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Cumberland County Pennsylvania Warrant Search

In order to search for active arrest warrants in Cumberland County Pennsylvania , you can either physically go to your local police department, pay a small fee and get the report you need (not the best choice of you need to check your own name) or you can use our advanced online warrant record databases to instantly and discreetly check millions of records with a single click. Use the search form above to either check your local jurisdiction, or better yet - run an Out-of-State (Nationwide) arrest warrant search, to search for warrant & arrest records found in other jurisdictions - about the individual.
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The Definition of a Warrant

Law enforcement agents can't just randomly arrest or search individuals that they believe to be involved in a crime. In order to prevent police officers from trampling on the rights of citizens, there is a due process that must be followed, and a warrant is one of these processes. A warrant is simply a signed document from a judge, allowing police to take an action. Depending upon the type of warrant, that action can be the arrest of a named individual or the search of a residence. Judges can sign off on three major types of warrants: Search Warrants, Bench Warrants, and Arrest Warrants. Each one is different depending upon the situation.

What is an Arrest Warrant?

An arrest warrant is a legal document that is signed by a judge and enables law enforcement to make an immediate arrest of an individual. These are often issued when a crime has been committed and the police have a particular suspect that they would like to apprehend. Arrest warrants give police enforcement the right to even enter homes to apprehend a suspect if necessary.

How Do You Find Out If Someone Has An Arrest Warrant Against Them?

Some law enforcement agents will notify suspects of an arrest warrant via a letter at the last known address or through a phone call. While others swoop down and make an immediate arrest. At a nominal cost, the local police department will provide you with arrest information for an individual. However, you should never check your own record in this manner because you will be immediately arrested if there are active warrants on your record. The easiest approach is to make use of an online public records service that will provide you with all of the information in one easy to read format.

What is a Bench Warrant?

It's extremely important to attend any court appearances that you are scheduled for. If you do not appear in court, a judge will hold you in contempt of court and sign a bench warrant with your name on it. From this point on, you will instantly be considered a fugitive from justice in the eyes of the law. This court order will allow the police to arrest you on sight and even enter your home in order to apprehend you. It's important to remember that there is no statute of limitations for a bench warrant. This type of warrant never expires and will only be cleared upon your death or arrest.

What is a Search Warrant?

If the police believe that a crime has been committed or is being committed in a particular area, they will request a search warrant from a judge. This document will enable them to perform a complete search on the area listed on the warrant. They can be given full rights to walk into your home to gather evidence, and you are not able to stop them. An example of this can be seen when the police use warrants to seize narcotics or weapons from a home. It's important to keep in mind that a search warrant is extremely specific, and will often label the exact location, the specific evidence, and time of search. Police officers cannot continuously return to your home to gather more evidence unless another search warrant is obtained. If law enforcement officers violate any of the conditions of the warrant, they will not be allowed to present the evidence in court.

What are Outstanding Warrants and Active Warrants?

Outstanding warrants and active warrants are synonymous and used interchangeably in the court system. Active warrants are placed against an individual when they have either been suspected of committing a crime (arrest warrant) or if they did not appear for a court date (bench warrant). An active or outstanding warrant gives the police the right to immediately arrest the individual on sight, using all necessary means. The term outstanding warrant is generally used when describing an older warrant from a fugitive that has been avoiding police arrest for quite some time. Do not confuse this term, and believe that it means `expired warrant', because arrest warrants never expire.

Searching For Arrest Warrants in Cumberland County Pennsylvania

When doing a search for active arrest warrants, there are a few methods that can be used. You can go down to the local police department and obtain a records search by providing the officer with pertinent information and paying a small fee for the results. However, you are advised against using this method if you are checking up on yourself or a friend. If you are doing a personal search on yourself and an arrest warrant appears on record, you will be arrested immediately. If it is for a friend, you will be subjected to questioning and possibly risk your friend's freedom or even worse endanger your own freedom for aiding a fugitive from justice. The most common method to search for arrest warrants is through a public online service like GovWarrantSearch.org. One major benefit of this type of online service is that you are able to gather information about yourself or anyone else in the privacy of your own home. In addition, a good online warrant search site will provide you with more information because you can either specifically search for warrants in Cumberland County Pennsylvania, or you can perform either statewide or even a nationwide search to review an individual's complete record. This saves you numerous trips to multiple police departments. You should also keep in mind that a visit to the local police department will only show you results from that local area and you could be missing information from other jurisdictions.

