Where to Search for IN, Hamilton County Warrants & Arrest records
Instead of relying on the rumor mill for the details about people’s run-in with the law, you can conduct your own search of Hamilton County warrants to see if they have been charged with a crime. In just a few easy steps, you can run a detailed background check that will provide you with the information you need to put the rumor mill to rest.
Hamilton County warrants – Is a person you know wanted for a crime?
A warrant is a document signed by a judge that gives the police the right to incarcerate an individual. It is only issued if probable cause exists that someone has committed a crime. A search of county warrants will let you know if the authorities are actively seeking the subject of your inquiry.
The county does not have an online search; however, they do post mug shots and details for recently issued warrants on the sheriff’s office web page. You can also contact the office directly at 317-776-9800, Ext. 2, or communications dispatch at 317-773-1282 to see if a person is wanted.
Where to inquire about a person’s prior arrests?
Hamilton County arrest records can be found in the county database. You can view a list of inmates by first letter of last name, or you can view a list of all current detainees.
The sheriff’s office will also provide a limited background check that includes Hamilton County arrests.
There is no charge for this service, but you must present your driver’s license at the office Monday through Friday, 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. at:
Using online sources to find Indiana arrest records
You can search Indiana arrest records that cover every county through the State Department of Corrections website. In addition, a limited review of felony and Class A misdemeanor charges can be found through the state police database.
How to access Hamilton County court records
Records of a person’s prosecutions and convictions are maintained by the county clerk of courts in the form of a docket. Hamilton County court records can be searched through the state’s online docket via the Odyssey system. The system is highly advanced and will pull records for names that are similar to what you have entered even if you have misspelled the person’s name.
You can also visit the county clerk’s office for copies:
Finding sex offenders
For a complete criminal records search, you should also review the sex offender registry. The county registry is searchable online. As an additional precautionary feature, you can set the registry to notify you if a sex offender has moved within a mile of your address.