person.

An lastly, you have the option to conduct a public records search which includes warrants directly from this site. There is a search box on the top of this page. Start by typing in the first and last name of the person you want to search and the state to search in. You will have access to records for the entire United States not just Texas. Our database will pull all available records on file for that person instantly.
Galveston County Arrest Warrant and Court Records Search
Galveston County Government Site

Galveston County Sheriff
601 54th St
Galveston, TX 77551

Phone Numbers:
Warrants: 409-766-2311
County Jail: 409-766-2315
Tips Line: 1-866-248-8477

Galveston District Clerk

600 59th Street
Room 4001
Galveston, Texas 77551
Phone: 409-766-2424

Galveston County Clerk
600 59th Street
Room 2001
Galveston, Texas 77551
Phone: 409-766-2200

The Kiosk at the Galveston County
5700 Ave H
Galveston, Texas 77551
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