Is It Possible To Have An Arrest Warrant On File And Not Know About It?

Probably one of the biggest misconceptions of arrest warrants is that the police will notify you and allow you to surrender yourself with an attorney. Sure, this happens sometimes, but law enforcement agents aren't required to make proper notification in advance of incarceration. Most people are informed of the warrant at the time of their arrest. Depending on the crime and workload of the police department, officers may arrive at your place of work, home, or the home's of family and friends to attempt to serve their warrant and make an arrest.

How Can I Avoid Being Apprehended With An Arrest Warrant On File?

Avoiding arrest with an arrest warrant on file would certainly prove to be a difficult life, and not recommended. The police can make an arrest at your home or work, so you will always be looking over your shoulder. Police records show that the majority of individuals with an arrest warrant against them are arrested on a minor traffic stop. An arrest warrant never goes away, and the police will eventually catch up with you.

When Does A Warrant Expire?

The only type of warrant that has an expiration date is a search warrant. Arrest warrants and bench warrants will only expire upon the death of the convict or a court appearance (usually due to an arrest). These types of warrants do not have any statute of limitations and have no expiration date.


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Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is one of three counties comprising the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2004, the population was estimated at 221,397. History Cumberland County was first settled by a majority of Scotch-Irish immigrants who arrived in this area about 1730. English and German settlers constituted about ten percent of the early population. The settlers originally mostly devoted the area to farming and later developed other trades. These settlers built the Middle Spring Presbyterian Church, among the oldest houses of worship in central Pennsylvania, in 1738 near present day Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.The General Assembly (legislature) of the Pennsylvania colony on January 27, 1750, created Cumberland County from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, naming it for Cumberland, England. Its county seat is Carlisle. The county also lies within the Cumberland Valley adjoining the Susquehanna River at its eastern border, stretching approximately 42 miles from the borough of Shippensburg on the west to the Susquehanna River in east Cumberland County.The oldest towns in the county are Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, and Carlisle, Pennsylvania, each with its unique history. Shippensburg is home to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, one of 14 universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Carlisle is also home to Dickinson College, established in 1773, and the Penn State Dickinson School of Law.The United States Army War College is a United States Army school located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on the 500 acre (2 km²) campus of the historic Carlisle Barracks, a military post dating back to the 1770s. It caters to high-level military personnel and civilians and prepares them for strategic leadership responsibilities. It is the U. S. Army's most senior military educational institution.During the Gettysburg campaign of the American Civil War in the summer of 1863, Confederate troops marched through the Cumberland Valley, briefly occupying much of Cumberland County.In the 20th century, the suburbs of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the state capital, expanded extensively into eastern Cumberland County. Carlisle also developed suburbs in adjoining townships. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 551 square miles (1,427.1 km2), of which 550 square miles (1,424.5 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.18%) is water. Adjacent counties Perry County(north) Dauphin County(east) York County(southeast) Adams County(southwest) Franklin County(west) Recreation There are three Pennsylvania state parks in Cumberland County.Colonel Denning State Park Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center Pine Grove Furnace State Park Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 213,674 people, 83,015 households, and 56,118 families residing in the county. The population density was 388 people per square mile (150/km²). There were 86,951 housing units at an average density of 158 per square mile (61/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.40% White, 2.36% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.67% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. 1.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 35.3% were of German, 10.6% American, 10.1% Irish, 7.5% English and 6.8% Italian ancestry according to Census 2000. 94.7% spoke English and 1.4% Spanish as their first language.There were 83,015 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 8.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% were non-families. 