In Imperial County, California, an active warrant is an order signed by a court judge that gives any California law enforcement officer the legal right to arrest the man against whom the warrant was issued. The arrest warrant cannot be issued unless the court examines a request that s followed by evidence and facts that would lead a person not professionally qualified in legal theory to deduce that an infringement of the law occurred.
Suppose law enforcement does not locate the subject of an active warrant issued by Imperial County, CA. In that case, the order is then considered an outstanding warrant that stays in effect until the person accused is arrested, posts bail or voluntarily appears before the court.
To find out if you have an outstanding arrest warrant, you should call the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office Records Unit located in El Centro, CA at 760-339-6345. You may also use the Internet to explore the Records Division at http://www.icso.org/records/.
You may also access an online criminal records database for California by using the above search.
If you believe that an arrest warrant has resulted in the subject being a current Imperial County inmate, you can call Jail Information at 760-339-6367.
In Imperial County, California, there were over 54,000 crimes reported in the ten years between 1999 and 2008. At least 32,000 were thefts, over 200 rapes, and 30 murders. With an average of 5,400 crimes each year, there is a crime victim 15 times a day. During this same period, violent crime decreased by 23 percent, while the overall rate rose by 31 percent.