Performing an arrest warrant search in Hempstead County, AR, doesn’t require a legal professional’s help. In Hempstead County, information regarding arrest records and active warrants is made readily available to the general public unless a judge has expunged it.
The Freedom of Information Act authorizes anyone to obtain arrest warrants or a history of arrests pertaining to someone else or yourself. Warrants are issued by the Circuit Court and/or the District Court and then delivered to the sheriff’s office. Most warrants are then executed by deputies either by visiting the person’s home or place of employment. By placing a call or visiting the sheriff’s information, you can inquire about any outstanding warrants. Hempstead County Sheriff Office is located at 312 S Washington St. Hope, AR 71801.
Also, you can continue your warrant search in Hempstead County by visiting the county sheriff’s website here at http://www.hempsteadcountysheriff.org/wanted.php?orderby=0&sort=0. On this page, there is a list of names of people with existing warrants.
Since some warrants are issued from the District Court, you can also visit the county’s Circuit Clerk. The Circuit Clerk keeps records of all criminal and misdemeanor case files. Warrants are usually a part of those files. You can find the Circuit Clerk Office at 400 South Washington Hope, Arkansas 71802-1420. The County Clerk who maintains public records can also be of great help. The County Clerk is located in the same building as the Circuit Clerk.
How do you request information on Hempstead County warrants and arrests over the phone? (As of 2021)
- For details about arrests and inmates, contact the Hempstead County Jail at 870-777-7850.
- For an arrest report and incident/accident records, contact the Sheriff’s Office at 870-777-6727.
- For details pertaining to warrants, call the District Court at 870-777-2525.
- For seeking victim’s assistance, call the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office at 870-777-8118.
- For judicial records inquiries, call the Clerk of Court at 870-777-2384.
Crime statistics of Hempstead County
The Hempstead Sheriff’s Department received 172 criminal complaints in 2019. There were 143 property offenses and 29 crimes against people among the reported crimes.
Around 75 larceny-thefts, 41 burglaries, and 27 motor vehicle thefts were among the property offenses recorded. Nearly 22 aggravated assaults, 6 rapes, and 1 robbery were among the reported violent offenses.
Older crime statistics
In recent years a total of 6,000 crimes were reported to Hempstead County officials. Seven hundreds of those crimes were reportedly violent criminal acts. Statistics show that, on average, every 10 hours, someone becomes a victim of a crime. According to research, theft is the popular choice of crime, while murder and rape account for less than twenty percent of reported crimes.