26.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.92.In the county, the population was spread out with 22.00% under the age of 18, 10.60% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.70 males.Its per capita income is $31,627, making it the wealthiest Pennsylvania county outside greater Philadelphia, and fifth wealthiest overall. Government and politics As of November 2008, there are 152,408 registered voters in Cumberland County .Republican: 78,568 (51.55%) Democratic: 52,887 (34.70%) Other Parties: 20,953 (13.75%) The Republican Party has been dominant in Cumberland County politics since before the American Civil War, with the victories of Robert P. Casey for Governor in 1990 and Bob Casey Jr. for state treasurer in 2004 being among the few times where a statewide Democrat carried the county. The county commissioner majority, all row offices, and all legislative seats serving Cumberland are held by Republicans. County commissioners Gary Eichelberger, Chairman, Republican Richard Rovegno, Vice-chairman, Democrat Barbara Cross, Secretary, Republican Other county offices Clerk of Courts, Dennis Lebo, Republican Controller, Alfred Whitcomb, Republican Coroner, Michael Norris, Republican District Attorney, David Freed, Republican Prothonotary, David D. Buell, Republican Recorder of Deeds, Robert Ziegler, Republican Register of Wills, Glenda Farner Strasbaugh, Republican Sheriff, R. Thomas Kline, Republican Treasurer, John Gross, Republican State Representatives Glen Grell, Republican, 87th district Sheryl M. Delozier, Republican, 88th district Rob Kauffman, Republican, 89th district Scott Perry, Republican, 92nd district Will Gabig, Republican, 199th district State Senator Patricia Vance, Republican, 31st district US Representatives Bill Shuster, Republican, 9th district Todd Platts, Republican, 19th district Municipalities Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following boroughs and townships are located in Cumberland County: Unincorporated communities and Census-designated places Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well. Colleges and universities Central Pennsylvania College Dickinson College Messiah College Penn State Dickinson School of Law Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania U.S. Army War College Community, Junior and Technical Colleges ITT Technical Institute Public School Districts Big Spring School District Camp Hill School District Carlisle Area School District Cumberland Valley School District East Pennsboro Area School District Mechanicsburg Area School District Shippensburg Area School District South Middleton School District West Shore School District Public Charter Schools Commonwealth Connections Academy Charter School - Mechanicsburg Area Vocational Technical School Cumberland-Perry AVTS Head Start PreSchool Programs Head Start is a federally and stats funded preschool program for low income children. The programs serve 3 and 4 year olds. In order to participate the family income must be below federal poverty guidelines.Capital Area Head Start Shippensburg Head Start Program Private Schools As reported by the National Center for Educational StatisticsAllen Mennonite School - Dillsburg Berean Christian Day School - Newville Best Friends - New Cumberland Bethel Christian Academy - Carlisle Bible Baptist School - Shiremanstown Blue Ridge Mennonite School - Carlisle Brookside Montessori School - Camp Hill Chesterbrook Academy - Camp Hill Chestnut Groove School - Shippensburg Children's School of New Cumberland - New Cumberland Dickinson College Children's Center - Carlisle Emmanuel Baptist Christian Academy - Mechanicsburg Faith Tabernacle School - Mechanicsburg Good Shepherd Elementary School - Camp Hill Harrisburg Academy - Wormleysburg Hickory Lane School - Newburg Hidden Valley School - Carlisle Kindercare Learning Center - Mechanicsburg Learning and Sharing - New Cumberland Living Faith School - Shippensburg Meadow Run - Newburg Mechanicsburg Learning Center - Mechanicsburg Middle Run Parochial School - Shippensburg Oak Grove Parochial School - Shippensburg Oakwood Baptist Day School - Camp Hill Otterbein School - Newburg Quarry Hill School - Newville Rocky View School Parochial - Newville South Mountain Parochial School - Shippensburg South Mountain Parochial School - Newville Spring HIll Parochial School - Shipensburg St. Joseph School - Mechaniscburg St Patrick School - Carlisle St Theresa Elementary School - New Cumberland Sunset Amish School - Newburg The Children's Garden of St Johns Lutheran Church - Shiremanstown The Christian School of Grace Baptist Church - Carlisle The Goddard School - Enola The Goddard School - Mechanicsburg The Learning Center - Camp Hill Trinity High School - Camp Hill Yellow Breeches Education Center - Boiling Springs Public Libraries Cumberland County Library System- An Investment for Life Amelia S. Givin Free Library Bosler Memorial Library East Pennsboro Branch Library Cleve J. Fredricksen Public Library John Graham Public Library New Cumberland Public Library Shippensburg Public Library Joseph T. Simpson Public Library
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